Category: News

Montreal Rocks 6th Anniversary party is this SATURDAY!

This year again, Montreal Rocks is putting on a party benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children Canada .  Don’t be fooled by the nature of this: though the cause is a serious one, the event should be anything but…if we base ourselves on…

SOLIDS: Reminiscing the 90s

Comparisons run easy when considering the garage sound that took shape in the 90’s and that inevitably inspired the original duo behind Solids, guitarist Xavier Germain-Poitras and drummer Louis Guillemette. Though a two-men show for years, one that managed to…

Le Festif! announces 2016 festival lineup

Last year, a couple of us decided to be sporadic. So we booked a little motel room and headed out to Baie St-Paul to see what Le Festif! was all about.  We went there expecting to catch a few good…

The Tall Shadows’ Rock Orchestra

I Shall Not Be Moved, the new album from Tall Shadows, is like a beaming smile on a brilliantly awkward teenager: “There’s a lot of weird shit going on,” admits vocalist and songwriter Owen Fairbairn, “[There are] little time changes…

Live au Cha Cha : A gem a mile away

It’s probable you’ve never been to Ste-Therese, but Odyscene and Scene 1425 are trying to change that with a program of some incredible acts making their way to the Cha Cha bar before Winter lets out. With acts like Operators,…

DANCE OFF: Laurence Nerbonne vs Justin Bieber

Laurence Nerbonne just released her brand new song, Montreal XO, an electro-pop ode to our beloved city and the fact that she’s back.  But what’s really getting people talking is her video.  The singer songwriter opted for a minimalist dance video,…

Images and Sound: Video Round-Up

The radio star is no longer, but music videos well and alive thanks to our local heroes. 1.We have a major, major crush on The Holds, their edgy blues-rock sound and raw energy. Swoon, croon, move, for all of the above…

NU_MLTs Best of 2015

We know, we know… you’ve been waiting for this for so long. Well here it is: the most significant and most reliable our list of Montreal’s best of 2015.  We won’t bore you with pages and pages of the cream of…