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NU_MTL Daybook 022: Andy Shauf Is Quiet And Live

andy shauf reduces a room to silence with a hushed pitch and slow articulation sparse instrumentation singing songs about secret lovers, winters, sleep and lost souls third-person point of view and it’s so intimate yet so peculiar I love him for…

NU_MTL Daybook 021 – L.A. FOSTER’s Saudade and Goodbye Party

L.A. Foster (L.A. for Lesley Ann, her name, not Los Angeles) has been a prominent figure in the Montreal music scene for many years now. She has DJed all over town,  collaborated on many musical projects, notably with Karneef and as…

Huge Edition of M for Montreal this November

Well it’s already been 10 years since the showcase festival has set its roots. No one knew then that the 7 bands in 2 venues back in 2006 would grow into over 200 music industry reps and 100 local and international…

Andy Shauf Is The Best New Folk Artist

I really like folk music. More than the quiet music, it’s in the storytelling that I find the greatest comfort — tales of people I never knew, places I haven’t been, but emotions that I have been feeling. Whilst most of…

The Reflektor Tapes: Abstract Orchestral

Oh man Do you like Rock and Roll music? ‘Cause I don’t know if I do   What makes us love a band so much ? What about the hype ? Following a TIFF premiere, Arcade Fire — a band of…

Half Moon Run Shines with New Single

We just can’t help but love Half Moon Run.  And this…well…just makes us so incredibly happy. The Montreal-based quartet have a sophomore album coming out October 23rd and their first track,  Turn Your Love is truly on point.  If it’s any indication…

Epic weekend ahead : August 7th-9th

Still scratching your head looking for something to do this weekend (BESIDES HEAVY MONTREAL OH MY GAWD)? Look no further; pretty cool parties are coming your way, including the first one under the Van Horne bridge! If parties aren’t your cup…

NU Watch : Pang Attack and Sainte Rose release new videos

Because a good news never come alone, we are happy to share not one but two beautiful videos from some favourite local misfits. Sainte Rose, through a signature mysterious attitude and eerie ambiance and strong aesthetics revisits past lives in a…

Head over heels for this weekend (July 24th-26th)

We’re already half way through the summer (WHAAAAT), but don’t worry dear, there are plenty of activities to do, right here in town. So much so, you might need to consider calling in sick Monday morning just to recover! #NotEvenKidding FRIDAY…