Category: News

10 Things you Should Know about Receivers

You’ve seen the name here and there and we KNOW you are wondering who Receivers are. So… here you go. 1. Despite what the images floating around the internet might suggest, Receivers are a 5 piece band: Joseph Donovan (guitar), Ramsay…

Jay Walker: Rocking Montreal since 2010

For 5 years now, Montrealers have been tuning in to CHOM 97.7 for what is known as the no-bullshit-Nickleback-free show: Montreal Rocks. If you’ve been living under a rock and are unfamiliar with one of the most talked about radiocast’s in the…

Andre Papanicolaou shares his Strange Nights

In this digital single’s age, some musician are focusing their energy on writing a hit single rather than creating an album as a whole, and let’s face it, the end results are often nicer on paper than in earphones. It…

Move over Thom Yorke, Will Butler Owns the Dance Floor Now

It’s finally here.  After months of teasing, Will – not to be confused with Win but also from Arcade Fire – Butler releases his first single “Anna” for his new solo album, due out March 10th. The uber catchy electro song…

Double Date with Death – EP – Across The Sea

Montreal’s own, Double Date With Death, founded in early 2014, consists of Mathieu (drums); Vincent (lead vocals/guitars/composition); Julien (bass/back vocals). As series of craigslist postings and a need for a good drummer, spawned the creation of this intensely rhythmic lo-fi, garage rock…

Fall in Love with Slim Twig (All Over Again)

January 21, at Le Ritz PDB, is where it’ll happen. Picture you, face to face with a young, tall, twiggy artist, probably a little eccentric, hell, probably too much of a hipster, but definitely intriguing. The rest is up to you… Here’s a…

6 Musical Acts To Look Forward in The New Year

They have been making waves in the last year. Now, it’s time to watch them bloom in the new era. Let yourself be conquered with the most promising of the up-and-coming. Milk and Bone www.milkandbone.mu The duo formed by Camille Poliquin et Laurence…

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Until The Ribbon Breaks: A Lesson Unlearnt

In the midst of a barrage of year-end lists summing up 2014, 2015 is already upon us. Until the Ribbon Breaks‘ first full length A Lesson Unlearnt comes out on January 20th, about one year after the band’s debut EP…

Dirty Beaches: Time Washes Everything Away (short film)

A few days ago, Dirty Beaches released a short film for “Time Washes Everything Away” from Stateless. Directed by Loic Zimmermann, this 15 minute short that Alex Zhang Hungtai says will be the last as Dirty Beaches, follows him on…

The Cream of the Crop, According to GAMIQ

This year marked the 9th edition of the Gala Alternatif de la musique indépendant du Québec– or GAMIQ if you prefer- a party who gives independent artists a chance  to get recognized by the industry.  Many familiar and not so familiar names appeared on the…