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We are Monroe releases Midnight Cruiser

We are Monroe had a busy couple of years: the boys released their first EP – “Funeral”, back in 2015, toured all over Quebec (a couple of times even), playing with such renown bands as The Damn Truth, We are Wolves…

Blonde Redhead – Growing Pains and The Art Of Revisiting

Pioneers Kazu Makino, Simone and Amedeo Pace wanted to live through Misery Is A Butterfly, a record that would change everything for them and for their fans. For the occasion, they were gracefully backed-up by the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME)…

Pop it like it’s hot: a babely restrospective

A conversation in speed reviews and impressions between two friend-writers.  Christelle Saint-Julien: How was your Pop Montreal ? It’s your first experience covering, right ? Fiona Schlumberger: Yeah, it was my first time covering the festival! I’ve volunteered a few times…

POP is (almost) upon us. Start planning.

All right, here we go.  5 days of music fun is fast approaching with tons of shows to check out.  Actually, “an overwhelming amount” is a more fitting term, as it gets a little hard to grasp all that is…

The Jazz Chronicles 5. – Wrap-Up

So after 10 days of running around, chasing the best live shows of the year, Montreal Jazz Fest 2016 has come to an end.  Below, last shows we caught, which definitely kept us wanting more. This festival is just too darn short….

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…

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…

How I got my cooking groove back

Nowadays, when it comes to me vs cooking, it can get ugly and messy very fast.  After years of failed attempts (and if I’m being honest, battling my ultra laziness every since work started taking over my life) I have…

The Holds @Turbohaus This Saturday

Many of us are new to The Holds, a blues/rock band from Montreal. Though you probably have a few items you’ve been keeping in your fridge for longer than they have been an ‘original band’, they are no novices and…

Dita Von Teese: The only queen of Burlesque

Le Grand Cabaret, a burlesque event showcasing several local favorites and headlined by none other than Dita Von Teese, had many salivating over the queen’s long-awaited return to the city. The excitement was palpable, the room was filled to capacity,…