Category: NUMTL

NU_MTL DAYBOOK 028 : Brown Baby Brown

Red Hot this summer: Brown. The trio consists of Dead Obies‘ Snail Kid and Jam, from K6A, Jam et P-Dox, Alaclair Ensemble (so you know, right away, it’s going to be gold). But then, add to the mix their papa, Robin…

NU_MTL Daybook 027 Aidan Knight : For The Road Of The Mind

Hailing from Victoria BC, Aidan Knight has established himself as the new light Canadian folk-rock in 2012 with the acclaimed debut album Small Reveal. Yep, that was released four years ago already. Each Other, his latest effort, is a little less…

NU_MTL Daybook 026 Karate Prom Ok: All That Mathpop

We like ’em young, but we also like them clever too. Newly-formed Karate Prom Ok is composed of two high-school friends who made the spontaneous decision record together through a Facebook chat conversation (dear technology, bringing people closer) in a lack of plan that…

NU_MTL Daybook 025 Seoul: A Textured Narrative

Seoul is for the most,a destination, but for band members Julian Flavin, Dexter Garcia and Nigel Ward, it is rather compelling musical that brought through through, friendship experiences and a variety of different influences. The journey resulted in I Become a Shade, a dense, eclectic…

NU_MTL Day 024: Safia Nolin’s Soft Remedy To Bleakness

Some have the heartrending ability to put a precise finger on what is off. One must reckon Safia Nolin‘s gift for pinpointing exactly what hurts. With a candid straightforwardness, a rich voice of gold and a tear-it-all-down poetry (en français),…

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…

NU_MTL Daybook 020: The B side of The Muscadettes

Back in the spring, The Muscadettes released their just-in-time-for-summer debut EP, “Side A”, after much anticipation.  The band, lead by California-born, Montreal-raised twins Chantal and Kathleen Ambridge, had been playing show after show for almost a year prior to the launch (thanks, M…

NU_MTL Daybook 019 – Emilie & Ogden’s 10 000 Magical Dream

Emilie & Ogden, the think piece of Montreal talent Emilie Kahn, has released their first studio album 10 000 which features controlled rhythmic stylings laid under articulate whimsy. The ‘Ogden’ is Emilie’s harp, but while it is an inanimate object…

NU_MTL Daybook 018 – Pump it Up: Club Cheval’s Discipline

In the need of a deep house trip — let’s call it the end of summer trip, or maybe building a soundtrack for running the Montreal Marathon, next year’s edition, of course. French producers Club Cheval makes irresistible dance music…

Editorial: Urban Beach Dream at Village au Pied-du-Courant

If you haven’t been to Village au Pied-du-Courant, know that you have been missing out. I mean, really. This little oasis of a paradise was built under the Jacques-Cartier bride, offering a hub for local culture (amazing DJ, concerts, food…