Tag: Daybook

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 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 Daybook 016 – Tambour

Some are landscape are artist, not using their hands but rather music, melancholy in a wordless scenario where all is emotion and melody, tunes brushed like a painting. You close your eyes. You drift. You plunge into yourself with a…

NU_MTL – Daybook 08 – Wolf Parade

Dear Sons and Daughters of Hungry Ghosts – Wolf Parade (Krug) (Apologies to the Queen Mary, 2005) Modern World – Wolf Parade (Boeckner) (Apologies to the Queen Mary, 2005) I’ve had this conversation way too often: Me: I really like  Dan Boeckner‘s new…

NU_MTL – Daybook 07 – John Jacob Magistery

John Jacob Magistery‘s “The Greatest Story Ever” might be the greatest song ever to warm your cold little heart this winter.  I mean really, how could you not want to cozy up in front of a fireplace (or a Youtube…

NU_MTL – Daybook 08 – Braids

Every week, listen to a curated Montreal-composed track that suits the mood.   Lammicken – Braids (Native Speaker, 2011) I-Can’t-Stop-It. Repetition: A pattern used used in melodies since early music which in this case contributes to create an hypnotic, unresolved hook. Add…

NU_MTL – Daybook 02 – Emma Frank

 Every week, listen to a curated Montreal-composed track that suits the mood.    Age Of Doubt – Emma Frank (For Being Apart, 2013) There is something absolutely soothing about the voice of Emma Frank, projected with restraint and outstanding grace. Often compared to…