Tag: Festival

Music is for Solace

Lost late thoughts on the last edition of M for Montreal  How have you been ? I have been good. But I do miss writing about music. And it’s not desire which was lacking. We don’t need to acknowledge how…

M for Montreal 2016 Festival Guide

November is one of the most dreaded months of the year.  There’s probably one thing keeping us music aficionados from fleeing the city, and that’s the annual M for Montreal festival.  Again this year, you won’t be sorry for sticking around town:…

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…

Le Festif! – Let’s do it again and again and again!

Logbook of a weekend of music, pleasure… and excess. FRIDAY: 3:30pm – ARRIVAL IN PARADISE We arrive in foggy, rainy weather. Our little beachside motel awaits for us on the horizon, under skies striving to clear up. The sea is…

StartupFest Kicks-Off in Montreal This Week!

Techie aficionados, investors and entrepreneurs alike are eagerly awaiting the kick-off to the highly anticipated StartupFest in Montreal. This year’s agenda is looking to be especially dynamic with a host of speakers and guests working on some of the most…

Distorsion: Montreal’s new Psychedelic music festival

Created by the ‘Conspiration Psychédélic de Montreal‘, Distortion is Montreal’s new psychedelic music and arts festival and every night is produced by a different well known local organization.The festival will take place over 4 days this coming May 12-15 and…

Montreal gets a winter music festival

If you are like us, festivals are a big part of your year plan and the winter months just, well, sucks.. and not (just) because it’s cold: there’s a serious lack of music.  Understandably so: we all ate too much,…

NU_MTL Daybook 023 – The Legendary Dears

Dear to my heart is the hardest-working indie band of this town, rocking me through teenage years and adulthood, putting into words and music my thoughts of  joy, distress, anger, love and power, bringing comfort and life. The Dears, living…

MRCY Fest: The Most Fun You’ll Have In Laval

Nothing feels quite as good as spending a beautiful autumn day (and night) vibing to some good music outdoors. On Saturday, Naked Underground Montreal ventured off the island, into Laval, for MRCY Fest, a young music festival in its second year,…