Tag: review

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…

The Jazz Chronicles 4. – Over the Hill and away

Sometimes your best friend tells it better than you would  It’s a long opening act at Wilfrid Pelletier tonight. A mix of sweat and apprehension floats over the crowd. There is no clear idea when She will appear. People feel frustrated,…

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Schlouppe Bistrot Nakamichi is a bowl of perfection

It’s a great time to be a ramen lover in Montreal. For a long time, there was a serious lack of options. Thankfully, in the past year, there have been many openings around the city to satiate your noodle cravings….

Concert Review: A Place To Bury Strangers

A Place to Bury Strangers is Oliver Ackermann, Dion Lunadon and Robi Gonzalez.   Lunadon conjures immaculate tonal waves that resonate from his towering bass rig. He steps into the projection (maybe he’s wearing dance shoes) and against his black…

La Grosse Lanterne : the perfect mix of nature and music

There is a part of me that wants to keep this gem of a festival away from others, so it can stay this quaint and free forever. In the magical land of secret paths and unexpected hidden castles (not kidding,…

From Behind the Barrier Pt. I: Bluesfest July 17

Did you think Bluesfest couldn’t get any better after Kanye West ruled the stage on July 10? You thought wrong. There was a lot of talent playing both days, and as much as I would have loved to see them all, some shows…

Surprise: The Barr Brothers Release Exquisite EP Alta Falls

One would know that I love the Barr Brothers to pieces. As an early fan, it was like falling in love softly but deeply, wholeheartedly with music you feel you could have been singing all your life. On record, it’s vibrant, genuine,…

Cliterature “GIRL” Edition: The Girl Who Was Saturday Night

Cliterature: book reviews and love of words by four Montreal fiery she-selves. This week: analyze of shelves-hits girl-titled works of Lena Dunham, Caitlin Moran, Heather O’Neil and Sophia Amaruso.   Being in love can invoke so many different things.  Noushka, the…

Cliterature “GIRL” Edition: Not That Kind of Girl

Cliterature: book reviews and love of words by four Montreal fiery she-selves. This week: analyze of shelves-hits girl-titled works of Lena Dunham, Caitlin Moran, Heather O’Neil and Sophia Amaruso. I’m “not that kind of girl”—but I wish I was. Say…

Cliterature: ”GIRL” Edition – How to Build a Girl

Cliterature: book reviews and love of words by four Montreal fiery she-selves. This week: analyze of shelves-hits girl-titled works of Lena Dunham, Caitlin Moran, Heather O’Neil and Sophia Amaruso. Caitlin Moran’s novel, How to Build a Girl, intrigued me at first. I mean, why wouldn’t…