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[22 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Red Bull Music Academy Announces Program For 2016 Edition in Montreal | ]
Red Bull Music Academy Announces Program For 2016 Edition in Montreal

Red Bull Music Academy announces the program for its month-long Montreal edition, featuring Björk, Iggy Pop, Suzanne Ciani, Fucked Up & Tanya Tagaq, Tim Hecker, Pauline Oliveros, Joan La Barbara, Theo Parrish, Chilly Gonzales, Tiga, The Black Madonna, Jacques Greene and many more.

Events include a virtual reality exhibition; an underwater listening experience; an ice skating jam; a meeting of metal, drone and noise vanguards; a night of improvised Round Robin duets; a celebration of Montreal disco; collaborations with 1080p, Never Apart, Piknic Électronik and more.

Canadian Bands, Live Video, Montreal »

[20 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Suuns Share Video for “Instrument” | ]
Suuns Share Video for “Instrument”

Suuns released the widely heralded Hold/Still in April and have consistently been on the road ever since, touring throughout USA and Europe. There are no signs of stopping either with a packed schedule for the rest of the year. The live show is truly both a sight and sound to behold part live show, part installation, part club it is an all-round sensory experience. The full tour dates for the rest of 2016 are listed below a highlight of which will be the band’s curated day at Le Guess Who? Festival alongside Wilco, Julia Holter and Savages.

events, Press Release, shows, Tours »

[12 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Canadian Producer Lunice Kicks Off Tour with Red Bull Music Academy! | ]
Canadian Producer Lunice Kicks Off Tour with Red Bull Music Academy!

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CANADIAN PRODUCER KICKS OFF TOUR WITH RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY TO HOST A SERIES OF SESSIONS AND CLUB NIGHTS
FROM STUDENT TO MENTOR, LUNICE GIVES BACK
Lunice will head across Canada on a four-stop tour with Red Bull Music Academy this month, hosting a series of sessions and live shows in Calgary, Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. A rare opportunity for Canadian producers, instrumentalists and DJs to be mentored directly by the international recording artist, Lunice will share his insights and personal experience as an Academy Alumni with participant hopefuls as they curate …

Albums, Canadian Bands, Featured, Montreal, Quebec »

[30 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Coeur de pirate | ]
Coeur de pirate

Coeur de pirate’s third album, Roses, was released on August 28th on Dare to Care Records.

Fundraiser/Benefit, shows, Tours »

[11 May 2015 | Comments Off on Jah Cutta W/ MNGWA May 28 at Red Room for the Hayley Rose Foundation | ]
Jah Cutta W/ MNGWA May 28 at Red Room for the Hayley Rose Foundation

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Jah Cutta will perform May 28th at the Red Room with special guests MNGWA for the Hayley Rose Foundation Fundraiser.
VanMusic, Super Chido Productions and The Hayley Rose Foundation – HRF present a night of dancing with Montreal reggae legend Jah Cutta with special guests MNGWA and One Kingdom. Tunes by CiTR and CFRO longest Reggae DJ in Vancouver George Barrett.
 
Jah Cutta is an artist who believes that music should serve a purpose – “I was ordained to sing music to uplift people and bring joy into their lives.”
Over the past …

Festivals, Headline, Ska, Victoria »

[20 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Ska Fest in Victoria BC July 1st to the 5th | ]

This year the festival is happy to featuire bands like Shaggy, Fishbone, The Expanders, Los Rastrillos from Mexico, Providencia from Colombia, The Aggrolites from California, Barrington Levy, Zvuloon Dub System from Israel plus local bands The Brass Action, Giraffe Aftermath, The Ponderosas, Dope Soda from Nanaimo, The Skinny from Montreal, Mad Bomber Society and from Victoria Sweet Leaf among other musicians that will make Victoria the ska capital of the world during the first week of July. For the complete schedule check here

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[11 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Hayden Announces North American Tour Dates | ]
Hayden Announces North American Tour Dates

Arts and Crafts to release internationally-celebrated Toronto artist’s seventh full-length album on February 5.
Four years is a long time to be away, so to help celebrate his exit from hibernation, Hayden will be embarking on a tour of small, very unique venues around Ontario in February before heading out on a North American tour in March. All tour dates and ticket purchase links are listed below.

Festivals, Headline »

[15 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on POP Montreal International Music Festival | ]
POP Montreal International Music Festival

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FESTIVAL NEWS: RADIO RADIO, AUSTRA + SNEAK PEEK AT THE SEGMENTS

Oh my lord. It’s a little over a month before the festival. EEEKS! We’re actually in the middle of finalizing our entire program. We go to print in a few days with a fancy, sexy and colorful edition. Until then, we have a few more gems to tide you over. Fresh off the HUGE Osheaga festival, we are pleased to announce that Radio Radio, Austra and Yukon Blonde will be joining the POP party. We are also happy to add …

Contests »

[26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Montreal Battle Of The Bands Submissions End August 1st | ]
Montreal Battle Of The Bands Submissions End August 1st

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CONTEST TAKES INDIE ROCKERS FROM THE CUTTING EDGE TO CENTER STAGE AT POP 2012
A chance to play at the POP Montreal International Music Festival

Montréal, an epicenter for expression, creativity and cutting-edge talent, is giving indie-music bands and fans good reason to get amped up and to make some serious noise!  Garage bands? Local-joint legends?  Sharing your sounds on Soundcloud?   Tourisme Montréal wants to hear you play and see you duke it out in the “Battle of the Bands.”  Your killer sound could score a killer gig because the winning band …

Funk, Indie, Montreal, Ska »

[15 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on The Hangers | ]
The Hangers

This Montreal band plays a hard reggae or is it a fast blues? I think is funk with Latin influences, or is it Quebecois influences? I can hear some Santana in their music and a lot of Ska. The first song of their latest album Take Your Ticket is really energetic. I am sure this Montreal band make audiences jump into the dance floor. Postcard is more of a Caribbean tune, check the song at the bottom of the post. I like when they sing in French like in the song I’m on a roll. Late Night is the perfect party song. The rest of the CD is closer to ska. The Hangers is an interesting band to listen and they are back in full force with Take Your Ticket

Tours »

[14 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on MALAJUBE SET TO TOUR WITH THE BESNARD LAKES THIS FALL | ]
MALAJUBE SET TO TOUR WITH THE BESNARD LAKES THIS FALL

This fall Malajube is pleased to announce an upcoming tour with The Besnard Lakes! The two Montreal live show legends will cross our lovely country before heading south to visit several American cities. This will be Malajube’s first trek west touring their epic album La caverne; a 2011 Polaris Long List nominee. La caverne is also set for release in the United States on September 13th, via MB3 Records.

Callander Girl, Interview »

[8 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Exclusive video interview with Melissa Auf der Maur (Hole, Smashing Pumpkins) | ]
Exclusive video interview with Melissa Auf der Maur (Hole, Smashing Pumpkins)

I was first musically introduced to Melissa Auf der Maur in 1994 when she became the bass player for the band Hole. I was 16 and very excited that she was in my favourite band not only because she was a young rocking bass player (she was only 22 when she joined) but because she was Canadian, hailing from the great city of Montreal.

Melissa’s music career started to take off in the early 90’s when she met Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) after a Pumpkins show in Montreal when she apologized for her friend who had heckled him and thrown a beer bottle at the band while on stage

CD Release, Headline »

[8 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on BLUE KING BROWN DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE IN CANADA – VanMusic Has Concert Tickets To Give Away!! | ]
BLUE KING BROWN DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE IN CANADA – VanMusic Has Concert Tickets To Give Away!!

Blue King Brown are Australia’s premier 8-piece live urban roots crew, they released their first record in Canada on May 31st 2011 with Indica Records. Having gained critical acclaim with fans such as Carlos Santana.

Goth, Montreal, Rock »

[21 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
NORTH EAST BISTRO

I thought you might like to read little bit about this obscure Montreal band that plays a mix of dark rock with trippy themes and instrumental dreamy pieces. Their new CD is a compilation that goes from 1995 to 2005 of their best songs. Before my life is one of the most interesting pieces where they use loops for the vocals. Die Young reminded me of the new wave dark bands from the 90s. Then in reprive they even have poetry in Spanish. The CD is really eclectic, the voice of the vocalist is close to that of Swan’s Michael Gira and actually the duo that Ian and Caro do in some pieces reminded me also of this legendary band called The Swans. The lyrics are explicit, the instrumentation is Gothic in some themes with wild metalish vocals.

Canadian Bands, Headline, Montreal, pop »

[13 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on MEN WITHOUT HATS | ]
MEN WITHOUT HATS

Is it safe to dance? You bet it is. For the first time in 2 decades Montreal’s New Wave Group Men Without Hats are going on tour in Canada. The group that brought us such iconic hits as The Safety Dance and Pop Goes The World will kick off the “Dance If You Want Tour” in Victoria on May 6th and then make their way through the Rockies for six not to be missed shows. More Canadian dates to be announced soon. The 1980’s group led by original member Ivan Doroschuk reformed in 2010 to perform at Rifflandia and then blew the socks off of their Club Deville SXSW showcase this past March to rave reviews.