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POP Montreal announces initial 2016 lineup

The 15th annual Pop Montreal festival returns this year on September 21-25 at multiple venues over the city. The initial lineup was just announced, featuring The Kills, Angel Olsen, Nicole Dollanganger, Seth Bogart, Psychic TV, filmmaker/author John Waters, Holy Fuck, Colin Stetson playing Sorrow and more...

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Besnard Lakes announce new LP, ‘A Coliseum Complex Museum,’ share first single “Golden Lion”

Besnard Lakes will release a new album, A Coliseum Complex Museum, on January 22, 2016 via Jagjaguwar. The first single "Golden Lion," pardon the pun, roars into the night in the band's signature style -- big...

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Pop Montreal Day 4: The Cribs (with Lee Ranaldo), Doldrums, Absolutely Free, Blanka & more

After three days of perfect weather (this is my first time in Montreal where it was hot) we got rain on Saturday (9/19), which was also the most walking around I've done all week...

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Pop Montreal Day 3: ‘The Besnard Lakes are the 17-piece band’, Ruth Garbus, Crosss, Jib Kidder & more

I try not to throw the word "epic" around much as a person who writes about music but that pretty much describes The Besnard Lakes' Pop Montreal performance Friday night at Rialto Hall...

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are Viet Cong changing their name at the Polaris Prize gala? (UPDATE: they’re changing it)

UPDATE: They're changing it.

The Polaris Music Prize gala takes place this Monday (9/21) in Toronto, and one of the bands shortlisted is Viet Cong, who have been under fire this year for their controvers...

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Pop Montreal Day 2: Empress Of, She-Devils, Last Lizard, Freelove Fenner & more

For the second day 2 of Pop Montreal (9/19) I made a concerted effort to see bands I had a) never seen before b) was unfamiliar with. It turned out pretty well...

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Pop Montreal kicked off with Foxtrott, Ultimate Painting, OBN IIIs, Weaves & more

The 2015 edition of Pop Montreal began on Wednesday (9/16) with shows happening at most, if not all, of the Quebec City's venues. A bit like SXSW in form, Pop is one of the friendlier festivals you can go to and, while offering acts from around the world, Montreal (and Canada) is still the focus...

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Montreal’s Sheer Agony announce ‘Masterpiece’ debut LP, share “I Have A Dream” video, playing Pop Montreal & CMJ

Montreal's Sheer Agony made a strong splash with the debut 7" back in 2012 that showed off their brand of mutant powerpop that owed more than a little to Chris Stamey and his work on those first two dB's albums...

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Arcade Fire doc ‘The Reflektor Tapes’ premiering at 2015 Pop Montreal before North American release ++ fest’s full lineup

The 2015 edition of Pop Montreal is coming up in less than a month (September 16 - 20) and festival organizers have recently made a few additions to the already robust lineup...

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The Besnard Lakes playing as a 17-piece band at Pop Montreal, then touring with Ride (dates)

Montreal's The Besnard Lakes have been tapped to open for part of Ride's fall tour, starting with two NYC-area shows: September 22 at Irving Plaza (tickets) and September 23 at Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ (tickets)...

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