by Bill Pearis

Chocolat

Montreal band Chocolat released their third album, Tss Tss, last year -- a terrific slab of psych/prog that broke through the French language barrier into the astral plane. It didn't get much attention below the Canadian border, but if you dig this sort of trip and aren't scared of a little un-deux-trois-quatre!, you should really give it a spin, and can do so below.

Chocolat will be in NYC for CMJ, including the annual M for Montreal showcase at Arlene's Grocery which happens Friday, October 16 with Elliot Maginot, Look Vibrant, Nancy Pants, The Muscadettes and Solids.

Before that, Chocolat will play Jesse Malin's new place Berlin on October 15 with Mild High Club, Heaters (who play NYC tonight), and Worthless. They will also play Cake Shop on October 17 with Solids, Chomp (ex-Cloud Nothings), Eternal Summers, and Expert Alterations.

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