Montreal artist Karneef (Doldrums / Cadence Weapon) releasing new solo LP ‘I’m Phoof’ (listen)
Karneef is a fixture of the Montreal music scene, having brought his multi-instrumentalist skills to Cadence Weapon, Pat Jordache and Sean Nicolas Savage. He's currently drumming in Doldrums. He makes his own music as well, an appealingly bonkers strain of hyperactive beat-sliced funk, that owes a little to Prince, Kool Keith, Aphex Twin, Max Tundra and whatever tech manual he was recently reading
2012 M for Montreal Festival: full line-up (Death Grips, A Place to Bury Strangers, Of Monsters & Men, Mac DeMarco + more)
The seventh annual M for Montreal festival happens next week (November 14 - 17) in its namesake Canadian city. Previous years, M4M has featured mainly Montreal (and other parts of Canada) artists, being showcased to a group of "international delgates" (talent buyers, journalists, music supervisors, tour agenents and other industry types) in a tightly controlled set of shows, this year's fest expands its scope with nearly 100 performer at 16 venues, giving it more of an actual festival feel than an industry conference that has music showcases the public could by tickets to...