Moses Sumney drops off Montreal Jazz Fest over controversial show with slave songs
M for Montreal 2017 underway (report from day 1 w/ Cadence Weapon & more)
Wednesday night's kickoff featured Cadence Weapon, Lou Phelps (Kaytranada's little brother), Men I Trust, and more.
Chad VanGaalen announces new album & tour, shares “Old Heads”
Chad VanGaalen has announced his sixth album, the followup to 2014's Shrink Dust. It's called Light Information and it comes out September 8 via Sub Pop...
Pop Montreal: initial lineup & tickets
Among the artists playing this year: Thee Oh Sees, Austra, Weyes Blood, Ja Som, The Besnard Lakes, Royal Trux, RZA, Swet Shop Boys, Hurray for the RIff Raff, The Dears (performing No Cities Left in full), Elza Soares, Jessy Lanza, Mount Eerie, Public Service Broadcasting, Lady Miss Kier, the return of Think About Life, and more.
Mike Watt, DJ Quik, Shonen Knife & more added to 2017 Sled Island fest lineup
Sled Island takes place June 21 - 25 in Calgary, Alberta. More newly added artists include Guitar Wolf, MONO, Meatbodies, DIANA, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Pinkish Black, Uniform, and more.
New talent abounded at the 2017 Megaphono Music Festival in Ottawa (pics/review)
The third installment of the Megaphono music festival took place earlier this month in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. This budding local and regional music industry event, following the 'panels by day, showcase by night' format...
2016 Polaris Prize Long List (Grimes, White Lung, US Girls, The Weeknd, Drake, Dilly Dally & more)
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...
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...