“Though his debut was a monumentally daunting act to follow, Lahai is a considerable artistic step forward for Sampha.”
“No matter who’s in charge, no matter which kid we draft, no matter who gets traded for whom, Habs fans will nitpick and moan at every opportunity. Same script, different cast. We crave players drafted by other clubs, but if we HAD drafted them, we’d find ways to slander them, too.”
Funk, jazz, rock and rap merge on a record fuelled by the creative collaboration of two comrades in arms, and by a Montreal tragedy that marked them both.
We spoke with Mikey Rishwain Bernard, the music festival’s program director, about its 2023 offering for industry scouts (the showcases) and for local concertgoers (the Marathon).
An interview with Montreal music-scene star Ariel Engle (Broken Social Scene, AroarA, ALL HANDS_MAKE LIGHT) about her second LP as la Force and where the project is taking her.
An interview with the Montreal actor, powwow emcee and TikTok activist about Drew Hayden Taylor’s play, his upbringing in an Odanak community in Yamaska, his recent career switch and more.
The interview includes some of Kaytra’s thoughts about his famous Boiler Room set, which took place almost exactly a decade ago.
“The British singer-songwriter’s sophomore LP sees her attempting to make a more expansive and mature album than her debut, five years later.”
An interview with Tony Ragon, Benjamin Bongert and Nicolas Rame, three French DJ/producers who united in Montreal and are making a name for themselves on the world stage of turntablism.
“The fact that I don’t live in Montreal anymore doesn’t mean that it’s not still a huge part of my sound now. There’s a very inspiring vibe to the city. I love Montreal and I always will.”