All about potential future Hab Shane Wright and other picks up for grabs in tonight’s crucial event.
We spoke to the Montreal-based former snowboarder about emulating Leonard Cohen, city life vs. living in the woods and more.
“There’s this special energy in Montreal, where people are so creatively fuelled. They have so much to share, and people actually want to hear it and discover new music. It feels like an incubator for a lot of new creativity.”
A Bloc Québécois MP has called out Carey Price for not (publicly) speaking French, a problematic affront on several levels.
“Not only is it Quebec-grown, but it’s also meant to make you feel more hungry and relaxed, like any good old-fashioned mystery box of buds should. Pretty reassuring for a random hodgepodge of the devil’s lettuce!”
“We’ve always felt like, in francophone places, our music is quite cerebral. There’s a certain sensibility among francophone people that respects that slightly more academic side of music.”
We spoke with the Montreal singer-songwriter about Anxious Avoidant, the music she grew up on, writing a song inspired by the curfew and more.
“When the Grammys have been so corrupt and contemptuously resistant to change, getting rid of it and starting a new awards show to provide the music world’s highest honours — while rectifying many of the Recording Academy’s mistakes — is the only proper solution.”
The musician, filmmaker and broadcaster is stopping in Montreal this week on a tour supporting an album marked by tragedy.
“This will be the first true opportunity for new hockey ops VP Jeff Gorton and GM Kent Hughes to build the team in their image.”