Bell Media’s well-documented past with exploitation and mistreatment of their employees makes their annual nationwide campaign to combat stigmas surrounding mental illness ring hollow — especially when the company never met its 2011 donation pledge and continues to make a ton of money from this marketing/PR exercise.
We spoke with the producer, programming director and co-founder of the festival that’s making a comeback next month, with a lineup including Backxwash, Of Montreal and Annie-Claude Deschênes.
“If the 1975 is the sound of pop music eating itself, they’ve worn it pretty damn well over the years.”
From trade, draft and Laval manoeuvres to moving Carey Price to management to giving Slaf more ice time to ditching the cursed Reverse Retro jerseys, the Canadiens have a long to-do list for the new year.
With the return of live shows and festivals, tons of great local artists and their fresh tracks jumped onto our radar in 2022.
With sexual misconduct allegations against Arcade Fire’s Win Butler, the overdue cancellation of Kanye West and the antivaxx BS spewed by former social justice heroine M.I.A. (to name a few), it’s been an incredibly disappointing year for music fans.
The 1982 adaptation of the classic Pink Floyd album is a well-known stoner movie that goes pretty great with some sweet Quebec-grown ganja.
Media complaints about a star athlete’s “celebrity” status, expensive jewellery and failure to hold press conferences fast enough have a familiar, unfortunate ring to them.
“Instrumentally full of texture and colour — the album was recorded in the Louvre Palace, after all — Alpha Zulu boasts some of Phoenix’s most glittering pop tunes.”
An interview with the trilingual singer, rapper and songwriter, of Nomadic Massive and Kalmunity fame, about his second solo album Soap Box.