From Nov. 14 to 17, Mundial exposes Montreal to a multitude of genres, among them Brazilian Afrofuturism, Korean-Irish Pansori, Arabian fuzz and Black American jazz-fused hip hop — sometimes within a single night.
Rich Aucoin, Honeydrip and Kyoka are among our highlights of this year’s immersive electronic music and digital arts festival, running from Aug. 22 to 27.
“This Montreal band’s debut EP sounds like it should be the soundtrack to an indie skateboarding video game where you grind on planetary rails and bomb down into celestial half pipes.”
A second compilation from the renowned Montreal record label.
We spoke with Ziv Przytyk about the 18th edition of his festival, happening in Barnston-Ouest, Quebec from July 13–16.
“As a music critic for the past 10 years, I can say Stay Safe! might be one of the strongest debut albums to appear out of thin air. Let’s just hope the world listens.”
“Even close to six decades into their career, Sparks still has a knack for operatic poppy vocal hooks or off-kilter melodies that chew the mind.”
We spoke with the Montreal musician about his debut LP, Awkward Party, and working on a film script about his life-changing accident.
Bibi Club, Coeur de Pirate and Choses Sauvages are among the many artists gearing up to play stages in the Quartier des Spectacles.
“The debut LP from the drone wave/shoegaze project by Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s Efrim Manuel Menuck and la Force’s Ariel Engle.”