These are your 2013 summer jams

You’ll be sick of them by Labour Day, but right now, nothing will get the heart racing faster than a sweaty summer fling. Of course, I’m referring to summer jams: those irresistible earworms that burrow their way into your skull, start to percolate after a sangria or two, and won’t leave until it’s time to go back to school.

Piu piu, a new look for Montreal music

Supplementing the cover story in our new print issue, our hip hop columnist offers more insight into the stellar sonic aesthetic that’s grown up in local clubs and home studios in recent years, with a stack of links to hear the laser-light-sound for yourself. PLUS the week in must-see shows and DJ nights.