Saturday, Mar. 2

* 2040:Year after Year
* Questioning the Future at CCA
* Bixa Travesty at Arsenal
* Transfigured Tube at Maison Symphonique
* Ausgang Nuit Blanche party
* 2 new expos at MMFA
* REWIND at Cabaret Berlin
* Entourage afterhours

Monday, June 1

* Tour de Taco Bell, c/o Commander Clark
* Underground Chef Battle at Furco
* Fringe Festival preview show Fringe-for-All
* Jeff Rubin speaks about his new book, The Carbon Bubble: What Happens to Us When It Bursts?
* Bad Moon Mondays post-punk, funk, electro night at Salon Officiel

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Sunday, April 5

* Bifteck’s Danger Dulgar comedy night feat. Mike Ward
* Portland band Divers with Paul Jacobs at L’Escogriffe
* DJ CFCF spins at Blizzarts’ Blizzurection: An Easter Miracle party
* Little Simz plays le Belmont with Young Paris
* Echo Chamber deep dubstep and dub at Korova Bar

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Saturday, June 8

* Butcher’s Hook vernissage
* Quebec Drama Federation season preview
* Young Galaxy album launch w/ CFCF
* Awesome Tapes From Africa @ Casa
* Suoni presents Field Trip w/ Generator Montréal
* Under Pressure’s Fresh Paint Gallery pre-launch party

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Friday, June 7

* Wunderkammer pop-up sale at Espace Pop
* Actress, Agor, CFCF and Cadence Weapon at the PHI Centre
* Le Révélateur at the MAC’s Vendredis Nocturnes
* Galerie FRINGE vernissage at M.A.I. Centre
* The XX and Grizzly Bear by the Lachine Canal
* Sole Power at Greenlight Gallery
* Jonathan Richman at la Sala Rossa

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Gigs broadcast for the poor, lazy & remote

If you dug Couchella, Boiler Room TV invites you to party with hipsters around the world — and now even here in Montreal — from the comfort of home. Here’s how last night’s local debut went over.

CFCF channels brutalist architecture

Ahead of playing a live set at the Canadian Centre for Architecture tomorrow evening, CFCF discusses the local landmarks that informed his Exercises EP and the flurry of new music to come.

The Top 30 MTL Songs of 2012

Here are the very best songs Montreal had to offer this year. This list is completely arbitrary and based on the whims of those who assembled it, as is the case with any list. Song preferences subject to the ever-changing moods of chief compiler/commentator Erik Leijon.