* Just for Cats
* Chasse et Pêche secret party
* Silent EM at l’Esco
* J Dilla night at Ausgang
* Nomad in Orient at Groove Nation
* Just for Cats
Local album launches, metal beat-downs, punk rawk swagger, sublime psychonauts and slowcore crooners on local stages this week.
* Beast of the East roller derby tournament
* Dirty Dogs grand opening
* Elephant Stone, Pachyderm & Vacant Lots at Quai des Brumes
* Dirty Talk with Femminielli Noir & Chevalier Avant Garde
* Sideshow Extravaganza at Théâtre Ste-Catherine
* The Knife after-party at the SAT
New music videos and songs.
Local bands on TV, launching records & videos plus a certain Brooklyn’s band’s singer shows signs of solo life.
* Brodesser Cup longboard hockey tournament
* Free Pop shows at Divan & Little Italy park
* Persistence of Vision at Film Pop
* Diamond Bones play Kathy & Kimy
* Chevalier Avant Garde album launch
* Killer Mike headlines the Vice/Pop party
Ahead of headlining Saturday’s Fixture Records showcase, mysterious Montreal duo Chevalier Avant Garde talk about their electronic and wistful new record, Resurrection Machine.
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.
* Read the RantLine™!
* Johnson Cummins on WFMU
* Star Wars Identities
* Zoo at the Mac
* Joachim Trier’s Oslo, August 31st at Cinéma du Parc
* Honheehonhee and Chevalier Avant Garde
* Dum Dum Girls DJ at Salon Officiel