A rundown of hot and heavy Montreal shows off the festival circuit this week, from local record launches and tour kick-off gigs to deep-fried sludge from the Southern U.S.
* Denise Roig’s new book Brilliant launches at Drawn & Quarterly
* Hivernale with Music is my Sanctuary’s DJs Lexis and Poirier
* Dethfox brings anarcho-punk to Casa with openers Bearmace and Drip
* J Dilla Tribute Birthday Party with Illa J, Sev Dee, and friends