This whiplash genre mish-mash, starring the year’s wildest cast, should be a cinematic dumpster fire (but it’s not).
The top rock, punk, metal, noise and weird pop events in Montreal this week, PLUS: A review of last week’s Melvins show.
A report from a renowned rock fest in Saint-Malo, France, feat. Thurston Moore, Savages, Ride, Ratatat and many more.
All the record launches, garage legends, DJ nights, bangover cures, improv showcases and fugged up noise you can handle.
Let us direct you to the best under-the-radar acts at the festival, and give you a reason to get to the site early.
* Free Stories We Tell screening at PHI
* Les régles de l’art II art battle
* Ignorance marionette show
* The Walkmen + Father John Misty
* Niki & the Dove at Belmont
Our critics present their year-end Top 10 Albums lists.
Halloween gigs, spiritual ascension with Swans, the sixth annual A Varning From Montreal festival and more righteous heaviosity this week…
Assessing two recent shows put on by punk legends (PiL and OFF!) and recommending the best events of the coming week, from no-frills DJ nights to Halloween parties to the great Oct. 26 conundrum.