An interview with the Montreal pop star, who returns this week with a new single and a new identity.
Hear local musicians’ favourite Bowie tunes and read about how his music affected them and their work + watch Arcade Fire’s memorial Bowie parade in New Orleans.
A round-up of new videos by local bands, singers, rappers, players and composers.
The best DJ nights, dance parties and legends on stage in Montreal right about now.
* Robotis Personae vernissage at Eastern Bloc
* Frank & Oak one-year anniversary Windsor Social
* University of the Streets Café hosts a talk on The Ethics of Virtual Choice
* The Wiggle Room screens a pair of fun films from the 1950s
* James Irwin launches his new LP Unreal at la Sala Rossa
* Jef Barbara plays a rare DJ set at Datcha
See the day-to-day world of our creative community through the artists’ eyes in TRACÉ/MAPPED: Trajectories of musicians in Montreal.
* 100% T-Shirt at Cinéma du Parc
* Life Lessons at Théâtre Ste-Catherine
* Archive Montreal & Distroboto party at Sala
* Son Lux plays le Belmont
* Art Department come to Stereo
Mikey partied too hard on the 3rd day at SXSW, but that didn’t prevent him from appreciating a couple of dozen bands, 2 of which were his best-of-the-fest. Photos by Ellie Pritts.
* Hana book launch at Espace POP
* Gregory Benton at D&Q
* MAC’s Nocturne series with Suuns
* Signature Boylesque at the Wiggle Room
* Art Matters launch at the Rialto
* Trust play the SAT
New videos by three great Montreal solo artists & two Brits.