Saturday, Sept. 22

* Requiem Fearfest’s Marché Fantastique
* Yes Montreal’s What the Pop!
* The Sadies and Lil Andy at Sala Rosa
* Ryan Hemsworth at RBMA
* Patrice Scott plays Cosmic Café after-hours
* Discotroopers after-hours

These are your 2013 summer jams

You’ll be sick of them by Labour Day, but right now, nothing will get the heart racing faster than a sweaty summer fling. Of course, I’m referring to summer jams: those irresistible earworms that burrow their way into your skull, start to percolate after a sangria or two, and won’t leave until it’s time to go back to school.

Rap life support

Hip hop hate, death and growth in the year 2013, via J-Zone’s retirement and TopLeft’s worst Canadian rappers series, plus the local DJs, big-time rappers and epic battles that’ll get you out the house this week.