Beyoncé’s unpublicized release of The Visual Album shows off her marketing genius, but is the message in the accompanying videos a feminist one?
Director of the Warhol Dervish Collective Pemi Paull talks about how the underground string quartet collaborates with an Egyptian oudist, an electronic manipulator, and a percussion improviser.
Forget dancing until 3 a.m. DJ Mary Hell will get booties shaking at high noon in the fifth edition of Montreal’s Lunch Beat.
Kanica Saphan checks out the McGill Chamber Orchestra’s annual show of Handel’s Messiah in Christ Church Cathedral and reports back favorably on both orchestra and venue
Creative duo of Leah Fay and Peter Dreimanis of July Talk put on crowd-pleasing spectacle at Petit Campus.
Andres Roget checked out the Balkan Gypsy Party with Les Gitans de Sarajevo at Divan Orange. This is what he saw there.
Leah Fay of July Talk tells us that shows in Montreal make her nervous. Want to know why?
Good witch or bad? Lindi Ortega bewitched her adoring Montreal audience into passing around an imaginary joint.
You don’t need to be from the Balkan region to dance your bureks off at The Balkan Gypsy Party’s multicultural monthly throwdown.
CTZNSHP’s lead singer and bassist talks to us about being an anomaly in the Montreal scene.
If cold weather and snow has you down, Pharrell Williams’ video may have a salutary effect.
Chris from Sunfields talks about his band’s upcoming album and experiences touring.
Boats were rushed, late, disorganized, and packed onto a stage that barely contained them. And they rocked the fucking house.
At the Montreal Mundial festival, photojournalist Andres Roget caught Collectivo and the Souljazz Orchestra at l’Astral.
Reviewer Isac finds Kavinsky’s show stale and kind of sweaty, but not in a good way.
Groenland’s sudden rise to fame is talent and good timing. Sabrina Halder talks bout how the band started and her early experiences singing jazz in CEGEP.
Lakes of Canada are performing as part of M for Montreal — Montreal’s platform for showcasing up-and-coming Canadian musicians and helping them launch their careers internationally. Conor O’Neil talks about the festival and the new yet-to-be-released album.
Mat Klachefsky’s complex personality well reflected by the equally intriguing sound of Winnipeg indie band Boats.