by LORRAINE CARPENTER
Merrill Garbus tells us about how the 9 to 5 grind, mainstream techniques and a little magic & mystery contributed to the latest, greatest tUnE-yArDs record, Nikki Nack.
We spoke to the curator of the Marché des Possibles, bringing free entertainment and art & food vendors to the 'hood in July.
The street sale, Osheaga block party & MURAL festival brought thousands of people to the Main on what turned out to be a beautiful weekend. See the people, the artists & their work here.
by JOSEPH SANNICANDRO
The neo-classical minimalist is launching a record in a swimming pool today. We spoke to him about 9/11, our generation’s perpetual sadness and creating art from boredom.
We spoke to the operator of the "Frankenbus" and a member of Plants and Animals ahead of today's free show in the Old Port.
by JOHNSON CUMMINS
And loads more shows you need to see over the next six days.
The long-embattled people's park may be fighting its last fight + an offer that Montreal's mafia couldn't refuse, the liquor board kills our buzz & more in our news round-up.
by ALEX ROSE
The sequel to the Jonah Hill/Channing Tatum comedy we dug in 2012 goes meta on its own clichés.
We spoke to author Geoff Pevere about Gods of the Hammer, the tale of the awesome 1970s band that was positioned to be as big as the Ramones or the Clash.
by CINDY LOPEZ
Only one outdoor pool is open prior to the official start of summer, but we want to swim NOW, for FREE. So we checked out five indoor pools, including a couple of hidden gems.
by KAYLA MARIE HILLIER
Richard Ayoade’s (The IT Crowd, Submarine) sophomore feature-length film The Double is one of the best things we’ve watched all year.
by ERIK LEIJON
How satisfying is this classic American combo at Bawk Box? We tried it out.
We spoke to Lateef Martin, co-creator of Z’Isle, about the Montreal-set post-apocalyptic comic, launching this week.
by REBECCA UGOLINI
The second annual street-art event runs June 12–15. Here's MURAL's mandate, party info & a few words with three local artists to watch.
Olá! The World Cup of beers is happening in Montreal, right through the weekend. Brew reviews & photos inside.
by MARITES CARINO
Heavily inspired by the writing of Philip K. Dick, Iredea hits the stage as part of the Fringe Festival this week.
The Silent Disco Squad used the streets as a dancefloor on the weekend, and while we can't tell you what it sounded like, it looked pretty cool.
Intimate shows at this Mile Ex recording studio are no longer limited to the 50 to 100 ticket holders lucky enough to get through the doors.
* The Festival Mode & Design begins
* The Passovah music festival launches at Nouveau Palais
* U.K. ’77 punks the Vibrators play Foufs
* Local folk singer Sarah Jane Scouten plays Casa del Popolo
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