by JOSEPH SANNICANDRO
Even amid the greatness of the Victoriaville festival's 30th anniversary edition, the quartet of Pinhas, Merzbow, Keiji Haino, Tatsuya Yoshida tomorrow night promises to be legendary.
by LORRAINE CARPENTER
Atigh Ould told us about the dual purpose of his West African restaurant in Mile End, the city's #2 Best African spot according to the Best of MTL readers poll.
by MALCOLM FRASER
The Oscar-winning Québécois director’s Le règne de la beauté is a beautiful and peculiar film.
We spoke to Montreal's Radwan Ghazi Moumneh about the evolution of his Jerusalem in My Heart project & the strange ways in which Middle Eastern music is marketed in the West.
21,000 fans watched a screening of last night's game at the Bell Centre, then spilled out into the streets downtown to parade the night away. Photographer Cindy Lopez captured the fandemonium.
Next Music From Tokyo programmer and organizer Steve Tanaka told us what to expect from this year's showcase of cool new sounds from the East.
by PETER WHEELAND
A show trial for Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway employees may give the impression of justice, but the blood of those 47 dead is on the hands of government & industry.
by Paul Serralheiro
At this week's festival in Victoriaville, Montreal's Ratchet Orchestra will pay tribute to one of the 20th century's most innovative, way-out, out-there musicians.
by MIKEY B RISHWAIN
Mikey meets the music starz in Brighton, U.K.
by KAYLA MARIE HILLIER
We spoke to Dina Habib, booking manager at the Mile End bar, about its new management, events and club nights.
One of Montreal's top radio shows and its host are profiled by radio documentary series This Is Radio.
If you've yet to see Halifax's one-man feel-good party machine, there is no time like the present. Specifically, Friday.
The fourth annual showcase of solo artists presents sounds and spectacles ranging from fanfare & puppet-mastering guitar machines to DJs & human jukeboxes.
M4Mikey catches a local band in London on the first night of his British adventure, BUT FIRST: playing tour guide to the Backstreet Boys in Montreal.
New videos by the U.K.'s Savages, Montreal's Seoul & more.
by JOHNSON CUMMINS
From National Drone Day (today!) to spin-offs of Starvin' Hungry, Wolf Parade and Quest for Fire to album launches & cult-movie screenings — see Johnson's recommendations here.
Our highlights of the 30th annual festival of musique actuelle, a meeting place for world-renowned artists and their fans, May 15–18.
by SHANNON TIEN
In her new novel The Girl Who Was Saturday Night, the author who was voted #4 Best Living Author in the Best of MTL readers poll continues to depict this city's magic.
* The Montreal Black Film Festival begins
* Searching for Sugar Man screens at le Bleury
* The Graduate ends its run at the Segal
* Sheffield duo Slow Club play la Sala Rossa
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