by JOHNSON CUMMINS
He Man metal, death rock, punk, psych, thrash and the grand opening of a new watering hole — here's all that's good and heavy over the next seven days.
by DARCY MACDONALD
American rappers, local DJs on the rise, a new weekly hip hop & soul jam, an important record launch & more party action in the week to come.
by LORRAINE CARPENTER
Chloé Griffin's Edgewise documents the life & times of John Waters actress, NYC art critic, columnist & dealer to the superstars Cookie Mueller.
We spoke to Vincent Stephen-Ong (Kalmunity, Nomadic Massive) about a new jam that's coming to Montreal stages this week: le Cypher.
by Michael Sallot
Just across the Quebec/Ontario border, Vankleek Hill hosts an annual festival of beer & merriment, in the Bavarian tradition.
by PETER WHEELAND
Scavenging hedge-fund investors, weasel-wording execs and a certain newspaper baron/PQ leadership hopeful have pretty much killed print media in this country.
We spoke to L.A. four-piece indie rock juggernaut Warpaint about their M.O. in the studio and on the road, and why people think they're a pack of hippie witches.
We caught up with the Montreal singer-songwriter ahead of her performance at the St. James, which opens the annual Canadian International Organ Competition.
by ALEX ROSE
We chat with the head honchos of the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies, offering weekly university-level theory classes on a stigmatized genre of cinema.
by LISA SPROULL
Native and non-native street artists are adding voices to the chorus decrying the Canadian government's flippant disregard for indigenous communities.
Shenanigans, launching this evening at a theatre near you, was a creative experiment in discipline and honesty for the Montreal band.
The 100 Year Old Man... is full of madcap nonsense and historical hijinx, much like that Robert Zemeckis movie from the '90s, with more laughs and less sentimental dreck.
David Fincher seems to have made adapting megahit airport novels his thing, but he’s getting pretty great at it.
by ERIK LEIJON
We spoke to half of the enigmatic English act (in town this weekend) about dancing, building worlds and shaping fresh disco-soul with hip hop techniques.
Where will we set our fashion shoots and music videos now? PLUS Hippodrome status update, escape from Brossard & Ebola Watch MTL (spolier: no ebola yet).
The filmmaker comes up with a dumb idea for a horror movie, shares it on his podcast, then actually makes the thing.
Revolution Fest, CKUT's Total Eclipse, an early Halloween party, a fundraiser for two bands whose jam space burnt down & more rawk, punk, metal and experimental shows.
Bounce, rock reggae, dance parties, primo DJs and a super exciting rap show coming down the pike.
* La Braderie de la Mode begins at Bonsecours Market
* Santropol Roulant’s annual Harvest Gala
* Chocolat record launch at la Vitrola
* Spasm Film Festival launches with Sexe
* Contrôle house/techno night at StereoBar
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