pssst

Many people saw Donald Tarlton at the show yesterday (Donald K Donald). Hmmm.. snds good for the bands..

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Tonite’s the nite

The Mission District + Heroes and Villains, Main Hall, 21h, 6$. The Hour as a nice article about it here. All infos about the show can be found here. Busy as a bee.

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Montréal -40°C

Les gens de bonsound sont fier, et il y a dequoi l’être! Malajube est le grand gagnant du concours “Tour Scandinavia“, présenté par Planetary Group! Vous pouvez entendre Montréal -40°C, tirée du nouvel album de Malajube, Trompe l’Oeil (7 février) sur les zondes de CISM. Toujours plusse sur...

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Rock the dancefloor

Learn-to-breakdance.com

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tickets for The Mission District + Heroes & Villains
Jan18

tickets for The Mission District + Heroes & Villains

* tickets are available from today at L’Oblique and Cheap Thrills * Starting the new year with some cool projects! A presentation of Vu d’ici – Seen from here: The Mission District and Heroes and Villains January 27th 2006, 9 pm, Main Hall, 5390 St-Laurent,...

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Saturday nite mix

Sorry, i have to remove the links on this post for now. Dafluke’s bandwith exploded. Later. *** 2 great mixes by Dafluke: one recorded at Mutek05 but also a new one recorded at Salon Daome. Want more? dafluke mix 5 and 6. And there’s always more on the Archipel label...

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Mr Disco

How can I ever forget you You don’t know just what I’ve been through The holiday we spent together Lives with me now and forever. I tried but I can’t find you Tell me now what do I do I can’t find my peace of mind Because I need you with me all of the time I used to think about you night and day I used to feel what language cannot say Oh I can’t find you No I can’t find my peace of mind without you....

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Coppola + New Order

OMG- as he wrote: Sofia Coppola’s new movie trailer featuring Age of Consent by New Order.

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New Order, All the Way
Jan07

New Order, All the Way

It doesn’t take a genius to tell me what I am Or lecture me with poetry And tell me that I can I don’t remember what happened yesterday But I don’t give a damn about what all those people say. It takes years to find the nerve To be apart from what you’ve done To find the truth inside yourself And not depend on anyone It don’t take no Houdini To tell me what I am Parasites and literasites They’d burn...

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Ninja High School Monday @ Green Room

5386 St. Laurent, 21h – $6 Ninja High School’s website, listen to them on podcasts 55 and 54.

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Keep’em close
Jan05

Keep’em close

Always keep these 2 ones close. Do not, under any circumstances, get rid of them.

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Kraftwerk: Minimum-Maximum
Jan05

Kraftwerk: Minimum-Maximum

2 x DVD companion release – This is the first ever official document of Kraftwerk’s legendary live show. More infos on the astralwerks site, on the Kraftwerk official site, Pitchfork review of the cd. Seems that its still not out in North...

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Do not look at this post if you dont have money to spend: iTunes Originals – Death Cab for Cutie

iTunes Originals – Death Cab for Cutie songs, interviews and videos. I am heavily addicted to DCFC since December – compulsively listening to all their albums and wishing Ben Gibbard would be my neighbor. Tracklisting: Soul Meets Body (iTunes Originals Version) Hindsight One Take On Bellingham Amputations (iTunes Originals Version) A Top Five Song of Ours The Employment Pages (iTunes Originals Version) An Early Heartbreak...

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DFA RECORDS HOLIDAY MIX 2005

Get the DFA Records Holiday Mix 2005 for 99 cents on iTunes. Tracklisting as follow, get up and dance: 1. Black Dice Smiling Off (dfa mix / luomo mix) 2. lcd soundsystem Too Much Love (rub’n’tug mix) 3. The Juan Maclean Give Me Every Little Thing (eric b dub) 4. The Juan Maclean Tito’s Way (reverso 68 mix / LP version / booka shade mix) 5. The Juan Maclean Give Me Every Little Thing (cajmere mix / xpress 2 bonus...

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emcee’s best of 2005

My top most listened albums of this last year (2005 or not), in no particular oder (i know, i defy all rules about best of…): Björk, Medulla To me she is one of the most original, creative and authentic pop icon of the 90’s. Read my posts on Medulla here and here; Bloc Party, Silent Alarm Even quite early this year I knew this album would be in my best of. This modern love and Banquet (‘caus i’m on fiiiiiiire!)...

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Mylo, feb 13th 2006

cant remember the venue but yeah, Mylo’s gonna be playing in Montreal!

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Top 2005

C’est partis – its a go. Les top 2005 vont ils tous se ressembler? Commentez cette entrée pour vous y ajouter. Bloggers best of this last year, add yours or your fav blogger top 2005 by commenting this entry. – ben – d’éric

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BBC coverage about Montreal’s music scene

Found on Bonsound, i am quite late on this.. BBC did a coverage about Montreal’s music scene this last november: Hosted by Steve Lamacq, BBC Radio 1 has cooked up a hot radio-documentary on Montreal’s sizzling music scene. Check it out to listen to interviews of our local artists like Champion, Gourmet Délice and more! Read and listen...

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Dj Champion at Metropolis, watch it!

I know this will make lots of people happy… Bandeapart has the whole show in audio and video – watch or listen here!

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Dj Champion does Metropolis
Dec18

Dj Champion does Metropolis

With the Mole (pod #38) as first act – see pictures + a short video of the evening. Crowd en feu. Dj Champion will be playing on Jan. 17th at la SAT, later Toronto and LA. Infos here. Related: Dj Champion at the Montreal Jazz fest. Happy...

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2nd rec turning five

Hamburg based label 2nd rec is turning 5 and offers 5 Euros cds (mailorder via sonicane). The label releases include Noah23, Giardini di Miro and Nitrada (podcasts #24, 28 and 30). 2nd rec site and...

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See all directions at the same time

I Wish We Could Open Our Eyes To See In All Directions At The Same Time Oh, What A Beautiful View If You Were Never Aware Of What Was Around You And It Is True What You Said I Live Like A Hermit In My Own Head When The Sun Shines Again I’ll Pull The Curtains And Blinds To Let The Light In * Sorrow Drips Into Your Heart Through A Pinhole Just Like Faucet That Leaks And There Is Comfort In The Sound But While You Debate Half Empty...

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Wolf Parade Shine a light video

featuring the 4 heads guy.

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New Postal Service track

It’s been a while, we’re all waiting for something from them. Here’s a cover of “Grow Old With Me” – “Yoko Ono donated the entire John Lennon solo catalog to Amnesty International, now big-name artists (The Postal Service, Cure, Snow Patrol, Duran Duran, Black Eyed Peas) are covering the songs and every couple months they will release a batch of four songs to buy via the website.” (via...

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Dj Kicks Mu video

The excellent Dj Kicks serie, this time featuring Annie – watch the video of Track 16 Paris Hilton by Mu. (via Chris).

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Champion au Metropolis

Samedi/Saturday! Infos here, listen to Champion on pod #51 and on the CBC interview i gave last month. Tickets here, also check out bonsound’s website and their blog &...

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Brian Eno: Thursday Afternoon

13 min 50 seconds video.

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The Arcade Fire performed with U2

“Second night in Montreal and Arcade Fire are back on stage at the end of U2’s set for an amazing joint performance of Joy Division’s Love Will Tear Us Apart.” anyone can find a live recording of that? via Brooklyn Vegan.

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Pitchfork likes Acid House Kings

So do I. The review is from today, read it here. Listen to AHK on pod #52, 50, 48 and...

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Malajube en france

uh oh les français, Malajube (pod #51, 50 et 46) débarque chez vous, à suivre! Infos sur le site de Dare to Care records. Uh oh québec, leur second album sera lancé au Canada le 7 février...

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Natasha

Le désormais célèbre groupe rock Natasha (pod 46 et 44), a maintenant sa désormais célèbre page web. Et ils sont en spectacle ce soir, 20h au Théatre Plaza.

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Dare to Care

The label has a new website, in english et en français.

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Jaune 2005

Bap vous propose de remixer Ferland, détails ici. Et ce soir, mon amie Mel et son groupe Gadji-Gadjo (pod #32) feront partit du playlist de Claude Rajotte.

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Bell Orchestre picts

A Vu d’ici reader sent me a link to his wonderful pictures of Bell Orchestre taken on november 10th 2005 when they played at Theatre Plaza here in Montreal.

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Kevchino’s dashboard widget

Kevchino’s got interviews, reviews and news from the indie music scene. They now have an osX dashboard widget featuring a review a day. Myspace.

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She’s oh so pretty in pink

For those who haven’t seen Madge latest video yet, here it is.

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Islands at Zoobizarre, name dropping episode
Nov12

Islands at Zoobizarre, name dropping episode

Weak souls, please stop reading right now – there wont be any apologies coming from me later. * Ok, you’ll have to face it then. I’ve seen Islands perform tonight for 5$. The place was totally full of people who were not at Bell Orchestre or DFA shows. The crowd included members of Wolf Parade, Arcade Fire and you guess it, all members of Islands were there. Zoobizarre is a one of a kind venue: something like a cave...

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Plaster à la Tulipe
Nov11

Plaster à la Tulipe

Lancement de l’album de Plaster hier soir à la Tulipe. On était nombreux et collés, La Tulipe débordait de tout bord tout coté mais tous étaient enflammés et bien décidés à rester malgré le manque de place et le taux d’humidité élevé dans la place (je sais que ya plein de rimes la dedans mais cétait pas voulu). On en a eu pleins les oreilles et les yeux avec les visuels de Moment Factory qui éblouissaient jusqu’au...

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Malajube au Lion D’or ce soir

Dernier concert de Malajube avant leur départ pour la France et la sortie de leur prochain album, prévu pour le 7 février 2006, ce soir au Lion d’or.

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Why i love them
Nov06

Why i love them

Update: catch a video of their The Cure cover here – émouvant. * How would you react if you suddenly bumped into an improvised Arcade Fire gig on Union Square? I would most probably freak out as this guy did: “We’re walking up the stairs from the N,R at Union Square, bout 2a.m. Sat night. Couple street musicians are banging out some tune when we get up to the park. Holy fucking shit. It’s Arcade Fire. Covering...

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Franz Ferdinant and Scissor Sister covering Bowie

Franz Ferdinand and The Scissor Sisters teamed up to cover David Bowie: get the mp3 here – via Brooklyn Vegan.

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Karkwa

Lu dans le Voir, entendu ce matin à Indicatif Présent, Karkwa. Les tremblements s’immobilisent, un nouvel album qui semble prometteur, à écouter.

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Lcd soundsystem back in Mtl

@ la SAT, on November 19th 2005, not to be missed! (They’ll be in Toronto on november 18th)

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Dig your Roots

Message de Antoine alias Montag maintenant basé à Vancouver qui me demande de l’aider pour la promotion d’un projet auquel il collabore : Cette année, l’Association nationale des radios étudiantes et communautaires met sur pieds un projet qui s’adresse aux musiciens autochtones de partout aux pays. Le but est de promouvoir les artistes métis, inuit et amérindiens du pays grâce à la parution d’une double...

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Passe-moi’ puck pis j’vas en compter des buts!

Le meilleur moment de l’adisk selon moi : la présentation du félix pour meilleur spectacle humour par les gars des Trois Accords, ironiquement bien souligné par une version instrumentale d’une pièce de Arcade Fire en background. Je vous laisse contempler ici l’absence totale de commentaires de ma part, j’aime mieux me mordre la langue 7 fois et me pincer en même temps. 90% de musique de matante pour les...

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Dafluke live on BAP

You can hear an excellent Dafluke live recording from his appearance at Mutek this last june, event where i discovered this great artist – these beats got stuck in my head for weeks after the festival. Check and listen to pod #33, #31 and 28 to hear some more Dafluke stuff. More infos on Dafluke here. Aussi, j’ai découvert que le contenu du site Bandeapart.fm en dehors du blogue est accessible via ce fil...

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Acid House Kings new videos
Oct25

Acid House Kings new videos

Acid House Kings (pod #45 and 48) have 2 new videos out: Do what you wanna do and 7 days. Buy Acid House Kings latest album here. Visit their official website here, their Myspace page here and the great swedish label...

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The Mission District at Main Hall

Not to be missed: The Mission District, November 9th, at Main Hall w/ the Duke Spirit

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Arcade Fire now on the iTune Canada store

link here.

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Death cab for Cutie live now

Death Cab’s entire set at Washington, DC’s will be webcast live as part of NPR’s ongoing ‘All Things Considered’ Concert Series. Right here!

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Mad-ness in da house

Madonna joined hipsters yesterday nite for special appearance in NYC clubs to promote her latest single Hung up. (Via brooklynvegan). She’s SO oh.

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Islands
Oct22

Islands

First nite out in a week, went to see Islands and Broken social scene at the Metropolis.

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah live songs

recorded on oct. 15th in Atlanta, get’em here!

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Confession on a Dance Floor

Madonna’s new album, Confession on a Dance Floor, is scheduled to be out in November. Fans are getting crazy about it – judge by yourself. The first single is out today – Hung up is said to be a ‘Kylie meets Abba’ dance floor hit with a video much inspired by the movie Saturday nite fever. You can hear Hung up on Madonna’s official site (available on iTunes, link here). If you are crazy enough, you...

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Bloc Party Helicopter video

hell sweet. Bloc Party official site is here.

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Montreal Hexes and Ohs now available on iTunes

“Goodbye Friend, Welcome Lover” from Hexes and Ohs is now available on the iTunes store. Link.

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Tiga does LCD

Wondering how a Tiga remix of LCD Soundsystem would sound? be quick, Music for Robots has it all: Tribulations, tiga mix.

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Death Cab for Cutie does Montreal
Oct17

Death Cab for Cutie does Montreal

UPdate: some other blogger commenting yesterday’s show. Dcfc were in Montreal, for the first time if i am right. Tout aurait pu être beau si j’aurais trouvé les amis que j’allais y rejoindre (Éric, est-ce qu’on est allé voir le même show?) et si j’avais pas été me placer juste devant 3 ados complètement en feu avec de la testostérone à revendre. Ces derniers ont en fait enterré la magnifique voix de Ben...

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Remembering New Order

I can still remember the first time i heard True Faith on radio, sitting in the front right of the car with my dad driving – how good is that i thought, there is something that makes this music special, this childish voice and these beats… Later on, i discovered that the band name was New Order (ShellShock, in the movie Pretty in Pink) and also discovered a band named The Smiths, whose singer’s voice was like nothing...

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Nos 3 accords en france

Les Trois Accords, quintet rock quebécois un tantinet déjanté, étaient à la Maroquinerie à Paris le 14 octobre, l’occasion de se faire un peu plus connaître auprès du public français. Créée en 1997, la formation, originaire de Drummondville, vient récemment de sortir le fruit de quatre années de travail : Gros Mammouth Album Turbo, opus rock à l’humour ultra décalé. “un tantinet déjanté“.. pfff… ché pas...

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The Mission District and The call up

Tomorrow at Jupiter Room, 21h. Check out podcast #44 to hear The Mission District – podcast en français.

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Do they know it’s Hallowe’en?

BOO! This fall’s sweetest – and scariest – benefit song is DO THEY KNOW IT’S HALLOWE’EN. This single features a star-studded ensemble known as the NORTH AMERICAN HALLOWEEN PREVENTION INITIATIVE. Both a trick and a treat, this song is a satire – as well as a charity-benefit song with all proceeds being donated to UNICEF. An epic journey into the pulsating heart of fear, this song is a call-to-arms...

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They are what we call as cool and they blog

Franz Ferdinand’s blog Radiohead’s blog Belle & Sebastian’s blog Sondre Lerche’s blog David Byrne’s blog more of the coolness can be found on the Cool musicians who blog...

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Cat Power

Uh, it’s been a while, but she’s back with a new album: Cat Power ‘The Greatest’. To be released in January 2006. via Brooklyn Vegan.

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LCD Soundsystem

Tribulation video

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Croustillant

Hey encore moi. J’voulais juste te dire que d’écouter ton podcast (de même que lui de CBC3 et Bande à part) ça m’a vraiment redonné le goût d’acheter des disques et de pas aller les downloader. Finalement je l’ai rippé Architecture In Helsinki pcq je l’ai trouvé nul part (je voulais vraiment en écouter tu comprends), mais t’en fait pas, je suis aller le commander chez Atom Heart tantôt (en...

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MEG Montreal

Did not fully recovered from Pop Montreal yet – actually i have some kind of weird pain in my belly – and i’m already looking forward for the MEG Montreal that will be taking place from october 19 to 22.

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Montréal ville en feu
Oct03

Montréal ville en feu

Tout comme l’Arcade. Nous sommes en feu, et depuis plus de 5 jours maintenant nous mélangeons odeurs et ardeurs avec celles d’autres specimens qui commes nous carburent de musique forte et se déhanchent jusqu’à tôt le matin, comme si jamais il n’y aurait de lendemain. Qui se ressemble s’assemble, et se consume. Montreal is on fire. Pop Montreal is the slice to...

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Pop Montreal International Music Festival: the end must come, we found the slice!
Oct02

Pop Montreal International Music Festival: the end must come, we found the slice!

The festival is almost over and we’re getting a little less sober everyday. Here is a picture of us turning nuts after Toine, soon to be mayor, found the official Pop Montreal bread slice laying in the middle of St-Laurent boulevard at 3am on a saturday nite. We were just getting out of the Zoobombs show after being refused at the entrance of Island (ex unicorns) at the Academy Club (‘but she’s doing the blog and...

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Saturday October 1st
Oct01

Saturday October 1st

Mon premier réflexe au réveil fut d’aller voir dans le miroir si ma tête n’était pas craquée quelque part tellement elle me fesait souffrir. C’est vers les 13h30 que j’ai fait ma sortie officielle pour aller me chercher une dose d’acétaminophène chez mon vendeur de drogue préféré, JC. Sur ma route, bien trop d’action pour ce que je suis en mesure d’assimiler : ca bouge ce petit monde là sur le...

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Of Rock and Roll
Sep30

Of Rock and Roll

Wednesday: crazy 5@7 for the opening of Pop Montreal. We drank, laugh, took silly pictures, lost fred, went to see Gwenweb and Malajube, found fred, then went to la Sala Rossa to see Enon. Thursday: Chromeo at the Main Hall followed by Devin the dude. I (heart) Chromeo (podcasts #36). Ended the night with Illuminati at Le petit campus. suffered. We are now friday september 30th 2005. Fred’s frenchy coverage of the...

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New Order: A Collection
Sep29

New Order: A Collection

Dear internet, i am so busy working you out, creating some nice concepts for people to exploit you a little more every day – use u and make something nice out of your complexity. So much that i have no time left to fill my reader’s brains with new stuff to keep them away from working, and this way, taking my responsibility for the failure of the world economy. Exception for this little news here that got brought to me, thx...

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Annie-Mal
Sep28

Annie-Mal

Les Dragonnettes (Toronto) ont ouvert le festival Pop Montréal. Annie a du suivre quelque part, je sais plus trop, j’ai cru l’entendre marmonner quelque chose… Le son était à ch**r, Éclairages : ya tu quelqun qui peut pointer l’éclairagiste vers le stage du théâtre plaza? * The Dragonnettes (Toronto) opened the Pop Mtl fest yesterday followed by Annie who’s performance was dramatically compromised by the...

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Pop Montreal starts tonite with Annie

uh oh! Everything’s getting real with Annie playing tonite – if you are a reader and see me around at one of the show stop and say hi! * Uh oh! Tout devient plus clair, vrai, limpide. Le brouillard s’estompera avec Annie qui ouvrira ce soir le bal du festival Pop Mourial sur la scène du Théâtre Plaza. J’y serai, brillante telle une boule disco, fraîche et dispose, prette à recevoir tout ce que la diva aura à...

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Annie Mixes for DJ-Kicks

The well known Dj-Kicks series will have a new born this october. The next dj kicks was mixed by the much loved norvegian star Annie. Can’t wait. You can view an interview with Annie on the k7 special feature.

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La relance

“Hey premièrement félicitations pour les signets, c’est vraiment plus cool à écouter comme ça 🙂 Deuxièmement, est-ce que tu sais où est-ce que je pourrais acheter Architecture in Helsinki sur le net? Il est pas sur le music store canadien de Apple et euh… bah je connais pas vraiment d’autre endroit… Tu sais où je pourrais trouver ça? J’ai vraiment pas le temps d’aller courir la ville pour...

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Soul meets body video

The song i’ve been brainwashing myself with in the last weeks now has a video. Death Cab for Cutie: Soul Meets Body. Padapadapapa padapapa padapapa… Death cab’s signer Ben Gibbard is also known from The Postal Service. Oct. 16th at the Spectrum. Sold out i...

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French Pop Montreal Podcast + Looking for sponsors

I will be covering different events in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for a text, picture and video coverage of the Pop Montreal Festival next week. I’ll also team up with Andrew and will be offering a french Pop Montreal podcast in the next days. I am looking for sponsoring for the following equipment: – a 7 mega pixel Canon camera (similar to the A620) – a 20 gig ipod with voice recorder (Griffin iTalk – iPod...

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Sub Pop is having new merch

Some new t-shirts and posters + the first 200 orders of Apologies to the Queen Mary from Wolf Parade will come with a limited CDR featuring 3 songs from two of Wolf Parade’s self-released EPs along with some killer buttons and stickers.

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Wikipedia does rock

whew.. just realized that wikipedia is also hosting pages relating to music bands: bloc party, royksopp, Shout out louds, and so on. Luv it.

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Clap your hands say yeah

tonite, Main Hall – y’all be there! Update: The show was sold out. Is there something more disappointing than showing up for a show to learn that it is sold out? Repeat after me: from now on, i will always buy show tickets a week before. from now on, i will always buy show tickets a week before. from now on…

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Marching Bands Of Manhattan

I Wish We Could Open Our Eyes To See In All Directions At The Same Time Oh, What A Beautiful View If You Were Never Aware Of What Was Around You And It Is True What You Said I Live Like A Hermit In My Own Head When The Sun Shines Again I’ll Pull The Curtains And Blinds To Let The Light In Death Cab For Cutie

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Death cab for cutie – Plans

Update: The album is available from today. You can get it on itunes. * Dudes, we’ve got some kind of a gem here – Death cab for cutie’s latest is gonna blow your mind. Soul meets body is available on iTunes, the album release is for august 30th. It does stick in my head and pushes all worries away. For that, i am sending all my love and appreciation to the band members for creating such music. Dont know if this is...

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Treat.

I just ordered my copy of Drive Well, Sleep Carefully: On the Road with Death Cab for Cutie. This should feed my soul ’till the show in october. Oh, and i can’t be a dcfc fan without introducing you to Seth Cohen. Say hi shake...

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À quoi tu te drogue toi?

la musique. ca coute pas cher pis y’en a toujours d’la bonne. C’mon clap your hands say yeah! Sept. 2th at the Main hall. via thetoine.

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Annie: some girls have it all
Aug21

Annie: some girls have it all

Annie is Bergen’s new sensation. As the like Royksopp, Kings of Convenience, Erlend Oye and other famous scandinavian icons of the electronic music scene (JayJay Johansson, Björk) she created a fabulous pop album such as only scandinavians can do: with bitter like lemon twist, something that could be cold but is not, something that could snd too familiar but is not. The like Britney and other pop-famous-sweet-girly music acts...

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ding! you’ve got mail again

Kewl, i’m gonna meet with monica from bluetracks.ca this afternoon. can’t wait to hear about these guys projects and what they’re up to. Stay tuned.

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Royksopp on tour with Annie + cd preview

Royksopp on tour with Annie. Tour dates announced for toronto, nothing for mtl. Oh dear. for those who havnt heard it yet, the astralwerks website provides some streams here.

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Music Baton Meme

This is music meme, anyone can copy and paste it on their own blog and answer the questions. Fun fun fun! *** may 2005: C’est à mon tour d’avoir le bâton, so voici : Total volume of music files on my computer: 18.36Gb, dunno how many songs The last CD I bought was: Styrofoam, Nothing’s lost featuring members of The Postal Service, The Notwist and many more. Bought it on bleep.com Song playing right now: DAAAAAMN...

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More Arcade Fire videos

For those of you who love them, and for those of you who dont know them, here are some more videos of The Arcade Fire: – Rebellions (lies) official video; – Power Out, live; – many live shooting + interviews with the band here. Also, pictures and videos i took when they played in Montreal last april can be seen here. On veut tous être leurs amis. New single ‘Cold Wind’ will be in store on august 9th...

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L’avenir du mp3 québecois

Je viens de découvrir ce site, bonsound, ou on peut se procurer des cd d’artistes québecois indépendants – il y a possibilité d’acheter du mp3, mais pour l’instant on y trouve qu’un cd de Gwenweb datant de 98… À suivre: le mp3 québecois aura t-il sa place sur le web avant 2012?

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The Organ – Memorize the city & Brother video

Check it out: The Organ, Memorize the city and Brother are available to watch right here.

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The Organ
Jul30

The Organ

OMG – can you believe that as much of a The Smiths junkie i am, i have to admit here that i never listened to the Organ before? Can you believe they are from Vancouver in the old good canada? Listen here. Official site here. m-c is, far...

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Watch him

A quick look at my stats tonite clearly shows a special interest about Champion playing at Jazz fest. Check it out for youself: 90% of people visiting this blog today are there searching for some info relating to Champion at the Jazz Festival. We wont be able to keep him only for ourselves really long. Seems like Europeans want him like...

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UEL’s recording session
Jul21

UEL’s recording session

Sending good vibes to Under electric light members Dan and Mathieu, who are still recording UEL’s new demo. Their website-blog is up and everyone is invited to contribute to the Unphotographable photo album by sending picts either from cellphones or email – these picts will be used on the website and projected on screen as part of the band’s live shows later...

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Royksopp – The understanding

OMG, it’s like a party in my house. Tour dates announced for Toronto, sept 20. Nothing for Mtl has been announced yet.

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It’s coming up…It’s DARE! + Beck’s snds

Among my best of the summer albums are Gorillaz‘s Demon days and Beck’s Guero. Gorillaz’s tracks such as Dirty Harry and DARE would make anyone jump around. Check out DARE video on their myspace page – Beck’s Missing, Girl and Earthquake weather are hell nice combinations of beach sounds, gueros, scratching samplings and Beck’s explorative vocals. His best album to date according to me. Mature and...

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Lali Puna’s japan diary

Check out Lali Puna’s photo diary taken from their Japanese tour.

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Champion @ Jazz fest
Jul06

Champion @ Jazz fest

Oh dear how wet we got. Thanks god, no one removed their clothes. The rain kept people a little cold, but from where i was i could see that the front crowd where jumping around like crazy – how nice it is to have a local, an artist from Montreal, doing THE big event at the International Jazz Festival. Holy holy, i hope i wont catch a cold for these 2 hours spent dancing in the rain. Champion at Montreal Jazz Festival: catch a...

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Jay Jay Johanson’s show review – a love story
Jul04

Jay Jay Johanson’s show review – a love story

Some shows especially blew me away over the last few years, but this one will for sure join my best of all times beside Kraftwerk’s show in mtl, april 2004. Jay Jay Johanson’s got a beautiful voice, yes, but a presence as well. Still all shy and reserved but oh so all there for his fans, continualy smiling and simply talking to us like old friends who’ve seen each other not so long than 21 months ago. Oh, and that...

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