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Yung Lean Added to Osheaga 2017 Lineup

Sad Boys, assemble! Earlier today, Osheaga Music and Arts Festival released their final lineup, which includes a certain Swedish surprise… That’s right, Yung Lean will at long last make his debut at the Montreal festival on August 5th, 2016. The rapper was initially slated to perform at Osheaga in 2015, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. Lean’s… Read more →

Contest: Win VIP Tickets to Bakermat’s “Good Vibe Tribe” Tour

This weekend saw the start of Dutch DJ/producer Bakermat’s “Good Vibe Tribe” tour. The tour sees the “Living” beatmaker bringing his Circus-themed show across North America, an innovate live performance that often features live instruments and intoxicating sounds . Today, we’re giving you the opportunity to see the “Good Vibe Tribe” tour live with a unique viewing experience. In conjunction with New City Gas,… Read more →

Review: Thundercat Leaves Montreal Love-“Drunk”

At precisely 10:15pm yesterday evening, Thundercat took the stage at Montreal’s Société des arts technologiques for what was soon to be an unforgettable evening. This was my third time seeing the Brainfeeder bassist live. The first two were held at far more intimate venues (read my review of the second show here). There is a lack of intimacy, but it is also nice… Read more →

Montreal’s Vikki Gilmore Releases Heartwarming “My Song” Video

19 year-old singer/songwriter Vikki Gilmore has released “My Song”, the second music video in support of his debut EP, “Where You’re From”. Directed by fellow Montrealers Justine Costello and Julia Kozak, the video complaints Gilmore’s warm and breezy texture through a story of summer love. Ahead of the release, we spoke to Gilmore about the song, along with what is yet… Read more →

Kaytranada’s “99.9%” Wins 2016 Polaris Music Prize

Tonight, Haitian-born Montreal producer Kaytranada was crowned winner of the 2016 Polaris Music prize for his exceptional debut album, 99.9%. Each year, the Polaris Music prize awards $50,000 to the greatest body of work by a Canadian musician based solely off the quality of their music, thus disregarding genre, publicity, record sales, etc. The prizewinner is determined by a nationwide collective of journalists (who… Read more →