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Pop Montreal 2014

Previews, reviews and analysis from this year's festival.

Tokyo Police Club - Band 2 Banda

Band 2 Band: Tokyo Police Club give life advice and get banned from Chart Attack

Sep 19, 2014

If you have children, click here for back to school advice!

essential albums - andy kindler

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Andy Kindler gives us five non-hacky classics

Sep 18, 2014

Before his four-night Alternative Show at Toronto's JFL42 festival, comedy's freest thinker and self-appointed truing stand ran through his ~400 CD collection.

Polaris Prize Contest

CONTEST: Win the entire Polaris Prize 7″ Record Series

Sep 16, 2014

Because it won't automatically show up in your iTunes.

The Catch Up - Progress

THE CATCH UP: Progress’ Night.Rhetoric mixtape and fixation in the digital age

Sep 16, 2014

In the age of overabundance, the new free EP from Freedom Writers emcee Progress has caught the repeat button.

Jessie Lanza - Supercrawl

Arkells and Jessy Lanza offer two different visions for Hamilton as a music city at Supercrawl

Sep 15, 2014

Artists are more willing than ever to display their Hamilton pride... but what does Hamilton pride mean?

Death From Above 1979 - Rapid Fire

RAPID FIRE: Death From Above 1979 talk mustache grooming and government problems

Sep 12, 2014

You can find out how to turn a mustache into a CamelBak!

Reunion Albums

When bands take their reunions from the stage to the studio

Sep 10, 2014

As Death From Above 1979 release their decade-later new album, we evaluate the other bands that have tried the same.

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pinball sessions

PREMIERE: Listen to unreleased new live songs from HSY and The Beverleys from Pinball Sessions

Caribou Daphni

NOW HEAR THIS: Mount Eerie does a Pinball Session, Caribou’s Dan Snaith remixes himself

born gold music video

FULL SCREEN: Holly Herndon confronts the NSA, Born Gold love feet, and more music videos

Panda Bear Pop Montreal

Pop Montreal Saturday Recap: Scattered Observations – A Bagel Too Far (starring Panda Bear and Ty Segall)

Sep 21, 2014
The Unicorns

Pop Montreal Picks: 6 acts to catch on Sunday, September 21

Sep 21, 2014
Pop Montreal Bar Le Ritz

Pop Montreal Saturday Recap: Glorious noise from Deafheaven, I Smell Blood, Big Brave and more

Sep 21, 2014