Now one year old, the Artefact nights at Le Bleury and Cabaret Underworld offer a rare space in Montreal for sophisticated and experimental explorations of breakbeat genres.
Montreal-based DJ and producer Ohm Hourani is the founder of Montreal’s newest record label, Anoma, which launched with a bang this past weekend at Piknic Elektronic.
Rover looks back on the standout acts of EM15, and reflects on the road ahead: Will the marriage between Elektra and MUTEK last, or should we look towards an amicable divorce?
The MAC’s hosting of EM15 signals the Montreal establishment’s embrace of the digital fringes. Have Elektra and MUTEK become “high” culture?
Call it a critical mass, or call it a fateful synergy: MUTEK, Elektra and Laïka all turn 15 this year, and EM15 marks the crucial convergence of milestones.
Igloofest is what happens when you take North America’s only UNESCO City of Design, fill it with the continent’s most important digital arts scene, toss in some neon-glow ice cubes and then blend at full throttle – to the beats of some of the world’s best and biggest DJs come to play for Montreal’s notoriously fun-loving crowds.
Austra show at Club Soda leaves Natalie Willett hungry for more at the 2013 Montreal International Jazz Festival.
Since 2000, MUTEK has been steadily expanding the cultural reach of electronic music in Montreal: out of the clubs and lofts, and into the halls of high culture.
With double programs, busy lineups and a range of free shows, there’s never been a better time to experience your first MUTEK.
MUTEK’s 14th edition was opened in high style at the SAT with a tribute to the 20th anniversary of iconic German record label Kompakt, featuring powerhouse performances by some of the label’s – and of electronic and techno music’s – most foundational and influential figures.
New Zealander Annabel Alpers, known as Bachelorette since she created the solo project in 2004, has a gift of blending genres. Her girl-group pop, psychedelic, folk…
If you haven’t heard of Art vs. Science before, think Daft Punk meets The Prodigy, with a hint of Beastie Boys and a dash of Pearl…
If Eminem’s mind blowing performance on Friday, July 29, wasn’t enough to demonstrate the diversity of the expanding Osheaga lineup, then the range of acts on…
The key word for the MEG (Montreal Electronic Groove) festival is simple: party. It’s the “groove” part of that equation, and at that it does its…
Even on its most “mainstream” of nights, MUTEK is a festival unlike the rest. Rover caught up with Four Tet (aka Kieran Hebden) before his show, who quickly made the point.