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Posts from the ‘Indie’ category

Montreal indie music and indie music culture

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Pop went the surprises

if Pop Montréal’s objective is to expose viewers to never-before-heard bands, then they did their job this year. I was fortunate enough to catch some lovely surprises on my pinball experience at the fest, in those moments when I finally let go, didn’t plan, and allowed the music keep me in one place for a spell.

Pop MTL 2013

What’s poppin’ at Pop Montreal

It’s easy to get overwhelmed around Pop Montreal time, as “checking out” who is playing is always a massive feat. Yet I took it on this year – for you, dear readers – sifting through the innumerable names to get a little listing together.

Good Krief!

Multi-instrumentalist, musical prodigy, guitarist for Canadian indie rock band The Dears and fellow Montrealer Patrick Krief took some to discuss his latest solo venture, Hundred Thousand…

Not Keeping Their Cool

Following their April 11 Montreal show at Sala Rossa, Nanna Bryndis Hilmarsdóttir of rising Icelandic indie band Of Monsters and Men spoke with Rover about the band’s…

Swedish Secrets

Swedish sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg of First Aid Kit have voices you’d expect to hear singing of freedom under a full moon or while exploring…