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Posts from the ‘Indie’ category

Montreal indie music and indie music culture

In Full Bloom

Bass, guitar, drums, vocals. Easy enough. Now throw in violin, cello, piano, horns, mandolin and a choir. Oh yeah, and some Inuit throat singing. Mix all…

Welcoming Matt

With five full-length albums, lots of touring and a Juno nomination under his belt, Toronto’s Matthew Barber is no stranger to the musical stage. Like classic…

Peek Experience

It seems that ascendant soul-pop rockers Imaginary Cities reached their ceiling recently while on tour with iconic indie-rock band the Pixies. “We were in Detroit, playing…

Deputy of funky soul

Sweet-funky-soul-dance-parties. If you were at Divan Orange on Tuesday night, this is what you saw and heard.  American musician Zach Deputy is a newcomer to the…

A Day for all Tastes

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…

Once upon a month

Music lovers – it’s finally here! After all the inevitable hype leading up to the Montreal International Jazz Festival, it kicked off with last night’s sold…