Debaser and Boiled Records held their Pop Montreal showcase at Casa Del Popolo on September 13, 2017. I only managed to catch two acts which were Gladys Lazer and Pulgas. Both acts were definitely interesting to check out if you are into the experimental alternative and rock music.
Pierre Kwenders held his album release for MAKANDA at the End of Space, the Beginning of Time at Phi Centre during the first night of Pop Montreal 2017. Date was September 13, 2017. It was a packed show, filled with people dancing to his music!
Wake Island, Pelada and Algodón Egipcio performed on the first day of Pop Montreal 2017 on September 13, 2017. Playing outside Pop HQ for a BBQ day show.
There was a band that I really wanted to see perform at Bar Robo on September 19th. It was the amiskwacîwâskahikan (In the Edmonton area) band nêhiyawak The band had their debut recording on The Line of Best Fit‘s Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada VIII compilation last year. There was no way of missing out this …
Attended the 2017 Polaris Music Prize Gala at the Carlu in Toronto. The winner this year for best album went to Lido Pimienta’s La Papessa. Wonderful performances by Lisa LeBlanc, Tanya Tagaq, Leif Vollebekk, Feist, Lido Pimienta and Weaves. Check out the photos.
Check out Day 4 photos from Pop Montreal 2017. Hands down that night was Think About Life!
Check out the photos from Pop Montreal 2017 – Day 2
Check out the day 1 photos from Pop Montreal 2017.
2017 Polaris Music Prize will reveal the winner for best album with a gala on September 18th at the Carlu. Here is a refresher on the Short List: A Tribe Called Red – We Are The Halluci Nation BADBADNOTGOOD – IV Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker Gord Downie – Secret Path Feist – …
Have a listen to the Pop Montreal editon of No Filter for September 11th. First hour I had an interview with Graham from Common Deer (Top of the first hour). Second hour I had an interview with Jessica from Faith Healer (Around the 35 minute mark in hour two). For those in Montreal (Or going) …