There was various events happening all over Ottawa on May 12, 2012. I decided to go with a rap/hip-hop flavor of Chiac. (An English-influenced variety of Acadian French) The Canadian electro hip-hop band Radio Radio played at Ritual Nightclub.
Acadian French Canadian electro hip-hop Radio Radio will be doing a show in Ottawa at Ritual on November 4, 2011.
In the long list for Polaris Music Prize 2011. This is one album that I had to listen to I am talking about Montreal’s Galaxie with Tigre et Diesel. It’s the only Francophone album in this year’s long list.
Mehdi Cayenne Club @ Confederation Park
After Two Hours Traffic, the next band to be up was Monogrenade from Montreal. I finally got to see this band play live. Since Jean-Michel Pigeon used to play in Winter Gloves. They played a wonderful set despite not understanding what they sang in French. But the music was lovely, it was a mix of …
This is a surprise, I finally went to my first show at Le Petit Chicago in Gatineau (I still call it Hull) on April 23, 2011. I was there to see my favorite Montreal band Parlovr and Final Flash. Sadly I didn’t get to see Final Flash due to be a late show. At first …
Fans of Malajube rejoice! Check out their new single Synesthésie from the upcoming album La Caverne which drops on April 19th. Here is a blurb on the new album.
This is a surprise!! They are the winners of the 2010 Polaris Music Prize. A first time a Francophone band wins the prize!! Review of the album. I was wrong with my prediction. But at least it was deserving and different this year. It would have been nice if Shad won it. Maybe next year …
UPDATE: CLICK HERE!!!! Here is part seven of a ten part on reviewing the 2010 Polaris Music Prize shortlist nominees. This time it is Radio Radio‘s Belmundo Regal.
UPDATE: CLICK HERE!!!! Here is part six of a ten part on reviewing the 2010 Polaris Music Prize shortlist nominees. This time I am going to review Karkwa’s “Les chemins de verre”. Translation in English means “The Paths of Glass”. (If I am correct?)