Experimental Duo Phantogram to Play Laval After Releasing New Record ‘Voices’
A “phantogram” is an optical illusion in which a two-dimensional image appears to enter our realm in the third. It should come as little surprise, then, that a band by the same name creates experimental genre-blending music that reaches far beyond the sum of its parts.
Orchestral Folk-Pop Band Lost In the Trees Share Their Organic, Creative Process
Ari Picker wanted to give his band “a dramatic feel to it” when he decided upon the moniker Lost in the Trees in 2007. Coincidentally, it’s the band’s music, not its name, that is helping keep Canada’s wilderness alive.
New Montreal Play Takes On Gender and Class Issues in the Fashion Industry
Anyone familiar with American Apparel’s sexual harassment scandals in the past few years will likely find a parallel with Infinitheatre’s latest production about the perils of being a woman in the fashion world’s highly sexualized workplace.
Skysmith Cinedrones Bring Cinematography to New Heights
No one can deny that modern technology is reaching unimaginable new heights—but when it comes to film, this statement can be taken literally. Drones have now been introduced to the cinematography scene, and Skysmith Cinedrones is flying them down an artistic path.
Montreal’s Premiere Skateboarding Bar Unveils Brand-New Bowl
Nestled in a nook along St. Laurent Blvd.’s main strip, with a bulky metal door adorned with a wreath of shattered Maplewood skateboard decks, the thrash-hold to TRH-Bar is pretty discrete from the outside.
Montreal Dance Company Stages Production to Help Prevent Youth Violence
More than once in rehearsal, emotion has gotten the better of the dancers in Sonia Balazovjech’s company.
Erotic Poetry Jam Reaches Climax with 8th Year in Montreal
While other muscles such as the gluteus maximus or the heart may be more realistic candidates for the title of “Mightiest Muscle,” the tongue has a distinct advantage, as it can do one thing the other muscles cannot—it can gossip about the other parts of the body.
New Web Magazine Seeks To Elevate Video Game Criticism
What do you get when you cross serious critical theory with video games?
British Indie Outfit Lanterns On the Lake Bring Warm Vibes to Montreal
A creaky wooden hall in the middle of nowhere with the bitter cold creeping in through every crack sounds better suited for the setting of a horror movie than a place to make a record.
Norwegian Scent Artist Sissel Tolaas to Tantalize Concordia with Hexagram Lecture
For humans, our not-so-keen sense of smell is often overlooked in favour of the more popular senses—seeing a red-and-purple-splashed sunset, or hearing a complex, brilliant symphony. But for Norwegian scent artist and “professional in-betweener” Sissel Tolaas, our sense of smell is her bread and butter.