Through the Noise and Out of the Woods
It’s pretty rare to find an album that’s both as varied and consistently brilliant as this. Leeds-based quintet Vessels harness an arsenal of gear to create textural, fluid post-rock on Helioscope, a record that is leaps and bounds ahead of their previous work.
Super Synth Montreal Celebrates Today’s Fastest Evolving Instrument
Montreal’s indie music scene is flying high with the international acclaim of bands like Arcade Fire, Islands, Plants and Animals, and a legion of groups whose names either begin with an article or make reference to wolves. But what about its resident gear-heads and technophiles? Montreal’s synth artists are definitely a more marginal bunch.
Ilona Dougherty Promotes Activism Through Art
If the personal is political, what could be more political than art? Concordia Alumnus Ilona Dougherty is the co-Founder and Executive Director of Apathy Is Boring, a non-partisan group that promotes youth activism through art and media.
Faeries not Light on their Feet
This week, hidden in a far off theatre on Loyola, the curtains go up for Concordia Theatre’s most eagerly a waited creation.
Hostile Terrain Made Beautiful
What does the average film lover think when you mention Danish film?
///Friction 2.0 Promotes Cycling Through Art
Claire Kenway uses sustainability as a springboard for a novel exhibit that explores the potential of the bicycle as a musical medium with ///Friction 2.0, happening this Thursday at the Société des Arts Technologiques on Saint-Laurent Boulevard.
The Milkman’s Union from Indie Rock to String Quartet
Sometimes wishful thinking can lead to great things. Portland-based musician Henry Jamison is the voice of The Milkman’s Union, his solo moniker that now has expanded to a full band.
Record Stores Around Montreal Celebrate Fourth Annual Record Store Day
The fourth annual International Record Store Day is happening now, with independently owned Montreal vinyl shops participating in the 2011 events.
Art Alley Opens the Lines of Communication Between At-Risk Youth and Montreal’s Art Community
Everyone needs an outlet, a way of creating constructive self-expression that can positively impact their life.
Cauterizing Family Wounds
It looks like the Academy actually got something right this year, nominating the Quebecois-made Incendies for Best Foreign Film.