Stop fucking around and go see these shows this week! FRIDAY, JULY 11 CRABE + Comma + Girl Arm @ Casa del Popolo Anti-folk, un-wave, normal Montreal punk band CRABE recently released their fourth full-length Anti-Vague. This duo is really stirring shit up: they’ve been featured on music nerd god Anthony Fantano’s blog The Needle Drop as […]
Concert poster design has become a great art unto itself and the proof is in the pudding with the fourth edition of Music on Paper, the annual exhibit co-presented by Osheaga. The event is held at Yves Laroche Gallery and entry is free. There you’ll find iconic poster art by some of the best in […]
Quit fucking around and go see these shows this week. FRIDAY, JULY 4 Putamen Insula + Hellenica + Existe @ Deathouse Souriez by Putamen Insula Show starts at 9 p.m. SATURDAY, JULY 5 Tasty Fest: Like Animals + Adrenechrome + Watcher + Chronolith + Disaster Horse + The Slums & more So there’s this guy […]
Some shows this week: Suoni per il Popolo continues, Fringe POP outdoor show at Parc des Amériques, the Montreal Infringement festival and B.C. metal band Bison returns for round 2. FRIDAY, JUNE 20 Infringement: Crazy Knows Crazy + Richard Lahmy + Realms of Bliss + The Extract @ Barfly Show starts at 9 p.m., PWYC. […]
Well it took a little while to round up all the photos from Forget The Box’s 5th birthday bash last month but here they are! We’d like to thank everyone who came out to the show and everyone who has supported us over the last five years. We have some personal thanks so let’s get […]
Suoni per il Popolo, Montreal’s premier experimental music festival, has been dedicated to showcasing the weird, the fringe, the avant-garde and the just plain out-there for over ten years. Part of their mandate is to dissolve musical borders and genres and to promote a culture of collaboration. The result is a truly diverse collection of […]
What’s that? You wanna go see some shows this week? Well get to it. FRIDAY, MAY 30 EM15 This year, MUTEK teamed up with Elektra to celebrate both festivals’ 15-year anniversaries and the result is EM15. The festival wraps up this weekend so be sure to catch a free event at the Musée d’art contemporain […]
Get out there and see these shows this week. FRIDAY, MAY 23 Bearmace + Vomit Squad + H.G.M. + Jesus Horse @ OTH Gallery Montreal skate punk band Bearmace are officially launching Cold Ones, a four-track EP on vinyl. Hopefully the recording adequately captures at least some of their ferocious live energy. Aim Low by […]
Go see these shows this week. FRIDAY, MAY 16 FTB 5th Anniversary Party w/ Seb Black + Eddie Paul + Po Lazarus + Ruff Talons + Two-Year Carnival @ O Patro Vys Forget The Box is celebrating 5 years of independent media tonight with some musical guests, all of which have been featured on our […]
What is this and where is it going? You may ask yourself those very questions listening to local Montreal band The Artsy Chicks. The truth is you’ll never know and that’s just fantastic. For now, let’s describe their music as experimental, although that will change from one album to the next according to the band’s […]
Shows this week: post-punk locals Dekoder, fuzzed out White Hills, Norwegian thrashers Deathhammer, experimental surf-rockers The Artsy Chicks & more.
Go see these shows this week, get to it. THURSDAY, APRIL 24 SMOSAN #11: Avec le Soleil Sortant de sa Bouche + Femme Accident + Golden Tombs @ Le Cagibi It is the one year anniversary of the monthly audio/visual performance series known as the Secret Museum of Sound and Nature. The series brings together […]
The secret’s out. What started as a small gathering meant primarily for musicians to share their work and ideas with one another is now a full-blown monthly series showcasing some of the best local bands operating within the genres of experimental, psychedelic, shoegaze, stoner, ambient, noise and post-rock. The monthly concert series, called the Secret […]
Do yourself a favour and go see some of these shows this week
Shows this week. Get. To. It.
Celebrate spring (sort of) by going to see all these awesome shows this week. THURSDAY, MARCH 20 Pony Girl + Pang Attack @ L’esco Doors open at 8:30 p.m., tickets cost $10 at the door or $8 in advance via Indie Montreal. Chronobot + Show of Bedlam + Squalor + The Heavy Eye @ Turbo […]