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Saturday, May 30th, 2015

MUTEK 16: Nocturne 1, from sound to vision

MUTEK Montreal’s 16th edition has made many (including myself) filled with great anticipation and excitement for the lineup of artists performing this year. The first night kicked off with Nocturne 1 (among other programs), which included performances by Cabaal, Hugues Clément, James Holden, and Ten Walls – all housed at MAC (Musée d’Art Contemporain).  Of

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

MUTEK 16: Nocturne 2 and A/Visions 1

Nocturne 2 and A/Visions 1  programs in this year’s MUTEK Montreal’s 16th edition was nothing short of a heavy hitter both in sound and visuals. Nocturne 2: Gleamings and Beamings program on the second night at MAC hosted...

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Get ready for MUTEK 16

MUTEK, Montreal’s 16th edition, is fast approaching and will be running this year from May 27-31st. That’s right. Five days of electronic glory, combining digital performances and electronic/experimental music from international and local talents, all which can...

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

LP Review: Len Sander’s “Phantom Garden”

Imagine walking into a vast garden on a moonlit night with a haze of mist at your feet. Now transform this scenery into music and you’ll get Len Sander’s Phantom Garden. Originating from Zürich, Switzerland, this 6-piece...

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Cinemania: “Bird People” film review

Humans are a peculiar species. We are the only ones that have the cognitive ability to choose how to act, react and interact with other humans given a series of emotional, intellectual, and physical filters (e.g. weighing...

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Cinemania: “Love at First Fight”

Boy meets girl. Girl sizes him up. Boy falls in love as girl arm-throws him to the ground. Wait, what? Les Combattants (English title, Love at First Fight) is your not-so-average love story of two coming-of-age adults...

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Cinemania: “Abuse of Weakness”

A difficult, yet astonishing, film to watch at this year’s 20th Cinemania Film Festival in Montreal is Abus de Faiblesse (Abuse of Weakness). Shown previously at the COLCOA French Film Festival in L.A. this past April as well...

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Get reminiscent with Milky Chance’s debut album “Sadnecessary”

Exploding into the music stream from Europe to North America, Milky Chance grabs the attention of many new-age romantics from this generation. The German duo, Clemens Rehbein and Philipp Dausch, explore the multifaceted themes of love and...

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Fantasia Screening: “Metalhead”

What is anarchy if not felt in the purest form? Directed by Ragnar Bragason, Metalhead is an Icelandic film of a young girl, Hera, who witnesses the tragic death of her older brother at the age of...

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Fantasia screening: “Giovanni’s Island”

On an island where the means for a simple life is to provide for your family with nothing but love and protection, who would’ve imagined anything could change that? Giovanni’s Island, directed by Mizuho Nishikubo, tells the...

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