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Bianca Lecompte

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Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Secret’s Out: A Conversation with Sorry Girls

While visiting Montreal, I had the opportunity to see the synth-pop band Sorry Girls play an EP pre-release show. The duo (consisting of vocalist Heather Kirkpatrick and producer Dylan Obront) have been generating their fair share of buzz, with the Globe and Mail giving their song “This Game” a shout-out this past September. I spoke to

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Exploring music through the night at MUTEK Montreal

The humidity rolled into the city last weekend, as Montreal’s population grew with an influx of tech-heads and electronic music enthusiasts visiting for this year’s Mutek. The festival boasted a stacked lineup, with some of the world’s...

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

EM15: A/VISIONS 1 with Mantra Percussion, Nonotak and more

Three performances. Second night of EM15. One astonished girl. EM15’s A/VISIONS 1 has been the most creative line-up of performers I have seen thus far. This three-hour event which ran on May 28th from roughly between 7:30...

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

EM15: PARA_VISIONS 1 with Tim Hecker

PARA_VISIONS 1: FOG WORKS kicked off the opening night of this year’s EM15 with a sensory explosion. The sole performing artist of this event, Tim Hecker, held the first of two sonic performances in the wonderful space at the...

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Skull Rocking: A conversation with Band of Skulls

This is the beginning of a lengthy tour for Band of Skulls in support of their new album, Himalayan, but that’s nothing new for the trio from Southampton, England. They have been touring steadily since their first album, Baby...

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Exploring music through “Wroclaw” with Nic Scribner

Nic Scribner is shaped by music every time he works with it and he has been working with music for a while. Between the bands he has been involved with, his current band How Sad, and his...

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Redefining perception at Montreal’s sensory attraction

Imagine the world is yours to explore simply by reclining in one of many comfortable cushions with a pint of beer of your choosing. La Société des Arts Technologiques brings a unique and tingly experience to Montreal with...

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Interview with Derek Stefanuk

Derek Stefanuk, contemporary artist and painter, had some time in-between photography, paint strokes and the mixing of mineral spirits to give us an interview and a closer look at his work. Graduating from the Alberta College of...

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Artist Profile: Cara Carmina

Norma Andreu is the artist otherwise known as Cara Carmina.  Her work space is a small room with high ceilings. She explains how this spot in the house gets really great natural light, and we discuss the...

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

The Abstractions and Pathologies of a Mexican Painter

  “I was shown to the back of the boutique, where the painters work.” “Ruben will be along in a few minutes,” they tell me. In Ruben Carrasco’s workspace, several paintings in various stages of completion stand waiting,...