POP Recap: Saturday September 20th

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WOW! Somehow, the 13th edition of the festival is sadly already almost over and we hope you’ve had a memorable time. On Saturday, we laughed, we cried, we danced to Panda Bear, went bananas and crowd surfed at a jam-packed Ty Segall show, got our POP vs. Jock on, were mystified by Dishwasher’s set, hung… Read More

  • An Interview with Sinbad Richardson

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    Photo credit: Jojo Seligman What was the main idea behind the concept of the video and working with the Pigeon and its food friends? Was there any sort of theme you were going for? I met with Dan Seligman and he described the bar mitzvah theme surrounding Pop’s 13th anniversary edition mainly the imagery of… Read More

  • POP Recap: Friday September 19th

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    WOAH! Last night was CRAZY!! If you remember anything, you might be getting flashbacks of dancing with a stranger at Twin Shadow or experiencing withdrawal from Mutual Benefit’s haunting set, maybe you head bobbed at Solids or fell in love with Jimmy Hunt or went all out and caught “If It Makes You Happy” during… Read More

  • Label Spotlight: Banko Gotiti

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    Meet Banko Gotiti Records, the newest local label soon to be on everyone’s radar. Currently representing Noni Wo, Vesuvio Solo, The Group Sound and Pat Jordache, the startup already has plenty to offer. Named after a small co-op weigh station in Southern Ethiopia where farmers bring their crop for processing and distribution, the label similarly… Read More

  • POP Recap: Thursday September 18th

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    NO SLEEP ‘TIL MONDAY! It’s Friday which means another jam-packed POP schedule is coming your way, although it’s going to be hard to beat yesterday! Le Révélateur played a mesmerizing set at wonderful Uk Fed, the crowds came out to hang with Dan Burke at NeXT’s massive line up at Divan Orange and who could… Read More

  • 5 Alternative Spaces

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    by Nick Cabelli Since its inception, POP has situated sounds in alternative spaces to evoke new and poignant relationships between performer, listener, and the space/time they share. Ukrainian Federation SALLE ST.AMBROISE 5213 HUTCHISON The “Ukie Fed” is a staple in the POP roster of alternative spaces, we’re presenting shows for the NINTH year here. Originally… Read More

  • POP vs JOCK III: Win Butler’s Charity Basketball Game

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    POP Montréal is very happy to be working with Win Butler of the Arcade Fire and Dexter John of DJ Sports Club to bring you our third annual POP vs JOCK Charity Basketball Game. All proceeds from this game will go towards DJ Sports Club, a non-profit charity organization in Montreal’s south west borough that… Read More