Category: Artist

Get to know: Mutual Benefit

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Jordan Lee has spent the last few years moving from Ohio to Austin to Boston, and most recently Brooklyn, running the wonderful Kassette Klub label, touring with friends’ groups, and leading an amorphous project called Mutual Benefit, a one-man-band or a sprawling collective, depending on where he is and who is around that day. After… Read More

  • Catching up with: Hailu Mergia & Low Mentality

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    “The sound is good… the sound is modern and old fashioned. The melodies are very nice melodies, so because of this, everybody had some kind of…. nostalgia.” That’s how Hailu Mergia describes the sound of his album Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument, the most recent release on the Awesome Tapes From Africa label. In… Read More

  • Get to know: Holy Data

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    Hard to hate: Alex Cooper, Jordan Robson Cramer, Alexis Dionne and Reg Kachanoski make up Holy Data, new local band with Parlovr and Sunset Rubdown roots. You definitely want to fall backwards into a laid-back hole of cool with these guys. We are excited to hear more from their bank of psychedelic synth pop rock…. Read More

  • Get to know: Ought

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    Ought are the newest big breakout, like what you get for eating a large pepperoni pizza, some chocolate and drinking soda, but way better and with no regret. Emerging from the bedroom where they recorded their first EP just a couple of summers ago, they have already received widespread critical acclaim. Now signed to Constellation… Read More

  • A TRIBE TOP FIVE

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    A Tribe Called Red Ottawa Pow Wow Step trio A Tribe Called Red, made up of Bear Witness, 2oolman and Deejay NDN, are making an exciting appearance on August 27th for the complete unveiling of this year’s POP Montreal festival! It’s going to be a huge free outdoor party at Parc Emilie-Gamelin. Get to know… Read More

  • Catching up with: Bonobo

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    Simon Green, lately known as Bonobo, has been winning over crowds with his cutting edge electronics, bass and drums. From Brighton, England, he has been working hard for over ten years to earn the reputation he now stands with – not only one of the world’s hardest working artists in electronic music, but also one… Read More