Category: News

Holiday Puces POP applications are now open!


Applications are now open for the Holiday 2014 edition of Puces POP Fair, taking place December 12, 13 and 14th. Three times a year, Puces POP Fair presents an ever-evolving roster of artists, designers, and makers of all stripes to a growing audience of over 7000 visitors. Wanna take part? Apply now! You will receive an email confirmation that… Read More

  • Calling all bands – Play at POP Montreal 2015!


    Keep your cool if you can… It’s that time of the year again. Calling all bands – now is your chance to make your wildest dreams come true and be a part of MEGAPARTY history! Don’t be shy – submit your band to play POP Montreal 2015 as of NOW! September 16 – 20, 2015… Read More

  • Merci to everyone! XOXO POP


    THANK YOU FOR COMING OUT! WE DID IT!! We time traveled to 2003 and saw The Unicorns play live, witnessed the triumph of POP over Jock, danced all night as commanded by the queen of calypso, survived a robbery and came out stronger, fell in love with Ronnie Spector, heard Richard Reed Parry‘s heartbeat, dined… Read More

  • Meet us at Halifax Pop Explosion 2014!


    Get stoked to come hang with us at our Halifax Pop Explosion showcase where a handful of our favorite bands will be joining us for a #MEGAPARTY out east! Friday October 24th, POP is having its annual Halifax POP Explosion takeover at Gus’ Pub & Grill (2605 Agricola St., Halifax, Nova Scotia) at 9 PM… Read More

  • POP Recap: Sunday September 21st


    You guys….. It’s already over!! After a crazy five days of amazing shows, art, panel discussions, kids activities and lots of Monster Energy to get through it all, we are happy and sad to say that it’s a wrap! Yesterday was a wonderful way to end such a successful edition of POP Montreal 2014. From… Read More

  • Kids POP and Friends: uRockaoke


    Urockaoke is Montreal’s answer to your live music karaoke needs! Featuring an all-star lineup of Montreal indie superstars, they will be treating kids and parents to an afternoon of singing and rocking out during our KIDS POP DANCE PARTY Sunday September 21st at Vida Sana (435 Rue Beaubien Ouest #201). We interviewed founder Michael Felber… Read More

  • POP Recap: Saturday September 20th


    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


    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


    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 new Montreal label soon to be on everyone’s radar. Currently representing Noni Wo, Vesuvio Solo, The Group Sound and Pat Jordache, the label 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


    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