by Drew Nelles An interview with James Irwin, Katherine Peacock, Shaun Weadick, Carl Spidla and Neil Holyoak.
On September 25, five Montreal musicians—, , , and —will play a at La Tour Prisme, as part of the festival. It’s an updated version of something called the Corner Store, a regular event the performers used to hold at various apartments around the city. I …
by Natasha Li Pickowicz Our favourite video offerings from lo-fi legend R. Stevie Moore, who will speak at the Pop Montreal Symposium on September 23.
Since 1967, outsider pop savant R. Stevie Moore has recorded over four hundred albums. Though most of them have been released only as super-limited-edition cassettes, CD-Rs or home videos, and are available only through his personal label, the R. Stevie Moore Cassette Club, a surprising amount of his work has wound up on the internet.
I first discovered Moore’s …
by John Semley How the pioneers of irony sold out without selling out.
by Carly Lewis The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s new exhibit is supposed to celebrate female musicians, but winds up insulting them instead.
Madonna’s Blond Ambition Tour bustier, 1990, on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s “Women Who Rock” exhibit.
Somewhere in the nether regions of my inbox lies a press release I’ve been expecting for months. It’s from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and it’s telling me why I should make the …
by Amie Watson The Youjsh’s Malcolm Sailor on imaginary folk music and the mythology of Steve Day.
by Amie Watson Pop Winds member Kyle Jukka on the sticky, slurpy sounds of his solo project.