Talk of the Montreal indie sound that pioneered in the early 2000s by bands such as The Unicorns has been rendered acutely obsolete. Online dissemination… Read More »We come in peace: Montreal’s Alien8 recordings
Every few years, a cult classic emerges from the morass of contemporary Canadian film. In 2002 it was Men With Brooms; last year, it was… Read More »No hockey allowed in Canada’s next cult film, Rock, Paper, Scissors
There’s something tragic about monuments built to an optimism that faded decades ago. The Soviet Union’s contribution to Expo ‘67, for instance: a large, concrete… Read More »Remembrance of times past: This is Montreal!
“Bono and I had dinner in Dublin. We stayed up till 3:00 in the morning and got totally shitfaced,” Alex Shoumatoff tells me over noodles… Read More »When I grow up I want to be Alex Shoumatoff