Posts Tagged: quebec

Mutek 2016 ~ Previews and Picks

  The 17th edition of MUTEK, Montreal’s esteemed international festival of digital creativity and electronic music, takes place this week running June 1-5. A veritable institution, this year’s festival continues to showcase the best in both established and up-and-coming Canadian

Mutek 2016 ~ Previews and Picks

  The 17th edition of MUTEK, Montreal’s esteemed international festival of digital creativity and electronic music, takes place this week running June 1-5. A veritable institution, this year’s festival continues to showcase the best in both established and up-and-coming Canadian

Yves Bouliane ~ Champ (10 opérations)

Champ (10 opérations) is the solo work of a pillar of Montreal’s 1970s free improvisation scene.  A skilled improviser, this piece is indeed a composition, recorded in 1977, and stands as a momentous and perplexing document of that time.  This

Yves Bouliane ~ Champ (10 opérations)

Champ (10 opérations) is the solo work of a pillar of Montreal’s 1970s free improvisation scene.  A skilled improviser, this piece is indeed a composition, recorded in 1977, and stands as a momentous and perplexing document of that time.  This

Gisèle Ricard ~ Électroacoustique (1980-1987)

The history of experimental music in Quebec is quite interesting.  In part because it is the homeland of French speakers in North America, la belle province has maintained closer aesthetic ties to  the Old World.  It’s not surprising that the

Gisèle Ricard ~ Électroacoustique (1980-1987)

The history of experimental music in Quebec is quite interesting.  In part because it is the homeland of French speakers in North America, la belle province has maintained closer aesthetic ties to  the Old World.  It’s not surprising that the

Temps Libre EP

“Temps Libre” is the first release from the St. Laurent Piano Project, a recording series initiated by musician Stefan Christoff. Featuring Brahja Waldman on sax, Peter Burton on contrabass and Stefan Christoff on piano, “Temps Libre” is a musical exploration

Temps Libre EP

“Temps Libre” is the first release from the St. Laurent Piano Project, a recording series initiated by musician Stefan Christoff. Featuring Brahja Waldman on sax, Peter Burton on contrabass and Stefan Christoff on piano, “Temps Libre” is a musical exploration

LCNL 024: Even Closer (A mix by The Ephemeral Man)

LCNL 024: Even Closer (A mix by the Ephemeral Man) The Ephemeral Man is the alter ego of writer, blogger, musician, and photographer Leigh Wright. Leigh is from the UK, but currently lives near Quebec City in Canada. His Twitter

LCNL 024: Even Closer (A mix by The Ephemeral Man)

LCNL 024: Even Closer (A mix by the Ephemeral Man) The Ephemeral Man is the alter ego of writer, blogger, musician, and photographer Leigh Wright. Leigh is from the UK, but currently lives near Quebec City in Canada. His Twitter

A Closer Look: Montreal’s AKOUSMA Festival

Québec has  long nurtured creative and  experimental arts & music. The Québécois are something of an historical anomaly, an island of Francophones adrift in a sea Anglophones.  This fact, combined with its relative geographic isolation and the paradox of containing the

A Closer Look: Montreal’s AKOUSMA Festival

Québec has  long nurtured creative and  experimental arts & music. The Québécois are something of an historical anomaly, an island of Francophones adrift in a sea Anglophones.  This fact, combined with its relative geographic isolation and the paradox of containing the