After forming during their high school years in Calgary, Alberta, the four best friends who make up BRAIDS moved their prairie Canadian behinds to the cosmopolitan wonderfulness of Montreal. Entrenching themselves in the city of poutin and painfully cute artsters, the foursome holed up in a dilapitaded house in a Hasidic neighborhood to craft the […]

8 Oct
Boys Noize & A-Trak (Ok, A-Trak)

Final Update: Saturday, Day 4 of the POP Montreal Festival Sorry for the delay in posting this last update, but the Madman needed a couple days to recover. My bad. Anyway, after 3 solid nights of indie rock in all 31 Baskin Robbins flavors, it was refreshing to switch it up in Montréal and get […]

Day 3 of the POP Montreal Festival picked up again after a somewhat slow day, giving us actually two Winners: Sebastien Grainger (ex-DFA 1979) and Winnipeg-based indie rockers Novillero. To continue with Madman’s daily updates of the Montreal POP Festival, and read a short Novillero interview, hit the Jump Novillero: Sebastien Grainger: