Montreal

Film

Why This Director Focused on Casting Facially Different People

Montreal filmmaker Alexandre Franchi explores the world of the facially different—along with a cast requiring no makeup—in his new film 'Happy Face.'
Matthew Hays
10.3.18
LGBTQ

When Being Queer Means You Don’t Fit Your Job’s ‘Aesthetic’

I can tell you first-hand that the service industry is still a stagnant, writhing shit hole of sexist, discriminatory behavior.
Lori Fox
5.23.18
comedy

Comedians Tell Us the Most Epic Fails They've Seen at Open Mics

"Then she spread her legs and pulled her underwear to the side, showing everyone her vulva. To be honest, that was the best joke of the night."
Graham Isador
5.2.18
Religion

Inside the Montreal Temple That Worships Dicks

According to the Montreal-based Temple Priapus, God is very phallocentric.
Matthew Hays
3.7.18
Canada

This Canadian Fooled the Cops with a Car Made Out of Snow

We talked to the guy behind the epic prank.
Mack Lamoureux
1.17.18
Skateboard Shenanigans

The Dime Glory Challenge Is the Greatest Show On Earth

It's like the Olympics crossed with 'American Ninja Warrior,' Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, 'Forged in Fire,' and 'Top Gun.'
Chris Nieratko
9.14.17
Features

Deadboy's Debut Album Was Inspired by Rihanna's Use of Repetition

The Montreal-via-London producer discusses the ten records he listened to while making 'Earth Body.'
Erik Leijon
5.30.17
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Doldrums Let Their Freak Flag Fly on 'Tweakers V' Mix

Ahead of a new album, frontman Airick Woodhead shares 50 minutes of Montreal-centric industrial noise, techno, and more.
Max Mertens
5.24.17
Berlin

Here's 17 Record Stores You Should Visit Before You Die

From Canada to China, our guide to the top destinations for vinyl aficionados.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.27.17
thump news

MUTEK 2017 Announces Lineup Including Daphni, Aurora Halal, Robert Henke, and More

The long-running Montreal electronic festival moves to August this year and expands to five days.
Max Mertens
3.28.17
Features

Jacques Greene Doesn't Want to Be the 40-Year-Old DJ in the Club

The Canadian producer discusses his debut LP and career longevity with Vincent Tsang, the art director of Montreal's coolest skate brand.
Max Mertens
3.20.17
Features

Meet the Ensemble Reinterpreting Grimes' Songs as Classical Music

We spoke to Montreal group Plumes about deconstructing the Canadian artist's critically-acclaimed 2012 album 'Visions.'
Corinne Przybyslawski
3.17.17
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