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Monogrenade at the FrancoFolies de Montréal!

Monogrenade at the FrancoFolies de Montréal!

Monogrenade will perform at the 26th edition of Les FrancoFolies de Montréal! Two years after their last show at the festival, the band will play at the Gesù on June 13th. Dive into into the captivating universe of their new album Composite, released on February 4th.

Tickets are already on sale now. Don't forget to purchase the album via the band's bandcamp.

Monogrenade @ FrancoFolies de Montréal
Friday, June 13th, 2014 || 8pm
Gesù || 1202, Rue de Bleury, Montréal
Tickets

Lisa LeBlanc touring in Europe!

Lisa LeBlanc touring in Europe!

Lisa LeBlanc will head over to the Old Continent for an exclusive European tour. Only a few months after winning the 1er album France Inter/Télérama prize, the Acadian singer-songwriter will visit our French cousins, including a date at the Printemps de Bourges festival. She will also do two concerts in Switzerland on April 16th and 17th.

European Tour
04/04 Drocourt, FR // Complexe Agora
04/05 Brehal, FR // Salle Polyvalente de Saint Martin
04/09 Bordeaux, FR // Rock School Barbey
04/10 Nîmes, FR // Paloma
04/11 Argenteuil, FR // La Cave dîmière
04/12 Fontenay-sous-Bois, FR // Espace Gerard Philippe
04/15 Paris, FR // Le Bataclan
04/16 Saint-Imier, CH // Centre Culturel & de loisirs
04/17 Wadënswil, CH // Théâtre Ticino
04/19 Istres, FR // L’Usine
04/23 Rennes, FR// Ubu
04/24 Bourges, FR // Palais d’Auron

Radio Radio reveals details of Ej feel zoo, shares title track

Radio Radio reveals details of Ej feel zoo, shares title track

Radio Radio's fourth studio album, Ej feel zoo, will be available on March 18th via Bonsound. After conquering the city (Cliché Hot), the sea (Belmundo Regal) and the stars (Havre de Grâce), and thus closing the first chapter of their story, the Acadian band wanted this album to capture the energy of their live shows. These new anthemic songs will easily find their place alongside their best hits.

Until then, you can stream the title track and immediately get an mp3 of the song Ej feel zoo by pre-ordering the album now.

Don't miss the opportunity to hear the new album performed live at the launch party in Montreal, at Club Soda, on March 19th! Purchase the album + an entry to the launch on presale via laradioradio.com. Present a copy of your receipt to Club Soda on March 19th to enter and to pick up your album!

Upcoming shows
03/19 Montreal, QC // Club Soda (launch)
03/21 Ottawa, ON // Ritual Nightclub
03/22 Toronto, ON // The Garrison
04/03 Trois-Rivières, QC // Café Nord-Ouest
04/04 Quebec City, QC // Le Cercle

Must-see shows at Montréal en Lumière!

Must-see shows at Montréal en Lumière!

We're pretty damn sure that it'll be super cold in February, so you should definitely check out some of these shows presented during Montréal en Lumière! They'll definitely heat you up!

CORAL EGAN + SAFIA NOLIN @ LA TULIPE
4530 Papineau
Friday, February 21st | 7:30pm
Tickets

FORÊT @ USINE C
345 Lalonde
Friday, February 21st | 8pm
Tickets

MORIARTY + BEARS OF LEGEND @ LA TULIPE
4530 Papineau
Monday, February 24th | 8pm
Tickets

RANDOM RECIPE + MOZART'S SISTER @ CLUB SODA
1225 St-Laurent
Wednesday, February 26th | 8pm
Tickets

DEAD OBIES @ RBC STAGE
Quartier des spectacles
Thursday, February 27th | 8pm
Free - outdoor show

CHAMPION & HIS G-STRINGS WITH I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL @ ÉGLISE ST-JEAN-BAPTISTE
309 Rachel E.
Friday, February 28th | 8pm
Tickets

Monogrenade's Composite now available!

Monogrenade's Composite now available!

Out of the celestials comes Composite, Monogrenade’s second project, is available now via Bonsound (digital / cd / vinyl). Purchase the album via the band's bandcamp.

Pushing the electro aspect of their sound, the band makes good use of old synths and a Linn Drum. French horn player Pietro Amato (Arcade Fire, The Luyas, Bell Orchestre) adds an organic feel to many songs while Marie-Pierre Arthur's vocals beautifully complement Jean-Michel's on Labyrinthe. Composed by Monogrenade and string quartet Mommies on the Run (Patrick Watson, Karkwa, Ariane Moffatt), the string arrangements surround the eclectic pop style, creating a profound, coherent album.

Don't miss the album launch show on Wednesday, February 5th at La Tulipe!

Composite Album launch @ Montreal, QC
La Tulipe | 4540 Papineau Ave.
Wednesday, February 5th | 6pm
Free!

March 1st: Quebec City, QC // Le Cercle
April 12th: Hull, QC // Petit Chicago

Pierre Kwenders joins Bonsound label & booking rosters

Pierre Kwenders joins Bonsound label & booking rosters

Bonsound is proud to welcome Pierre Kwenders to its label and booking rosters. His debut album, Le Dernier Empereur Bantou, will be released this fall. Read his interview with Alain Brunet on lapresse.ca.

Pierre Kwenders is a Montreal artist of Congolese origins. Following his encounter with Nom de Plume (producer, Radio Radio), Pierre Kwenders was able to draw influences from various musical styles including soul, electro but above all from Congolese Rumba in order to present his two EPs Whisky & Tea and African Dream, often described as world 2.0. His recent participation at POP Montréal earned him a strong media recognition. He has also been quoted by ARTINFO Canada as being among the top 15 emerging artists in the country.

Don't miss his free show at La Sala Rossa on February 6th, presented by Nuits d'Afrique.

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