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September 20th, 2023

Claudia Bouvette captures the thrill of freedom on her new single Cowgirl Radio

Claudia Bouvette
September 20th, 2023

Elisapie releases Inuktitut, her highly anticipated fourth album!

September 20th, 2023

2023 ADISQ Nominations

September 13th, 2023

Elisapie unveils a poignant rendition of I Want To Break Free two days before the release of Inuktitut

September 8th, 2023

Laurence-Anne releases Oniromancie, her third album!

September 6th, 2023

Laurence-Anne releases the distressing single Vitesse two days before the release of Oniromancie, her third album

August 30th, 2023

Milk & Bone presents a stripped-down version of their song Sour

Milk & Bone
August 29th, 2023

Claudia Bouvette and Sophia Bel extend the summer with First Date (Version française)

August 23rd, 2023

Population II presents C.T.Q.S, a psych-rock ticking time bomb

Population II
August 18th, 2023

Täbï Yösha releases True Colors, her first EP!

Täbï Yösha
August 16th, 2023

R&B singer Täbï Yösha unveils True Colors, the title track of her debut EP

Täbï Yösha
August 2nd, 2023

Elisapie puts her own spin on a Rolling Stones ballad just weeks before the release of her album Inuktitut

July 18th, 2023

Population II announce the release of their upcoming album Électrons libres du québec

Population II
July 5th, 2023

Laurence-Anne enchants us with Flores, a new single in Spanish

June 27th, 2023

Milk & Bone unveils a new side of the song 20MGs with a remix by Uffie and Lokoy

Milk & Bone
June 21st, 2023

Elisapie covers Metallica in Inuktitut and announces new Montreal and Quebec City dates

June 15th, 2023

Täbï Yösha is joined by KNLO on Rosé, an ode to warm summer nights

Täbï Yösha
June 6th, 2023

Jonathan Personne unveils a music video for Deux yeux au fond d'une pièce noire a few days before his show at Les Francos de Montréal

Jonathan Personne
May 31st, 2023

Population II unveils Beau baptême, their first single via Bonsound

Population II
May 26th, 2023

Philippe B releases Nouvelle administration, his first album in six years

Philippe B

Population II presents C.T.Q.S, a psych-rock ticking time bomb

Just a few weeks before the release of their next album, Électrons libres du québec, Population II now unveils C.T.Q.S., a psych-rock ticking time bomb that follows Beau baptême, the first single unveiled earlier this spring. Électrons libres du québec is due out on Bonsound on October 6th, 2023. This will also be the 100th album released by the Montreal-based label. Launch shows will be held at La Sala Rossa in Montreal on October 5th, and at Le Pantoum in Quebec City on October 13th.

C.T.Q.S. kicks off with a supple, relentless rhythm and dissonant organ riff, before propelling us into an explosive, slightly disturbing tangent. The result is a song that effortlessly breathes while leaning into copious amounts of repetition. With tongue-in-cheek lyrics, singer-songwriter-drummer Pierre-Luc Gratton taunts those who are too passive and have surrendered in the face of the current state of the world. C.T.Q.S. is the manifestation of the tribulations of the past among today’s youth, explains the band. It’s the calm after the storm, the law of suburbia, the boomer’s victory lap. It’s searching the “Local business” category on Amazon.

On August 31st, Population II will perform in Rouyn-Noranda as part of the FME, before heading off to the U.S. to support Osees on a series of five concerts in September. See the list below for more information on upcoming shows.

Tour Dates
31/08/2023 - Rouyn-Noranda, QC - Au Diable Rond (FME)
16/09/2023 - Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall •
17/09/2023 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom & Tavern •
18/09/2023 - Détroit, MI - El Club •
20/09/2023 - Boston, MA - Royale •
22/09/2023 - Brooklyn, NY - Warsaw •
05/10/2023 - Montréal, QC - Sala Rossa (Album launch)
13/10/2023 - Québec, QC - Le Pantoum (Album launch) ✻
21/10/2023 - Saint-Hyacinthe, QC - Le Zaricot °

• Supporting de Osees
° Double bill with Yoo Doo Right
✻ Double bill with Motherhood