A Neighbourhood on the Rise: Your Guide to Montreal’s Mile-Ex

The identity and location of Mile-Ex, and certainly its name, is a complicated investigation. For some, Mile-Ex may simply be a trendier nickname for the neighbourhood of Marconi-Alexandra. Others may see it as the no-man’s land portmanteau of two bordering neighbourhoods. Not quite the residential melting-pot of Parc-Ex, yet not quite the hip Mile-End, Mile-Ex falls in-between…

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The Tastemakers: Ian Sternthal

Ian Sternthal is showing us around the bright, airy displays of the Sternthal Books pop-up shop at Espace Pop. He picks up an eye-popping, colour-drenched book – Jericho Moon –  and holds it out in front of us. “I love this one,” he says, flipping eagerly through the glossy pages. “It’s very different from anything I have…

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The Tastemakers: Noah Bick

Noah Bick has been a fixture at Montreal indie shows for over eight years. You’ve seen him hanging out at The Luyas, ripping tickets at How Sad, running the show at Miracle Fortress – now he’s taking things a little further.

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Interview with Jay Malinowksi

Jay Malinowski, formerly of Bedouin Soundclash, flexes his polymath muscles with his new project: The Deadcoast. It’s a double album inspired by the seafaring life of an ancestor 300 years his senior, Charles Martel. Accompanying the record’s release is a novella, Skulls and Bones, which is both written and illustrated by Malinowski himself. The Main…

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