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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History Lesson: Corrid’Art

Over the course of the 20th century, Montreal made two significant contributions to world art. The first, Expo 67, was immediately recognized internationally, and wholeheartedly approved. It was clean, correct, hyper modern, cosmopolitan, and an optimistic celebration of human achievement. The other came nine years later and was destroyed before its debut, declared an obscenity…

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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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