Weekly Mixtape: M for Montreal festival preview

It might be called M for Montreal, but besides the main event running from Nov. 14 -17 and hosted on home ground, this local festival’s influence extends around the world – with musical showcases from Toronto, Austin, Brighton, Paris, and Reykjavik, among others. This week, homegrown artists are getting some seriously well-deserved international recognition.

Although the festival reels in artists from all corners of the globe (such as France’s Danger and Iceland’s Of Monsters and Men) festival goers will still experience a heavily Montreal/Canadian-centric scene.

On side A you’ll find an amalgamation of M for Montreal artists from outside Canada, from Bliss’s smooth ambience to Death Grip’s thrashing weapon of a street vibe. Side B features musicians hailing from Canada, including French tracks, electronic sounds, a Latin appearance and some local rap. Kick back, grab a poutine and have a listen.


SIDE A: From afar

1. “11:30” – Danger – 09/14/2007 EP

2. “You Are the One” – A Place To Bury Strangers – Worship

3. “Pink Ruff” – Bleeding Rainbow – Yeah Right

4. “Guillotine (It Goes Yah) – Death Grips – Exmilitary

5. “Mountain Sound” – Of Monsters and Men – My Head Is An Animal

6. “Breathe” – Bliss – Buddha Bar

7. “Wavvy” – Mykki Blanco – Single

8. “Waiting On You” – Sun Airway – Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier

9. “We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat” – We Are the Union – Who We Are

10. “Pretty Face” – Sóley – We sink


SIDE B: Homegrown

11. “Light Show” – Plants and Animals – The End of That

12. “You Are Never Alone” – Socalled – Single

13. “Armed for Peace” – SUUNS – Zeroes QC

14. “Plus qu’il en faut” – Alexandre Desilets – La garde

15. “I Don’t Lie” – Chic Gamine – Chic Gamine

16. “Astounded” – Bran Van 3000 – Discosis

17. “Conditioning” – Cadence Weapon – Hope In Dirt City

18. “Full Circle” – Half Moon Run – Dark Eyes

19. “Don’t Leave It To Me” – Mozart’s Sister – Dear Fear

20. “Que Voy Hacer” – Heavy Soundz – Tumba Parlantes


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