Books: June 2012 Archives
Saturday June 30, 2012
Is it possible to identify that je ne sais quoi that has made this city a hub of creative musical energy?
From jazz to folk, rock to punk, Montreal musicians have garnered international reputation and accolades for years.
To what can we account this extraordinary rise of contemporary music in this city?
The Montreal X Factor is a panel discussion, hosted by Jeanette Kelly and sponsored by Geurnica Editions. It was recorded live, earlier this season, during the Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival.
Listen to the panel:
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Note: Because of copyright laws, we are obliged to remove the music from the audio we post on the Web. Here are the songs we played during the taping of the broadcast:
A track by Afuken
Monnttrreeaall by Alan Lord and the Falling Men
(Photo by Miguel Legault. Courtesy of Piknic Electronik.)
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