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music: February 2011 Archives

The Culture Club: Cement, Stones, and Alt-Rock

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Jeanette Kelly reviews the plays Sexy Béton at Théâtre Denise-Pelletier, and Stones In His Pockets at the Centaur Theatre. Rebecca Makonnen takes us to the Alex Nevsky concert. But first - some new music from Malajube.

 

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Knowing it by Harp

valerie milot.jpgTrois-Rivières' Valérie Milot was ten years old when she first heard the harp. Ever since, the instrument's been a huge part of her life. Despite earning lots of recognition and several big awards, Milot explains why she cares more about expressing emotion through her instrument -- rather than her technical skills.
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Heading down Degeneration Street

TheDears_Colour.jpgMontreal band The Dears delve into some dark topics on their latest offering, Degeneration Street. Inspired by a tragedy, Murray Lightburn and Natalia Yanchak explain why the band covers touchy subjects that many people find  hard to discuss.

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