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POP Montreal Announces Initial 2015 Lineup

POP Montreal has announced the first round of artists that will be playing their 14th annual festival this year, which is sprawled out amongst a bunch of different Montreal venues. Giorgio Moroder, Will Butler, Babes In Toyland, Godflesh, Built To Spill, Thurston Moore, Cannibal Ox, the Cribs, Mikal Cronin, Ough, Bully, Junglepussy, and over 400… More »

By: James Rettig / May 6, 2015 - 9:11 am

Inside Win Butler’s POP Vs. Jock III Celebrity Basketball Game And Afterparty

Who says indie rockers can’t dominate on the basketball court? At yesterday’s POP vs. Jock basketball game, played for the third year in a row at the POP Montreal festival, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler and a group of musicians including his bandmate and brother Will, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, and Nikolai Fraiture of The Stroke… More »

By: Greg Bouchard / September 21, 2014 - 8:30 am

Watch Members Of Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Bon Iver Cover Phil Collins At Pop Vs. Jock

The annual Pop Vs. Jock celebrity basketball game went down today in Montreal as part of Pop Montreal festivities, and as promised, it featured some all-star halftime festivities involving covers of Phil Collins and the White Stripes. Correspondent Greg Bouchard (who also attended Steve Albini’s cooking class the other day) passed on some footage. Bouchard… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 20, 2014 - 6:38 pm

Food Incredible: Inside The Steve Albini Cooking Class

Earlier this week, Steve Albini’s great noise band Shellac released their fifth album, Dude Incredible. And while most artists surround a new album with a tour and a series of interviews, yesterday afternoon at Pop Montreal, Albini led a cooking class and prepared lunch for about two dozen attendees. Albini’s interest in cooking is well… More »

By: Greg Bouchard / September 19, 2014 - 10:53 am

Members Of Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Bon Iver To Play Basketball For Charity

Win Butler never met a Canadian celebrity basketball game he didn’t want to take part in, and next month, he’ll share the court with some fellow indie rock heavy hitters at this year’s Pop Vs. Jock charity game. The game is an annual part of the Pop Montreal festival, and both Win and Will Butler… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 28, 2014 - 1:54 pm

Members Of Arcade Fire, Strokes To Play Charity BBall At POP Montreal

This year’s POP Montreal will host another POP Vs. Jock charity basketball game with proceeds benefiting DJ SportsClub, a youth group in the area. The rosters include Arcade Fire’s Win and Will Butler, Martin Starr (Freaks And Geeks, Party Down, Luke Bonner (brother of Spurs forward Matt Bonner), the Strokes’ Nikolai Faiture and more. Régine… More »

By: Corban Goble / August 30, 2012 - 9:10 am

Stereogum’s 10 Most Anticipated Fall Music Festivals Of 2011

The summer slate of festivals can surely get a little overwhelming, as year after year, more and more events are added to an already-saturated calendar. That growth, given the fact that most of these concert events are totally cleaning up from a bottom line perspective, probably won’t change in 2012 (although lingering issues associated with… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 22, 2011 - 11:21 am