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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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »