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Montreal gold: She’s Got a Habit – Blindfold Test EP (free download)

In music, posse on 2010/07/23 at 1:25 pm

She's Got a Habit is Martin Rodriguez, Emma Frank and Andy Bauer

I remember sitting down with vocalist Emma Frank and producer Martin Rodriguez a few summers ago at a cafe by my old apartment to talk about a project they were working on. She’s Got a Habit is that project, a production rich, melancholy creep that features the haunting vocals of Emma as the center of attention. Now, this is clearly something that MTL has yet to produce: deep, subtle and soulful vocals backed with strong production and great songwriting. Comparisons to Little Dragon certainly can’t hurt this solid team, but I believe their unique sound can only grow into something much more powerful and engaging than it already is. Please check them out and let me know what you think. We’ll be watching them rise to the top…

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Inbeat Record Store R.I.P – Christian Pronovost breaks it down

In music, news, posse on 2010/07/22 at 11:10 am

Christian Pronovost

AFTER PROVIDING FOR OVER 20 YEARS MONTREAL’S DJ COMMUNITY + MUSIC AFICIONADOS WITH SOME OF THE MOST MEMORABLE UNDERGROUND ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC – INBEAT RECORD STORE IS CLOSING ITS DOORS ON JULY 18TH. 2010

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Lotus & Troy Dunnit – The Anticupid EP (free download)

In music, posse on 2009/12/02 at 3:21 pm

After one hell of a promo run, Lotus & Troy Dunnit finally unleash the Anticupid EP on what is now a fully engaged and interested following listening very closely to these two Montreal heads. Lotus, longtime MC and producer took the beats on this record to another place, making that extra effort to match the fresh flex of Troy Dunnit, who you might remember from Obscure Disorder fame. This is not the Troy from Obscure Disorder, with the frontman shamelessly weaving tale after lustful, lascivious tale with style and strut. This certainly feels to me like the beginning of something special. Check the new video for “The Big Dirty” ft. Fyba Optyk below, masterfully created by Sixteen Pads Films, and download the Anticupid EP after the jump.

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