Montreal Simon: Could This Be the Last Canada Day in Harperland?

Well I have to admit it couldn't have been a more perfect long weekend. It finally feels like summer in The Great White North. The breeze on the lake is warm and sexy. The island boys have World Cup fever, and so do I. The massive World Pride party ended with the most amazing rainbow I've ever seen.  ...

Things Are Good: Band of the Month: Fire/Works

Good Friday, readers! Today’s Band of the Month is Montreal’s Fire/Works. Motivated by the marriage of rhythm and ambiance, this French-Canadian progressive folk duo take a unique spin on organic acoustic instrumentation by adding a tasteful layer of patiently explosive effects to acoustic guitar and banjo. Lead by sweetly engaging vocal harmonies and backed by ...