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Jacques Greene shares mixtape featuring 48 minutes of new music
Jacques Greene drops 48 minutes of new music (soon to be released on limited cassette) in the form of a visual mixtape, intended as "a reflection on the way we use the internet while listening to music." According to the producer: “I’m trying to get at a distillation of what I really enjoy about dance music. A fair amount of drama confronted with weightlessness.” Listen/watch below: Read
Jacques Greene x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover: EBHONI interview
Ebhoni is a young singer/songwriter from Toronto I came across a few months ago, when she self-released a collection of tracks to SoundCloud called Mood Ring. As I brought up to her during our chat, though there’s a lot of really good music coming out of Toronto right now, the shadow OVO and XO casts is rather large...
Jacques Greene x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover: Tiga
Tiga is a bit of a towering mythical figure in Montreal, in part due to his amazing larger than life persona but also because pretty much every facet of the local nightlife owes something to him. He's run an essential record store, venues, still operates a label (Turbo) and has come down to earth to play great sets and educate people (myself amongst them) on the delights of freak nightlife and dan
Jacques Greene x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover: Rochelle Jordan
Ok this is not a drill. I saw KLSH (Rochelle's longest close collaborator/ producer) on twitter say her new album is a wrap. There's really exciting R&B coming out of Toronto that isn't of the OVO / XO variety and Rochelle is at the forefront of all of it for me...
Jacques Greene x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover: Jim-E Stack
I met Jim-E a few years ago thru the WeDidIt boys, and just like them he exudes an incredible youthful, friendly, witty energy. His music always reflects it. It's also the best when people you know seem to be constantly topping themselves and exploring new areas of their craft...
Jacques Greene x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover: Blue Hawaii interview
Blue Hawaii are a great band from Montreal composed of Raphaelle Standell-Preston, who also plays in Braids, and Alex Cowan. After a four-year hiatus they are finally coming back to release Tenderness on Arbutus later this year. I've loved this band for quite some time and thought it would be a perfect time to catch up with both of them on Skype. -- Jacques Greene