michael silver

CFCF drops Night Bus 4: Memory of Night Bus
Montreal producer + composer Michael Silver aka CFCF drops the long-awaited 4th installment in his legendary Night Bus mix series. This one was over 3 years in the making, and Silver says that it is, in many ways, "the most personal thing I've ever made". Listen to the mix, wh…
CFCF shares two tracks from his new mini-album On Vacation
Grammy-nominated Montreal producer CFCF has a new record coming soon on the great balearic-leaning label International Feel. The label sent over the record along with a short note singing its praises — "one of the most beautiful things we’ve ever released...
listen to CFCF’s new single “The Ruined Map”
Gorgeous, wintry new music from CFCF: Montreal producer/composer Michael Silver describes his excellent new LP as "kind of a dark, folky take on ambient and new age music" that reflects the wide range of his influences at the time, including "Joni Mitchell, Laraaji, Terry …
CFCF takeover: DIP IN THE POOL
I found out about Japanese band Dip in the Pool a couple years ago thanks to the internet. They've been inspiring me since -- they have quite a few records and they're all wonderful in their own unique ways. Kind of like a Japanese Cocteau Twins, but with its thick tapestries of sound punc…
CFCF takeover: The Decelerators (online premiere)
This is a short sci-fi film by my friend Mark Slutsky, with photography by my also friend Bobby Shore (who also shot yet again friend Adam Beck's beautiful video for my song "Exercise 3"). It tells the story of a group of friends yearning to stop the rapid movement of time and…
CFCF takeover: PETER GABRIEL MEGAPOST
Peter Gabriel is a crucial influence in the making of 'Outside'. I tried to imbue most of the songs with a bit of his essence and take cues from some of his techniques as a way to guide myself in developing my song writing, which was a new way of working for me...
CFCF x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover
As promised last week, we're handing over the keys to Montreal's CFCF for the day to mark the release of his stellar new full-length, Outside. Stick around for some of the sounds that influenced Outside, as well as remixes, rarities + possibly even a few exclusives, and stay up on all of C…
premiere: stream CFCF’s Outside LP

Inspired in part by his time traversing to and from Montreal / Toronto / New York and across the varied landscapes between, CFCF's gorgeous, widescreen journey of an LP Outside is both his grandest and most pensive work yet. Listen to the majestic Outside in its entirety below -- ideally while gazin…