Indie Montreal‘s IMTL Press is very excited to present the company’s brand new series of 5 virtual shows entitled Les Dimanches Couvre-Fun. The series, which is funded in part by SODEC, will showcase 5 Quebec artists from Indie Montreal’s agency roster over 5 consecutive Sundays at 8pm, when curfew begins. Tickets are on sale at Lepointdevente.com at the price of $8 per show or $30 for a series pass (plus tax).
This series will feature Quebec’s best emerging artists playing electric sets in the context of the pandemic. Starting on March 7, 2021, every Sunday one artist will take the virtual stage: Millimetrik (March 7) in Piedestal’s virtual amphitheatre, The Liquor Store (March 14) at the Cabaret Lion d’Or, Elephant Stone (March 21) at Ausgang Plaza, Titelaine (March 28) at Le Ministère with set design by Pestacle and Urban Science Brass Band (April 4) at Café Campus/Petit Campus. Each show will be followed by a short interview with the artist delving deeper into their universe.
Each event will feature a unique concept birthed by each featured artist. This includies VJ projections from Millimetrik and Elephant Stone, a special Big Band performance by The Liquor Store, a one-of-a-kind custom set design created specially for Titelaine and Urban Science Brass Band playing special requests performed live in their beloved hip-hop walkabout format. All of the ingredients are there for a series of one-of-a-kind evenings!
Millimetrik | March 7, 2021
Pascal Asselin – a.k.a. Millimetrik – is the prodigious son of Quebec City for all that relates to instrumental and dreamlike groove. After his very percussive album Make it last forever inspired by the American Far West, which won the Félix award for Electronic Album of the Year at the ADISQ awards, he is currently preparing a new album Sun-Drenched which will be released in the spring of 2021.
The Liquor Store | March 14, 2021
Precursors of future-soul and paladin of improv, The Liquor Store is a funk delegation at the crossroads of jazz and hip-hop. Propelled by its collaborations with an eclectic selection of high-caliber artists (Random Recipe, Aïza), it blends genres into a catchy formula and a fluorescent groove.
Elephant Stone | March 21, 2021
The Polaris Prize-nominated Elephant Stone is a force to be reckoned with internationally. Bandleader Rishi Dhir, who is considered to one of the best sitarists in Canada, is also a bassist and singer. He has worked with the likes of The Horrors, Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Black Angels and Beck. Elephant Stone is a true mashup between pop, psychedelic rock and Indian musical esthetics.
Titelaine | March 28, 2021
Montreal duo Titelaine will have you dancing to their nostalgic downtempo beats. Made up of Loukas (arrangements, direction, beatmaking) and Gabrielle (lyrics and music), Titelaine envelops us in htheir colorful universe, combining soft melodies with catchy rhythms.
Urban Science Brass Band | April 4, 2021
This festive brass band reinvents hip hop classics while spreading its contagious energy and intensity wherever it goes. Composed of an ensemble of anywhere from 10 to more than 40 musicians and dancers performing on stage as well as in a walkabout format, this is the party band par excellence that sets fire to any dance floor.