Akram Moussa

Akram is a 26yo living in Montréal. After visiting Sziget Festival in 2014 (and 2015, and 2016), his love for live music started ascending and is yet to peak. His favorite bands are Arcade Fire, Radiohead, M83, Big Thief, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens...
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“The danger isn’t cold or snow”: a conversation with Nicolas Cournoyer, Igloofest VP

Igloofest is Canada's biggest winter open air music festival. This year, it will be virtual with five nights in iconic locations around Montreal. With the hope to get back to the festival grounds next...

FAT100: 5 reasons why Big Thief is the best festival act

Big Thief is one of the rising stars of the indie scene, and their live shows reflect that. Here are five reasons why they are the best festival act. From Masterpiece to Two Hands https://open.spotify.com/artist/5QdyldG4Fl4TPiOIeMNpBZ?si=UGkg00kKSOeqiJqPj7GgbA With four...

Wavelength’s artistic director shares 5 of the series’ most memorable performances

Wavelength Music is a curated concert series established in Toronto, Canada. Being a winter festival, summer series and shows throughout the years, Wavelength is one of the most important institutions for Canada's alternative music...

FAT100: 5 reasons why Arcade Fire is the best festival act

Arcade Fire is an amazing band in studio, with masterpieces like Funeral and Neon Bible, Grammy-winning The Suburbs or new indie-disco phenomenons Reflektor and Everything Now. But more than that, what makes them an...

Five Canada winter festivals to attend in 2021

Canada is one of those countries where it can get so cold in winter that people are well prepared and can actually enjoy that time of the year. The festival enthusiasts are not forgotten,...

Osheaga 2021: an overview of the rumours

Osheaga 2021 will take place from 29 July to 1 August. The Canadian festival always delivers a quality lineup. What artists are likely to perform next year? Here is our guess, starting with none...

Behind the scenes of a virtual concert: Zal Sissokho at Nuits d’Afrique 2020

Virtual concerts are popping up everywhere. From Nick Cave and Gorillaz to Billie Eilish and Dua Lipa, it's the only way in which artists can reach a big international audience right now. But do...

Nuits d’Afrique 2020 going virtual: world music lives on in Montreal

Nuits d'Afrique 2020 is cancelled. The festival started on 27 September and was supposed to go on in a hybrid format until 31 October. A 34 days event for the 34th edition. It takes...

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