A look back at M for Montreal's 2013 edition

Thu, 04/17/2014

Check out our Rockumentary to see what M for Montreal 2013 was all about - four days of incredible live performances from more than 120 Canadian and international acts in more than 15 venues across the city. It was also panels and workshops, as well as real career and business opportunities for bands, artists and delegates!

Excerpts of live performances:
Gros Mené - "L'amour dans l'ROCK" (from Agnus Dei)
Pawa Up First - "The Listeners" (from Missing Time)
Misteur Valaire -  "Don't Get Là" (from Bellevue)
Safia Nolin - "Wolf is on the Hill" by Beck (Beck 'Song Reader')
A Tribe Called Red - "Bread and Cheese" (from Nation II Nation)
We Are Wolves - "Walk Away, Walk" (from Total Magique)

Full M for Montreal 2013 artist lineup here.

Special thanks to all the artists, volunteers and staff for a great event!

M for Montreal at Canadian Music Week

Fri, 04/11/2014

M for Montreal is hitting the road again, this time heading to Toronto for Canadian Music Week, now taking place May 6-10. We're cooking two pretty M-azing showcases plus our famous Free Poutine Party @ Sneaky Dee's.

Wednesday May 7
Wavelength & M for Montreal Present

M for...
1AM - Mozart's Sister
12AM - Mas Aya
11PM - MaicaMia
10PM - Mannerisms
9PM - Moonwood

@ The Garrison (1197 Dundas St. W.)
$10 in advance + at the door, free for badges

Friday May 9
M for Montreal, Bonsound & Audio Blood Present

2AM - Loud Lary Ajust
1AM - Random Recipe
12AM - Lisa Leblanc
10PM - International Zombies of Love
9PM - Secret Sun
8PM - Buddy McNeil & the Magic Mirrors
7PM - FREE Poutine Party hosted by Loud Lary Ajust

@ Sneaky Dee's (431 College St.) $10 in advance + at the door, free for badges

Tommy Kruise Scion Sessions QC Tour

Wed, 04/02/2014

Scion Sessions and M for Montreal are pleased to team up to present Tommy Kruise, one of Quebec’s leading lights defining the sound of tomorrow, for a series of shows across La Belle Province throughout April, with exclusive media partners 10KILOS.US and 33MAG.com in tow.

People, get ready…! Scion Sessions and M for Montreal present Tommy Kruise

Thursday April 17
Chicoutimi @ Le Sous Bois w/ headliner Alaclair Ensemble
$15 in advance at venue (available at venue), $20 at the door

Saturday April 19
Sherbrooke @ La Petite Boîte Noire w/ Dohos, DJ Frickhold, Sean C, Substance
$5 at the door

Thursday April 24
Trois Rivieres @ Bar l’Embuscade w/ guests
Free show

Friday April 25
Montreal @ Cabaret Underworld w/ special guests Shash’U & POMO
Exclusive access with RVSP to sessions_scion@mpourmontreal.com (email confirmation sent 3 days before event).

M Panel Video Series Ep. 3

Fri, 03/28/2014

Our M for Montreal 2013 Panel Video Series finale is out now! In "Managers Have Feelings Too: Exploring The Evolution Of An Artist Management Relationship", management heavyweights Jake Gold (CEO, The Management Trust), Ryhna Thompson (Director, Envision Management), Meredith Cork (Owner, Yellowbrick Music), Eric Lawrence (Co-founder, Coalition Music), Even Newman (Director Management & Label, Outside Music) & Claude Brunet (Entertainment Lawyer) get real about what it takes to make an artist/manager relationship work, from choosing the right client and making the right deal all the way to knowing when it's time to let go.

See all the videos in our Panel Video 2013 series here.

M Panel Video Series Ep. 2

Wed, 03/19/2014

Our M#8 Panel Video Series continues with this week's Episode 2: 'The "Me" Generation: 4 User-Driven Business Models You Can Learn From'. Isaac Bess (Strategic Partnerships, YouTube), Michael Addicott (Manager of Curation, Pandora), Daniel Anstandig (CEO, LDR Interactive) and Benji Rogers (CEO, PledgeMusic) discuss tools that create a sense of community, and put the power back in the hands of the fans.

The Panel Video Series was recorded during our 2013 edition last November by the team at L'hibou.