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CONTEST: Win Camera Obscura Tickets!

Posted by Valerie / June 22, 2009

Coming all the way from Scotland, Camera Obscura will be performing in Montreal this Friday June 26 and we have a pair of tickets to the show!

Expect an evening of soft indie-pop songs from their 4 albums, including their 2009 release My Maudlin Career (check out the video for first single "French Navy").

In order to become the proud owner of these tickets, post a comment with another band's name related to visual arts (for example: The Dirty Projectors).

Come up with your best answer, and the winner will be contacted after the contest closes on Wednesday June 24 at 11:59 PM.

Bonne chance poutiners!

Camera Obscura
Guest: Anni Rossi
Friday June 26
La Tulipe
8:00 PM



Mark / June 22, 2009 at 10:16 pm
Cinematic Orchestra
Erin / June 22, 2009 at 11:00 pm
Pick me! Pick me!

-The Rembrandts
-The Dandy Warhols
-The Magik Markers
-The Red House Painters
-Still Life Still
Nora / June 22, 2009 at 11:12 pm
The New Pornographers
Christine / June 22, 2009 at 11:40 pm
Nouvelle Vague!
Christine / June 22, 2009 at 11:53 pm
Art Brut (see: Outsider Art)
Christine / June 22, 2009 at 11:54 pm
Bauhaus (after the movement/school)
Christine / June 23, 2009 at 12:05 am
Les Savy Fav - apparently loosely named after the Fauvists (lesser known French art movement in the early 20th century).
Haley / June 23, 2009 at 01:19 am
The Russian Futurists
mudar / June 23, 2009 at 03:06 am
- Boards of Canada (named after the NFB)
- Death from Above 1979 (inspired by Apocalypse Now)
- Autumn Pictures (QC)
- Blur
- Down by Law (also a Jim Jarmusch film)
- Badly Drawn Boy

Though it's not a band name, Nina Simone (the greatest!) chose "Simone" for her stagename after Simone Signoret.
brad / June 23, 2009 at 07:22 am
The Hidden Cameras
brad / June 23, 2009 at 07:29 am
The Hidden Cameras
Michelle / June 23, 2009 at 08:16 am
En honneur de la St-Jean:
- Alfa Rococo

An slightly more fanciful:
- Tricot Machine (knitting = art, in my book)
- Plasticines
- Mickey 3D
Adele / June 23, 2009 at 09:26 pm
- The Frames
- Picastro
michael / June 24, 2009 at 01:47 pm
The Action Painters.
Art Garfunkel!
Erin / June 25, 2009 at 05:46 pm

Thanks so much for the tickets, I can't wait for the show. I can't seem to get through to your email though, so I hope you get this message! My full name is just what my email would suggest.

valerie / June 25, 2009 at 10:25 pm
It was a tough choice guys..

Erin: I did end up getting your email! Enjoy the show!

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