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Weekend Playlist Podcast

Montreal Weekend Playlist 20/07-26/07 [Podcast]

Posted by John / June 21, 2007

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With Jeremy Morris on an emergency dad-becoming mission, the MP emergency podcast squad of John MacFarlane and Omer Rashid have stepped in to provide you with this episode of great tunes and silly talk.



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Tonight (Wednesday) (OK, this actually went up on what is technically Thursday), Conques Claquent, Women With Kitchen Appliances, Cian Ethrie and Monday Morning Erection play Casa del Popolo as part of the ongoing Suoni Per Il Popolo festival -- check the link for details about this great month-long event. Suon's also got P.O.W.E.R., Intercom, Nadja, Foodsoon, David Kristian and Feu Thérèse at La Sala Rossa. Also, Matt Lipscombe plays Divan Orange with Ragni.

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DJ Food Tickets Giveaway

Posted by John / June 12, 2007

20070612_djfood.jpgWe've got a pair of tickets to the DJ Food set at le National on Saturday, June 16 (with guests DK and Ninja Goon). It's safe to say that if you like food, and you also like DJs, you will probably like DJ Food. Although there might not be any food.

To win, send your full name, address and phone number to contests AT midnightpoutine DOT ca with the subject DJ Food. The contest ends on Friday, June 15 at 10 a.m., and the winner will be drawn and notified that same day.

DJ Food photo by Flickr user yopop77.
Music

Dinosaur Jr. Concert Giveaway

Posted by John / June 4, 2007

20070604_dino.jpgMan, we are infested with tickets today. In addition to the Ween giveaway noted just below this post, we've also got a pair of tickets to the Dinosaur Jr. show at Club Soda, also on Sat. June 9. I know I was just raving about Ween, but Dinosaur Jr. are equally deserving of apostle-like fandom.

To enter our random draw, send your full name, address and phone number to contests AT midnightpoutine DOT ca with the subject Dino. This contest also ends Thursday, June 7 at 4 p.m., and the winner will be notified that evening. Good luck!
Music

Ween Concert Giveaway

Posted by John / June 4, 2007

20070604_ween.jpgMidnight Poutine has a pair of tickets to "An Evening With Ween" at Club Soda on Sat. June 9 that we would like some random person to have instead of us. Those who have seen Ween before know that their live shows are epic and ridiculous, and that their fans are among the most devoted in the history of fans. Therefore, you should enter our random draw, by sending your full name, address and phone number to contests AT midnightpoutine DOT ca with the subject Ween. Deadline is Thursday June 7 at 4 p.m. The winner will be notified that evening.
Weekend Playlist Podcast

Montreal Weekend Playlist 31/05-05/06 [Podcast]

Posted by John / May 31, 2007

20070531_lavender.jpgJeremy Morris skips town for this podcast, so it's just me and the custom-made Midnight Poutine mobile studio. This show covers Mutek, Suoni, and piles of other concerts around the city this weekend.



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Tonight (Thursday), James Correa and Cozmos Quazar are at Barfly, while Matador records outfit Lavender Diamond plays Sala Rossa with Entranceand Anemones and Torngat and Joe Grass play Divan Orange.

Also, the Mutek festival offers Colleen, Hauschka and Mark Templeton & aAron Munson at ExCentris or Kode9 & the Spaceape, Rhythm & Sound + Paul St Hilaire and Shackleton at the SAT.

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News

NewsThing! Wednesday, May 30

Posted by John / May 30, 2007

20070530_graffiti.jpgUnsurprisingly, much news today is being devoted to a report revealing that the No side illegally spent $539,460 on the 1995 referendum campaign. Less than the $3.5 million that some suggested, but still an amount that could definitively stir (or be manipulated to stir) the electorate to turf a minority government trailing in the latest polls.

If you're frustrated by the re-appearance in the news of that contentious referendum, or by the continuing impasse in Quebec City over the budget, don't crumple up our newspaper in disgust and throw it on the pavement. Now that's a terrible segue, but now that I'm here, let's note that Friday will mark the arrival of Ville-Marie's beefed-up garbage patrol, out to target messiness downtown. Nice work, Ville-Marie! Let's get the streets and sidewalks around the peep shows, strip clubs and head shops sparkling clean.

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