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  • 10 Best Electronic Music Festivals of Summer 2014

    By Rose Mardit May 07, 2014

    Here's our roundup of the best electronic music festivals around, featuring 10 picks for an unforgettable summer 2014 season.

  • 5 Things We Love About Montreal

    By Marjana Jaidi August 13, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- We packed a lot of activities into the little time we had in Montreal. Here are 5 things we saw that made us fall in love with the city.

  • 7 Trends We Spotted at Osheaga 2013

    By Marjana Jaidi August 06, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- There's no doubt that Canadian festivalgoers have their style game down. Click through the photo gallery to check out the 7 most common trends we saw at Osheaga, from printed pants to full-fledged costumes, and everything in between.

  • A Look Ahead: September 2014 Music Festivals

    By Dan Murphy August 29, 2014

    Here's what you can expect from the Cultivora team in September from festival coverage to travel guides to feature articles. 

  • A Tour Through Montreal's Record District

    By Safa Jinje April 13, 2012

    Montréal, the famed French metropolis in the province of Québec, has a rich musical tradition that has earned the city the esteemed distinction of being Canada's Culture Capital. Many great musicians and live acts have originated from the city, including Leonard Cohen, Arcade Fire, A-Trak, and Chromeo. Thus, it is no shocker that the city houses an abundance of diverse record shops that could please even the most discriminate of music tastes.

  • Backstage with Schlachthofbronx at Igloofest

    By Safa Jinje February 01, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- Cultivora caught up with Munich-based electronic duo Schlachthofbronx after their set at Igloofest in Montreal, Canada to discuss the perils of dressing for outdoor winter festivals, collaborating with musicians around the world, and their recipe for dance floor success.

  • Daily Schedule Released for Osheaga's 2013 Installment

    By Maressa Levy July 03, 2013

    Montréal, Canada -- Osheaga has announced the schedule for their August 2-4 fest.

  • EM15 Announces Free Daytime Events

    By Alyssa Buffenstein May 16, 2014

    Montrél, Canada -- EM15 daily programming will explore the world of audiovisual creation.

  • Facebook Photo Album: Osheaga 2013 Faces + Spaces

    By Marjana Jaidi August 12, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- We had a great time at Osheaga last week, thanks in large part to the festival's whimsical atmosphere and the amazing people we met. We captured both of these elements in our Facebook Album.

  • Festival Spotlight: Piknic Electronik

    By Safa Jinje May 18, 2012

    Enjoy the pulsating sound of electronic dance music under a hot summer sun every Sunday from May 20th to September 30th as Montréal's Parc Jean-Drapeau welcomes families, friends, and electronic music lovers to dance, eat, and be very merry.

  • Get Turned On (To Great Music) at Le Foufounes Electriques

    By Rose Mardit March 28, 2012

    Once upon a time, a group of friends decided that Montreal's underground scene needed its own after-hours watering hole and cultural hotspot. Lovers of experimental and contemporary art found a home at Les Foufounes Electriques, which means "electric ass" in English (though Google Translate has another interesting suggestion). It wasn't long before live music became an important part of the mix, and ultimately the reason that Foufs is still highly regarded, nearly 30 years later.

  • Give the Gift of MUTEK

    By Laura Baker-Finch December 14, 2012

    MUTEK Montreal is offering two gift packages at discounted prices now through December 31 so you can give the gift of a music festival these holidays.

  • Igloofest Returns to Montreal for 12 Starry Nights

    By Safa Jinje January 14, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- Igloofest returns for its seventh year in Montreal's illustrious Old Port. Get ready for twelve starry nights of live electronic music and stunning visual projections.

  • JanSport Bonfire Sessions Announces Montreal Edition

    By Maressa Levy July 09, 2013

    Montréal, Canada -- JanSport Bonfire Sessions has announced the date and lineup for their Canadian component.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Osheaga 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch July 29, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- Stream our playlist to Osheaga for 103 tracks to soundtrack your festival pre-game.

  • MUTEK Adds Closing Acts to Festival Lineup

    By Maressa Levy April 04, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- MUTEK has announced lineup additions for the fest's final day.

  • MUTEK Announces Second Wave of Artists

    By Maressa Levy March 27, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- MUTEK has unveiled the second wave of artist for its 2013 installment.

  • MUTEK Unveils Full 2013 Lineup

    By Maressa Levy April 23, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- MUTEK has announced its completed lineup, adding 30 Canadian artists to round out the final roster.

  • Osheaga Announces Official Lineup

    By Marjana Jaidi March 21, 2012

    Osheaga, which is held annually in Montreal, has announced its official lineup for 2012. The Black Keys, Snoop Dogg, Justice, Metic, Sigur Ros, Feist, Florence and the Machine, City and Colour, the Shins, and MGMT will headline.

  • Osheaga Confirms 30+ New Artists

    By Maressa Levy May 08, 2013

    Montréal, Canada -- Osheaga has added more than 30 new artists to the lineup for their 2013 installment.

  • Osheaga Photo Highlights: Deap Vally

    By Marjana Jaidi August 09, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- Deap Vally rocked the Scène des Arbres (Tree Stage) on Saturday afternoon of Osheaga.

  • Osheaga Photo Highlights: DIIV

    By Marjana Jaidi August 13, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- Highlights from DIIV's set on Osheaga's first day.

  • Osheaga Photo Highlights: Guards

    By Marjana Jaidi August 13, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- the moment I arrived at the festival, I made a beeline for the Scène Verte (Green Stage) to catch Guards. Click through for more photos of their set.

  • Osheaga Photo Highlights: Lou Doillon

    By Marjana Jaidi August 12, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- At Osheaga, fashion icon Lou Doillon proved that she has substance to go with her style.

  • Osheaga Photo Highlights: Tricky

    By Marjana Jaidi August 12, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- Tricky gave a spirited performance at Osheaga, and even invited the audience on stage for a lively and unexpected rendition of Motörhead's "Ace of Spades."

  • Osheaga Releases Stellar Lineup for 2013

    By Maressa Levy March 13, 2013

    Montréal, Canada -- Mumford and Sons, Beach House, and Imagine Dragons are just a few of the acts performing at Osheaga this year.

  • Osheaga Releases Tickets and Announces Lineup Additions

    By Cultivora April 26, 2012

    Tickets are now on sale for the 6th annual Osheaga Festival. The event, set to take place August 3-5, 2012, in Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, features a stellar lineup with 25 new additions including Fun., Santigold, Common, and Wolfgang Gartner.

  • Osheaga Reveals Daily Schedules for 2014

    By Alyssa Buffenstein July 03, 2014

    Montreal, Canada -- Outkast, Mac DeMarco, or Band of Horses? Start making those tough choices for Osheaga 2014.

  • Osheaga Reveals Official After-Parties with CHVRCHES, Volcano Choir, Chromeo, and More

    By Dan Murphy June 18, 2014

    Montréal, Canada -- Here are Osheaga's official after-parties featuring CHVRCHES, Volcano Choir, and Chromeo. 

  • Osheaga Teases 2014 Lineup in Cryptic Image

    By Dan Murphy March 07, 2014

    Montréal, Canada -- See if you can guess who's playing this year through clues in a mural. 

  • Phantogram, Bombay Bicycle Club, and More Added to Osheaga 2014

    By Dan Murphy May 23, 2014

    Montréal, Quebec -- Twelve new acts have been added to the already impressive roster. 

  • Photo Gallery: Chilly Highlights from Igloofest 2013

    By Safa Jinje January 30, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- On Saturday, January 26th, 2013 a full moon hovered above Montreal's Old Port, while temperatures rested at a glacial -6°F. But this did not inhibit any of the amusement, a record 11,690 individuals were in attendance at Igloofest.

  • Photos: Osheaga 2013 Music Highlights

    By Marjana Jaidi August 05, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- Musical highlights from Osheaga, featuring Big Boi, Kendrick Lamar, Mumford & Sons, Imagine Dragons, Guards, and more.

  • Photos: Osheaga's Rainy Interlude

    By Marjana Jaidi August 05, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- A little torrential downpour couldn't stop the fun on Sunday afternoon at Osheaga. Click through for a photo gallery of festivalgoers' strategies for staying dry.

  • Test Drive: Osheaga Mobile App

    By Maressa Levy July 30, 2013

    Montréal, Canada -- There are just a few left until the start of Osheaga, so we took their mobile app for a spin to familiarize ourselves with the fest before heading to Montréal.

  • Video: On the Ground at Osheaga 2013

    By Marjana Jaidi August 12, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- As an Osheaga newbie, I had a lot of questions about the festival. Luckily, I met tons of seasoned Osheaga-goers who were more than happy to offer their insights.