As we look back on our week of festivities in New York City for CMJ, a few international artists stick out for us. So, in the hopes to promote our favourite artists as much as possible (and also for those who don't have time to read through our comprehensive festival diaries series), here now are the five international artists at CMJ you might have missed, may not have even heard of, but definitely should check out when you can. Also a note that we have purposefully left out the Australian artists here... honestly there were just too many to choose from!
Just after she finished up her last show at SXSW (as part of the Planet Quebec event), I caught up with Montreal based singer/songwriter Ariane Moffatt to talk about her latest bilingual album MA, the festival, Australia and more...
Unlike my first night at Canadian Music Week, tonight was all going to focus on one venue: El Mocambo, for what became one of the best showcases of music I saw the entire trip. But more on that later. First it’s important to mention that today I saw the first and only talk I was able to go to the entire trip – a talk on digital media by The Huffington Post’s Arianna Huffington.
Planet Québec have announced their massive SXSW party lineup! Over the incredibly hectic 5 days (March 13th-17th) at the noted Spill Bar, they'll be bringing the best of Québec's creative artists to Austin, Texas, to show off to the world.