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Ghostly Kisses (CA)

Ghostly Kisses (CA)

@Théâtre Fairmount | Friday 1st, September 2017 | +18 | Live | Passes $15 / $20 at the door

           


Ghostly Kisses (Margaux Sauvé) incarnates her name perfectly in What you see, her first EP. Her ethereal voice that floats on top of electro-pop sounds will carry you on a musical journey to a universe that could be described as dream-like and melancholic. In 2016, Ghostly Kisses gathered much recognition by the media for gaining over 2 million hits on Spotify. She was also nominated as one of the five artists in Quebec that you must know in 2016 by the website 99scenes.
Ghostly Kisses has also played at the International Jazz Festival of Montreal and the Festival d’été de Québec. She had the opportunity to support internationally renowned artists such as Trixie Whitley, RY X and Milk & Bone in Canada and the United States. Ghosly Kisses is a gem that cannot be missed at this years Festival Meg!



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Ragers (CA)

Ragers (CA)

@Divan Orange | Friday 1st, September 2017 | +18 | Live | Passes

       


Ragers have always been somewhat of a mystery, since popping out of the darkness in late 2013. Cumulating acclaim from fellow musicians and their audience, the trio won over the scene with their eclectic mix of electronic hip-hop and dreamy synth-flecked rock with live instruments.

Following the release of their second EP “Unum” on Complex and XXL magazine, the band has taken their critically-acclaimed live show to festivals such as the Montreal Jazz Festival, the Quebec City Summer Festival or the Osheaga Terrasses.

Their third opus “Joshua” produced in Los Angeles just came out last april, in association with artists such as James Di Salvio, Husser, Lou Phelps and Gabe Nandez. They will be present for a special night at MEG 2017!



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iLLvibe w/ Myer Clarity (CA)

iLLvibe w/ Myer Clarity (CA)

@Divan Orange | Friday 1st, September 2017 | +18 | Live | Passes

         


iLLvibe in a few words :
– Runner up to Drake, Toronto Rapper of the Year
– Signed to Fontana / Heavy Aux in Canada
– Main stage performer Fresh Island Fest with Chris Brown, Kehlani and Wiz Khalifa
– International Touring Artist, 50+ date USA Tour, MIDEM, New Skool Rules
– #1 National charting album in Canada
– Winner of “Canadas Smartest Person” Hit TV program w/ 1 Million+ Viewers
– 50K+ Spotify Plays on most recent album

iLLvibe is best known for his unique voice and signature style, his raspy vocal over eclectic and soulful production has become his calling card. Always pushing the boundaries, directing stunning music video visuals and creating exciting sounds in a variety of different genres. A unique style to be discovered at Festival Meg Montreal 2017 !



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Bad Nylon (CA)

Bad Nylon (CA)

@Divan Orange | Friday 1st, September 2017 | +18 | Live | Passes

     


Bad Nylon is a hip hop collective, created in 2015, year of the release of their first EP entitled “Musique de Brunch”. This group is composed of rappers and instrumentalists who align their poetry under the musical direction of the beatmaker Marie-Gold. This fully feminine group, which ensures both the writing, production and recording of its songs, has really created the craze around them. They launch a few months later “Le Deuxième Set”. This second mixtape testifies of their evolution in the musical scene.

During the year 2016, Bad Nylon participates in the festivals OUMF and Agrirock, besides launching a summer single entitled “Bootycall”, light and dancing which knew how to get the attention of the public. The women concentrate their energy on the elaboration of their first album planned in 2017. Kayiri, MC Zoz, Marie-Gold and DJ Audrey Bélanger are now the core of the group. This album is intended to be a grouping of solid songs worked by actresses passionate with the scene.
One interesting mixes that we invite you to come to discover to the festival Meg 2017!



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L.Teez (CA)

L.Teez (CA)

@Belmont | Thursday 31, August 2017 | +18 | Live | Passes

         


Montreal-based author and interpreter L.Teez was born in 1995. Nurtured and surrounded in music since an early age, he began to dabble in rap music at the age of 16. L. Teez finds his voice and his expression through an eclectic range of musical styles. His words ebb and flow in smooth torrents of hip hop and jazz that combine in a style all his own.

His writing express both his views of the world and of personal experiences. His words are filled with deep, genuine and thought-provoking emotion. As his expression matures and his writing takes shape, L. Teez turns his words into freestyle performance. From there begins his love for performing in front of an audience.



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Afrikana Soul Sister (CA)

Afrikana Soul Sister (CA)

@Belmont | Thursday 31, August 2017 | +18 | Live | Passes

    


Born from the Electro project Afrikana Soul Sister, combines the distinct sound production of Jean-François Lemieux with the untamed percussive voices of Joannie Labelle (djembe, congos, bongos, darbouka)and the voice of Djely Tapa. The trio delivers a refreshing organic-electro Afro-House sound where polychrome ambiences are artfully mixed together on laptop with authentic African musical roots; the combination is emotionally explosive. Such a multi-sensory experiment in perpetual creation, between natural ethnic music and digital creativity, JFL is an open door to improvisation, tradition and imagination… Already here for the MEG 2012, the group is back this year to make you rediscover their singular and bold style !


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Ryan Playground (CA)

Ryan Playground (CA)

@Newspeak | Sunday 3, September 2017 | All ages | Dj Set | passes

           


Hailing from Montreal and the daughter of two classical musicians, RYAN Playground grew up surrounded by art. Her introspective debut EP, Elle, was released via Secret Songs in 2016 with the standout being a collaboration with label-head Ryan Hemsworth titled “Folders”. She was on the Secret Songs Canadian tour with Hemsworth and Harrison last year; played the Canadian festival circuit over the summer, and just made her US debut at SXSW in March. RYAN has been featured on outlets like Vogue, Highsnobiety, and FADER and worked with international brands like Perrier, H&M, and Roots. Her debut album will be released later in 2017 through Secret Songs/Last Gang Records.


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Robert Robert (CA)

Robert Robert (CA)

@Newspeak | Sunday 3, September 2017 | All ages | Dj Set | Passes

         


After two EPs and several acclaimed singles, Robert Robert made his first steps at Nowadays Records with the track Let Her Go (Ft Lia and Le Vasco), released on the Nowadays Vol. 7 (Montreal Tape), and also playlisted in the Best of the Week selection of Apple Music Canada. Here, he released on June 2017 “Welcome To Finetown”, his third EP and the first to be released on Nowadays Records.

Through his young musical carrier, the Montreal producer collaborated with Secret Songs (Ryan Hemsworth label), played along several renowned artists such as TOKiMONSTA, Klangkarussell, Fakear or Breakbot, and rocked the stages of Le Printemps de Bourges, the Nova Mix Club or the Piknic Electronik and Osheaga festivals.

The seven titles opus Welcome To Finetown, and its spatial sonorities carries us to a parallel universe where electronic music and dream pop meet.
Through catchy melodies and powerful beats with an experimental electronic touch, Robert Robert gets us through every possible emotional step before reaching an ecstatic trance.



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Cri (CA) Live

Cri (CA) Live

@Théâtre Fairmount | Friday 1st, September 2017 | +18 | Live | Passes $15 / $20 at the door

         


Starting off his career by contributing heavily in the Montreal music, Canadian electronic music producer CRI was quickly propelled towards stimulating projects.
Having acquired notable success back in 2015 with his music video Pearl, directed by Kristof Brandl, the composer and self-taught DJ made his comeback with Tell Her and the beautiful single Why I love You which was released on the label TOKiMONSTA (Young Art). Influenced by artists such as Jamie XX, Caribou and Moderat, this young Montrealer recently released in march 2017 his new EP ‘Someone Else.



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