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Robot vs. Rabbit

In Robot vs. Rabbit, nobody’s the front man. Nobody plays solos. Nobody’s told what to play. They blur the boundaries between avant-garde experimentalism and trance-inducing improvisa- tion with droning, drug-fuelled performances. RvR ...


Track 1-44 sleepwalk .......... 42'48" "Sleepwalk is a frustrating journey, like walking blindfolded through a room constantly bumping into unknown objects scattered across the floor. Improvisations with guitar and toy instruments, fieldrecordi...


Shalabi Effect

Shalabi Effect is free improvisation. This does not mean atonal noise, although atonality and beautiful noises are ever present; it also doesn't mean that there is no melody, but the melodies are rarely if ever known ahead of time. The base sound...


Sam Shalabi

Sam Shalabi is a central node in Montreal's free improv scene. One cannot count the many projects he is a part of. He is best known as a founding member of Shalabi Effect, who have recorded three albums on Alien8 Recordings which have earned the b...



Skullflower is a loose group of musicians affiliated with guitarist Matthew Bower that perform wildly improvised psychedelic music. They debuted with the four-song EP Birthdeath (Broken Flag, 1988) and the six-song mini-album Form Destroyer (1989)...

The Sleazy Listeners

The Sleazy Listeners are Zev Asher: vocals, sound deconstruction, slaving; and Lasse Marhaug: samples, processing, mastering. Zev Asher is a Canadian filmmaker and musician. He was vocalist for the noise rock trio Nimrod (1987-1996) and maint...


Soft Canyon

Soft Canyon is the coming together of rock and roll's journey. This is rock music which is timeless, aesthetically beautiful, texturally and sonically extraterrestrial. The group's debut recording, "Broken Spirit, I Will Mend Your Wings" is a hurr...


Alexandre St-Onge

We are very pleased to announce the debut solo release from one of Canada's most exciting free music/experimental artists, Alexandre St-Onge. The three track debut experiments with extremely subtle changes, with great importance being placed on th...



Tanakh is the name for music written and improvised by a collective of musicians; music that is focused towards beauty and experimentation within structure instead of towards a particular musical genre or style. In the last five years this revolvi...


Think About Life

Think About Life have been causing panic on Montreal dance floors since just a little before they were personally invited by Wolf Parade (Sub Pop) to be their support act during last year’s North American autumn tour. Montreal’s best-kept secret i...

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