Award-winning AfrotroniX merges electronic music with African rhythms and electric Touareg blues. The live shows are an original creations mixing an electro DJ , live instruments (drums : Lionel Kizaba), African urban dance performances and digital art
Since 2006, Papagroove has cleverly delivered some high-energy afro-funk fusion influenced by Fela Kuti’s politicized afrobeat, Parliament’s clever groovy funk, James Brown’s passionate soul flavour, Bruno Mars’ bubbly pop sound and Jimi Hendrix’s rock intensity. The band is easily recognizable on stage by its raw spirit, its mastery of improvisation and its explosive presence. Born to be wild and free, the band is yet again ready to surprise us. This fall, the indomitable beast puts itself in the hunter’s boots with its 3rd album The Hunt.
Paupière contains both the French words for "skin" and for "stone", organic and mineral, sensitive and hard. And it's this singular duality that the young Montreal trio, consisting of Julia Daigle, Eliane Préfontaine and Pierre-Luc Begin, plays with on their fascinating latest album, À jamais privé de réponses. The debut full-length follows an EP they released in 2016.
Selector digger for ever Montrealer DJ Kobal, has dizzied audiences with his turntable skills since the early 1990s.
An informed music lover and co-owner of the Afro Kats record label, he is interested in all genres, but has a soft spot for funk and tropical. In the summer of 2009, Kobal was given the task of warming up the stage for Stevie Wonder at the opening show of the 30th Festival International de Jazz de Montreal. .....Kobal has performed alongside world artists such as Funkadelic,Roy Ayers,Fred Wesley ,Seun Kuti,Sharon Jones,Lee Fields, Quantic