Unpredictable Suuns

Montreal rock band Suuns will be making their first Sled Island appearance this year at The Palomino on June 20.
 Their stop at Sled Island comes during a long tour this summer to promote their latest album, Images du Futur which was released in March. The Suuns spent three weeks touring in Europe and the… Continue reading Unpredictable Suuns

Online Exclusive: Sled Island 2012 show reviews

Since its debut in 2007, Sled Island has captured the hearts of audiences across Canada. This captivation is the result of many distinct parts: the amazing venues, talented musicians and local art all play role in making the festival what it is. Yet the thing that rules most about Sled Island is its simplicity —… Continue reading Online Exclusive: Sled Island 2012 show reviews

Party, party, party hard with Andrew W.K.

Andrew W.K. knew he finally hit the big time when he met face-to-face with one of Canada’s most notorious celebrity interviewers — Narduwuar the Human Serviette. Even before the famously nerdy journalist approached him for the interview, W.K. had admired him for years. “I saw his videos in 1997 or ’98 on a VHS copy… Continue reading Party, party, party hard with Andrew W.K.

Sled Island films show music in the mix

Ever willing to expand its content for festival-goers, Sled Island has moved beyond its comfort zone again with an impressive film component curated by Jeanette Burman. Burman, who previously organized the Show Us Your Shorts Film Festival, explains that there are a variety of flicks offered to both hungry film fans and those interested in… Continue reading Sled Island films show music in the mix