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Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

I Hear Music, Part 2

Sometimes the gods of music toy with the mortals who worship them *shakes fist angrily*

There are two concerts I'd really, really like to see happening at the end of July:

Yelle is playing Cabaret Juste Pour Rire on July 31.(23 $$) If that name doesn't ring a bell, you'll probably remember this video (if not, check your medical records, it probably sent you to the hospital with an epileptic seizure).



(There's a "classier" version too)

Definitely a show for fans of Peaches, M.I.A. and the 80s.

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But also playing that night is Camille of Le Fil and Le Sac des Filles fame, and Thomas Hellman. (35 $$)
I caught Thomas Hellman on CBC last night and fell kinda' in love. He plays French folk songs which invoke dusty country roads and grungy Plateau bars...

A Couple of Samples:

Caimille - Le Fil
Quand je marche
Ta douleur

Caimille - Le Sac des Fille
1, 2, 3


One show will probably get you bouncing around like you've eaten 5 boxes of nerds, and the other will make you feel like you're lounging in a porch swing watching the rain. To bad you have to choose..
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