Time Out rating:
Time Out says
Posted: Mon Sep 30 2013
La Maroquinerie's former life as a leather factory is little in evidence these days. It's now a bright café and bar in competition with La Bellevilloise, with a coveted downstairs concert venue that hosts the odd literary debate and a wealth of cool music acts. It's home to the Inrocks Indie Club nights, but there are still traces of its world music roots. The food is excellent - you can eat your way through the menu quite reasonably for around €25 - and wine sourced from across France starts at €3 a glass. The interior, with exposed brick, is cosy, and in summer chirpy locals invade the shaded terrace.
La Maroquinerie 23 rue Boyer
What's on at La Maroquinerie
House, techno and electro
Icelandic band GusGus was once a nine-piece dance group that showcased trip-hop and disco inspired beats. Having narrowed down to four members, GusGus have released many more studio albums, the latest being 'Mexico' (2014). It's full of big electronica...
It's been four years since these Vancouver indie semi-legends released an album, but we haven't forgotten about them: their sixth record 'Brill Bruisers' has been a long time coming. The collective – including AC Newman, Neko Case and Dan Bejar (of Destroyer)...