the archives

Montreal Underground Origins!

Montreal Underground Origins is a new project undertaken by Archive Montreal which aims to shine a light for current and future generations of artists on the early days of what is now considered a thriving city of the arts.

Check out the project’s image blog to peruse excerpts and full scans of vintage photos, magazines and varied publications from the era. The project’s blog features a growing number of articles, interviews and discussion transcripts exploring various aspects of the 1960s – 1970s Montreal underground arts and activist scene. Links to other websites, organizations or online resources to discover more about this era appear as a sidebar to the right of all posts on our blog.

Recent Articles
DIGITAL EXPOZINE Event: E-books and e-lending for authors and small publishers

DIGITAL EXPOZINE event: E-books and e-lending for authors and small publishers. Free admission. Tuesday October 27, 6 – 8 p.m., Atwater Library Auditorium, 1200 Atwater Ave. This fall, the people behind the huge Expozine small press fair bring you: DIGITAL EXPOZINE, a series of events exploring the world of digital publishing as it relates to authors and small publishers. This event will cover the creation of e-books and the opportunities

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The Wanted
Special Cassette shows!

Here are four recent shows where we played exclusively music from cassettes recently digitized by Archive Montreal. Many of the cassettes are from the CKUT music library. Listen to Montreal Sound Ark live online on CKUT or on the radio at 90.3 FM every Friday afternoon from 3 – 5 p.m. All song lists are Artist – Album – Song. Friday, May 29, 2015: 2015.05.29 15:00-17:00 -0400 Yvan Daniel, 45,

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Montreal Shows 1965 – 1975: Art Pop 2015, Exhibit Gallery

Here is a gallery of images taken of the huge exhibit Archive Montreal mounted for the Art Pop component of the 2015 Pop Montreal International Music Festival in Montreal. The exhibit took place, fittingly enough, in the former École des Beaux Arts on St-Urbain just north of Sherbrooke, where a great many artists, writers and musicians from the music and arts scene of the 1960s and 1970s attended school at

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