Dead Obies win 4 prizes at GAMIQ

While they were on a plane flying to France, Dead Obies won four awards at the GAMIQ, which honours Quebec independent music. They were awarded trophies for Rap Album of the YearBreakthrough Artist of the YearSong of the Year (Montréal $ud) and Show of the Year.

The boys are currently in France where they will be performing in seven cities, including a stop at the Trans Musicales in Rennes.

Upcoming shows
12/02 Lille, FR // La Péniche
12/04 Rennes, FR // Ubu (Trans Musicales de Rennes)
12/05 Sannois, FR // EMB
12/06 Paris, FR // Flèche d’Or
12/09 Dijon, FR // La Péniche Cancale
12/10 Laval, FR // 6 Par 4
12/12 Nancy, FR // L’Autre Canal

Dead Obies release a Montréal $ud CD and book, and announce France tour dates

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To mark Montréal $ud’s first anniversary, Dead Obies is releasing a book of the same title, designed to be a companion to the album. In addition to a glossary of terms used by the band, the book talks about the Dead Obies’ journey and the production of Montréal $ud, while dissecting the lyrics of the album’s 17 songs over more than 130 pages. You can order the book on bandcamp, or buy it in stores (see list below).

Nominated for Album of the Year – Hip-hop and Album of the Year – Critics’ Choice at this year’s L’Autre Gala de L’ADISQ, Montréal $ud is now available on CD in stores and on their bandcamp.

Having won a cash prize awarded by CKOI 96.9 for the best showcase at the 2014 Rendez-vous Pros des Francos, Dead Obies will be off to conquer France in December, where they will perform in seven cities, including Paris and Rennes (at the Trans Musicales). In the meantime, be sure to catch them on November 21st at the SAT during M for Montreal.

Upcoming shows
11/14 Joliette, QC // Cabaret Telus de la Salle Rolland-Brunelle
11/21 Montreal, QC // SAT (M for Montreal)
11/29 Sherbrooke, QC // Boquébière
12/02 Lille, FR // La Péniche
12/04 Rennes, FR // Ubu (Trans Musicales de Rennes)
12/05 Sannois, FR // EMB
12/06 Paris, FR // Flèche d’Or
12/09 Dijon, FR // La Péniche Cancale
12/10 Laval, FR // 6 Par 4
12/12 Nancy, FR // L’Autre Canal

Stores selling the book
Librairie Le port de tête (MTL)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly (MTL)
L’Oblique (MTL)
Disques et Rubans International (Drummondville)
Fréquences Le Disquaire (St-Hyacinthe)
Archambault
Renaud-Bray

2014 ADISQ + GAMIQ Nominations

Congrats to Dead Obies who have been nominated in two categories at this year’s L’Autre Gala de l’ADISQ for their debut album, Montréal $udAlbum of the Year – Hip-Hop and Album of the Year – Critic’s Choice.

They’re also nominated in six categories at the GAMIQ: Artist of the Year, Show of the Year, Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Song of the Year (for Montréal $ud), Video of the Year (for Tony Hawk) and Rap Album of the Year (for Montréal $ud). You can vote for them in the first five categories online until October 31st.