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

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 by Dead Obies is now available on CD in stores and on their bandcamp. First released on vinyl and in digital format in November of 2013, the post-rap band’s debut album also made it onto the 2014 Polaris Music Prize Long List.

To mark Montréal $ud’s first anniversary, Dead Obies will release on Wednesday, November 12th 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.

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
10/31 Saint-Casimir, QC // La Taverne
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)
12/06 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

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.

Prize at the FrancoFolies

Dead Obies came out on top of the 4th edition of the Rendez-vous Pros des Francos, whose goal is to connect the music industries of Europe and Québec. The boys were offered a $10,000 prize offered by CKOI 96.9, intended to recognize and reward the Québecois artist or band who delivered the best performance during showcases, in order to propel the development of their career on the international stage. Furthermore, they will head to France in December for the Bars en Trans festival!