Author Archives: Mar Sellars

About Mar Sellars

Radio host and music PR person. Mar also plays bass, promotes monthly gigs, manages Partner and spends most of her time working for the record label Hand Drawn Dracula. Her past includes BBC, touring Germany 7 times, CBC radio personality and lots of writing for music blogs. She’s lived in Vancouver, London and Berlin but now very happy to call Toronto her permanent home. Her two favourite things in the world are music festivals and waterparks.

M FOR MONTREAL 2016: 5 Highlights

M for Montreal isn’t like most festivals. It’s more like a holiday camp for the music industry. It’s small, it’s intimate and what’s great is if you are lucky enough to attend as a delegate you actually get to meet…

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POP MONTREAL 2016: 5 Highlights

Every September I make my annual trip to Montreal to eat bagels, see friends, bands and collect some swag and experiences. This year, like every year at Pop Montreal, there was an abundance of things to see and do –…

Polaris Music Prize 2016

It was the 11th annual Polaris Music Prize Gala this past Monday September 19th. A prize based on similar award events in other countries such as the UK’s Mercury Prize, Scandinavia’s Nordic Music Prize and the Choice Music Prize in…

An Interview with L.A. FOSTER

L.A. FOSTER (aka Lesley Ann Foster) is no beginner to the stage, she’s played in Mozart’s Sister, Karneef, been a prominent DJ, lived all over the world and last year unleashed her solo project onto the world as LA Foster. Foster…