By: Missy Limina
I moved to Montreal from Atlanta about four months ago, and this was my first time at Cabaret du Mile End. When I walked in the door I was reminded of the 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia. The place is well laid out, with plenty of different areas for sitting and standing. The seating areas along the sides are raised to allow for decent viewing of the stage no matter where you are located inside the venue. The sound was well balanced, the crowd warm and enthusiastic.
I saw Russian Circles multiple times back in Atlanta, always at the same venue. It was exciting to see them in a new place with a different group of people. I was not familiar with The Atlas Moth before attending the show. Given Russian Circles’ tendency to tour with extremely loud bands such as Deafheaven and Boris, I expected a refreshing display of loud guitars. I could tell just from looking at their equipment that I would not be disappointed. Continue reading