Ghislain Poirier

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Spring releases II: The quickening

Last week I discussed a trio of new drone and improv releases by local artists, but there’s a bounty of homegrown beat-based recordings due out this spring as well.
Andr é Obin, Zer0 G, Dutty Artz, and DJ C
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  May 19, 2008

Montreal express

When Montreal DJ and producer Ghislain Poirier plays  Beat Research at Enormous Room this Monday, he should feel right at home.
Ghislain Poirier sweeps into Boston
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  March 04, 2008

Playlist: June 1, 2007

Exillon, Ghislain Poirier, Alter Ego V Lil Keke, and more.
DJ C’s five favorite tracks made by MySpace friends
By DJ C  |  May 29, 2007

Linwood bounce

Beat Research is going large this Friday with Bouncement, a party of extreme bass sound and huge beats with an experimental touch. Juelz Santana, "Santana's Town (Ghislain Poirier remix)" (mp3)
Beat Research goes big; 7L skates and Dudley rocks
By DAVID DAY  |  March 27, 2007

Laying down tracks

Compartmentalized hip-hop is dead — at least that’s what a backpacker I met at the Jeezy concert told me.
Hip-hop gets all mixed up
By MATTHEW GASTEIER  |  October 02, 2006

Religion and shit

If punk is really just folk music, maaaan , then how come so many punks insist on getting back to roots-rock in their old age?
Download new tracks Greg Graffin, the Clipse, and Shit Robot
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  May 31, 2006


Mix matters

In recent years, our random cultural generator has produced a new breed of DJ, blog-fueled crews who brazenly mix R&B with post-rock and reggaeton with pop punk as they host parties in cities from Seattle to Atlanta and cultivate their audience on-li
The secret success of Certified Bananas
By DAVID DAY  |  May 15, 2006

Canadian clubbed - side

By  |  March 07, 2006

Canadian clubbed

As red-hot underground DJs go, Ghislain Poirier is as understated as it gets.
Two new sides of DJ Ghislain Poirier
By DAVID DAY  |  March 07, 2006

Class act

With Boston bursting at the seams with colleges and conservatories, music knowledge can get you quite far in this town.
Wayne brings his wax to school; a VFW house party
By DAVID DAY  |  January 23, 2006