RYAN playground's new single "Are You Mad?"

  

RYAN Playground premiered the first single off her upcoming album, elle, on NYLON this past week. The track, "Are You Mad?" features a dark emotional sound accompanied by heavy bass and airy vocals. It is the first release that Ryan has on Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth's label Secret Songs. The full album is set to be released on February 24th. But for now, here is the single.

iLoveMakonnen performance at APT 200

  

Friday night featured one of the hottest artists of 2015 performing at Apt. 200 in Montreal. Atlanta artist iLoveMakonnen came through and played a 6 song set to a packed bar that included his hits "Tuesday" and "I dont sell Molly no more". To close out his time in Montreal, Makonnen came through the Saintwoods office to be a part of a photo shoot for one of our up coming projects. Check the recap of the night above. 

Saintwoods x IGLOOFEST opening night

   

Last weekend was Saintwoods Night on the opening night of Igloofest. Thursday night, La Scène Sapporo hosted Saintwoods artist RYAN Playground as she performed alongside headliners Bonobo and Lunice. While Scène Videotron featured music by headlined by notable culture creator Heron Preston, as well as WYLN and a B2B of MLB and Rue de Bois. We wrapped up the night with the Saintwoods Official Afterparty at 3643 St Laurent APT 200 sponsored by Jågermeister. From out in the cold, the afterparty kept the bar warm and cozy with music from our igloofest artists highlighted by Heron Preston and RYAN Playground.

RYAN Playground - bdkmv

  

We are proud to announce that Saintwoods artist RYAN Playground has just premiered on The Fader for her adaptation of "Bitch Dont Kill My Vibe". Ryan's "zen" reworking of the song brings about an "airy, even-keeled" feel to the Kendrick Lamar cover. This release also marks the official announcement of her debut album elle to be released on February 24th with Ryan Hemsworths label Secret Songs. To read the full article on The Fader click here. 




Never trouble trouble until trouble troubles you

  

This week, Saintwoods released a music project entitled "Never Trouble Trouble Until Trouble Troubles You". The fundamental concept of the release is to showcase the artists that we at Saintwoods either represent or collaborate with on a regular basis. From top to bottom, the compilation consists of local artists who are currently getting notable attention in their respective careers. Take a listen and see for yourself.




NYE with Saintwoods

  

New Years Eve was a night packed with events at all of our spots. In Montreal we brought in 2016 with The Saintwoods House Party at 3643 St Laurent APT 200 with music by The Holy, Montrilla, myfrienderic and Rue de Bois as well as "Réveillon du Nouvel An" at École Privée with Hilly. Over in Toronto, 1034 Queen W APT 200 was lit with sounds by Happy Boy Tona, Teo Nio and Jayem Kayem. Happy New Year ♥︎

 

 

The Hundreds Spitset at APT 200

  

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For back to back nights this weekend, Saintwoods and The Hundreds teamed up for The Hundreds block party inspired concept series "SPITSET" at both Apartment 200 locations. The Friday night performance at 1034 Queen W APT 200 in Toronto was headlined by Drew Howard and was an absolute smash, only to be followed up by the same madness the next night in Montreal with The Posterz going off at 3643 St Laurent APT 200. Both performances were accompanied by L.A Rapper and Producer Alexander Spit. To see more about the event, check it out here

Travis Scott Afterparty at 3643 St-Laurent Apt. 200

    

Travis Scott brought down the house on Tuesday night. After his performance with The Weeknd at the Bell Centre, Travis came through Apt.200 to perform the craziest set we've seen in time. His 7 songs show featured all of the hits from his new album "Rodeo" including "Antidote" as well as a debut live club performance of "Oh My Dis Side". Check more pictures by partywithsylvain here.

Jazz Cartier Afterparty at Apt 200

    

One of the Rap games newest up and comers Jazz Cartier put on at 3643 St-Laurent Apt 200 last Thursday at his official Afterparty. In what has become routine for Jazz as of late, he put on a spectacular show for a full crowd. His intensity and high energy blew the top off of the place and had everyone going on a wave. To hear more of Jazz Cartier's music, check him out here.

Virgil Abloh at École Privée

    

Thursday night was lit. Big thanks to Virgil Abloh for giving us one of the most hype shows of the year. Fashion aficionado and creative director of Off White Virgil, who performed under his musical moniker Flat White, performed a crazy set alongside Montreal's own Tommy Kruise to a room that was filled to the rim. The night also featured an appearance from the self proclaimed "King of Youth", Ian Connor. Check out all the pictures of the night on the École Privée tumblr right here

XO Afterparty at Apt. 200 Toronto by Remy Martin

    

The Remy Martin official afterparty for The Weeknd's performance in Toronto was held at 1034 Queen W. Apt 200 this past week. In addition to the XO crew, the private concert afterparty featured appearances from High Klassified as well as scintillating rap artist Travis Scott. Check out more pictures of the party here after the jump. 

HALLOWEEN AT ÉCOLE PRIVÉE WITH KENNY GLASGOW

   

Toronto based DJ and producer Kenny Glasgow performed at École Privée this past Thursday as a part of our Saintwoods Halloween weekend line up. Formerly one half of Art Department, Kenny Glasgow played to a costumed crowd and put his spin on our weekly Thursday event. Head over to the École Privée tumblr to see more pictures from the night. 

 

 

P.K.Subban website launch @ École privÉe

       

Friday Oct 16, Canadien’s very own P.K.Subban celebrated the launch of his new website, www.pksubban.com. After pledging 10 million dollars towards Montreal’s Children’s Hospital, our city’s finest filled the house to show support. According to The Montreal Gazette “École Privée, a club that opened in July, was jam-packed Friday night for the launch party. Most there were friends and colleagues of the various partners involved in the website. His sisters Natasha and Natassia were on hand for the party, as were his parents. Canadiens owner Geoff Molson was also there.”