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With the release of their debut record Le compte complet (2004), Malajube literally took over the indie rock scene, and have drawn a wide amount of praise with their second album Trompe-l’oeil (2006), a masterpiece that found its way of springing out of the already artistically rich local music scene, with their unique and original sound. Labyrinthes (2009) confirmed that the band was one of the most prolific and talented bands from Montreal, by being “way ahead of anyone in the franco rock scene, with an almost alarming pace.” (Olivier Lalande, Nightlife Magazine, February 2009). Mark the date on your calendar, April 19th 2011, Malajube releases La caverne, its long awaited fourth studio album.

In addition of proudly winning five Felix awards over the years in their native province of Quebec, the latest for Alternative Album of the Year in 2009, Malajube was nominated twice for a Polaris Music Prize, Trompe-l’oeil and Labyrinthes having made the short list. The band has toured relentlessly the country and abroad playing more than hundreds of shows in Canada, in Europe, in the United States and Japan, visiting festivals and events such as the SXSW, CMJ Music Marathon, Osheaga, Les Eurockéennes and Les FrancoFolies de Montréal, turning on industry heads and listeners alike. Regardless of the language barrier, Malajube’s discography, especially Trompe-l’oeil, pleased critics from all around; The New York Times, NME, Pitchfork, Brooklyn Vegan, Wired, Fader, Filter, Spin, Penthouse, Men’s Health Journal, Vanity Fair and more, all praising Malajube’s music in unison.