Contest: Win tickets to Shad + TAPAS Nov. 22 Contest: Win tickets to Tanika Charles at NAC Nov. 23 Film & Music Submissions open for Mirror Mountain New Music: Steve St. Pierre — Stubborn Romance The Wonder Years, Have Mercy, & more at The Brass Monkey New Video: “Ghosts and Flowers” by Expanda Fuzz The Reclamation of Michael C. Duguay

Contest: Win tickets to Shad + TAPAS Nov. 22

Shad is back in the game, and he’s returning to the nation’s capital on November 22nd alongside local hip hop…

Contest: Win tickets to Tanika Charles at NAC Nov. 23

*Note – This contest is now closed.  Polaris-nominated artist Tanika Charles is making her return to the capital on November…

Film & Music Submissions open for Mirror Mountain

Mirror Mountain Film Festival is once again accepting proposals from musicians and media artists for the live music and visual portion of…

New Music: Steve St. Pierre — Stubborn Romance

The mind of a creator can be complicated. The web of ideas and emotions that is spun making a record…

The Wonder Years, Have Mercy, & more at The Brass Monkey

Words by Michelle Heenan Photos by Aidan Thatcher The night started off early with Roxbury, a three piece rock band from…

New Video: “Ghosts and Flowers” by Expanda Fuzz

Photo by Petr Maur Ottawa’s lo-fi garage rockers Expanda Fuzz just released a new video just in time for Halloween, for…

The Reclamation of Michael C. Duguay

Over five years since he last toured with Evening Hymns, wrote a song, or recorded new music, Michael C. Duguay…

Reviews

The Wonder Years, Have Mercy, & more at The Brass Monkey

The Wonder Years, Have Mercy, & more at The Brass Monkey

Nov 12, 2018 | No Comments

Words by Michelle Heenan Photos by Aidan Thatcher The night started off early with Roxbury, a three piece rock band from...

Interviews

The Reclamation of Michael C. Duguay

The Reclamation of Michael C. Duguay

Oct 26, 2018 | No Comments

Over five years since he last toured with Evening Hymns, wrote a song, or recorded new music, Michael C. Duguay...

New Music

New Music: Steve St. Pierre — Stubborn Romance

New Music: Steve St. Pierre — Stubborn Romance

Nov 13, 2018 | No Comments

The mind of a creator can be complicated. The web of ideas and emotions that is spun making a record...

New Videos

New Video: “Ghosts and Flowers” by Expanda Fuzz

New Video: “Ghosts and Flowers” by Expanda Fuzz

Nov 1, 2018 | No Comments

Photo by Petr Maur Ottawa’s lo-fi garage rockers Expanda Fuzz just released a new video just in time for Halloween, for...

Festivals

Gallery: CityFolk 2018

Gallery: CityFolk 2018

Sep 20, 2018 | 1 Comment

This year’s CityFolk festival was full of stellar performances by both veteran and emerging acts. Whether it was the delicate...

Features

Ottawa is having an urban music renaissance

Ottawa is having an urban music renaissance

Aug 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

Kevin Bourne is the co-founder and Editor of SHIFTER Magazine, a hub for people with strong ideas, discerning tastes in culture,...

Photo Galleries

The Wonder Years, Have Mercy, & more at The Brass Monkey

The Wonder Years, Have Mercy, & more at The Brass Monkey

Nov 12, 2018 | No Comments

Words by Michelle Heenan Photos by Aidan Thatcher The night started off early with Roxbury, a three piece rock band from...

Ottawa Beat Column

Breaking Down the Ottawa Music Strategy

Breaking Down the Ottawa Music Strategy

May 10, 2018 | No Comments

Last month, the City of Ottawa’s city council unanimously voted in favour of adopting the first-ever official music strategy in...

Francoville

Francoville: Osheaga débarque en ville

Francoville: Osheaga débarque en ville

Jul 18, 2018 | No Comments

D’emblée, j’ai toujours ressenti un mélange d’amour et de haine pour le festival de musique et d’arts Osheaga qui se...

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