New Video: Calypso by Squerl Noir The Flatliners, A Wilhelm Scream & Single Mothers at The Brass Monkey Rewind: “I Love The Modern Way” by Andrew Vincent & The Pirates Video Premiere: Casa Lagarto – Lights Out Girls+ Rock Ottawa continues to grow as 2018 nears Video Premiere: Merganzer – Cloud Cover Video Premiere: Nightshades – Double Vision

New Video: Calypso by Squerl Noir

Local Francophone hip-hop artist Squerl Noir recently dropped a new video for his track “Calypso.” The black and white video is…

The Flatliners, A Wilhelm Scream & Single Mothers at The Brass Monkey

When the cold Ottawa winds start nipping around this time of year, there’s no better way to escape frozen realities…

Rewind: “I Love The Modern Way” by Andrew Vincent & The Pirates

  Album: I Love The Modern Way By: Andrew Vincent & The Pirates Released: March 31, 2003 Chris Page has…

Video Premiere: Casa Lagarto – Lights Out

We’re thrilled to premiere a new video by Ottawa experimental psych-rock group Casa Lagarto for their track “Lights Out.” “Lights…

Girls+ Rock Ottawa continues to grow as 2018 nears

In 2007, a passion for music and dedication to female empowerment spurred the creation of Ottawa Rock Camp for Girls—a…

Video Premiere: Merganzer – Cloud Cover

It’s been almost two years since violinist-extraordinaire Mika Posen released her debut solo record under the new moniker Merganzer. Before…

Video Premiere: Nightshades – Double Vision

We’re excited to present the first look at Nightshades‘ new video for “Double Vision,” which appears on the recent self-titled…

Reviews

The Flatliners, A Wilhelm Scream & Single Mothers at The Brass Monkey

The Flatliners, A Wilhelm Scream & Single Mothers at The Brass Monkey

Dec 12, 2017 | No Comments

When the cold Ottawa winds start nipping around this time of year, there’s no better way to escape frozen realities...

Interviews

Interview: Neil Bednis of Casper Skulls

Interview: Neil Bednis of Casper Skulls

Nov 22, 2017 | No Comments

Photo by Gabriela Osio Vanden Toronto’s Casper Skulls are currently wrapping up with touring their first full length album Mercy...

New Music

New Music: Slack Bridges – Joy of Joys

New Music: Slack Bridges – Joy of Joys

Nov 23, 2017 | No Comments

The band may only be a couple years old, but Slack Bridges already feels like a well-seasoned veteran of the...

New Videos

New Video: Calypso by Squerl Noir

New Video: Calypso by Squerl Noir

Dec 13, 2017 | No Comments

Local Francophone hip-hop artist Squerl Noir recently dropped a new video for his track “Calypso.” The black and white video is...

Festivals

The Suds and Sounds of Beau’s Oktoberfest

The Suds and Sounds of Beau’s Oktoberfest

Sep 21, 2017 | No Comments

Beau’s Oktoberfest kicks off this weekend, Sept. 22-23, in Vankleek Hill, just under one hour outside of Ottawa. It is...

Features

Rewind: “I Love The Modern Way” by Andrew Vincent & The Pirates

Rewind: “I Love The Modern Way” by Andrew Vincent & The Pirates

Dec 7, 2017 | No Comments

  Album: I Love The Modern Way By: Andrew Vincent & The Pirates Released: March 31, 2003 Chris Page has...

Photo Galleries

Black Oak Decline, Pyrrhon, Yautja, & The Great Sabatini at TARG

Black Oak Decline, Pyrrhon, Yautja, & The Great Sabatini at TARG

Nov 16, 2017 | No Comments

House of TARG, a timeless venue that brings all sorts of people together through pinball, perogies, and concerts, held one...

Ottawa Beat Column

The pay-to-play model has to go

The pay-to-play model has to go

Nov 2, 2017 | No Comments

Artwork by Steve St. Pierre In the world of live music, there are a number of ways in which artists,...

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