Amanda Rheaume discusses her new album <em>Holding Patterns</em> Interview: Downtown Boys talk Springsteen, US immigration, & more Ottawa Invades POUZZA FEST: A Documentary Chandra, Bile Sister, and Doves @ Gabba Hey OMIC announces Ottawa showcase at Canadian Music Week, May 5 Moroccan Sun, Grounders and The Zolas’ Dance off at Zaphod’s Arboretum Festival makes big lineup announcement

Amanda Rheaume discusses her new album Holding Patterns

There’s a good reason why Amanda Rheaume has become one of Ottawa’s most revered and respected musicians. If you’ve had…

Interview: Downtown Boys talk Springsteen, US immigration, & more

Photo by Christopher Grady Consider yourself warned – you’ve never heard a band like Downtown Boys before. Who knew so…

Ottawa Invades POUZZA FEST: A Documentary

In May of 2015, Eric and I had a crazy idea. We joked about going to Pouzza Fest – a…

Chandra, Bile Sister, and Doves @ Gabba Hey

In this age of easy knowledge, there are hardly any corners of the cultural map still under shadow. It takes…

OMIC announces Ottawa showcase at Canadian Music Week, May 5

The Ottawa Music Industry Coalition is making good on its goal of growing Ottawa’s music industry, and it is doing…

Moroccan Sun, Grounders and The Zolas’ Dance off at Zaphod’s

Hometown heroes Moroccan Sun gave Zaphod’s a stadium-worthy show as the first opening act for The Zolas this past Friday…

Arboretum Festival makes big lineup announcement

Arboretum Festival is going big on it’s fifth anniversary (has it already been five years?!) as the first wave of…

Reviews

Beauty in Absurdity: Fet.Nat at Mercury Lounge

Beauty in Absurdity: Fet.Nat at Mercury Lounge

May 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Seldom is it that a room fills up with people buzzing for a one-band bill, but Fet.Nat seems exceptional in...

Interviews

Amanda Rheaume discusses her new album <em>Holding Patterns</em>

Amanda Rheaume discusses her new album Holding Patterns

May 2, 2016 | No Comments

There’s a good reason why Amanda Rheaume has become one of Ottawa’s most revered and respected musicians. If you’ve had...

New Music

New Music: DOXX Ottawa’s Newest Hardcore Band

New Music: DOXX Ottawa’s Newest Hardcore Band

Apr 29, 2016 | No Comments

Ottawa’s newest hardcore band DOXX recently dropped their first EP where they channel the hardcore of old. The four-piece which...

New Videos

New Video: Harea Band – <em>Drop and Dance</em>

New Video: Harea Band – Drop and Dance

Apr 2, 2016 | No Comments

Harea Band are back with a brand new video for the single “Drop and Dance” off their upcoming EP All...

Festivals

Ottawa Invades POUZZA FEST: A Documentary

Ottawa Invades POUZZA FEST: A Documentary

Apr 16, 2016 | No Comments

In May of 2015, Eric and I had a crazy idea. We joked about going to Pouzza Fest – a...

Throwback Thursdays

Throwback Thursday: Ottawa Gaga Compilation (2009)

Throwback Thursday: Ottawa Gaga Compilation (2009)

Jan 21, 2016 | No Comments

Over two weekends in March, 2009, 15 bands got two hours each to lay down one track live off the floor....

Thirsty Thursdays

Thirsty Thursday: Saint Patty’s Edition – Lone Wolf McAle from Nita Beer Company

Thirsty Thursday: Saint Patty’s Edition – Lone Wolf McAle from Nita Beer Company

Mar 17, 2016 | No Comments

Beer: Lone Wolf McAle from Nita Beer Company Style: Ginger Spice Ale ABV: 5.5% Pairing: A  playlist featuring red heads...

Hip Hop Column: Off The Mix

Off The Mic: March Edition

Off The Mic: March Edition

Mar 1, 2016 | No Comments

A lot of hip-hop heavyweights dropped music over the last little while (e.g. Kanye, Rhianna, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Drake) so you might...

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