High Command, World War 4, and Spell Runner @ The Dom Sun rises on the first annual Beach Party Festival New Music: Novusolis – Collapse Mushy Gushy, No Aloha, & Casa Lagarto at Black Squirrel Gallery: METZ, DOXX and Deathsticks New Music: Buck n’ Nice – EMAG New Music: “Sober Dawn” by Jonathan Becker & The North Fields

High Command, World War 4, and Spell Runner @ The Dom

Ev has synesthesia, and they incorporate their sensory experiences into music reviews. Synesthesia is a condition in which the brain…

Sun rises on the first annual Beach Party Festival

Ocean. Sand. Speedos. Summer days at the beach should be celebrated for many reasons, but you won’t find those things…

New Music: Novusolis – Collapse

A few weeks ago, Ottawa post-rock duo Novusolis released their sophomore album called Collapse through Head For West Records. The…

Mushy Gushy, No Aloha, & Casa Lagarto at Black Squirrel

Last weekend was stacked with good shows. No matter what I chose to do there was an equally solid show…

Gallery: METZ, DOXX and Deathsticks

Punk band Metz rolled through Babylon a few weeks back, presented by Ottawa Explosion and CHUO 89.1 FM. The band,…

New Music: Buck n’ Nice – EMAG

Hip hop is like any other genre in the music industry. There are some real artists that work hard and…

New Music: “Sober Dawn” by Jonathan Becker & The North Fields

Ottawa’s Jonathan Becker & The North Fields recently released their debut full-length album Sober Dawn. The album builds on the…

Reviews

High Command, World War 4, and Spell Runner @ The Dom

High Command, World War 4, and Spell Runner @ The Dom

Aug 14, 2018 | No Comments

Ev has synesthesia, and they incorporate their sensory experiences into music reviews. Synesthesia is a condition in which the brain...

Interviews

Kimmortal Bringing DIY Art and Rap to Ottawa

Kimmortal Bringing DIY Art and Rap to Ottawa

Jun 12, 2018 | No Comments

Kim Villagante, better known as Kimmortal is a queer Filipinx visual artist and rapper from Vancouver known for her story like...

New Music

New Music: Novusolis – Collapse

New Music: Novusolis – Collapse

Aug 7, 2018 | No Comments

A few weeks ago, Ottawa post-rock duo Novusolis released their sophomore album called Collapse through Head For West Records. The...

New Videos

New Video – Justice by Scattered Clouds

New Video – Justice by Scattered Clouds

Jun 21, 2018 | No Comments

Hull post-punk group Scattered Clouds recently released an incredibly well animated and intense video for their new single “Justice.” The song is...

Festivals

Sun rises on the first annual Beach Party Festival

Sun rises on the first annual Beach Party Festival

Aug 8, 2018 | No Comments

Ocean. Sand. Speedos. Summer days at the beach should be celebrated for many reasons, but you won’t find those things...

Features

From the Expert: Getting Into Sound Engineering

From the Expert: Getting Into Sound Engineering

Mar 7, 2018 | No Comments

Have you ever looked at the back of a room during a show, and noticed a person straining their neck...

Photo Galleries

Gallery: We Were Sharks, Mayfield, Settle Your Scores, The Thirteenth Floor and The Great Diversion

Gallery: We Were Sharks, Mayfield, Settle Your Scores, The Thirteenth Floor and The Great Diversion

Aug 13, 2018 | No Comments

We Were Sharks, Mayfield, Settle Your Scores, The Thirteenth Floor and The Great Diversion rocked The 27 Club stage in...

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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