Interview: KJ Jansen from Chixdiggit on 25 years as a band Review: Basia Bulat at CityFolk Streaming & the New Music Economy Cityfolk Festival Preview: Top Picks New Video: Pony Girl – “Because You Loved Me” (cover) Contest: Enter to win CityFolk day passes Interview: Odonis Odonis talk Post Plague, tech & more

Interview: KJ Jansen from Chixdiggit on 25 years as a band

The seminal Canadian pop-punk band Chixdiggit are coming to Ottawa on their 25-year anniversary tour. I listened to Chixdiggit a lot…

Review: Basia Bulat at CityFolk

Photo of Basia Bulat in NYC earlier this year by Elizabeth Durnford (Ottawa Showbox) As I sat looking out at…

Streaming & the New Music Economy

As the music industry continues to shift under their feet, Canadian artists are being forced to adapt to a future…

Cityfolk Festival Preview: Top Picks

Featured photo by Steve Gerecke This year’s CityFolk festival has arrived, and we’re happy to bring you our picks for…

New Video: Pony Girl – “Because You Loved Me” (cover)

Ottawa’s Pony Girl have released a video for a dreamy, sexy cover of Céline Dion’s “Because You Loved Me.” This…

Contest: Enter to win CityFolk day passes

With autumn just around the corner, we wait patiently for the air to cool and the leaves to turn and…

Interview: Odonis Odonis talk Post Plague, tech & more

Featured photo by Oleg Pulemjotov Imagine a world in which technological advances have overtaken our humanity, leaving us plugged into…

Reviews

Review: Basia Bulat at CityFolk

Review: Basia Bulat at CityFolk

Sep 19, 2016 | No Comments

Photo of Basia Bulat in NYC earlier this year by Elizabeth Durnford (Ottawa Showbox) As I sat looking out at...

Interviews

Interview: KJ Jansen from Chixdiggit on 25 years as a band

Interview: KJ Jansen from Chixdiggit on 25 years as a band

Sep 21, 2016 | No Comments

The seminal Canadian pop-punk band Chixdiggit are coming to Ottawa on their 25-year anniversary tour. I listened to Chixdiggit a lot...

New Music

New Music:  <em>The Way You’ve Aged </em> by Jonathan Becker

New Music: The Way You’ve Aged by Jonathan Becker

Sep 21, 2016 | No Comments

Photo credit: Blair Smith Jonathan Becker (Dead Weights/The North Fields) just released a new solo EP The Way You’ve Aged....

New Videos

New Video: Carry On by Steve Adamyk Band

New Video: Carry On by Steve Adamyk Band

Sep 9, 2016 | No Comments

Steve Adamyk Band just released a new video for their song “Carry On” off their latest album Graceland. Most of...

Festivals

Review: Basia Bulat at CityFolk

Review: Basia Bulat at CityFolk

Sep 19, 2016 | No Comments

Photo of Basia Bulat in NYC earlier this year by Elizabeth Durnford (Ottawa Showbox) As I sat looking out at...

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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