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New Music: Tired and Bored by Empty Nesters

Empty Nesters, the local lo-fi solo project of Eric Liao, recently released their fifth EP Tired and Bored. The band’s approach is

  • 2019
  • February 13, 2019
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Gallery: Single Mothers & Mushy Gushy at TARG

Last week, noisy London punk rockers Single Mothers returned to the captial. They’re continuing to ride the wave of their

  • 2018
  • November 26, 2018
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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

  • 2018
  • November 1, 2018
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New Music: Saint Clare — EPIII

There are few bands in Ottawa that have as big of a sound and stage presence as Saint Clare does.

  • 2018
  • April 26, 2018
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New Swears do it for the kids this holiday season

Ottawa’s New Swears are better known for their catchy garage rock and crazy partying on and off the stage than

  • 2017
  • December 20, 2017
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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

  • 2017
  • November 27, 2017
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OXW Day 4: The Smugglers, Needles//Pins, Tough Age and Expanda Fuzz

During Ottawa Explosion’s fourth day, the outdoor stage at Club SAW was rocked by the Mint Records Showcase featuring The

  • 2017
  • June 19, 2017
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OXW Day 2: Crusades, Partner, Strange Attractor, Lonely Parade + more

Photos by Els Durnford It is that wonderful time of year again when you know all that matters is going

  • 2017
  • June 16, 2017
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The Famines Discuss Their Own DIY-Minded Label Pentagon Black

Artwork by Lisa Czech The Famines are a Montreal-based noise garage music duo made up of Raymond Biesinger (who also

  • 2017
  • June 9, 2017
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JUNOfest: New Swears, NOBRO and Blve Hills at Bourbon Room

There were countless options for live music Friday night thanks to JUNOfest, and I chose to rock out with New

  • 2017
  • April 3, 2017
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