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Andrew Waines sticks to the grind as pandemic presses on

Despite COVID-19’s hurtful impact on the music industry, one Ottawa-based musician has dedicated himself to his career. Andrew Waines, a

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The Vinyl Frontier: Vertigo Records Relocates

The tone arm releases, the stylus touches the spinning record, and a sound so raw and authentic teleports the listener

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Reykjavictim: Nostalgic For What?

Adam McRae, the musician known as Reykjavictim, rode his bicycle on Nanchang Lu, met his wife and learned a language

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Mia Kelly and Neha Sin: Lost opportunities & hopeful futures

You’d be hard-pressed not to feel charmed after listening to the heartfelt folk-rock sounds of up-and-coming Ottawa artists Mia Kelly

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The Finely Tuned Elephant in the room: How three friends formed a jazz trio

For Ottawa jazz trio Finely Tuned Elephant, the year 2020 had been booked with shows after the release of their

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Opportunity from Isolation: Radmore makes the most of time

While many of us live paycheck to paycheck, gig artistry defies the nature of the full-time job and lends to

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Cevilain: “On Death & Dying”

Photo by Cole Lewis Photography Grieving is more like a roller coaster than a straight line. Having all found themselves

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Akeem Oh creates to connect

The subtle kickdrum mimicking a heartbeat is one of the many sounds singer-songwriter and producer Akeem Ouellet uses to create

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Not a moshpit in sight: Pandemic takes the wheel at RBC Bluesfest drive-in concerts

Going from loud cheers and a roaring mosh pit to experiencing 2020’s RBC Bluesfest a little differently, musicians were met

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Award-winning Ottawa artist Danielle Allard reaches out to community online

“Danielle’s remarkable selflessness .. was all she needed to bring comfort to those of us who tuned in to her livestreams at the beginning of the pandemic,” Berard said.