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  • June 22, 2013

Ottawa Explosion Day 3: The Mandates and Chit Chat at Vetigo Records

  The Mandates played a great set at Vertigo Records in Ottawa June 21, while back in their home town

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  • June 21, 2013

Ottawa Explosion Day 2: Yellowteeth, Panic Attack, The Decay, Camp Radio and Finderskeeper at Mugshots.

No Prevenge (the scheduled headliner) no problem. Yellowteeth from Sackville, New Brunswick stepped in and played an excellent set for

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  • June 20, 2013

Ottawa Explosion Day 1: TV FREAKS and more at SAW Gallery

TV FREAKS broke through the static and kicked off Ottawa Explosion Weekend with a bang outside of Saw Galley on June

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  • June 19, 2013

Danish invasion at Babylon: Iceage, Lower and Pregnancy Scares

It was a Danish post-punk take over at Babylon on June 17th, with a hint of Ottawa hardcore. Yes, Babylon had

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  • June 17, 2013

Jesse Dangerously, Atherton, Abstract Artform and more at Ritual

Attendance was low but the rhymes were hype as several Canadian Hip-Hop artists delivered at Ritual Nigthclub on June 13.

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  • June 13, 2013

A Tribe Called Red is on the Polaris Prize long list, Again!

Ottawa’s one and only “Pow-wow step” innovators, A Tribe Called Red, have once again earned themselves a spot on the

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  • June 13, 2013

Big Eyes, Male Nurse Band and Tropical Dripps at Pressed on June 12

Big Eyes, a female lead punk rock trio from Seattle, Washington played a really fun set Wednesday night at Pressed.

Liferuiner, Being As An Ocean and Prophets at Club Saw June 5th

Liferuiner took over Club Saw Wednesday night and tore it up. Fresh off the release of their kick ass new

Silverstein, Of Reverie, Remember the Fire, Hemosphere and neighbours. at Mavericks

The angry and heart-broken high school kid in me felt fulfilled on June 4th as Silverstein killed it at Maverick’s.

DayDreams Are Mine To Keep: A Tribute To Karl Goertzen

Sometimes music is about more than simply entertaining, it is about unifying people for a good cause. It is about