• 2013
  • April 13, 2013

Ottawa Sucks Volume 1: Punk and Hardcore Takeover

Ottawa Sucks Volume 1 kicked off loud and hard Friday night at the Montgomery Legion on Kent. The dimly lit

  • 2013
  • April 8, 2013

Mehdi Cayenne Club spiced up Pressed Saturday night

Mehdi Cayenne Club brought their political angst, bleeding heart and mighty fine rock to Pressed Saturday night. The Ottawa group,

  • 2013
  • March 31, 2013

Peach Kelli Pop, The Girlfriends and Voicemail rock out at the Fun-Boy Clubhouse

Peach Kelli Pop headlined one of the craziest and most packed Fun-Boy Clubhouse shows ever on Friday night. But what

  • 2013
  • March 29, 2013

The Souljazz Orchestra and Ikebe Shakedown kicked brass at Babylon

(photo by Alexandre Mattar) The Souljazz Orchestra and Ikebe Shakedown sold out Babylon Nightclub Thursday March 28. One of Ottawa’s

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  • March 24, 2013

Teenanger, The Yips and Average Times break out at Mugshots

Mugshots hosted a rager late Friday night as Teenanger, The Yips and Average Times shook the walls of the old jail

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  • March 24, 2013

Roberta Bondar’s Tape Release at Café Alt

Roberta Bondar brought their dark noise rock to Café Alt Friday March 22, for their tape release party . Yes

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  • March 21, 2013

Battle for the Wednesday patron: The Laff and Mugshots

                                                  I have noticed that Wednesday has quickly become one of the busiest nights in the Ottawa music scene,

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  • March 17, 2013

Hilotrons and Silkken Laumann bring the dance to Babylon

Friday night March 15, Babylon was host to one of the best dance parties of the year, thanks to Silkken

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  • March 11, 2013

John Carroll and Catriona Sturton at Pressed Cafe

John Carroll, one of Ottawa’s premier storytellers, wowed a jammed packed Pressed Cafe, Saturday March 9th. The boisterous cafe grew

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  • March 10, 2013

Beheading of a King goes medieval on Club Saw

One of the elements I hoped to add to the site was more coverage of punk, hardcore and metal in