2021

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Michael Duguay video series brings pandemic observations to light

Photo by Jamie Kronick Last year, Michael Duguay was about to go on his first Canadian tour in over a

night lovell

Mining diamonds in the rough: On the pre-pandemic promoting biz’

Photo: Night Lovell at Algonquin Commons Theatre by Kevin Daly Brandon Bird, the owner of the concert promotion company Diamond

motherland

Motherland: The Good Ol’ Days

On Feb. 13, 2020 the lights shined bright throughout the Rainbow Bistro onto every gleaming face waiting to hear from

accursed spawn

Death Metal to the pandemic: shredding the Ottawa scene

Comeback tours are usually reserved for the veterans of the music industry who have gone on hiatus forty years after

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

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

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