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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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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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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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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.

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No judgement, no limitations for Michelle Treacy

Photos and music video by Zoe Akiko The first time she performed on stage was for a first grade talent

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BLAKDENIM: Confronting racism through music on latest LP

Photo by Neil Torres/Facebook Combining the sounds of R&B, soul, ‘70s funk, punk and big-band music with traditional hip-hop, BLAKDENIM

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Setting the record straight: Checking in on Ottawa’s vinyl shops

Pulling it out of its sleeve, placing it on the turntable and setting the needle down to your favorite tune

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Nambi gets back to her roots

By Eric Scharf & Matías Muñoz Photo source: Ottawa’s Own The current music climate is not exactly peachy right now.