Live Music Reviews

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Deathsticks, TORPOR, Death Exclamations and The Nailbiters @ Pressed Cafe

Ev has synesthesia, and they incorporate their sensory experiences into music reviews. Synesthesia is a condition in which the brain

  • 2019
  • May 24, 2019
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Review & Interview: Metric

Music scenes can create fascinating ecosystems, with bands cross-pollinating amongst themselves. Seattle’s grunge scene had multiple examples, such as Temple

  • 2019
  • May 16, 2019
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Suits n’ Toques say goodbye

After seven years of making people sing and dance at their shows, Suit n’ Toques called it a day in

  • 2019
  • April 16, 2019
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Tiny Moving Parts, Free Throw + Worlds Greatest Dad

Review On Saturday night, the place to be was The 27 Club.  The lineup was stacked, the crowd was pumped,

  • 2019
  • April 9, 2019
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Blue Rodeo rides into the sunset at the NAC

Erin Costelo The night started off with Erin Costelo, who is currently promoting her 5th studio album Sweet Mary. I’d

  • 2018
  • March 4, 2019
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GAZM, Faze, Doxx, Torpor, Liquid Assets at The Legion

Ev has synesthesia, and they incorporate their sensory experiences into music reviews. Synesthesia is a condition in which the brain

  • 2019
  • March 4, 2019
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August Burns Red, Fit For A King, Miss May I

Friday night in Ottawa got loud at the Bronson Centre. The sold out Dangerous Tour stop was highly anticipated as

  • 2019
  • February 27, 2019
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Megaphono: Monobrow, Dead Centuries & Destroy Clocks

Day three of Megaphono at House of Targ hosted three fierce Ottawa bands, leading the crowd through the late night

  • 2019
  • February 13, 2019
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Megaphono: Moonfruits & Cedric Noel

On the final night of Megaphono I took in two side-by-side shows that couldn’t be any more different from each

  • 2019
  • February 12, 2019
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Megaphono: Tallies, Mother Tongues & Empty Nesters

The final day of 2019’s Megaphono festival was packed with shows and panels all over town. My first stop was

  • 2019
  • February 12, 2019
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