Area Resident

  • 2018
  • October 25, 2018

New Music: Area Resident – Echolette

Area Resident, which is the brainchild of CBC journalist and beloved traffic guy Doug Hempstead, is set to release his

  • 2018
  • September 23, 2018

Track Premiere: Area Resident – It’s the Way I Am

Doug Hempstead’s project Area Resident is back with another full-length release called Echolette, slated for release through Record Centre Records

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  • 2018
  • March 13, 2018

Interview: Lesley Marshall of Ottawa’s new band GINNY

There is a new band in town, partners, and they are full of alt-country, twang, and heartache. GINNY is the

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  • 2017
  • February 13, 2018

Megaphono: Mushy Gushy, Area Resident and Little You Little Me

Photos by Els Durnford It was another snowy day in Ottawa and another great day for a Megaphono showcase. This

  • 2017
  • December 28, 2017

Top 17 Local Albums of 2017

Another year in the books for music in the nation’s capital and another year of countless great releases. This list