experimental

  • 2016
  • March 7, 2016

Charlotte Cornfield, Isaac Vallentin & Trails @ Pressed

Honestly, a winter’s concert at Pressed Café is as cozy as it gets. On the first Saturday of March, it

  • 2015
  • August 6, 2015

New Music: Tölt by Flying Hórses

I listened to the entirety of Tölt, the long-awaited debut LP by Ottawa’s Flying Hórses, approximately six times before finally understanding

  • 2015
  • June 12, 2015

Interview: Dublin’s Alarmist on their Maiden Canadian Voyage

In December—stay with me—a Montreal label called Poulet Neige hosted their annual La Liste de Noël that allowed subscribers to pick

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New Video: Pony Girl – Candy

Ottawa’s own atmospheric experimentalists Pony Girl (Pop Drone) have revealed their latest work, a new video for the track “Candy,”

  • 2015
  • April 21, 2015

New Music: The First Empire by Scattered Clouds

On this day in Hull, an LP came out on E-Tron Records. They call it The First Empire but it will

  • 2015
  • February 24, 2015

Joe Morris, Craig Pedersen & Mark Molnar @ Black Squirrel Books, Feb. 26

Black Squirrel Books will be hosting a night of improvisational music this Thursday featuring a trinity of powers that will

  • 2015
  • February 5, 2015

MEGAPHONO Artist Profile: Mehdi Cayenne Club

Another local band coming to a stage near you this afternoon for the MEGAPHONO Festival is the Mehdi Cayenne Club, an intense

  • 2015
  • February 4, 2015

MEGAPHONO: Last Ex, Evening Hymns & Scattered Clouds @ St. Alban’s

St. Alban’s Church hosted the first performances of the inaugural MEGAPHONO Festival last night and what a way to start! Getting

  • 2014
  • November 26, 2014

In Strange Spaces: Worlds collide as Dustin Finer enters La Petite Mort Gallery Nov. 27

On Thursday, November 27, Ottawa’s Pop Drone is presenting Montreal saxophonist Dustin Finer, along with his visual collaborator Daniel Freder at

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  • 2014
  • October 15, 2014

New Music: Heavy Bedroom – I Saw An End

Ottawa is full of strikingly talented musicians, many of whom have made themselves very comfortable beneath the under layer that