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New Music: Compassion Fatigue by Ornaments

Compassion Fatigue, the first album released in eight years by Ottawa three-piece Ornaments, is an early candidate for album of

  • 2019
  • 2 July 2019
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New Music: Tired and Bored by Empty Nesters

Empty Nesters, the local lo-fi solo project of Eric Liao, recently released their fifth EP Tired and Bored. The band’s approach is

  • 2019
  • 13 February 2019
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Gallery: Single Mothers & Mushy Gushy at TARG

Last week, noisy London punk rockers Single Mothers returned to the captial. They’re continuing to ride the wave of their

  • 2018
  • 26 November 2018
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New Video: “Ghosts and Flowers” by Expanda Fuzz

Photo by Petr Maur Ottawa’s lo-fi garage rockers Expanda Fuzz just released a new video just in time for Halloween, for

  • 2018
  • 1 November 2018
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New Music: Saint Clare — EPIII

There are few bands in Ottawa that have as big of a sound and stage presence as Saint Clare does.

  • 2018
  • 26 April 2018
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New Swears do it for the kids this holiday season

Ottawa’s New Swears are better known for their catchy garage rock and crazy partying on and off the stage than

  • 2017
  • 20 December 2017
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Video Premiere: Nightshades – Double Vision

We’re excited to present the first look at Nightshades‘ new video for “Double Vision,” which appears on the recent self-titled

  • 2017
  • 27 November 2017
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OXW Day 4: The Smugglers, Needles//Pins, Tough Age and Expanda Fuzz

During Ottawa Explosion’s fourth day, the outdoor stage at Club SAW was rocked by the Mint Records Showcase featuring The

  • 2017
  • 19 June 2017
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OXW Day 2: Crusades, Partner, Strange Attractor, Lonely Parade + more

Photos by Els Durnford It is that wonderful time of year again when you know all that matters is going

  • 2017
  • 16 June 2017
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The Famines Discuss Their Own DIY-Minded Label Pentagon Black

Artwork by Lisa Czech The Famines are a Montreal-based noise garage music duo made up of Raymond Biesinger (who also

  • 2017
  • 9 June 2017
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