Garage

ornaments

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

empty nesters band
  • 2019
  • February 13, 2019

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

  • 2018
  • November 26, 2018

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

Photo by Petr Maur
  • 2018
  • November 1, 2018

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

saint clare
  • 2018
  • April 26, 2018

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.

new swears
  • 2017
  • December 20, 2017

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

nightshades
  • 2017
  • November 27, 2017

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

smugglers
  • 2017
  • June 19, 2017

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
  • June 16, 2017

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

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