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Interview: Vancouver’s Needles//Pins

On a sunny day in June during Ottawa Explosion Weekend, I caught up with Vancouver self-proclaimed powertrash band Needles//Pins. Their

  • 2017
  • August 25, 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
  • June 19, 2017
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The Yips, Air Loom, Ottawa, 613, garage, canadian music

The Yips release their new album Air Loom to the world and throw a massive party at Gabba Hey

My body aches. My shoulder feels like it was bent all the way back in the wrong direction. There are

  • 2014
  • April 6, 2014
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Searchlight 2013 – CBC All in a Day: Vote for your favourite Ottawa band

  The Canada-wide search for our nation’s favourite new artist is in full force, with almost 3,000 artists involved from

  • 2013
  • February 20, 2013
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