indie

  • 2019
  • November 13, 2019

New Music: Dérives by Squerl Noir

When so many are turning to trap and auto-tune, Squerl Noir‘s sound on his debut EP Dérives feels stripped down

  • 2019
  • August 26, 2019

New Video: Save Me by Paragon Cause

Ottawa’s indie-electronica duo, Paragon Cause, recently released a dark and mysterious video for their latest single “Save Me.” The excellent

fet.nat
  • 2019
  • July 16, 2019

Hull’s Fet.Nat shortlisted for Polaris Prize

Hull’s own Fet.Nat has been shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize for their outstanding album Le Mal, released earlier this

diy

Opinion: Let’s Do It Ourselves

If you’ve spent any time in a local music scene, you’ve probably witnessed a bit of an obsession with DIY.

Review & Interview: Metric

Music scenes can create fascinating ecosystems, with bands cross-pollinating amongst themselves. Seattle’s grunge scene had multiple examples, such as Temple

dreamshell
  • 2019
  • April 2, 2019

Gallery: Dreamshell album release show at Pressed

Ottawa-based two-piece group Dreamshell released their debut full length record Unconnector at Pressed on Friday night, along with support from

mother mother
  • 2019
  • March 12, 2019

Gallery: Mother Mother & Said The Whale

Last week, Mother Mother stopped by Algonquin Commons Theatre while on their Dance and Cry Tour, along with support by

dear rouge
  • 2019
  • February 11, 2019

Dear Rouge, Bedouin Soundclash bring the heat at Ice Dragon Boat Festival

When you spend the day racing dragon boats up and down the Rideau Canal all weekend, it helps to know

sate
  • 2019
  • February 8, 2019

Megaphono: SATE, Teke Teke, Sparklesaurus & more

Ottawa’s coldest music festival and conference—Megaphono—has once again returned for its fifth year. Night one got off to a solid

top ottawa albums 2018
  • 2019
  • January 23, 2019

Top 18 Local Albums of 2018

2018 was a year of ups and downs. There’s a lot to be upset about in the world these days,