interview

for esme
  • 2019
  • October 5, 2019

For Esmé returns to Ottawa with fresh sounds

When we were approached to present Toronto’s For Esmé and Featurette on the same bill, it was a no-brainer. I’ve

Interview with Buffalo, NY’s one man musical explosion Science Man

Just in time for SOTO Fest III (June 6 to 9 in Ottawa), Ev interviewed Buffalo, New York’s very own

Rapid Fire Interview: River Jacks

Calgary punk rockers River Jacks are at it again. The road-ready group have packed tightly into their 2010 Dodge Grand

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

scott-helman
  • 2019
  • March 8, 2019

Scott Helman’s Hang Up Tour is Coming to Town

Toronto native Scott Helman has accomplished a lot since being signed with Warner Music Canada when he was 15 years

  • 2018
  • September 21, 2018

Interview: Becky Black of The Pack AD

The Pack AD don’t mess around. They have been one of the hardest working, hardest touring bands on the cross-Canada

  • 2018
  • April 24, 2018

New Music: “Heavy Head” by Fools of Love

Ottawa’s Fools of Love have been hard at work on their first full-length album scheduled for release this summer. The

catriona sturton
  • 2018
  • April 11, 2018

Hometown hero Catriona Sturton broadens horizons to better pluck our heartstrings

Catriona Sturton is a household name in Canadian music and beyond—her masterful blues guitar and harmonica stylings combined with her

ginny-band
  • 2018
  • March 13, 2018

Interview: Lesley Marshall of Ottawa’s new band GINNY

There is a new band in town, partners, and they are full of alt-country, twang, and heartache. GINNY is the

heavy bell
  • 2017
  • January 30, 2018

Heavy Bell brings By Grand Central Station to Ottawa Feb. 3

Once in a while a concept album comes along that moves us, emanating stories and experiences that we can somehow