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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,

  • 2018
  • January 12, 2019

Weekend Music Picks: Jan. 12-13

Saturday, January 12 The Jivewires at Irene’s Pub Late Night Vibes at Queen St. Fare That’s Hot, a 2000’s dance

the dirty nil
  • 2018
  • December 17, 2018

The Dirty Nil, Dead Soft, & Warp Lines at Babylon

Photo by Steve Gullick Back in November, I made my way through the vast, smoky, U-shaped venue that is Babylon Nightclub.

  • 2018
  • December 14, 2018

Holiday Boogie brings the cheer to Babylon this weekend

If there’s one thing we can agree on about the holiday season, it’s that togetherness really brings the cheer. That’s

  • 2018
  • December 13, 2018

Contest: Win tickets to see STARS at NAC Dec. 15

After nearly two decades as a band, Montreal’s STARS continue to bring their music to the masses across Canada. This

  • 2018
  • December 6, 2018

Go to prom with Jumpin’ Joel Flash & The Magic Machine

Most album releases happen in a bar or club, with the usual merch station and a few opening bands. Not

  • 2018
  • August 14, 2018

High Command, World War 4, and Spell Runner @ The Dom

Ev has synesthesia, and they incorporate their sensory experiences into music reviews. Synesthesia is a condition in which the brain

  • 2018
  • August 7, 2018

New Music: Novusolis – Collapse

A few weeks ago, Ottawa post-rock duo Novusolis released their sophomore album called Collapse through Head For West Records. The

  • 2018
  • August 3, 2018

Weekend Music Picks: Aug 3-5

Friday, Aug 3 Cœur de pirate salle Odyssée ‘ The 1980’s Night w/ DJ Ray Ray at The 27 Club