• 2017
  • February 6, 2018

Video Premiere: Claude Munson – Saluted By the Light Outside

Ottawa folk troubadour Claude Munson is almost ready to release his new album, titled The Silence Came After.’ Although it

  • 2017
  • February 10, 2017

MEGAPHONO 2017 in Photos

All photos by Els Durford/Ottawa Showbox 3 days, 13 venues, and 4147 pictures later, MEGAPHONO 2017 is done for another

  • 2017
  • February 6, 2017

MEGAPHONO: Bonnie Doon and Lonely Parade

Photo: Els Durnford Night two of MEGAPHONO took me to Black Squirrel Books to see Bonnie Doon and Lonely Parade.

  • 2017
  • February 3, 2017

MEGAPHONO: New Swears, Partner, Bry Webb, Pony Girl and Trails

Photo of New Swears enjoying a guitar brew – Photo by Els Durnford It is that wonderful time of year

  • 2017
  • February 2, 2017

Interview: Partner ready to take on the capital

The 2017 Megaphono Festival has begun, and has already rung in a number of successful music panels, events, and shows,

  • 2017
  • February 1, 2017

New Video: “Swallow You Whole” by Steve Adamyk Band

The Steve Adamyk Band recently release a dark video for their ripping track “Swallow You Whole.” The video kicks off

  • 2017
  • January 31, 2017

Megaphono to Showcase Emerging Music

Megaphono: verb. To amplify that which is heard locally, so it may reach a broader audience. February 1-3, 2017 //

dear blackwolf, irenes, ottawa
  • 2016
  • March 9, 2016

Dear Blackwolf, The Heavy Medicine Band and Brandon Allan @ Irene’s

Photo by Elizabeth Durnford On Friday, there was a warm crowd filling Irene’s Pub in anticipation of some sweet jams. I

new swears, ottawa, punk, megaphono
  • 2016
  • February 9, 2016


Photo by Elizabeth Durnford Day four of Megaphono wrapped up with a jam-packed lineup at Hull’s Axeneo7 art gallery. Online

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  • 2016
  • February 5, 2016

Megaphono Day 2: Andy Shauf, Merganzer and Fiver @ St. Albans

Photo by Elizabeth Durnford/Ottawa Showbox Setting Wednesday’s Megaphono stage at St Alban’s, a relatively dark room with a single blue