• 2018
  • March 17, 2018

Diefenbunker opens its doors to a night of punk rock and zines

The idea is excellent. Who wouldn’t want to go to a punk show in a decommissioned Cold War bunker? The

  • 2017
  • December 28, 2017

Top 17 Local Albums of 2017

Another year in the books for music in the nation’s capital and another year of countless great releases. This list

  • 2017
  • November 27, 2017

Video Premiere: Nightshades – Double Vision

We’re excited to present the first look at Nightshades‘ new video for “Double Vision,” which appears on the recent self-titled

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  • 2017
  • August 22, 2017

Five Years – Ottawa 2012​-​2017 Compilation

Back in May, we celebrated our five-year anniversary with a couple of shows at The Record Centre. That was a

  • 2017
  • April 18, 2017

Smokes, Look Vibrant, & Nightshades @ Pressed

After a very, very last minute decision to go to a show, I was set to take on Pressed Café

  • 2017
  • March 23, 2017

Doldrums Festival Preview: March 24-25

Since 2012 the Doldrums Festival has been an annual respite from the cold and slushy tail end of winter in

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  • 2015
  • August 26, 2015

Marvest: Strengthening Ottawa music through partnerships

CityFolk is expanding its programming this year to include more local artists from the Ottawa/Gatineau region. Musical Harvest  – dubbed

  • 2015
  • June 19, 2015

Ottawa Explosion: Day 2 — June 18

Day two of Ottawa Explosion got off to a rocky start thanks to the fact that it was raining sideways,

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  • 2015
  • June 16, 2015

New Music: Nightshades — Wendy

Ottawa garage/punk trio Nightshades have just released their new EP Wendy, their second release in just over six months. The

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Video: Interview with Nightshades — Ontario Scene Festival

As we near the end of the Ontario Scene Festival presented by the National Arts Centre, Matías had the opportunity to