Ottawa Explosion

  • 2018
  • July 29, 2018

Gallery: METZ, DOXX and Deathsticks

Punk band Metz rolled through Babylon a few weeks back, presented by Ottawa Explosion and CHUO 89.1 FM. The band,

  • 2018
  • June 24, 2018

Gallery: Ottawa Explosion Weekend 2018

This year’s edition of Ottawa Explosion Weekend was something else. The main stage for the festival was moved to a

  • 2018
  • June 22, 2018

OXW 2018: Day 5 – Faze, Tortured Skull, Power of Fear

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

  • 2018
  • June 21, 2018

OXW 2018: Day 4 – Steve Adamyk Band, Deathsticks, Mallwalker

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

  • 2018
  • June 19, 2018

OXW 2018 Day 3 – Peach Kelli Pop, Bleu Nuit, Radiation Risks, DOXX, Leather Jacuzzi and Tightlip

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

  • 2018
  • June 16, 2018

OXW 2018: Day 2 – Strange Attractor, The Shame and Omerta @ The Dom

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

  • 2018
  • June 14, 2018

OXW 2018: Day 1 with FOAM, Expanda Fuzz and the Heavy Medicine Band at the 27 Club

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

Needles & Pins
  • 2017
  • August 25, 2017

Interview: Vancouver’s Needles//Pins

On a sunny day in June during Ottawa Explosion Weekend, I caught up with Vancouver self-proclaimed powertrash band Needles//Pins. Their

  • 2017
  • June 22, 2017

OXW Day 5: Trails, Lake Urmia, & Nice Try

Featured image by Els Durnford Trails was the first band to play. Songwriter Allie O’Manique’s sweet melodic voice gently flowed

shiverettes
  • 2017
  • June 19, 2017

OXW Day 4: Sally Ride, Empty Nesters, The Shiverettes, Toxic Thoughts

Photos by Sara Osmanovic I managed to get to Ottawa Explosion earlier than expected and in time to hear the