Features

Greathunter – Prey

November 3rd, 2017  |  by  |  published in Album Recommendations, Features

Greathunter - Prey

On their debut full length album Prey, Ottawa’s own Greathunter strikes a wonderful balance between ambition and subtly. The seven tracks on this album all have wonderfully nuanced production and dense compositions, but they are definitely not making noise for the sake of being heard. Every added layer of instrumentation feels so purposeful and vibrant […]

The Beaches at the Bronson Centre

October 27th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

The Beaches at the Bronson Centre

October 19th, 2017 The Beaches played a set sandwiched between American Lips and Death From Above at the Bronson Centre to kick off a North American tour on Thursday, October 19th. “This is our first real tour”, bassist and lead vocalist Jordan Miller informed the crowd. The word ‘real’ is emphasized here because the Toronto […]

Spotlight Profile: Lost Acres

October 19th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, New Music

Spotlight Profile: Lost Acres

Lost Acres is a new local Ottawa band just out of the studio from recording their first EP. To prepare for the release, they’ve been booked for a busy November. Take the opportunity to see them play alongside some great bands: October 31st – Avant-Garde: Make Ottawa Scary Again: Lost Acres with The Far New, & […]

Rory Taillon will host Only Whispers release show at Bar Robo

October 18th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

Rory Taillon will host Only Whispers release show at Bar Robo

Rory Taillon recently released his album Only Whispers. He’ll be promoting the release with a show at Bar Robo on October 20th. Tickets are only $10. The show is one of many that will see Rory cross Canada from coast to coast until early December sharing his latest release. Check out the full list of […]

Spotlight Profile: Almost Kennedy

October 14th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews

Spotlight Profile: Almost Kennedy

Almost Kennedy is a local Ottawa band fresh off their first EP. Check out our article on their EP release.  We detail why we’re fans of Heard Them Talk. October 26 – Pressed: Texas King’s EP Release with Mosely and Almost Kennedy. How did you guys start out? Kieran and I (Max) met at a […]

Ty Hall will debut Nothing But Time with a performance at The Record Centre

September 28th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Ty Hall will debut Nothing But Time with a performance at The Record Centre

Join Ty Hall this Saturday September 30th at The Record Centre as he releases his first full length album Nothing But Time. The album will be available on both vinyl and cd. Check out our recent album review. The show is free, all ages and will be an hour long set starting at 2pm. I […]

Almost Kennedy release new EP at House of Targ

September 16th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, New Music

Almost Kennedy release new EP at House of Targ

Local four-piece Almost Kennedy have released their new extended play, Heard Them Talk. I caught up with the band before their EP release show at House of Targ Friday night to discuss the five-track. The promising group spoke about navigating the songwriting process to form their distinct sound. The alternative rock EP stems from brit-pop […]

Sing Out for CHEO! fundraising show coming to the Arena at TD Place

September 6th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Sing Out for CHEO! fundraising show coming to the Arena at TD Place

The Sing Out for CHEO! Fundraising is organized by Danny Sylvestre, the CHEO Ambassador for this event and an Ottawa based singer/songwriter, in partnership with Tim Tierney, Ottawa Councillor and with the help of a fantastic team of devoted volunteers and local sponsors. Four local bands will perform at the event, featuring the internationally renowned […]

The CityFolk Marvest 2017 lineup is here!

August 29th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

The CityFolk Marvest 2017 lineup is here!

Ever since CityFolk moved to the great lawn at Lansdowne Park, Marvest has been on the musical menu. It’s back again this year with another great lineup of local music just waiting to be discovered. Check out the complete schedule below. You’ll find that some artists are doing multiple performances at different venues. This will […]

Eric Leighton memorial benefit August 25 at The Brass Monkey

August 20th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

Eric Leighton memorial benefit August 25 at The Brass Monkey

On August 25th, 2017, the 2nd annual Benefit for “I Love to Play Hockey” in memory of Eric Leighton will be held at The Brass Monkey. The memorial benefit will support Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart program. Lost Acres, Ruckus and Odd Man Out will perform during the evening. The doors open at 8pm and tickets are […]