Interviews

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans excited for their Tunnels Season One release party!

July 30th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, Show Announcements

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans excited for their Tunnels Season One release party!

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans recently released their latest album Tunnels: Season One. The group is excited for their upcoming release party which you can check out on Saturday August 6th, 2016 at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. Advance tickets are only $10 ($15 at the door) and the doors open at 8pm. Anyone […]

Dubé are excited to retake the stage at Bluesfest

July 12th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews

Dubé are excited to retake the stage at Bluesfest

I recently sat down with Jan and Quinn, 2/3 of Dubé to discuss their upcoming appearance at Bluesfest as well as new music. Dubé basically disappeared for the the last year or so and they are now coming out of their self-imposed cocoon with new music in tow. Since their last Bluesfest appearance 5 years […]

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival and Foundation CEO John Brooman talks about this year’s festival

June 18th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival and Foundation CEO John Brooman talks about this year's festival

I recently had the opportunity to chat with ODBF CEO John Brooman ahead of this year’s festival, which takes place June 23 to 26, 2016. There’s been a controversy brewing in Ottawa related to a giant children’s play structure slated to be built on a section of Mooney’s Bay Park. Maybe you’ve heard about it? […]

I Very Well May Be Dead in 100 Days: An Interview with Jason Mooney

April 26th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Interviews

I Very Well May Be Dead in 100 Days: An Interview with Jason Mooney

An Interview with Jason Mooney of We Were Sharks We Were Sharks is an Ottawa pop punk/hardcore band that mixes poppy, catchy melodies with chunky and powerful instrumentals. Starting in 2010, the band immediately began playing as often as possible, developing and honing their sound over the years. Just before the New Year, they released […]

Map out of Moncton: An Interview With The Motorleague’s Don Levandier

March 22nd, 2016  |  by  |  published in Interviews

Map out of Moncton: An Interview With The Motorleague's Don Levandier

  David Haddad talks with The Motorleague frontman in advance of their House of Targ show Having grown up and lived in Moncton, New Brunswick my whole life up until 2014, I spent a lot of my teen years going to all-ages shows there. They happened pretty frequently and were vital in the developmental years […]

Project Mantra crashes into Ottawa Ontario!

March 7th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Interviews

Project Mantra crashes into Ottawa Ontario!

Project Mantra, a Brockville Ontario folk-pop/punk band with rugged and bold music, is crashing int our nations capital this weekend at the Avant-Garde Bar to debut their brand new album Fusion Manifesto.  Yesterday, I had the opportunity to sit down with Leigh Bursey, frontman for Project Mantra to discuss the release of their debut album […]

Poorfolk Reunites to Play House of Targ on Saturday

September 24th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Interviews, Show Announcements

Poorfolk Reunites to Play House of Targ on Saturday

Since Jonathan Pearce’s indie-rock band Poorfolk called it quits, the singer/songwriter has kept busy with the more subtle indie-folk act Winchester Warm. Now, Pearce is taking a week off from the new band to reunite with his old pals at House of Targ on Saturday, where they will do their first gig in over half a decade—and […]

MATT Dorgan PROJECT will release “Breaking Radio Silence” at CityFolk

September 17th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, Show Announcements

MATT Dorgan PROJECT will release "Breaking Radio Silence" at CityFolk

On September 18th 2015, Matt Dorgan will be releasing his latest album as part of the CityFolk Marvest shows. You can check him out at 11pm at the Original Burger Joint (free show/all ages). Breaking Radio Silence was originally planned as a spring release earlier this year, but as things were progressing, Matt decided to […]

James Leclaire & The Cable 22’s will release “These Weights” at Marvest

September 14th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, Show Announcements

James Leclaire & The Cable 22's will release "These Weights" at Marvest

On September 17th 2015 at 7pm, James Leclaire will release his latest album with a double appearance. He will first take the stage at the Marvest offshoot of this year’s CityFolk Festival on the Abderdeen Stage. This will be his first ever appearance at the festival. The band will be back on stage a few […]

Metronome Jones – Ready to unleash new EP at Zaphods

August 16th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Interviews, Show Announcements

Metronome Jones - Ready to unleash new EP at Zaphods

On August 21st, Metronome Jones will be releasing their latest EP (self-titled) at Zaphods. They will be joined by Alex Silas and the Subterraneans, as well as Lost to the River (formerly Miss Polygamy). You can grab advance tickets for $7, or $10 at the door (which open at 8pm). I recently sat down with […]