Interviews

Liam Lloyd to release new single – The Ghost of Buck Hill

July 17th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, New Music, News

Liam Lloyd to release new single - The Ghost of Buck Hill

Liam Lloyd is set to release his brand new single and video The Ghost of Buck Hill on July 20th, 2017. You can hear the song before it’s released on LiVE 88.5 today (July 17) at 2:20PM. I recently spoke with Liam about the song. Buck Hill is a piece of Ottawa Valley folklore. It […]

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Riishi Von Rex

July 8th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, Show Announcements

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Riishi Von Rex

I recently spoke with Riishi of Riishi Von Rex about their upcoming appearance at Ottawa Bluesfest. You can catch them on Saturday July 8th at 3:30PM on the Black Sheep Stage. You can call the band Bluesfest veterans now as this will be their third appearance. The duo is looking to put together a stronger […]

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Pony Girl

July 5th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, Show Announcements

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Pony Girl

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Yolande Laroche (Clarinet, Vocals, Keys) of Pony Girl about their upcoming appearance at Ottawa Bluesfest. You can catch Pony Girl on opening night (Thursday July 6th) at 7:30PM in the Barney Danson Theatre. I started things off asking how the band felt about making their second appearance […]

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Sparklesaurus

July 5th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, Show Announcements

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Sparklesaurus

I recently had the chance to interview Ottawa’s Sparklesaurus ahead of their debut appearance at Ottawa Bluesfest. You can catch the band on the City Stage at 3PM on Sunday July 9th. SO: You’ve been a band for a relatively short period of time. You recently opened for Bif Naked and you’ll soon be playing […]

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Tribe Royal

July 3rd, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Tribe Royal

I recently spoke with Terry O’Brien of Tribe Royal about the band’s upcoming debut appearance at Ottawa Bluesfest. You can catch the guys opening night (July 6) at 6PM on the Claridge Homes Stage. I asked Terry if the band felt any pressure kicking off this year’s festival to which he responded, “A bit. It’s […]

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 […]