New Music

CMA Ontario Presentation at Overflow Brewing in Ottawa

May 17th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, Interviews, New Music

CMA Ontario Presentation at Overflow Brewing in Ottawa

It was a night of great FREE music with Canadian talent at Overflow Brewing Co, thanks to CMA Ontario and Country 101.1 Ottawa. The night began with a Q&A of the stars Kira Isabela, Leah Daniels and Madeline Merlo. After the Q&A session, it proceeded on with a night of a fantastic acoustic set, played […]

Metric and July Talk Electrify Ottawa with the ‘Art of Doubt Tour’

April 29th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, New Music

Metric and July Talk Electrify Ottawa with the 'Art of Doubt Tour'

Metric’s ‘Art of Doubt’ tour presented by Live Nation made a stop at Ottawa’s TD Place on its 27 city run with July Talk. July Talk was a headline opening act for Metric, to a packed house in TD Place had the crowd on their feet and singing along thanks to the amazing and wildly […]

The Reklaws Bring the flow to Overflow Brewing

April 18th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, Interviews, New Music

The Reklaws Bring the flow to Overflow Brewing

One of the latest & hottest venues in Ottawa, Overflow Brewing brought The Reklaws out to show off their amazing talents as one of the hottest country music acts out of Canada. A sponsored show by CMA Ontario and Country 1011 in Ottawa was a fans delight, mixed in with a live interview, the fans got […]

The Tea Party – Black River Tour at Algonquin Commons Theatre

March 26th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, New Music

The Tea Party - Black River Tour at Algonquin Commons Theatre

One of Canada’s greatest Rock & roll bands of all time possibly? The band that has been together since 1990 was in town, rocking out like they were just starting out. Welcomed to the stage with ‘The River’ and some ‘Sober’ in between got the crowd remembering the band they learned to love over multiple […]

Morris Ogbowu – Mood video

March 4th, 2018  |  by  |  published in New Music

Morris Ogbowu - Mood video

Mood is the second video off of Morris Ogbowu’s recently released album This That Mo. Providing a little background on his tune, Morris shares, “A lot of anger and rage is the perceived basis on which the verses were written as ‘Mood’ gives a quick account of a few things. From straightening out some of […]

Double Experience returns to Ottawa for their “AI Freaks Me Out” release party

February 26th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, New Music, Show Announcements

Double Experience returns to Ottawa for their "AI Freaks Me Out" release party

On Friday, March 2nd, 2018, join Double Experience at Live! on Elgin, as they make their return to Ottawa to celebrate the release of their latest single AI Freaks Me Out. The band is fresh off of 29 date European tour in support of HED PE. Double Experience will be joined by Dube and F8-Bit […]

Spotlight Profile: Lycanthro

January 5th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, New Music

Spotlight Profile: Lycanthro

As I shudder, it’s time to give metal a little bit of love. Metal is far from anything on my playlists. Indeed, metal may be the farthest from anything I listen to, but it is one of the few genres that seems to have a consistent stream within the Ottawa music scene. Further, credit is […]

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, & […]

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 […]

Project Mantra set to release new album at Avant-Garde Bar

July 20th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, New Music, News, Show Announcements

Project Mantra set to release new album at Avant-Garde Bar

Project Mantra will be releasing their latest album, Moonlight Over Vagabond, on Wednesday July 26th at Avant-Garde Bar from 7PM until 11PM. I recently spoke with them about the album and upcoming show. The group is thrilled with their latest project, which you could say has been in the works for the last 10 years. […]