Quick Hits

New open mic at Quinns Ale House

September 18th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

There is a new Open Mic night at Quinns Ale House, hosted by Brad Alford, every Sunday Night at 9pm. Things kick off on September 23rd, 2012. Quinns Ale House is located at 1070 Bank Street, Ottawa. Check it out!

Philly Moves – Oh, You Bad! remix contest

September 17th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

Philly Moves will soon be releasing a new video for Oh, You Bad! They are running another remix contest for this new song. Visit the contest page to grab the acappella version. The winner will have their version listed as the offical remix. Hurry! The deadline is Wednesday, September 25th, 2012. Send your finished remix […]

Help Erin Saoirse Adair fund her debut CD

August 11th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

Erin Saoirse Adair is looking to record her debut CD. Getting an album out is always an expensive undertaking. You can help her out by donating to her Indiegogo campaign. She’s got some great perks in return for your donations including a ukulele or guitar lesson.

Eagleson wins Battle of the Bands in Barrhaven

June 20th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

Congratulations to Eagleson who has won this year’s Battle of the Bands in Barrhaven. In addition to bragging rights, the band wins a slot on the main stage at the 2012 Mattamy Homes Canada Day Festival in Barrhaven, recording time at Pebble Studios, rehearsal time at Soundcheck Rehearsal Studios and more!

The Strain offering free download of debut EP

May 15th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

As a thanks for your support, The Strain are offering up a free download of their debut EP Three Sheets to the Wind. With their sophomore album Hush Hush now out, you can request to hear the band on college and university stations across Canada.

Another Philly Moves remix contest

May 2nd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

Philly Moves is holding another remix contest. The guys are dropping their new video for Do Wrong on May 12th. Head to www.phillymoves.net/dowrong/ and grab the acapella track and all the contest details. Hurry! Contest closes May 7th!!!

Philly Moves – I’m Tired remix contest

April 16th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

Local hip-hop group Philly Moves are currently running a remix contest. They are asking fans to vote for their favourite remix of the track I’m Tired. Another local artist, Nova Spire (who I recently featured) is currently in the lead. Check out the remixes and vote now! Hurry……..voting closes April 20th.

New music from Loon Choir

March 14th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

Loon Choir is set to release their new album sometime in May. Until then, you are invited to check out the first single from the album Last Names & Backgrounds. If you’ve been waiting for new music from the band, now’s your chance to hear it! They also plan to release a new song every […]

New music from Iconoclast

February 2nd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

Hot on the heels of picking up the opening slot for Theory of a Deadman, Iconoclast has made a couple tracks from their upcoming album available via Soundcloud. Check out the new songs Magdalena and Hide the Knives.

Iconoclast excited to win opening slot for Theory of a Deadman

February 1st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

Theory of a Deadman and local station 106.9 The Bear were running a contest to win the opening slot for the TOAD show at The Bronson Centre on February 7th. Congratulations to Iconoclast who was chosen by TOAD management and Live Nation. The 10 finalists were: Iconoclast Static Revolt Black Stone Hearts Big Jeezus Truck […]