Bearings are coming home to The 27 Club

December 5th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

Bearings are coming home to The 27 Club

Bearings are currently touring in support of their new EP – Nothing Here Is Permanent. They’re making a hometown stop on Saturday, December 16th, 2017 at The 27 Club (27 York St.). Also performing that evening are Ottawa acts PINE, Castlefield as well as Letdown who hail from Oshawa. This event is 16 and over. […]

Kings Of Lowertown will play early evening show at Avant-Garde Bar

November 23rd, 2017  |  by  |  published in Show Announcements

Kings Of Lowertown will play early evening show at Avant-Garde Bar

Kings Of Lowertown return to the stage with songs from their impending Missouri Lowsider EP at the esteemed Avant-Garde Bar on December 2nd, 2017 at 5pm. Cover is only $3. Kings Of Lowertown welcomes multi-instrumentalist Jon Christink of Pembroke, Ontario into the fold playing slide guitar, electric guitar and banjo. Missouri Lowsider was written by […]

Rococode will return to House of TARG on November 14th

October 27th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Show Announcements

Rococode will return to House of TARG on November 14th

Rococode return to House of TARG (1077 Bank St.) on November 14th, 2017! Having released the fabulous Young Ones EP over the summer, the band has been busy touring in support. If you are unfamiliar with the group, Rococode is the Vancouver based indie pop duo of Laura Smith and Andrew Braun. Their music weaves […]

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 […]

The Powergoats and leMeow Bring the Party to the Black Sheep

January 17th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

The Powergoats and leMeow Bring the Party to the Black Sheep

This past Saturday night, Wakefield’s landmark venue the Black Sheep Inn, was alive with the music of two of Ottawa’s cream-of-the-crop bands, The Powergoats, and leMeow. I was whisked away via shuttle bus, along with a healthy crowd of fellow ticket holders, who were in store for what was to be a memorable and highly […]

Eagleson – Eagleson video

November 23rd, 2016  |  by  |  published in New Music, News

Eagleson - Eagleson video

Eagleson recently released a new self-titled single featuring their revamped lineup. Marked by a harder edge, the track is a taste of what’s to come as the band prepares to record a new EP. Ryan had the following to say about the band’s latest single. “This self-titled track was produced by the band from the […]

Metronome Jones – Tease video

November 8th, 2016  |  by  |  published in New Music, News

Metronome Jones - Tease video

Check out Metronome Jones‘ newest video for their tune Tease. It’s the latest single (and one of my favorites) off of their self-titled EP which was released in 2015. Filmed alongside the Ottawa River, the video features live shots of the band performing on a makeshift rooftop stage under the evening sky. “Tease” pulls from […]

Join North Easton as he releases “One of the Lucky Ones” with a show at Saint Brigid’s

October 10th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements, Uncategorized

Join North Easton as he releases "One of the Lucky Ones" with a show at Saint Brigid's

After many years fronting My Favourite Tragedy, who finished in the top 3 in the now defunct Big Money Shot in 2010, North Easton has decided to venture out on his own. North will celebrate the release of “One of the Lucky Ones” with a show on October 15th, 2016 at Saint Brigid’s Centre for […]

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 […]

Bluesfest Day 3; Earl Sweatshirt & Preoccupations

July 11th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Bluesfest Day 3; Earl Sweatshirt & Preoccupations

Saturday, July 9th marked the third day of Ottawa’s Bluesfest. With tons of awesome acts to pick from, I’m sure plenty of people had a hard time deciding how to organize their viewing for the day, but I certainly did not have that issue. Bands like London Souls, the Cult, and the Lumineers had people […]