Josephine Leone – Vice Grip video

July 3rd, 2019  |  by  |  published in Features, New Music, News

Josephine Leone - Vice Grip video

Josephine Leone recently released their new single Vice Grip. Building from a deep, dark groove to a powerful climax, the song is already being featured on Ottawa’s Live 88.5, as well as 94.9 in Toronto. The band merges the nostalgic sounds of 90’s rock with a new age vision. After sharing stages with Bif Naked, […]

Ottawa’s own Night Lovell brings his Goodnight Lovell Tour to Algonquin Commons

June 14th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Ottawa’s own Night Lovell brings his Goodnight Lovell Tour to Algonquin Commons

Ottawa’s very own Night Lovell will be bringing his Goodnight Lovell tour to Algonquin Commons Theatre on June 18th. The concert will also feature Lil Darklord & Illyminiachi. Lovell’s latest album – Goodnight Lovell – was released February 22nd, 2019. The album is a “dark and haunting embodiment of Lovell’s fantasies and nightmares with features […]

Animal Confession will celebrate release of Age of Today at Live On Elgin

April 18th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, Show Announcements

Animal Confession will celebrate release of Age of Today at Live On Elgin

Animal Confession have just released their latest album – Age of Today. They’ll be celebrating the release with a show at Live On Elgin on April 21st, 2018. Joining them for the evening will be The Dead Centuries, Polarity and Maybe May. The doors open at 8pm. Advance tickets are $10, or $12 at the […]

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 […]

FM Berlin will finish their “Welcome The Winter Tour” at Cafe Dekcuf

March 3rd, 2018  |  by  |  published in Show Announcements

FM Berlin will finish their "Welcome The Winter Tour" at Cafe Dekcuf

FM Berlin wrap up their “Welcome The Winter Tour” at Cafe Dekcuf on Saturday, March 10th, 2018. Local acts Legion of Saints and Lost Acres will kick off the night. The doors open at 7:30 pm and tickets are only $7. Up to date event details can be found on the Facebook event page. FM […]

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 […]