April 2018

Dutch Post-Rock Trio Aestrid to Play Ottawa This Week

The Netherlands-based post-rock trio Aestrid is bringing their hypnotic blend of infectious energy and affecting tempos to Ottawa this week, their unique chemistry and sound set to leave you breathless and exhilarated. Ottawa, this is band you won’t want to miss out on. Lead singer, guitarist, and founder Bo Menning will be joined in Ottawa […]

Video Release: Anxiety2 by Overwrought

Initially formed as a duo in late 2016, Ottawa’s one-man atmospheric/depressive black metal band Overwrought has just released a video for the track “Anxiety2”, from its album “Disorder”, which was released last fall. Exploring some of the darker themes and emotions that mark much of the band’s catalogue, “Anxiety2” is designed to create “a dreary, […]

Soulful & Intimate: Rufus John to Play Ottawa This Thursday

Great news for fans of R&B/soul music: Kitchener-based mega talent Rufus John is making a stop in Ottawa this week while on tour to promote his sophomore album “Gone But Not Forgotten”, as well as a docu-series of the same name about the making of the upcoming release. “I felt that this was a way […]

We Must Be Dreaming!: Harea Band Releases New Video for “Must Be a Dream”

Pinch us, Ottawa—our city’s very own Harea Band has released a video for their exceptional new single “Must Be a Dream”. If you’ve been waiting for something to tide you over until their sophomore album later this year, this is it: it’s the perfect showcase for the band’s fun-loving, funk-pop stylings, and a great way […]

Feature Friday: Shadowhand

They refer to it as “ghost-like soul”, and yes sir, indeed, Shadowhand has nailed their sound pretty succinctly.  This album feels like a soundtrack for evening encounters, and it’s pretty darn breathtaking.  Well sung, well performed, well arranged, well goodness gracious, you did it, fellas: it’s minorchorderoticscratchyvocal sexy. You know you want this kind of music […]

Feature Friday: Cast In Cadence

Even though Ottawa’s dynamic rock band Cast In Cadence’s second EP “Dead Ringer” was released in January, its four stellar tracks still have us buzzing. Clocking in at just under 15 minutes, this tightly crafted EP features four pieces of pop/rock perfection just ready and waiting for their turn on the radio charts. “Dead Ringer” […]