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Interview: Wintersleep talks new album, dream concerts, & music industry evolution

By: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing –  Fans of Nova Scotian indie rockers Wintersleep, get ready to rejoice. They will release their first new album in three years, titled The Great Detachment, in early 2016, with 11 new songs on the way. We caught up with drummer Loel Campbell to talk about plans for the new album, the band’s songwriting process, who they’d love to tour … Continue reading

Concert Review/Photos: CityFolk 2015 – Wilco

Review by: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing | Photos by: Mark Horton – Wilco’s a band that doesn’t sit still. The Chicago-based rock/country/alternative country band have been kicking it since 1994 and haven’t slowed down. And with an incredible set to close out Ottawa’s CityFolk festival Sunday night, it’s clear Jeff Tweedy and his team aren’t willing to rest, or rest … Continue reading

Concert Review/Photos: CityFolk 2015 – Of Monsters And Men, The Sheepdogs, Will Butler

Review by: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing | Photos by: Mark Horton, Scott Penner, & Marc DesRosiers – For most of Saturday — throughout the afternoon and evening — at Ottawa’s CityFolk festival, the skies threatened. And when festivalgoers made their way to the main stage for the Sheepdogs, those blues/southern style rockers from Saskatchewan, the threat became real, it … Continue reading

Concert Review/Photos: CityFolk 2015 – Van Morrison, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Elle King

Review by: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing | Photos by: Mark Horton & Marc DesRosiers – About one hour into Van Morrison’s set at Ottawa’s City Folk festival Friday night, the Northern Irish singer pulled out the biggest of the big guns, the song everyone was waiting for. And although his rendition of “Brown Eyed Girl” was a departure from the … Continue reading

Concert Review: Arboretum Festival 2015 – Austra, Weights and Measures, Saxsyndrum

By: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing – It seemed fitting that for the first performance during Arboretum Festival’s last day, when attendees were beginning to slowly filter into the small, industrial festival grounds between two abandoned warehouses on a tiny island in Ottawa, one audience member moved in front of the group performing and started to breakdance. It seemed fitting … Continue reading

Concert Review: Arboretum Festival 2015 – Braids, Scattered Clouds, New Swears

By: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing – Next to the main stage, constructed out of white tape and fashioned onto a fence, were the words “Girls to the front,” spelled out large enough for a crowd gathered up close for a band to see clearly. The statement resonated, the perfect few words to catch out of the corner of the eye for … Continue reading

Concert Review: Arboretum Festival 2015 – Julianna Barwick, Organ Mood, Flying Horses

By: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing – The host for the second night of Ottawa’s annual Arboretum Festival, CBC’s Laurie Brown, may have said it best, between openers Organ Mood and local instrumental band Flying Horses. She told the audience gathered at St. Alban’s church near Ottawa’s downtown core Thursday night that music without words can move us “blissfully beyond … Continue reading

Interview: METZ Talks Polaris Prize, Metz II, & Canadian Punk Rock

By: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing – T oronto-based punk trio METZ hit the Canadian music scene with their self-titled debut album in 2012, and carved out a successful space for themselves making noisy, abrasive and entirely impressive punk music. AlexEdkins, Chris Slorach and Hayden Menzies returned last year with the appropriately named METZ II and, like with METZ, are earning critical praise for their work and have once … Continue reading

Interview: Belle and Sebastian: A Fresh Start for Old Friends

By: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing – F ive years may seem like a long time between records for fans of Glasgow’s Belle and Sebastian. In almost two decades since  Tigermilk debuted in 1996, the band has never waited more than 3-years to cut and release a new LP. The band has never surprised their fans and critics alike as much as … Continue reading

Year in Review: The Best Concert Photos of 2014

For the third year in a row, we are proud to share our year-end list for the best concert photos of 2014. From Tanya Tagaq’s raw energy, to The National’s signature brooding stage presence, to Vag Halen’s Vanessa Dunn being topless on stage at The Horseshoe Tavern, these are the photos that amazed us, shocked us, and … Continue reading