Tag Archives: 2018

Jack Pine and the Fire @ NAC

Jack Pine and the Fire follow in the great tradition of Ottawa’s best bar-room alt-folk. Like a clear-voiced Shane McGowan somehow cutting himself off one pint, Jack Pine strum their audiences into a frenzy, and stay to clean up the mess. If you’d rather dance to mandolins and string bass, than drum machines and smoke …

Giant Hand & Blunt Chunks

Giant Hand Strength has little to do with impenetrable walls or prideful swagger. True strength lies in surrender. Armed with a dusty tenor and fearless prose, Giant Hand has quietly sown a formidable canon of outsider folk and drone-gospel. After two critically-lauded, underground releases, Giant Hand presents Old Cosmos, a confident yet ever unhinged collection …