On Friday, August 13, 2010, as the sun went down, The Acorn took to the stage at the Ottawa Folk Festival. That liminal time between day and night seemed a fitting hour, considering The Acorn’s most recent release, No Ghost, and the nature of the band itself: filled with dichotomies, opposition, and transformation.
armen at the Bazaar is a solo Montreal musician named Armen Bazarian. Mostly playing shows in the Montreal music scene. Hopefully he can get out and play outside of Montreal. Finally got the time to check out his six track EP called Demo 09′. The music is a mix of indie folk pop rock. Its …
Gramercy Riffs is one of those bands you definitely have to see live. You definitely need to get their first full-length album called “It’s Heartbreak“. These five members are: Mara Pellerin Lee Hanlon Adrian Collins Daniel Banoub (Yes he is related to David Banoub of Centretown Cripplers) Jamie March
Summer 2010 is almost coming to an end and waiting for new tracks from the upcoming Ruby Coast album. What a great way to end of the summer with this great single by the duo called Tashtooks. Its Justice McLellan of Ruby Coast and rapper Steve Willz. End Of Summer has this indie experimental rap/hiphop …
The Love Machine is a Ottawa band that I always cover on this site when they play their live shows. After two EPs, one from 2005 and one from 2007. They finally released their first full-length album called “Sweater Weather”.
It was a nice intimate show at Raw Sugar Cafe on August 9, 2010. Playing at the show were: The Provincial Archives Ben Spencer
Review of the album.
I went to my first and only Ottawa Chamberfest 2010 show on July 27, 2010. The show took place downstairs at the Saint Brigid’s Church. It was kind of hot there since they had no AC. Mostly came to support Kyrie Kristmanson who is frequently covered in this site. Also I haven’t seen her play …
Things are sort of picking up post Bluesfest and it was a Friday night. Headed up to Cafe Dekcuf to see three bands (technically two since I didn’t see the headliner). The acts were: Bravestation Trevor James & the Perfect Gentlemen Loon Choir Rest of the photos. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157624446995731″]
People are waiting breathlessly for the new release of Arcade Fire’s third full-length album “The Suburbs”. The album drops on August 2/3, 2010. I know there are some people who would wait for the release date. I for one couldn’t wait and decided to hear it. Don’t worry I pre-ordered The Suburbs on iTunes.