Tag Archives: Music

Matthew & Jill Barber

NAC Presents/CNA Présente in partnership with BMO Financial Group welcomes Matthew Barber and Jill Barber on May 6 at the NAC Theatre. Produced by Matthew and Jill themselves, The Family Album is a folk record. It’s a record that enthusiastically harkens back to sibling singers of yesteryear, but also one that is not afraid to …

Radiant Baby, FTRSL and Nyssa @ Bar Robo

Bar Robo presents… Radiant Baby (Montreal synthpop) Born and raised in Montreal, Felix Mongeon, aka Radiant Baby brings back 80s flamboyance, re-actualizing new wave with playful synthpop melodies. He creates an atmosphere of inclusivity, celebration and security with its love-infused music. R.B.’s visuals also draw from 80s inspiration, referencing pop art influences such as Keith …

Tasseomancy, Mega Bog & RAAS

Ottawa Showbox & Arboretum Festival present… Tasseomancy (Toronto experimental) tasseomancy.bandcamp.com Soft synths and crystalline harmonies merge hypnotically on ‘Dead Can Dance and Neil Young’, an invitation to “fade into folk song”. If folk song this is, it’s folk of great idiosyncrasy, where vocoded chorales provide atmospheric shading and alto-saxophones drift like cigarette smoke from a …

Preoccupations, Walrus, The Yips

Spectrasonic presents Preoccupations (Calgary post-punk, Jagjaguwar recs) preoccupationsband.com Walrus (Halifax indie rock, Madic recs) www.madicrecords.com/walrus The Yips (Ottawa ouija rock) yips613.bandcamp.com Friday April 28 @ Zaphod Beeblebrox (27 York St.) licensed 19+ – 8pm doors – $12 advance + service charges tickets available at Vertigo Records, both Compact Music Inc. locations andwww.spectrasonic.com/event/1421165 facebook event page: …

The Acorn’s Glory Hope Mountain 10th Anniversary Concert!

It was a magical emotional and wonderful concert at St. Albans Church presented by Megaphono and Arboretum Festival. Can’t believe it that The Acorn‘s album Glory Hope Mountain is 10 years old! One of those shows you don’t want to miss out. Special guest opening up for them was Montreal’s Un Blonde. Nice video projection …

Keturah Johnson, Nathanaël Larochette and Colossus of Rhodes @ The Record Centre

It was Record Store Day 2017 on April 22nd. The Record Centre was participating at this year’s event and had some wonderful live in-store performances by Keturah Johnson, Nathanaël Larochette and Colossus of Rhodes. Sadly I missed the last band which was No Mistakes in Space (Hopefully catch them live sometime soon). While I got …