Concert photographer Ming Wu (@photogmusic) shares his picks for Ottawa Explosion Weekend. With venues around Ottawa and Gatineau, there’s plenty to keep you busy. Check the schedule for more of what’s taking place.
Ottawa’s Bonnie Doon will celebrate their first full-length album at Bablyon (317 Bank St) this Saturday, May 20.
This featured column presents a slideshow of Ming’s favourite shots from the many events around town he’s recently attended. These images were taken at Le Temporaire last Saturday: Image 1: 3/4 of Ottawa’s own post-punk band Bonnie Doon kicked things off. Image 2: Montreal’s CRABE added more noise to the evening. Images 3-10: Fet. Nat. […]
It’s been almost two years since we’ve heard new recordings from Fet. Nat., a band that has cut itself a niche in Gatineau’s music scene with its raw, experimental, jammy sound. Poule Mange Poule, the band’s last album, was characterized by a mix of rock drums, echo-pedaled guitar, brass, and strange, off-kilter sounds. It showed […]
This content originally appeared in Scene, a free newsprint prologue to the National Arts Centre’s Ontario Scene Festival. Scene was created collaboratively by Guerilla, Apt613, and Herd Magazine. Between the four female-led musical acts to be featured in Ontario Scene’s Next Wave: Ottawa Music Spotlight, there are Pizza Sharks, Ouija rockers, legal discussions with a […]
Ottawa band Bonnie Doon reads Crosss tarot cards unveiling mystic musical truths: On travelling about the Canadian music community this summer I crossed paths with Andy March, Ryan Allen and Nathan Doucet of Crosss (pronounced Crosses) on many legs of their various tours. The first time was here in my hometown of Ottawa at Pressed […]