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CityFolk : Faites vos choix! Voici les nôtres.

Les prochains jours seront remplis d’un autre festival à grand déploiement. CityFolk sera de retour en force au parc Landsdowne du 15 au 18 septembre. Nous sommes certainement enjoués par le retour du volet Marvest qui présentera gratuitement une quarantaine d’artistes locaux juste à côté du site principal, dans le Glebe (d’ailleurs, ne manquez pas […]

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not: Fleetwood Mac – Rumours Playlist

I Can’t Believe It’s Not is more than fake butter – it’s also the name of the most awesome, dance-til-you-sweat album cover nights in the 613. Since 2013, the live series has brought together Ottawa musicians of all stripes to pay tribute to The Strokes’ Is This It, Nirvana’s Nevermind, and Black Sabbath’s Paranoid. Fleetwood […]

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Win tickets to see Jennifer Castle and the Acorn on November 14

This is going to be a great show. We’ve long understood that we can trust Arboretum. They take things seriously, and when they ask you to show up, it’s probably going to be worth it. We played some Jennifer Castle on Apartment613 Live (our weekly show on CHUO) last week and it was awesome. She’s […]

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Apt613 Live – April 23rd Show

Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes. This week was all about young, local talent hitting the Ottawa art scene. Our first interview was […]

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Dance 2013 away with Silkken Laumann + ticket giveaway!

I can honestly say I’ve been waiting for this record since 2011. Three singles, two videos, and several sweaty shows and DJ nights later, electro pop group Silkken Laumann is coming together to put the finishing touches on Not Forever Enough, mere weeks before the album’s drop date on December 31st, 2013. In advance of their second annual […]

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Your guide to the best wintery songs by Ottawa musicians

This post comes to us from artist consultant Samantha Everts of YouRockRed. The snowy weather is upon us and artists all around this fair city use it to their advantage for beautiful visuals in their videos, even when they shoot outdoors in sub-zero temperatures dressed in beach wear only! Some artists altogether threaten to leave for […]