The Record Centre
For John Thompson, listening to records is a ritual – holding the record, cleaning the record, putting it on the turntable. “The ritual is important,” says Thompson. More importantly, he believes that records just sound better than digital: “With analog – there’s more spaciousness and depth to the sound and you can hear all this […]
Did you know this Saturday is Record Store Day? Yes, there is actually a day to celebrate “record stores,” those brick-and-mortar independents and all the vinyl goodness they stock for us. In Ottawa the celebrations start Friday with a Record Swap event at Raw Sugar and some live music at the Record Centre. Here’s a […]
And you may find yourself missing the thrill of frosh week. And you may find yourself behind the desk of a shiny new job. And you may find yourself watching talking heads on CBC. And you may find yourself in a beautiful city, with beautiful people, and you may ask yourself: “Well… what’s up this […]
Jona Barr, aka Old Cabin, is a Canadian songwriter who, over the years, has left his home in Whitehorse to tour the country at length.
“There’s too much talent out there for us to be wasting our time on the same music that the radio plays over and over again.”
Saturday night’s Tragically Hip performance was a celebration of their 32 year musical legacy, but even more so, it was a celebration of life itself. Whether you attended the final concert at the K-Rock Centre in the band’s hometown of Kingston, Ontario, or watched the live airing courtesy of CBC, all hearts, minds, and spirits were connected […]
Despite many reports of their impending demise, vinyl records, and the record stores who love them, remain more relevant than ever. Listening to music on vinyl may just be one of those things that are timeless.
Here you have it: this weekend’s shortlist.
This week on the podcast, we interview Nicholas Hyatt from Ottawa/Montreal-based psychedelic pop band Future States about their new album, cool venues, and growing up listening to Russian classical music. Catch them Saturday, April 15, at The Record Centre (1099 Wellington W) with Merival and Ada Lea.
The Montreal-based saxophone/design duo will visit The Record Centre (1099 Wellington W) for a concert this Thursday evening, May 4 at 8pm.
Apt613 has you covered with festival picks, date ideas and event suggestions this weekend.
The wait is over, boys and ghouls – welcome to the most spooktacular weekend of the year, the one and only Halloweekend. This one is so full of things to do, it’s scary.
The three day music showcase festival has now come to an end! Look to @apt613 on IG for more snaps.