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Basia Bulat at the Ottawa Folk Festival

I quickly fell in love with Basia Bulat after her Polaris Prize nomination in 2009. I’ve seen Basia Bulat play several times in Ottawa (and Wakefield) and it’s always a great show. Tonight’s performance at the Ottawa Folk Festival had the familiar technically-precise tone that Bulat seems to demand of herself and her band. There […]

Basia Bulat at the Blacksheep Inn

In her much anticipated return to the Black Sheep Inn last night, Basia Bulat lived up to my somewhat over-inflated expectations for the show and overshadowed my unending love of her first music video. Bulat’s unique vocal is perfectly accompanied by a precise (and talented) violist, a creative piano/ accordion section and the guarded (yet […]

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 […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ce weekend?

What are you binge-watching Ottawa? Between pug Friends, Justin Trudeau’s jazz hands, and Master of None, a dangerous amount of timesuck vortexes have opened up. Master of None especially. Aziz Ansari’s Netflix masterpiece is the only thing I’ve seen hilariously shuffle from The Human League to Mac DeMarco aside from my iPod. Here’s the thing […]

Lanois with NACO, an incredible evening of sonic exploration

This past Thursday Ottawa ears were treated to an inspiring show of sonic exploration when Daniel Lanois and Basia Bulat joined forces with the NAC orchestra under the baton of David Martin. The exclusive concert jointly produced by Ontario Scene, the NAC orchestra and NAC Presents filled Southam Hall with fans eager to hear what […]

Weekend Roundup: What to do in Ottawa + Le weekend @Basement819

Less than a month till Christmas, and already we’re alternating between snowfall and flooding. The true Canadian way is to persevere through the most bipolar of weather, and the best method of forgetting your dwindling bank account is to get out and do things! Let’s start off with what the musical community has to offer […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[youtube width=”600″ height=”485″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqDpT30igk8[/youtube] So this weekend is a weekend of choices – you’re going to have to make some tough ones, since the city is hopping. In the music world tonight, you’ve got your pick of indie darlings Basia Bulat and The Head and The Heart, or a bit of a pop punk party with […]