Merganzer is an experimental music project by Mika Posen, an Ottawa-based violinist and composer.
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Filmed on-site in safe physical distancing conditions, these 3-minute IGTV videos cover hot topics in Ottawa history like Bytown’s favourite drink and how Bytown was “rebranded” as Ottawa.
It may not be new, but it’s new to us. We came across this delightful, vintage film on the r/ottawa subreddit.
Ottawa’s The Centimeters virtually perform the 1969 funk hit, “Here Comes the Meter Man.”
Despite the vacuum left by the cancellation of live performances, The PepTides have been busy preparing to release new material.
As things return to normal, we’d love to see a comparison with busy, lively streets again!
Ottawa funk band ERU-ERA cut a track while social distancing.
Ever feel like you’re running in circles? Acting in the movie Groundhog Day? “Time to Land” is a feature track from Amanda Rheaume’s new album Holding Patterns, from which the title and theme of the album are derived. This song is about repeating the same relationship patterns over and over again and expecting a different […]
A Tribe Called Red released a video Tuesday called “The Manawan Session,” which follows them as they travel to Manawan, Atikamekw Nation, in Quebec, in order to record new music with Black Bear Singers, a drum group from the community of Manawan, of the Atikamekw nation in Quebec. The eight-minute, documentary-style video explores the collaboration between the […]
As the release of their second EP, All the Hits, prepares for launch, Canadian pop/soul group, Harea Band, drops an energetic music video to make you dance. While the track itself is groovy and spirited, it’s the pacing of the video that really sells the story. The video features the journey of a man, bored […]
The sultry atmosphere of leMeow’s track, “That’s My Man”, pulled me in and held me tight. Gin Bourgeous, lead singer of the Ottawa-local band has a raw edge to her voice that fits with this genre so well. You can sense her passion immediately and it’s a quality equally shared amongst members of the group. […]
A good beat shouldn’t be ignored. And neither should good choreography. In Dapper, local hip hop artist JC Peters brings both to the table and it’s hard not to appreciate this kind of artistry when it comes to music videos. In an instant, you’re hooked. One of the dancers is performing a backflip, the music […]
Last Friday saw the release of the long-awaited video for “Welcome to Infinity,” the first track off Buck n’ Nice’s sophomore record Emag. They threw a release party at Flapjack’s, and invited special guests Circa Beatz and F. Printz to help them show it to the world. The guest list was a veritable who’s-who of Ottawa hip hop […]
Last month, Ottawa’s own Rock/Power Pop/Alternative band No Fly List released a music video for “Stained Glass”, their first single off their 7 song EP, Both Sides – A. Not only is this their first ever music video, it is filmed in 360 degrees! The 360 degree video allows you to move smoothly through the […]
We don’t usually get all lovey dovey for Valentine’s Day around here. But this poem came to our attention recently and it seemed appropriate to share it with you today. Though the authors have moved on to Edmonton, these two were raised in Ottawa and were active members of our creative community. Brandon Wint describes […]