Someone who has been to most—if not all—of these shows is Ottawa music photographer/maverick Ming Wu, whose blog photogmusic.com has published at least 150 concert reviews at Pressed alone.
Gary Franks’ new clip is an exploration in video portraiture shot on Kodak Super-8 film and scored by Ottawa-based composer Adam Saikaley.
This weekend, daylight savings officially begins in Ottawa, meaning this weekend is the shortest of the year. We’d better make it count.
Sonicity features scores for seven routes and there are tentative plans to involve more composers.
We look to the CHUO 89.1FM charts to see which records made the highest weekly appearances in 2017.
You probably already know Ming. He is a champion of music, art, and culture, and brings enthusiasm and fun wherever he goes (which, as it turns out, is a lot of places). On Friday, August 26th, Ceremony, which usually goes down at Babylon, took over Shanghai Restaurant for the night. DJs Adam Saikaley, Eric Roberts, […]
The Bluesfest! It’s coming! Time to brace yourself for the annual immersion in great music, hot sun, cold beer and all around good times. Even if you’re heading out for the big name headliners be sure to catch some hometown bands too. The flats are set to be the most fertile ground for discovering the […]
Vanessa Rotondo is an Ottawa-based freelance writer, national spoken word artist and youth outreach coordinator/arts educator. You can follow her on Twitter. Ottawa New Music Creators and the Mayfair Theatre present Sonatas, Screams and Silence on Thursday, March 5th, an evening dedicated to the artistic brilliance of Swedish director, writer and producer Ingmar Bergman. Ottawa […]
Just over 20 years ago, New York’s Beastie Boys released their fourth album, Ill Communication. Weaving together the sounds of punk, funk and hip-hop with live instrumentation and inventive, abstract sampling, the album touched on much of what many would consider delicious from the 90s. Now is a rare chance to hear the whole thing […]
Think you are up to date about local happenings? Test your knowledge with our local news quiz, five questions designed to test whether you’ve been paying attention. How to score: 5 out of 5: News stud! I hear The Citizen is hiring… 4 out of 5: Cheater! You work at City Hall. 3 out of […]
It you’re suffering from mid-week blues, worry not! You have options. Local musician and broadcaster Adam Saikaley has put together another season of experimental music at Pressed Cafe on Gladstone Avenue. Every Wednesday starting at 8pm, you can listen in on some musical experiments over pints of Kichesippi. Pressed makes for a nice intimate venue and its […]