TIMEKODE, Debaser and Queen St. Fare are proud + excited to present Mdou Moctar: Nigerien Tuareg guitar shredder and Sahel Sounds recording artist. mdoumoctar.bandcamp.com ——————— Mdou Moctar immediately stands out as one of the most innovative artists in contemporary Saharan music. His unconventional interpretations of Tuareg guitar and have pushed him to the forefront of […]
Scattered Clouds Lancement du nouvel album TAKE AWAY YOUR SUMMER (Boiled Records) avec invitée spéciale Orchidae nouveau projet de Yolande Laroche (Pony Girl, mal/aimé) Yolande Laroche (of Pony Girl) reflects on identity, life and death in her debut solo project. Soft, hypnotic melodies and mantras intertwine with minimal yet meaningful, at-times psychedelic orchestration. présenté par […]
Debaser presents Lungbutter Montreal Constellation Records Minimal guitar-drums-voice configuration rooted in a visceral, ascetic punk idiom, refracted variously by free-noise, sludge rock and slowcore https://lungbuttermtl.bandcamp.com/ with special guests H de Heutz bass/drums/voice/electronics duo creating stark, urgent music https://hdeheutz.bandcamp.com/ Deathsticks high-energy garage rock with catchy riffs, distorted textures and combined vocals, punctuated by dizzying percussive work […]
Debaser presents Danielle Dahl (Copenhagen, DK) https://www.danielledahl.com/ Danielle Dahl (b. 1989) is a Norwegian composer, performer and improviser currently situated in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her work is often extreme in one sense or another: high pitched sounds, exploration of psychosocial elements like awkwardness or focus fatigue or the exploration of her own fragility on stage. Her […]
Black Squirrel Books will be taking over the space to operate a satellite event venue.
Shows are taking place May 10–12 at General Assembly, The Record Centre, Black Squirrel Books, and Queen Street Fare.
The Ottawa music scene is undergoing a slow revolution to more clearly and firmly establish itself as a place where misfits of all kinds—not just the white, cisgender, straight ones—can feel safe and welcome.
Watch out Ottawa, it’s time for Canada’s biggest marathon weekend. Whether this means you’re running, cheering or navigating road closures, the city comes alive with runners from around the world. Enjoy the atmosphere, not to mention everything else happening this jam-packed weekend!
Local, volunteer-run organization Girls+ Rock Ottawa has organized a Gig Planning 101 workshop in partnership with local women-powered show production organization Debaser. The workshop will take place May 27.
We look to the CHUO 89.1FM charts to see which records made the highest weekly appearances in 2017.
A discussion panel, “ALL AGES: facing ageism in music,” takes place Wednesday, August 17 at Bar Robo.
Sunshine has hit Chinatown in more ways than just the weather. Last fall delivered a startling loss with the closure of Raw Sugar, but last week Bar Robo opened its doors to save the people of Chinatown from caffeine and liquor loss. Bar Robo takes the physical place of Raw Sugar, but that’s the last you’ll […]
For a great opportunity to hear some up-and-coming local artists, stop by Pressed this Friday for the launch of a new monthly music series that aims to promote young up-and-coming artists, particularly those who are queer and/or people of colour. This Friday’s show features November from Montreal, Perkolator from Peterborough, and Ottawa’s own Pith, one half of […]
It’s been almost two years since we’ve heard new recordings from Fet.Nat, a band that has cut itself a niche in Gatineau’s music scene with its raw, experimental, jammy sound. Poule Mange Poule, the band’s last album, was characterized by a mix of rock drums, echo-pedaled guitar, brass, and strange, off-kilter sounds. It showed the […]
Lido Pimienta is simply badass. Her music is dark and energetic. Often described as experimental pop – she creates a sound that blends afro-Colombian rhythms with electronic beats, chanting traditions of her indigenous ancestry and analog synths. I’m taken in by her ethereal vocals and outspoken on-stage banter. She will make you dance while urging […]