Jessica Moss (Montréal, Thee Silver Mt. Zion) with special guest Her Harbour (Ottawa) presented by Debaser at General Assembly 5B Fairmont Ave located behind 5 Fairmont. Head into the parking lot, and look for black garage with red door. tickets $12 + service fees / $15 at doors licensed / all ages fully accessible entrance […]
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.
Debaser & First Crush Promotion present … CHANDRA (NYC, NY) Born in the NYC underground art scene, Chandra Oppenheim recorded the songs from 1980’s Transportation EP at age 12. This uniquely intoxicating release saw the post-punk pre-teen fronting a band featuring members of cult mutant disco group The Dance/Model Citizens. Following an expanded 2008 reissue of the long-lost […]
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 […]
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 […]