Concert photographer Ming Wu (@photogmusic) shares his picks for Ottawa Explosion Weekend. With venues around Ottawa and Gatineau, there’s plenty to keep you busy. Check the schedule for more of what’s taking place.
They make music which is, to most listeners, as expressive as any music they will ever hear. This band rule. You’d be a fool to miss them if ever you have the chance.
Apt613 has a unique take on the “best” albums of 2016. We’ve looked to the charts published by CHUO 89.1 FM to see which records made the most weekly appearances.
This featured column presents a slideshow of Ming’s favourite shots from the many events around town he’s recently attended. These images were taken at Le Temporaire last Saturday: Image 1: 3/4 of Ottawa’s own post-punk band Bonnie Doon kicked things off. Image 2: Montreal’s CRABE added more noise to the evening. Images 3-10: Fet. Nat. […]
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 […]
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUjppJnLlvU[/youtube] Fet.Nat “WTF Jumpin’ Bean” Pop Montreal 2014 / Parlabande – Published on Oct 13, 2014 (courtesy of YouTube) If Ottawa audiences want to hear some interesting musical experiments taking place in our region, then they need look no further than across the bridge to Quebec. Since 2010, the Hull-based collective Fet.Nat has been concocting strange […]
Song: “Plymouth” written and performed by FET.NAT Fet. Nat. is something of an oddity. Actually, it may be enough to just leave the description at that. Their music is jammy, experimental, and loud. Their lyrics are French, though the band doesn’t necessarily sound like a French band. It’s very original, very odd, yet somehow quite […]
E-Tron Records is not a record label. At least, not a traditional record label. Their focus is not money. They don’t find and fund fledgling bands, or turn small sparks into huge stars overnight. They aren’t equipped with a talent-scouting A&R department. They’re just two guys, Phillipe Charbonneau and Olivier Fairfield, who love music. “In […]