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.
Hey kids-and welcome to December! I don’t know about you but I’m very excited to flip that page on my calendar (yeah, I’m kickin’ it old-school with an actual paper calendar hanging on my wall). We’ve arrived at that magical time of year when smiles seem easier, folks seem friendlier, and when gee whiz it’s […]
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 […]