If you’re a faithful follower of Apt613, you might remember a contest we featured on this site a little while ago, inviting you to “rethink your receipts.” The contest ended mid-June, and announcing the winners aside, we’re excited to tell you a bit more about our process, our motivations, and what we hope to do […]
Drum roll, please! The Critics’ Choice for OAG’s 2021 Give to Get Art auction are…
Watch the Capital Music Awards show on May 7 via YouTube or Rogers TV, Channel 22 in Ottawa.
Jona Barr, aka Old Cabin, is a Canadian songwriter who, over the years, has left his home in Whitehorse to tour the country at length.
“We want to find a space where artists can conduct an experiment where if we lived in some utopian society where people can go a show if they want to and numbers and capitalism is as irrelevant as we can make it, then what do we get? What musical experiences do we get? What kind […]
How do we speak about musical style without hyphens, dashes and slashes? If too many words are needed to describe a style, would none be better? So Sorry Records encourages us to think about this and just listen. The artists of this Ottawa-centric label provide a space where words should only describe impressions, not categorize […]
Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes Hey friends! This week was my first show as an Apt613 Live radio producer. I had a lot […]
Ottawa goes back for seconds with Stiff Quickies, an Ottawa Fringe Festival fundraiser this Thursday night. The cheeky title titillates ones interest, and I asked Greggory Clark to give some background into the event. “It started last year. It was a pretty good time, so we thought we’d do it again.” Clark says referring to […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n9TztjwgVY[/youtube] Next month, Ottawa’s Pony Girl will be releasing Show Me Your Fears, an album that, if the video above is any indication, promises to be a harmonious and intricate offering of art-rock music. The video is a take-away show of the title track from the upcoming album, and it highlights the band’s talent for […]
Listen here or on iTunes. Catch Apartment613 Live every Thursday at 5pm on CHUO 89.1 FM. This week, Karen kicked things off with a chat with Greggory Clark of the Ottawa Fringe Festival. Greggory recapped this year’s Fringe Fest, which he says was a huge success. He also gave us a sneak peak at what next […]
Last week, details emerged for this year’s Fringe Festival, and what a festival it promises to be. This year, Ottawa’s biggest theatre festival will get even bigger, sporting 54 productions over its ten day run. Beginning on June 20th, fringe-goers will be treated to some of the most eclectic theatre out there, and for only ten bucks […]
Every day, a kazillion University of Ottawa students walk by Simard Hall, eyes forward, headphones on. Being a student is a tough gig, and each of them has numerous things to focus on, like not getting hit by that car at the cross walk or figuring out where the heck CUBE building is. Some will […]
Song: “Dwellers” by Joseph Pollock, from his “Migrate” EP. Joseph Pollock isn’t a person. The pseudonym began as a place for band leader Isaac Vallentin to pour his creativity. Now an eight-piece, the band played Bluesfest’s Barney Danson stage last Sunday. Like a regular Dylan, Vallentin assembled a band of cronies to play his music […]