25 artists in Ottawa-Gatineau selected for the inaugural SAW Prize for New Works.
Shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize, Hull’s FET.NAT performs in the gala tonight 09.16.19—Free live stream via CBC Music
Their 2019 album Le Mal is nominated for the annual Canadian music prize. Watch tonight as FET.NAT performs in the Gala lineup. A live stream starts at 8:45pm on CBC Music.
FET.NAT is performing at Le Petit Chicago at 9pm on Saturday March 2, 2019.
The 24-Hour Jazz Ramble starts at 10am on Friday, May 25 at The Record Centre.
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 […]
Since 2007, the Ottawa-based A B Series has been presenting innovative programming filled with experimental poetry, music and spoken word. Founded by Max Middle, the Series’ artistic director, the cutting-edge programming has brought first-rate performers from across Canada and around the world to our region. But while the current programme includes musical performances, literary readings and innovative […]
Excoriating and exhilarating highs; deep, sympathetically-vibrating lows; glitches, hums and fuzz; reverberations, reverberations, reverberations; unconventional song structures, complex time-signatures, drones, repetitive beats, looping beats, mathematical beats, lazy beats, 808 snare, snare, snare; circuit-bending, mind-melding, distortions in the space-time continuum; analogue electronics, laptops, tapes, guitar, cello, saxophone, weirding module, squeeze-box; beer, beer, smoked meat sandwich.* * […]
It you’re suffering from mid-week blues, worry not! You have options. Local musician and broadcaster Adam Saikaley has put together another season of experimental music at Pressed Cafe on Gladstone Avenue. Every Wednesday starting at 8pm, you can listen in on some musical experiments over pints of Kichesippi. Pressed makes for a nice intimate venue and its […]