You can tell that singer Kellylee Evans has a sense of humour. Her Twitter profile says that she is “powered by lightning.” This refers to one of two career-pausing incidents. In 2013, following the release of her album I Remember When, Kellylee was struck by lightning while in her Ottawa kitchen. This took its toll […]
Keith Glass was a founding member of Prairie Oyster, named “Country Group or Duo of the Year” six times by both the Canadian Country Music Association and the Juno Awards. How has Keith been spending his time during the pandemic? He joined us for this>.
With her single “I’m Your Garden” newly released, Krista Hartman tells us about her pre-lockdown days, her new release, and what she’s been listening to during lockdown.
Kathryn Patricia is a loop pedal violist known for creating immersive soundscapes.
Dick Cooper has had quite a career. In the 1970s, he co-founded The Cooper Brothers with his brother Brian and their friend Terry King. Three of their singles charted in the Billboard Hot 100 and they toured extensively with the likes of The Doobie Brothers, Joe Cocker, and Charlie Daniels. A very busy and creative person, how is Dick Cooper spending his stay-at-home days?
When guitarist Paul Slater moved to Ontario, he left behind B.C. and his days with the stoner metal band Sir Hedgehog. Settling in Ottawa, Paul placed an online musicians wanted ad. He had in mind, for the band that was to become Monobrow, a sound influenced by Black Sabbath, Budgie, Kyuss, Captain Beyond, and Funkadelic.
Mindy Amelotte, a multi-instrumentalist who explores R&B, neo-soul, and pop, joined us to talk about changes in her life and the music that she’s been listening to.
Jessica Pearson and The East Wind have taken the heartwarming harmonies of their lively “maritime kitchen party” live show to the stages of JunoFest, RBC’s Bluesfest, the NAC, and venues throughout Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom. Jessica joined us to talk about how she’s spending her stay-at-home days.
Singer, songwriter, and dancer Marie-Clo began her artistic career with musical theatre. It was music, though, that was her true passion, so Marie-Clo made the decision to concentrate on that. As it turns out, that was a good decision.
Dylan Black is all about Ottawa. His dedication to our community has been recognized with numerous awards including The Max Keeping Humanitarian Award and the Mayor’s City Builder Award. Dylan devotes countless hours to charity with a goal of attending 365 events each year. He tells us about his pandemic days on this edition of Talking Albums.
Back in the 613 and bursting with music ideas, Sonny Aiken joins Talking Albums to tell us about his “stay-at-home” days following his world travel.
On this edition of Talking Albums, we’re going down the road with Ottawa singer, songwriter, and performer John Carroll.
Heather Gibson, Executive Producer of Popular Music and Variety at the NAC, tells us about the music she’s listening to and how she and her team addressed the sudden COVID-19 shutdown.
Valois is known for its eclectic glam rock, built around three-part harmonies, jangly guitar, and layered synths, and for their high-energy live shows. They’ve performed at Megaphono and Marvest and opened for Dent May, Monowhales, and Nyssa. Here’s what they’re listening to during the pandemic.
In this series, Apt613 asks local musicians what two albums they’re listening to most during self-isolation.