Despite many reports of their impending demise, vinyl records, and the record stores who love them, remain more relevant than ever. Listening to music on vinyl may just be one of those things that are timeless.
Did you know this Saturday is Record Store Day? Yes, there is actually a day to celebrate “record stores,” those brick-and-mortar independents and all the vinyl goodness they stock for us. In Ottawa the celebrations start Friday with a Record Swap event at Raw Sugar and some live music at the Record Centre. Here’s a […]
With all due respect to Bluesfest, it does tend to dominate the summertime conversation around music in Ottawa. Fortunately, the Bluesfest juggernaut is not the be-all and end-all of Ottawa music festivals, with more and more scrappy young upstarts springing up in recent years. One of these upstarts has gotten substantially larger and more mature this […]