Only one VOTW can rule them all. Read on to find out which video claimed the title of Video of the Week of the Year.
Video of the week
This week’s Video of the Week sees a classic Christmas carol turned on its head in this bamboo flute and cello rendition.
The PepTides present “Sooner Or Later,” an awesome, perfectly styled music video for their song of the Ottawa band’s Galapagos Vol. 1 album.
Local band Violentene (made up of multi-instrumentalist Roland M. and vocalist MvriJo) just dropped a new video for their latest single “Delusions,” a self-described “intense, beat-driven” slice of ’80s-inflected synthpop that’s perfect for a nighttime drive, with dreamy yet urgent vocals floating over the thumping bass, layered synths, and zingy electric guitar. It’s a whole mood and I am into it.
“Hold My Breath” is a new single by local folk and roots singer songwriter Lynne Hanson. Check out the music video, which shows Lynne performing her song interspersed with archival family footage.
Negotiations with Existence is a short film series written, photographed, and produced by Ontario artist Timothy Trieste. The presentations include lyrical music as well as short story narrations that examine the great questions about the nature of human life. His third and most recent episode came out on Jul. 12.
Shot behind closed doors at Club SAW, Asuquomo’s extraordinary set for Pique is now streaming on-demand.
Here Comes the Sun: Ottawa musicians record an uplifting cover of The Beatles’ classic in live sessions captured all around town
An all-Ottawa supergroup with JW-Jones, Kathleen Edwards, Jeff Asselin, Clayton Connell, Angélique Francis, Michael Hanna, Hardeep Buckshi and more great musicians take on The Beatles classic for a good cause.
Listen to the debut single from Nicole Arrage, an emerging artist from Gatineau with a musical theatre already under her belt and a knack for writing pop gems.
In our Video of the Week pick, watch Raphael Weinroth-Browne display the full potential of the cello in his live video for “From Above.”
In the short time since its release, “Gimme More Bass” has already clocked more than 50,000 views on YouTube.
Ottawa’s Kathleen Edwards returns to the NPR Tiny Desk concert series with a four-song set drawn from her newest record, Total Freedom.
Sabaya is a singer-songwriter working in the Ottawa region since 2006. Between writing and performing her songs, she works as a producer, sound engineer and music teacher.
Our pick for VOTW from the week of April 20, 2020, went on to win Video of the Year at the Capital Music Awards!
Get introduced to Ottawa pianist and powerhouse vocalist John Swayty.