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This is the “Best Of 2020” playlist for you if you are into rap, hip hop, spoken word, and r&b.
Longtime Ottawa band Zoo Legacy is back!
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Zaphod Beeblebrox is a ubiquitous part of Ottawa’s nightlife. Known to most as Zaphod’s, the club opened at its current location in 1992 by Eugene Haslam, who later re-opened Barrymore’s in 1996. As a preteen, I’d hear my brother, almost a decade my senior, and his friends making plans virtually every weekend to hit up Zaphod’s. […]
Marvest is an offshoot of the CityFolk festival that runs between September 16th and 20th, at the Aberdeen Pavilion, and along Bank Street. These mostly free shows feature local bands, and we’ll be profiling some of those bands. Guest post by Rose Ekins from Jackpine. On Saturday, September 19th The Unrefined Olive is hosting a free Cityfolk Marvest […]
Just before the end of the Ontario Scene Festival presented by the National Arts Centre, Shawn, from Ottawa Showbox, had the opportunity to sit down with our own Zoo Legacy. The indie rock/hip hop hybrid opened for Shad on May 2 at the Bronson Centre. Check them out below: Ottawa Showbox, Ringbill Records and Apt613 present […]
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmIgrmTiM9w[/youtube] The Everybody Loves Everybody Festival (E.L.E.Fest) had the vibe of a carefree summer block party as it gathered an enthusiastic crowd on the University of Ottawa campus Friday night. The festival celebrated a diverse range of local Ottawa acts with a long lineup that included The Lionyls, Zoo Legacy, City Fidelia, and headliner SonReal. […]
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 […]
[youtube width=”600″ height=”400″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlrFA4UMQX0[/youtube] Zoo Legacy, one of the starts of the NCR’s hip hop scene, launched this video for their single CRWD this week. Their third video features their characteristic blend of rap and indie rock as well as some cameos by some well-known Ottawa locations. The band is currently running a kickstarter campaign to […]
Let’s call it metamorphosis. Or breeding. Birds and the bees, say, with emphasis on the birds, more specifically those pale-hued squawkers. What started with solo flights down on the beach now soars with five, dipping and diving in hypnotic rhythms, looting the landscapes for morsels of melodies. The most recent updraft has this five-piece of […]