The Album Drop


Propagandhi & Comeback Kid – Ritual (September 27, 2012)

My evening started just as Winnipeg Hardcore group Comeback Kid took to the little stage at Ritual.

September 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interview: The Schomberg Fair

We had a chance to speak to Bassist/Vocalist Nate Sidon from The Schomberg Fair before their show at Cafe Dekcuf. You can hear it below:

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Balconies – Oct 27, 2011

I found myself at The LiVE Lounge once again tonight, to watch a great local band play their first hometown show in quite a while. Opening the show was Peterborough’s … Continue reading

October 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Treble Warriors – Live Lounge (August 6, 2011)

Mississauga Ska-Punkers the Treble Warriors came to town, as part of the Ottawa SkaFest. This was my first time at SkaFest and also my first time getting to see the … Continue reading

August 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

Two Crown King – Zaphod’s (August 5, 2011)

London, Ontario’s Two Crown King came back to Ottawa the other night, to play to a packed house at Zaphod’s. One thing I like about this band is that they … Continue reading

August 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Album Drop – August 2, 2011

This week we include an exclusive interview with An Horse, in addition to music from and discussion about The Polymorphines, The Pack A.D, Guster, Moonface (Spencer from Wolf Parade) and … Continue reading

August 2, 2011 · Leave a comment

An Horse – July 30/11

Went to a great show last night at Cafe Dekcuf. Here are the details. First up was local act The Slim & Popular. These guys had a cool sound, sort … Continue reading

July 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Death From Above 1979 – July 16, 2011

Ottawa Bluesfest 2011 may always be remembered for god trying to kill Cheap Trick (and failing) but for me, it’ll be for the reunion tour of one of my favourite … Continue reading

July 18, 2011 · 1 Comment

Song Of The Day #19

Today’s song is by The Nightwatchman – A project started in 2003 by Tom Morello as a spiritual release from the soul-stealing collaboration that was Audioslave. Basically, he had the … Continue reading

July 3, 2011 · Leave a comment

Song Of The Day #18

My undying love for Australian Indie-Rockers An Horse has been brought up before. This duo just does it for me. They have a way of writing melodies that totally get … Continue reading

June 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

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