Tag: Gatineau

Encore – “Nature” (Episode 5)

Encore – “Nature” (Episode 5)

Welcome to Episode 5 of our continued trek around Canada. Our theme this week is “Nature” and we’ve got three songs to help you get your fix, even if you’re stuck in the office. You’ll hear tracks from Canadian folk veteran Ian Tamblyn, along with Allison Crowe and Faith Healer.     Credits: Theme music is “Dead Heart Colonies“ by […]

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Gig Pick: Gold & Marrow @ Black Sheep, Fri Jan 16

Gig Pick: Gold & Marrow @ Black Sheep, Fri Jan 16

The Black Sheep Inn hosts: Gold & Marrow with John Jacob Magistery from Montreal on Friday, January 16. Show starts at 8:30pm, admission is $10. RSVP to the Facebook Event Gold & Marrow “…an Ottawa-based indie pop band that revels in the darkness and light that are integral to the human experience.” – Where.ca John Jacob Magistery  

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RBC Bluesfest Revue: Scattered Clouds

RBC Bluesfest Revue: Scattered Clouds

Certain music can transport you to places that you feel like you’ve never seen before. Places that hit all your emotional buttons and overwhelm you but keep you transfixed. Scattered Clouds qualify for this distinction. Their music is epic and grand but also simple. It’s three musicians and the singing is meant to suck you in rather than rock you […]

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Capital Revue: Crossroads Blues Band meets Jimi Hendrix

Capital Revue: Crossroads Blues Band meets Jimi Hendrix

You can’t play the blues without playing the standards, and that’s what Crossroads Blues Band do. I’m a casual blues fan, but I’m also a Hendrix maniac. So, I tend to judge any act that dare to cover Hendrix by the quality of that song alone. Ron Holdich’s guitar is powerful, fluid, and does a pretty sweet-and-dirty job on Red […]

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Capital Revue: Experimental Electronica with Racine

Capital Revue: Experimental Electronica with Racine

From Gatineau, Racine is a pretty intriguing electronic act. As with a lot of music I find on Bandcamp, the artist is pretty much anonymous, which is a shame. It’s labelled “experimental/electronic” which is true. However, this is some seriously dreamy stuff, and just calling it “electronic” doesn’t do it justice. This track, the title song from Racine’s Alan Smithee EP, […]

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