Tag: Kimbra

Franz Ferdinand
Aug 5, 2018
Osheaga
Montreal, Canada

Darren’s favourite photos from 2018

I was fortunate to once again photograph all of the festivals I did in 2017, including Canadian Music Week, Dragonboat, Montebello RockFest, Ottawa Bluesfest, Newport Folk Festival, Osheaga, CityFolk, and Beau’s Oktoberfest as well as many individual concerts. I like to try to capture some of the energy of the live shows in photos so I hope my photos convey some of […]

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Benjamin Booker

RBC Bluesfest 2018 – First Week in Photos

 Ottawa’s RBC Bluesfest can be a logistical challenge to see everyone on your list. With the number of performers featured on the multiple stages at one time, schedule conflicts are inevitable. Since we couldn’t attend every gig, here are some quick highlights of memorable sets from the first four days of the fest. Day 1 – Thursday, July 5th It’s finally […]

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RBC Bluesfest 2018 – Day 3 Picks (July 7th)

RBC Bluesfest 2018 – Day 3 Picks (July 7th)

The first Saturday of RBC Bluesfest 2018 is packed with plenty of music to offer. To help you with your selection, we, as usual, offer our non-main-stage-headliner selections as well as profiling local performers who will be gracing one of the four stages. We hope you discover a new favorite artists or band today. Though the previews will highlight smaller […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.01

Weekend Showcase 2.01

The Weekend Showcase celebrated its first anniversary this past week. To celebrate this milestone, we opted to make some changes. The first change is obvious – we’ve moved it to Sunday in order to accommodate an additional day to The Matinee – otherwise known as the Saturday Sampler. The other change is that The Weekend Showcase will list all the […]

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Rendition episode 2.1

Rendition episode 2.1

We’re back with Rendition, your weekly dose of some remixes circulating in cyberspace. Episode 2.1 is a little different, though, as we have a couple of tracks that aren’t your typical remixes, as they are also full-blown covers. It’s a new year, so why not change things up a bit. Oh, you might also recognize a few of the artists […]

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2014 In Revue: The Retro Revival

2014 In Revue: The Retro Revival

As we continue our look back at 2014, there were two characteristics or trends that really stood out. First, there were a large number of bands who reinvented themselves. Some of them made our Favourite 50 Albums of 2014 list, including Parquet Courts, Wye Oak, and Strand of Oaks. The other big trend was the retro vibe emanating from so many […]

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Mundo Musique: Kimbra’s Ambitious “The Golden Echo”

Mundo Musique: Kimbra’s Ambitious “The Golden Echo”

For Those Who Like: 80s & 90s music with a contemporary twist It’s not often that we feature an artist on a major record label, but today is an exception with the release of a sophomore record that has me reliving my youth. How old am I? Well, I’m old enough to remember The Pointer Sisters, Olivia Newton-John, and Sheena […]

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Weekend Stream for August 15: Nine Albums to Stream

Weekend Stream for August 15: Nine Albums to Stream

There are approximately 35 new albums coming out next week. Some of those albums were listed in last week’s Weekend Stream (namely by JJ and Sarah Jaffe). This week, we highlight nine albums that you might want to listen to: The self-titled album by Benjamin Booker, the 22-year old guitar master, is streaming on CBC Music and NPR. You don’t want […]

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