Ottawa's Fevers dropped the long awaited single called "Dance Cry Dance". It's taken from the upcoming album "No Room For Light". The song is a fun dancey electro-pop sound and feel to it. Also Sarah drops the S-Bomb in the song too. Have a listen to Dance Cry Dance. Don't forget the band will be playing Ritual on May 25th. Details are on here .
Dirty Beaches is one of my favorite musicians at the moment. I don't think Alex will need my approval of positivity and Asian solidarity but I am going to give it to him anyways. Dirty Beaches has been on a wild ride since the critical acclaim and success from Badlands which came out in 2011. Now he will do something ambitious which the double album "Drifters/Love Is The Devil" which drops on May 21st through Zoo Music. Total of 16 tracks. Drifters with 8 tracks and Love Is The Devil with 8 [...]
Mark down your calendar for May 25th. 4in1 Music Session is taking place at this year's Great Glebe Garage Sale . So we will be setting up at 157 First Avenue. But here are the times (approx) and acts playing: 1pm - Cat Hibou Blais 1:30 - Sean Shark 2pm - Saxyndrums 2:30pm - Silvergun & Spleen [...]
Happy Victoria Day! Today was a great day on my radio show , I had André M. Bluteau in the studio to talk about the show on May 24th and I had a phoner with Matt of Poor Young Things with their show on May 21st . Have a listen to the show. Part one with André M. Bluteau Photogmusic Live - Interview with @ambluteay - May 20, 2013 by [...]
The fifth annual Ottawa Rock Lottery 2013 took place at Mavericks on May 18th. In case you don't know, here is a blurb on the event. 25 musicians from all different genres and bands. 5 bands determined by randomly pulling names out of a very stylish hat. 24 hrs to create a 20 – 30 minute set of all original music. 1 night only. Proceeds went to local charity organization The Ottawa Food Bank. [...]
Went to the fifth annual Chinatown Remixed which took place on Somerset in Ottawa. With the weather, it couldn't get any better. This year there was a block party at the parking lot of Shanghai Restaurant. For the photos, go here . I managed to catch Rae Spoon 's set. At first I thought Rae was suppose to go on at around 8pm. But the show started off at 7pm. It was a nice set filled with indie acoustic rock and [...]
The National 's Trouble Will Find Me won't dropped until May 21st. There is high anticipation on this album. I think this is one the standout tracks on the album. More of a upbeat rock track. Have a listen to Graceless . You excited for the new album?
It was the start of the long May weekend. Decided to go to Raw Sugar Cafe for this show. Just noticed the band names had a nature related theme. Playing at the show: • High Waters • Wake Island • Trees The show started off with Ottawa's Trees. It was the [...]
A few days ago The Dodos dropped a new single called Confidence. Today the band are signed to Dine Alone Records for the Canadian market. You can say it is a departure but also a tribute to Chris Reimer who passed away last year. It has that Woman influence with the guitar jangle sound. Such a brilliant song to listen. Have a listen to Confidence. Confidence is taken from the upcoming album Carrier on August 27th through Polyvinyl and Dine Alone [...]
It was a chilly May night. Also the first of Bacon Fats Thursday night at Mugshots. Very excited to see the Toronto band. Playing at the show: • Absolutely Free • Fet. Nat The show started off with Fet. Nat. Having already seen them last Friday. They put on a crazy loud, experimental rock set. [...]
Calgary's Raleigh played Cafe Dekcuf on May 15th. The band played a wonderful orchestral pop rock set. They played a mix of New Times in Black and White and tracks from their upcoming second album. Overall it was a wonderful set! Here are the photos.
Montreal's The Breezes played Cafe Dekcuf on May 15th. Apparently it was a solo set. It was a cool indie electro-rock and pop set. Here are the photos.
May 15th was the day that Arboretum Arts Festivals announced their line up at Raw Sugar Cafe for their upcoming event on August 16 and 17. It's going to take place at Arts Court’s Waller Park / SAW Gallery Courtyard / St. Alban’s Church. Tickets on sale Thursday, May 16th at Compact Music locations, Vertigo Records, Antique Skate Shop, and online at ticketweb.ca . $40 Weekend / $30 Saturday / $20 Friday. There was a handful of people who came out and show their support. Adam Saikaley was DJing for the [...]
Another posting on this Daft Punk 's Random Access Memories doesn't drop until May 21st. The streaming and possible leak has got people talking about the long awaited album. Here is a track that I really like. It's the beginning track on the album. Title says it all and has that disco-y rock sound to it. Anyways have a listen Give Life Back to Music . Here is them unboxing the album.
I can't get enough of UK's Electropop-dance and Garage duo/brothers Disclosure . Just a few hours ago, Baauer just dropped a crazy remix of their song You & Me featuring Eliza Doolittle ! All I can say is WOW!! Have a listen to the remix. Here is the music video of the original version of You & Me.
Who would have thought Dirty Projectors could get into EDM. Anyways today (May 14th) is the release of "The Socialites" Remixes EP which you can get on iTunes . So get your dancing shoes on to these remixes. I played the Joe Goddard remix on my radio show on April 8th . My favorite remix has to be AlunaGeorge 's version. Since they are hot at the moment thanks to being #2 for BBC's Sound of 2013 and was on Disclosure 's White Noise. [...]
Daft Punk 's Random Access Memories doesn't drop until May 21st. With the free streaming on iTunes and early leaks, who couldn't resist on listening to the long awaited album. I think this track has gotten people talking. It is their track Instant Crush which features Julian Casablancas of The Strokes . Instant Crush reminds me of their Discovery's Something About Us with it's slow mellow disco-y dance pop track. Anyways have a listen Instant Crush .
Previously posted the radio edit version of Daft Punk 's Get Lucky . Finally here is the Random Access Memories version of Get Lucky. It's longer and somewhat slower. The song clocks in at around 6 minutes Anyways have a listen to the album version of Get Lucky . Here is a teaser of them opening the album. With so much high anticipation. Is Daft Punk the music saviour for 2013 when [...]
Fancytramp be playing Ottawa at Pressed on May 22, 2013 . Playing with them will be Ottawa's Boyhood . So I was curious to who they were. The band consist of: Olivia Scibelli (guitar, vocals) Betty Banyay (bass) Matt Manning (drums, vocals) Check out their music for Wicked Mind If you like [...]
Today on my show on CHUO FM. I had a phoner with Brock of Raleigh. The band will be playing a show this Wednesday at Cafe Dekcuf. Also I forgot to mention that Chinatown Remixed is taking place on Somerset. More info click here . Have a listen to the show . Photogmusic LIVE - May 13, 2013 by Photogmusic on Mixcloud [...]