MUSIC, Uncategorized

THIS OTTAWA BAND WANTS YOU TO SEE MORE LOCAL MUSIC

words + pictures / KEEGAN HUGHES “Electric honey.” “Kitten storm cloud.” “Glitter-infused jelly on toast.” Do these phrases speak to you? If you’re intrigued, consider checking out Sparklesaurus. The four-piece Ottawa-based band has been pumping out tunes best described by the above phrases for the past couple years. Felicity DeCarle and Shamisa Schroeder, the lead singer/guitarist […]

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LIFESTYLE + CULTURE

“MARCH WITH US!”

words/ NATALIE HARMSEN  pictures/ MAGDA KNYSZYNSKI  The Peace Tower bells ring out. Loud and clear, they clang, the sound echoing across the sky. But they are not enough to drown out the growing crowd of people spilling out across the grass and snaking around the skating rink, enveloping me from all sides. I am but […]

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MUSIC

JYDN: OTTAWA’S R&B UP-AND-COMER

words/ MEGAN SIBLEY Few stories can better describe Jayden Henry’s hectic schedule than the one about the making of his first music video. The production for his song “IDNY” consisted of an early morning road trip to Toronto, three hectic hours of shooting around the city, and a late night trip back to Ottawa so […]

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