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Album Review: Kill No Albatross – Speak True Evil

Article by: Adrienne Row - Smith   There’s the old saying that the early bird gets the worm. In the case of Burlington based Kill No Albatross, this means being a fairly new band to the Canadian scene, and yet they have already put out one EP (2017’s Lost in Darkness and Distance)

Amos The Transparent // Live @ The 27 Club // 5.12.18

Article and Photos by: Adrienne Row - Smith   Ottawa, Ontario – Amos the Transparent celebrated the release of their newest album, Anniversaries, and 10 years together as a band with a sold-out show at the 27 Club. The band was accompanied by Rum Fit Mosey, and The Love Machine. Up first for the evening

Lindi Ortega // Live @ The 27 Club // 5.5.18

Photos and Article by: Adrienne Row – Smith   Ottawa, Ontario -- The 27 club on York street had a line out the door and was packed even before the show began for Lindi Ortega and Jeremie Albino. Jeremie Albino kicked things off for the night with his beautiful and emotion-driven songs. Ranging

The Contortionist // Live @ The Brass Monkey // 4.2.18

Photos and Article By: Adrienne Row – Smith   Ottawa, Ontario – The Contortionist descended upon Canada’s capital city once again, but this time in support of their new album Clairvoyant. The band was supported by Indian / American band Sky Harbor, and Silent Planet. Sky Harbor started the night off with a

We Were Sharks Album Release Show // Live @ 27 Club // 3.10.18

Photos and Article by: Adrienne Row – Smith   Ottawa, Ontario – The 27 Club hosted the We Were Sharks sold-out album release party for their new release, Lost Touch. The band was supported by fellow Ottawa natives Pine, Elementals, and Montreal natives Kennedy. Up first for the evening were Almonte natives Elementals. The

Dashboard Confessional // Live @ The Bronson Centre // 3.7.18

Photos and Article By: Adrienne Row - Smith   Ottawa, Ontario – For their first time in Ottawa as Dashboard Confessional (Chris Carrabba had been here with his other project, Twin Forks), the band treated a packed venue to a nostalgic affair, supported by Gabrielle Shonk and The Elwins. Prior to the show, the

Hillsburn // Live @ Fourth Stage (National Arts Centre) // 1.19.18

Photos and Article by: Adrienne Row - Smith   Ottawa, Ontario – Hillsburn treated fans to a sold-out show at the Fourth Stage at the National Arts Centre this past Friday. The band was supported by fellow maritime Graham Ereaux, under the moniker Devarrow. Devarrow played a collection of old and new songs throughout

Belmont // Live @ Live On Elgin // 01.07.18

Photos and Article by: Adrienne Row - Smith   Ottawa, Ontario – Live On Elgin was packed for Belmont, despite the snow apocalypse. The band was supported on their first Canadian tour by Parkside, Nightwell, The Great Diversion and Fast Asleep. Up first for the evening were locals Fast Asleep. The band started

Heavy Hearts // Live @ Ask A Punk // 12.09.17

Photos and Article by: Adrienne Row - Smith   Ottawa, Ontario - In an undisclosed location, Heavy Hearts played an intimate show in support of their October release, the impressive On the Chain. The band was supported by Goldfinch, King of Scorn, and locals Old Rules and Redwood Hill. Redwood Hill started the

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