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Andrew Carver: Most Recent Articles

Ottawa RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest: Ottawa, 8/7/2013...14/7/2013
and in its second week the Waterboys, the Specials, Rush, Alice in Chains, Los Lobos and BB King
Ottawa RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest: Ottawa, 4/7/2013...7/7/2013
In the first week of Ottawa's annual Bluesfest, Andrew Carver watches performances from acts including the Black Keys, Grand Funk Railroad, Sharon Van Etten, the Joy Formidable and Wu-Tang Clan...
Ottawa Explosion: Ottawa, 20/6/2013,,,23/6/2013
Andrew Carver is impressed by five day festival the Ottawa Explosion which, spread across ten venues, saw performances from over a hundred rock, punk and garage acts
Chains of Love, Zebrassieres and the Ketamines: Pressed,Ottawa, 9/6/2013
Andrew Carver at Pressed in Ottawa watches 60's girl group-influenced act Chains of Love, with everything to prove, hold up their weight against the other two acts on a three band bill, explosive garage/new wave bands the Ketamines and Zebrasieres
Kylesa: Mavericks, Ottawa, 12/6/2013
Andrew Carver is impressed by Georgia-based band Kylesa's unique blend of psychedelia and metal at a show at Mavericks in Ottawa
Acid Mothers Temple: Babylon, Ottawa, 30/4/2007 18/05/2007
Action: Dominion Theatre, Ottawa, 5/6/2010 25/06/2010
Akron/Family: Barrymore's, Ottawa, 26/9/2008 28/09/2007
All That is Heavy II: Mavericks, Ottawa, 12/5/2012 23/06/2012
And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dea: Capital Music Hall, 14/4/2005 17/04/2005
Andrew W.K .and Daiquiri: Capital Music Hall, Ottawa, 16/2/2004 31/01/2004
Animal Collective : Bronson Theatre Centre, Ottawa, 8/9/2007 28/09/2007
Anton Barbeau: In the Village of the Apple Sun 20/04/2008
Anton Barbeau: Profile 18/05/2007
Asteroid No. 4 and Golden Famile: Bumper's Roadhouse, Ottawa, 7/6/2003 11/06/2003
Bassholes: Profile 21/11/2002
Beat (a.ka The English Beat): Babylon, Ottawa, 23/10/2005 25/10/2005
Beirut and Animal Hospital: Zaphod Beeblebrox, Ottawa, 5/10/2006 22/10/2006
Bell Orchestre and Torngat: First Baptist Church, Ottawa, 8/9/2006 30/09/2006
Bellrays with Four’n’Giv’r: Babylon, Ottawa, 19/10/2005 22/10/2005

Most Recent Reviews

Big Dwarf: Towards Abstraction... - CD
Distinctive and fresh-sounding psychedelia on debut album from UK group, Big Dwarf
Strangers Family Band: Strangers Family Band - CD
Excellent 1960's-influenced psychedelia on debut album from Calfornia-based group, the Strangers Family Band
Grim Tower: Anarchic Breezes - CD
Engaging psychedelic folk on debut album from Grim Tower, the project of Black Mountain front man and Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Imaad Wasif
Isaak: The Longer the Beard the Harder the Sound - CD
Excellent expanded and remastered new version of second album from last year for Italian stoner rockers, Isaak
Bevis Frond: White Numbers - CD X2
Fabulous 1960's-influenced garage and experimental rock on latest double CD from the Bevis Frond, the project of British guitarist Nick Saloman
Aarktica: No Solace In Sleep - CD 17/12/2001
Abrahma: Through the Dusty Path of Our Lives - CD 31/10/2012
Abrahma: Through the Dusty Paths of Our Lives - CD 12/11/2012
Acid King: Iii - CD 18/05/2005
Acid Mothers Temple and the Melting Paraiso UFO: Interstellar Guru and Zero - CD 26/05/2009
Acid Mothers Temple: New Geocentric World Of Acid Mother Temple - CD 17/12/2001
Adrian Shaw: String Theory - CD 26/10/2004
Aidan Baker: Already Drowning - CD 10/03/2013
Akron/family: Akron/family - CD 04/06/2005
Al Scorch and the Country Soul Ensemble: Tired Ghostly Town - CD 14/11/2012
Alain Johannes: Spark - CD 30/06/2011
American Death Ray: Welcome To The Strange And Erotic World Of - CD 13/02/2002
American Werewolf Academy: Everything is Alright So Far - CD 27/11/2011
Amps For Christ: People At Large - CD 03/03/2004
Amy McCarley: Amy McCarley - CD 24/08/2011

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