Tuesday, November 5, 2013


Ottawa Explosion, Bruised Tongue & Debaser present...

Wednesday November 6th

Trouble in Mind/Burger Records/Reverberation Appreciation Society

Any number of bands cite 60’s Texas psych as an influence, but rarely does a group actually capture what made those bands special. The Night Beats perfectly captures and modernizes the hallucinogenic and exhilaratingly demonic aura of bands like The 13th Floor Elevators and Golden Dawn. With blazing guitar work and a razor sharp rhythm section Danny Lee Blackwell and company mutate conventional chords & progressions into a mind-blowing sonic sprawl


Bruised Tongue Records

This prolific Ottawa songwriting duo have put out three full-length releases this year alone, with no signs of slowing down. Marine Tantrum’s title does well to reflect its fine balance of bangers and mash, but gets the chronology backwards. Out of the gate, “British Grafitti”, “Teenage Kingdomdom” and “Jesus Fish” throw fits like angry mall punx, before mellowing out later tracks like “Needle Beach” and “Tumble Dry” with submerged distortion, wavy falsetto and effortless indifference. Closer “Zola Saw”, which most closely resembles Multibody’s teen-dreamy vibration, is spacious and drawn-out, playing with pseudo-naïveté. Knowing and not knowing, it negotiates between youth and maturity, light and heavy, resolving nothing. - Weird Canada

614 Gladstone
8 pm/$8/AA



Thursday November 7th

spectrasonic, Ottawa Explosion and punkottawa.com present

YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN (Toronto/Montreal experimental/noh-wave/performance art, Paper Bag recs)

THE YIPS (Ottawa haunt & roll, Bruised Tongue)

BLUE ANGEL (Ottawa psych/punk, mbrs of Boyhood/Organ Eyes/Roberta Bondar)

Babylon (317 Bank St.)
Licensed 19+ - 8pm doors - $13 advance + service charges

tickets available at Vertigo Records and www.ticketfly.com

direct ticketing link: www.ticketfly.com/event/388851

facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/564589016928088


Friday November 8th

Ottawa Explosion & Kichesippi Beer presents the 7th edition of Funhouse!

CRAIG PERU (Small Talk Stinks/Bruised Tongue) & Skid Vicious (Rock & Roll Pizza Party/Ottawa Explosion) will be spinning choice punk platters and new wave nightmares in the prison yard all night long!


FUN BOY CLUB HOUSE DJ duo SCRUBAR & MATT BROBUD joining on the wheels of steel!

$4 bottles of Kichesippi all night & $4 dark and stormy's made with Harvey & Vern's Old Fashioned Soda! What a steal!

Mugshots Jail Bar
75 Nicholas St.

Doors at 10 pm. $3

A real cool time.


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