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Marriages are a three-piece band from Los Angeles, CA who have made a splash in the daunting regime of music. Their shoegaze-esque sounds mixed with a heavy mindset flows gorgeously in each slow-building song they create, making them a band to keep an eye on.
Their new album, Salome, is scheduled for release on April 7th and it is a stunning assortment of psychedelia, brutality, forlornness, and confidence.

Ottawa festival goers can now make their summer plans a reality, as RBC’s Bluesfest has officially announced their line-up!
With  Kanye West joining notable artists such as, Diplo & Skrillex, NAS, Iggy Azalea, Flight Distance, Keith Urban, Interpol, De La Soul, Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros, The Gaslight Anthem, Paul Oakenfold, Marianas Trench, Lynard Skynard, Charles Bradley, The Tragically Hip, and Weird Al Jankovic, this years festival promises to give fans some of the best from every genre, past and present.

The Internet has become a fascinating place for creativity over the years. Memes, stemming from the Greek word mimēma which means “that which is imitated”, are humorous images and videos that are shared and spread among Internet communities and often concern pop culture references. They have instituted themselves as the pinnacle of Internet comedy.

When you consider the literary cities in the world, Ottawa does not immediately come to mind. That being said, in 2010 several of Ottawa’s poetry communities banded together to form VERSefest. The goal was simple, it wasn’t purely about talent or recognition “it’s about atmosphere and creating an awesome environment” says artistic director Matt Jones.