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The Acorn back after five years, will host LP release party Friday

Vieux Loup is the Acorn’s first album in five years, and it is both restrained and spacious.

The music — which lives somewhere between folk and electronic — elegantly fills any room its played in. 116 more words

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Saturday at Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival - S10E34 [Season Finale]

It was another exciting time at the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. The lineup for Saturday’s concert was amazing to say the least. It consisted of Ottawa’s… 407 more words


NXNE 2015: #PAPER100 at Lee’s Palace

Paper Bag Records took over Lee’s Palace on Thursday night (to celebrate 100 records released), and they invited just about every group that’s passed through the label since its inception. 179 more words


Second Day at NXNE, 2015 Edition - S10E28

On Thursday night, Paper Bag Records host an event at Lee’s Palace to celebrate their 100th release and as part of NXNE. It was an evening of music from performers of the past, present and future who helped Paper Bag Records. 229 more words


Q & A with The Acorn's Rolf Klausener and his Polaris prize nomination

Rolf Klausener has been a catalyst for Ottawa’s music scene over the last several years, hitting the city smack in the face with off-the-wall, quirky parties, like the labyrinth-laced Warehouse Party and Aboretum Festival, taking over Albert Island this fall. 992 more words

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2 Ottawa bands make Polaris Prize long list . . .

Two bands from Ottawa have made it onto the long list for the annual Polaris Music Prize, which was released Tuesday.

The 40 bands on the long list include Ottawa’s The Acorn, for the album Vieux Loup, and Metz, for the album II. 297 more words

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The Acorn: Vieux Loup

No Style, All Substance

Ottawa’s Rolf Klausener isn’t a huge star, but he’s certainly well known – at least in his hometown. Enough so that, today, Klausener is on the front page of the local edition of alt-daily… 1,162 more words