Friday, April 27, 2012

Video: 4.17 White Lung, Hand Cream & Caymans

Here's a retrospective of the show that happened at Babylon on April 17th.

White Lung


Hand Cream


Caymans


Thanks to Travis Boisvenue for shooting the video.

WHITE LUNG will be back in Ottawa on July 5th.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Bracelets on sale now!

Hey everyone!

Bracelets have gone up for sale online! Go tohttp://www.ottawaexplosion.com/ to buy them!

They will be available for sale at stores around the city very soon!

We are only selling 250 so pick yours up now!

Keep checking the site or follow us on twitter @ottawaexplosion for details on the Ottawa Explosion Weekend as well as other great shows coming up like The Nymphets, Cheap Girls, Ketamines, White Lung, etc. as well as tons of other parties, shindigs and hootenannys!

Thanks!

TEAM OXW.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Video: Party Knives - Live 3/30/12!

Check out this video of PARTY KNIVES shot by Luca F. on March 30th 2012.



The show was at Babylon with Pregnancy Scares, Hollerado & Fucked Up as part of Junofest 2012.



Enjoy!

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Bloodshot Bill tomorrow night!


Babylon Nightclub presents:

BLOODSHOT BILL
http://www.bloodshotbill.com/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bloodshot-BILL/181873541845773

THE EASY-OFFS
www.myspace.com/easyoffs
http://www.facebook.com/easyoffs

Thursday, April 19th @ Babylon Nightclub (317 Bank Street)
Licensed 19+ - 10pm doors - $10 @ door

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BLOODSHOT BILL is a one-man rockabilly band who plays wild, greasy, rock and roll and hillbilly music; all by himself. He plays the shit outta the guitar, bass drum, and hi hat all at once leaving audiences mesmerized. Bloodshot Bill has over 30 releases, has been in countless bands, appeared in documentaries, and is now the spokesman for the disgusting hamburger The Degeue at a bowling alley near you.

Come check out Bloodshot Bill's hi energy live show with The Easy Offs this Thursday, April 19th at 10pm.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

OXW 2012 (Almost) FULL-LINE UP REVEALED!!!

OTTAWA EXPLOSION WEEKEND 2012!
June 13th to 17th!

This is year is going to be absolutely insane!

Shows will be happening at a bunch of spots including Club Saw, Mavericks/Dekcuf, Babylon and the House of Targ.

We will only be selling 250 bracelets.
$45 will get you in to the whole thing.
Bracelets are going to go on sale next week!

Here is the (ALMOST FULL) line-up!

ADULTS (Philadelphia, PA) - http://theadultsgrowup.bandcamp.com/
ALASKAN (Ottawa, ON) http://alaskan.bandcamp.com/
AVERAGE TIMES (Ottawa, ON)
BIG DICK (Ottawa, ON) http://www.myspace.com/bigdiiiick
BOYHOOD (Ottawa, ON) http://boyhoodsongs.bandcamp.com/
COLD WARPS (Halifax,NS) http://coldwarps.bandcamp.com/
CREEPS (Ottawa, ON) http://thecreeps.bandcamp.com/
CROW BAIT (Long Island, NY) http://crowbait.bandcamp.com/
CRUSADES (Ottawa, ON) http://www.crusades.ca/
THE DAGGER EYES (Montreal, QC/Ottawa,ON) http://thedaggereyes.bandcamp.com/
DEAD WIFE (Montreal, QC) http://deadwife.bandcamp.com/
DOG DAY (Halifax, NS) http://fundog.bandcamp.com/
DREAMDATE (San Francisco, CA) http://www.facebook.com/DreamdateMusic
DRY FEET (Philadelphia, PA) http://dryfeet.bandcamp.com/
THE EERIES (Philadelphia, PA) http://theeeries.bandcamp.com/
FINDERSKEEPERS (Ottawa, ON) http://www.finderskeepersmusic.com/
FIRST BASE (Toronto, ON) http://firstbase.bandcamp.com/
GARY VOICEMAIL & THE TOUCHTONES (Ottawa, ON)
GRIME KINGS (Belleville, ON) http://somethingugly.bandcamp.com/
HOLLYWOOD (Baltimore, MD) http://hollywoodbaltimore.tumblr.com/
HOLY COBRAS (Ottawa, ON) http://www.myspace.com/holycobras
HOSOI BROS - (Memphis, TN) http://hosoibros.bandcamp.com/
IRON CHIC (Long Island, NY) http://ironchic.bandcamp.com/
THE ISOTOPES (Vancouver, BC) http://theisotopes.bandcamp.com/
THE JOHNNIES (Ottawa, ON) http://thejohnniesband.com/
KLOVENHOOFS (Ottawa, ON) http://klovenhoofs.bandcamp.com/
LOW CULTURE (Las Cruces, NM) http://dirtcultrecords.bandcamp.com/album/low-culture-s-t-7
LIPSTICK HOMICIDE (Iowa City, IA) http://lipstickhomicide.bandcamp.com/
MALE NURSE BAND (Ottawa, ON) http://malenurse.bandcamp.com/
MEAN JEANS (Portland, OR) http://www.facebook.com/themeanjeans
METZ (Toronto, ON) http://metz.bandcamp.com/
THE MEN (Brooklyn, NY) http://wearethemen.blogspot.com/
THE MNEMONICS (Ottawa, ON) http://themnemonics.com/
MONOMYTH (Halifax, NS) http://mmyth.bandcamp.com/
MOTHER’S CHILDREN (Ottawa, ON) http://motherschildren.bandcamp.com/
MOTIVATOR (Ottawa, ON) http://motivator.bandcamp.com/
NAUGHTY GIRLS (Montreal, QC) http://naughtygirls.bandcamp.com/
NEEDLES//PINS (Vancouver, BC) http://needlesxpins.bandcamp.com/
NERVOSAS (Columbus, OH) http://nervosas.bandcamp.com/
NIGHT BIRDS (New Jersey/Brooklyn) http://nightbirds.oknoway.com/
THE NYMPHETS (Montreal, QC) http://www.thenymphets.com/
THE POLYMORPHINES (Ottawa, ON) http://thepolymorphines.bandcamp.com/
PREGNANCY SCARES (Ottawa, ON) http://pregnancyscares.tumblr.com/
ROBERTA BONDAR (Ottawa, ON) http://robertabondarband.com/
ROME ROMEO (Montreal, QC) http://romeromeo.bandcamp.com/
THE SHAKEY ACHES (Ottawa, ON) http://prettybadrecords.com/the-shakey-aches.html
SHAHMAN (Ottawa, ON) http://shahman.bandcamp.com/
SHOT NERVES (Ottawa, ON) http://shotnerves.blogspot.com/
SLOBS (Montreal, QC) http://slobs.bandcamp.com/
SOLIDS (Montreal, QC) http://solids.bandcamp.com/
SPENCEY DUDE & THE DOODLES (San Francisco, CA) http://www.facebook.com/pages/Spencey-Dude-the-Doodles/175319020581
STATUES (Sudbury, ON) http://mindyourkeepers.ca/
STEVE ADAMYK BAND (Ottawa, ON) http://www.myspace.com/steveadamyk
STRANGE ATTRACTOR (Sudbury, ON) http://strangeattractor.bandcamp.com/
ULTRATHIN (Montreal, QC) http://ultrathin.bandcamp.com/
URANIUM COMEBACK (Ottawa, ON) http://mermanrecords.bandcamp.com/album/uranium-comeback
THE VISITORS (Ottawa, ON) http://thevisitors.bandcamp.com/
WORLD WAR 4 (Ottawa, ON) http://worldwar4.bancamp.com/

More info to come.

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HOTEL FOR OUT-OF-TOWNERS!
http://www.embassyhotelottawa.com/

Room Rates for June 13th-18th 2012

Daily Rate:
$99.00 per night per room single/double (plus H.S.T.)
$104 per night triple/quad

Each room offers a fully equipped kitchen, including full-size appliances and microwave. Most rooms provide additional amenities including private balconies; queen or double/double bed configurations.

Reservation Method: Guests will phone in to make their own reservation. Quote ” Ottawa Explosion” to receive the group rate. Reservations can be made through the reservation line or 1-800-661-5495. International guests can email reservations@embassyhotelottawa.com
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OTTAWA EXPLOSION WEEKEND 2012!
JUNE 13TH TO 17TH!
Web: http://www.ottawaexplosion.com/
Email: ottawaexplosion@gmail.com
Twitter: @ottawaexplosion #OXW

Facebook: http://on.fb.me/2012OXW

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

4.17 White Lung, Hand Cream & Caymans!

Ottawa Explosion and CHUO 89.1 FM presents...


Thursday, April 5, 2012

This weekend!

Thursday April 5th

Come check out some sweet hardcore bands at Kent House:

Dead Party - new band from Montréal, they play fast hardcore. Featuring members of Dirty Nuns.

Critical Convictions - Ottawa hardcore. Recording an LP at the end of April, come hear the new tracks!

Second Go! - Hilarious Ottawa HC. Check em out here: http://www.facebook.com/SecondgoHC


443 Kent St
Doors at 8pm, show over by 11pm.
5-10$ PWYC to give some gas money to the touring band.
Respect the house!
No jerks.

Friday April 6th

Come one, come all and be slain by April showers of destruction!
This massive night will feature:

Escarres (France Hardcore) http://www.myspace.com/escarres

Jean Is Dead (Toronto Hardcore/Punk) http://jeanisdead.bandcamp.com/

Barrow Wight (Ottawa Blackned Fantasy Rock) http://www.facebook.com/pages/Barrow-Wight/163062373735347?sk=wall

RoughHouse (New Ottawa Hardcore) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvlE4z4B3Hs&feature=youtu.be

Montgomery Legion Hall
330 Kent St
8$/AA


Respect the venue!! No bags allowed inside, but you're welcome to leave them at the door near us. No beverages (soda and water included) are allowed to leave the basement. No hanging out in the BACK or ON THE SIDE because it could lead to noise complaints from neighbours which could lead to the show being shut down. HANGOUT IN THE FRONT or go for a walk between bands. Remember to respect the staff, other patrons and folks attending other events at the Legion, each other, and the space. But most importantly have fun! Let's keep this awesome space going!

Saturday April 7th

House party blowout!

Featuring live musical performances by...

New Swears
- Fresh act with members of Rat Tales/Polymorphines/girlfriends
http://vimeo.com/38668083

Grime Kings
- good posture and look people in the eye
http://somethingugly.bandcamp.com/

 
Baby Velvets
-4 super hot dudes who really give a fuck
 
447 Lisgar St
PWYC for the owners of the house
be nice and have fun

Made possible by Nick's Nails (TM)
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nicks-Nails/360496567309742

Sunday April 8th

Sunday Bloody Sunday Presents: Punk in The Market

No cover, cheap drinks, comfy booths and top tunes! Specializing in '77, Oi!, UK82, Pubrock, mod revival, 70's glam, powerpop and new shit too

19+ $4 PBR & Jag!

Overkill Bar
56 Byward Market Square

Monday, April 2, 2012

Mother's Children - "See The Other Guy"

Ottawa's premiere power pop quartet MOTHER'S CHILDREN has recently put up a couple of new tracks.


Click HERE to download See The Other Guy and Don't Go Too Far. Not sure if this is an online-only single or if vinyl treatment is on the way for these two tracks.