Luke Ottenhof

News

An Alberta MLA Is Trying to Evict His Tenant During the Pandemic

Many provinces have banned evictions during the coronavirus pandemic, but not Alberta, where United Conservative Party MLA Drew Barnes is a landlord with many properties.
Luke Ottenhof
5.29.20
Music

The Life and Death of Hollerado, a Fun Band Who Spent It All

The Canadian indie band is calling it quits after a decade-plus of DIY stunts and lots and lots of confetti.
Luke Ottenhof
12.12.19
Drugs

Public Drug Testing Sites Are Helping Dealers Prevent Overdoses

One street-level dealer says the testing allows him to track which suppliers are cutting their product.
Luke Ottenhof
10.30.19
Drugs

More Drug Users Are Intentionally Using Fentanyl Amid Overdose Crisis, Study Finds

The way we think about harm reduction and fentanyl should change, Canadian researchers suggest.
Luke Ottenhof
5.24.19
LGBTQ

Inside a Pageant for Indigenous Drag Queens

Instead of the cutthroat competition of ‘Drag Race,’ queens in ‘Black Divaz’ lift each other up.
Luke Ottenhof
10.25.18
Interviews

Fucked Up Want To Inspire The Next Fucked Up

The band returns to talk their anticipated new album 'Dose Your Dreams' and relinquishing control in the studio and real life.
Luke Ottenhof
10.2.18
Interviews

Queer Songbook Orchestra Puts the LGBTQ+ Experience In Pop at the Forefront

From Christina Aguilera to k.d. lang, the organization wants to re-center the modern music canon into "non-binary songs."
Luke Ottenhof
6.20.18
Culture

This Generation of Inuit Artists Is Breaking New Gallery Ground

‘Tunirrusiangit’ marks the first time the AGO’s largest space will exhibit Inuit art—a moment two celebrated artists did not live to see.
Luke Ottenhof
6.14.18
New music

Cadence Weapon Takes On The Condo Epidemic in New Video "High Rise"

The new video examines and dissects the social consequences of Toronto's income gap and condo boom.
Luke Ottenhof
5.22.18
Interviews

Jim Bryson's Remote Home Studio Is the Secret Backbone of Canadian Music

For years, Bryson has been riding shotgun to some of Canada’s most prolific music acts from Kathleen Edwards to Tragically Hip.
Luke Ottenhof
4.19.18
Interviews

This Indie Label Is Cutting Vinyl Costs By Releasing Albums on Paper

"Instead of having a thing with the download within, we just have a giant piece of beautiful paper."
Luke Ottenhof
9.15.17
Interviews

This Startup is Helping Artists Find Places to Throw House Concerts

"We're not looking for people to piss off their communities. We're looking for people to draw their communities in."
Luke Ottenhof
9.13.17
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