March 11, 2018 - Musicoin TV on YouTube Live

Étoile Noire featured in a Musicoin TV episode. The hosts state that the music is  "very professionnal" & "...this is deep, much love to everyone who's loved one is far away". Hosts also state that "the music is very meaningful".

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November 29, 2017 - Ottawa Life Magazine

"As the country scene continues to grow in Ottawa, it's great to see more bands trying to evolve it. Etoile Noire's self-titled debut finds them taking parts country, indie-rock and a little modern pop and mix it all together for something fun and fresh. The dark overtones of "Native Girl" create a foreboding mood right from the get-go, as it sizzles..."


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September 16, 2017 - Terry Steeves

"A short but sweet half-hour set by Ottawa-based duo Etoile Noire drew a roomful of listeners into The Papery at Bank and Fifth early Friday night. The two stood side-by-side in the store front nook, armed with guitars and mics, to deliver their Canadiana blend of country, folk, and roots/rock..."


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May 15, 2017 - Terry Steeves

This past Sunday night found me at downtown Ottawa’s Atomic Rooster where I caught a performance of newly formed duo, Etoile Noire. Two Ottawa musicians, Justin Trudeau and Fabien Melanson, stood on opposite sides of the stage, acoustic guitars in hand, one who played left and the other who played right. Already I could see a sense of balance established, but when they began to play and sing, the chemistry between the two was evident...