OVAV’s relatable style

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OVAV’s relatable style

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 17/17

The post-hardcore band releases a split EP and a brand new video this Friday. comments      0


Vakvnt’s dark energy

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Vakvnt’s dark energy

Aug 10/17

Black metal singer Vulpes the Almighty gets in the zone comments      0


A feast of Transfiguration Day’s tunes

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A feast of Transfiguration Day’s tunes

posted by REBECCA DINGWELL, Aug 3/17

Take yourself to church and take in this folk trio. comments      0


Kirsten Olivia goes her own way

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Kirsten Olivia goes her own way

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 13/17

The R&B force redefines success on her own terms. comments      0


The transcendence of Anderson .Paak

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The transcendence of Anderson .Paak

posted by VAUGHN STAFFORD GRAY, Jul 13/17

“A rapper more focused on his art than on fronting,” don’t miss .Paak's wonderfully personal art at this year’s Jazz Fest. comments      1


Sam Wilson’s Evergreen story

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Sam Wilson’s Evergreen story

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 13/17

With The Evergreen Project, and a plethora of other musical endeavours, Sam Wilson pushes the form. comments      0


Joe Sealy’s <i>Africville Stories</i> inspires

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Joe Sealy’s Africville Stories inspires

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 13/17

A reworking of Sealy’s JUNO-winning recording Africville Suite (1996) sees the Order of Canada recipient sharing history and song. comments      0


Lucky number 13: Gypsophilia ends on a high note after 13 years

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Lucky number 13: Gypsophilia ends on a high note after 13 years

posted by NZINGHA MILLAR, Jul 13/17

Halifax’s beloved jazz group does a victory lap before closing out a chapter. comments      0


Head to the <i>Lake</i>

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Head to the Lake

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 6/17

Soprano Maureen Batt’s Lady of the Lake features Schubert’s classic and the work of contemporary Halifax composer Fiona Ryan. comments      0


The roots of punk

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The roots of punk

posted by CHRIS MURDOCH, Jun 29/17

Despite persistent myths to the contrary, punk music has been shaped since day one by Black innovators. comments      2


A Canadian, through and through

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A Canadian, through and through

posted by EVELYN C. WHITE, Jun 29/17

Oscar Peterson endured soul-murdering racial prejudice to become a jazz legend. comments      0


Listen to this year’s New Music

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Listen to this year’s New Music

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 22/17

Welcome to the biggest and best New Music Issue yet, with 101 acts and a five-hour playlist. comments      0


Perfect for reading on a phone, the text of 101 New Music Issue acts

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Perfect for reading on a phone, the text of 101 New Music Issue acts

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS AND JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Jun 22/17

A version of our big list without all the photos and song links that slow browsers down. comments      0


Find your new favourite musician: 101 new local acts to see and hear

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Find your new favourite musician: 101 new local acts to see and hear

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS AND JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Jun 22/17

Songs and stories that make up the New Music Issue 2017. comments      2


Whoa, that's a lot of music: New Music 2017 mapped out

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Whoa, that's a lot of music: New Music 2017 mapped out

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 22/17

Country to classical, funk to folk, explore the connections between this year's New Music Issue artists. comments      0


Afraaz Mulji: Piano prodigy

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Afraaz Mulji: Piano prodigy

posted by REBECCA DINGWELL, Jun 15/17

The young, multi-talented musician is about to play his first official show in Halifax. comments      1


Noisography’s perfect 10

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Noisography’s perfect 10

posted by NZINGHA MILLAR, Jun 8/17

A decade of hard work from Noisography’s Tiffany Naugler and Dan Nightingale has resulted in a priceless Halifax music archive. comments      0


Walrus levels up with <i>Family Hangover</i>

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Walrus levels up with Family Hangover

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 8/17

On the band’s new full length album, “the songs are more personal, more introverted lyrically. The songs as a whole are a lot more mature.” comments      0


Sa-Roc with you

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Sa-Roc with you

posted by DAVID DAHMS, Jun 1/17

The Atlanta-based MC is coming to town to connect with your spirit. comments      0


The beat of Mobius Percussion

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The beat of Mobius Percussion

posted by REBECCA DINGWELL, Jun 1/17

This New York-based quartet is about to drum up a storm in Halifax. comments      0


<i>Revolution</i> now

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Revolution now

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 1/17

Read an excerpt of Jason Murray’s new book, A Distorted Revolution, about rock legends Eric’s Trip. comments      0


MAJE in charge

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MAJE in charge

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 25/17

Representing East Preston, MAJE is headed for his biggest year ever. comments      0


Track by track: Rabies, <i>What You Know About Me</i>

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Track by track: Rabies, What You Know About Me

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 25/17

Rabies’ debut album is a 14-song feat of emotional pop. Songwriter, vocalist and guitarist Rachel Fry breaks down her unexpected influences like Taylor Swift, Fergie and Shania. comments      0


OBEY X marks the spot

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OBEY X marks the spot

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, May 25/17

The OBEY Convention celebrates 10 years with as intriguing, diverse and creative a line-up as ever. comments      0


OBEY bites

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OBEY bites

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 25/17

Tiny recommendations for this year’s festival comments      0


Senyawa's chemical compound

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Senyawa's chemical compound

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 24/17

Indonesian experimental metal at this year's OBEY comments      0


Sweet Neon Dreams

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Sweet Neon Dreams

posted by AVA COULTER, May 18/17

A banner year leads into an action-packed summer for your MCMs, Neon Dreams. comments      0


Jenn Grant’s intangible feeling

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Jenn Grant’s intangible feeling

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, May 11/17

The singer releases her latest album, the exquisite Paradise, this weekend at the Cohn. comments      0


Welcome Shift From Tha 902

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Welcome Shift From Tha 902

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 4/17

Todd Googoo, AKA Shift From Tha 902, comes to Halifax for a rare live show. comments      0


Take it easy with Tasseomancy

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Take it easy with Tasseomancy

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, May 4/17

Gravitating away from chaos with the mystery and magic of Tasseomancy’s latest, Do Easy. comments      0


Xara’s <i>The Hours Turn to Nothing</i> shows unity

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Xara’s The Hours Turn to Nothing shows unity

posted by ADAM FISKE, Apr 27/17

Xara Choral Theatre’s collaboration with Ami McKay is set during the Halifax Explosion and tells the forgotten stories of women helping women. comments      0


Oh so <i>Quiet</i>

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Oh so Quiet

posted by LARA LEWIS, Apr 13/17

Stewart Legere’s Quiet the Station album release bridges the gap between theatre and music. comments      0


A helping of VIMANA

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A helping of VIMANA

posted by THOSHLAE SMITH, Apr 6/17

An artist collective devoted to boosting and sharing skills thrives at Alteregos. comments      0


Going way Underground

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Going way Underground

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 30/17

The busy group behind Staying Underground want to provide nothing but good vibes with regular dance nights, a steady stream of mixes and an upcoming album. comments      0


Lounging with Dazor

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Lounging with Dazor

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Mar 30/17

With a new four song EP, Dazor shares some alt-rock nuggets. comments      0


Chronos’ tick tock

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Chronos’ tick tock

posted by ALLISON DEVEREAUX, Mar 23/17

A fuller sound on What It Is marks the jazz band’s sophomore effort. comments      0


Classical Yas

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Classical Yas

posted by LARA LEWIS, Mar 23/17

The Chicago-based international string group Yas Quartet slays while making classical music more accessible and inclusive. comments      0


Clairmont The Second’s in command

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Clairmont The Second’s in command

posted by SANDRINETTE M. MANIANIA, Mar 9/17

Toronto breakout artist Clairmont The Second makes his first appearance in Halifax. comments      0


Chicago Producer RP Boo’s dancing drive

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Chicago Producer RP Boo’s dancing drive

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Mar 2/17

The pioneer of juke talks about dance and makes you move. comments      0


Let <i>Freedom Singer</i> ring

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Let Freedom Singer ring

posted by SANDRINETTE M. MANIANIA, Feb 23/17

Khari Wendell McClelland channels his ancestors through songs in Freedom Singer. comments      0


African Nova Scotia Music Association celebrates Portia White

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African Nova Scotia Music Association celebrates Portia White

posted by REBECCA DINGWELL, Feb 23/17

Jully Black to give headline performance at this weekend’s award show. comments      0


Loveland spreads the love

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Loveland spreads the love

posted by SANDRINETTE M. MANIANIA, Feb 16/17

Loveland gets in touch with its soul roots with a new album comments      0


Keonté Beals’ music experiment

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Keonté Beals’ music experiment

posted by AYA AL-HAKIM, Feb 2/17

With a new single and EP on the way, Beals hopes to show his “fun, serious and loving side.” comments      0


Where I practice: Dammien Alexander

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Where I practice: Dammien Alexander

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 2/17

After a long hiatus, Alexander spreads his love with a new album—Love + Infinity comments      0


The Barrowdowns gonna make you move

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The Barrowdowns gonna make you move

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Jan 19/17

Shake that thing all IDOW long. comments      0


It takes a Villages

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It takes a Villages

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 19/17

The Mardeen boys get traditional with Celtic-leaning Villages. comments      1


Murder, Jean wrote

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Murder, Jean wrote

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Jan 19/17

The Attempted Murder of Laura Jean slays with a bigger sound than ever. comments      0


Jennifer Castle’s solo call

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Jennifer Castle’s solo call

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Jan 19/17

The insightful singer-songwriter brings her striking voice to the In the Dead of Winter Festival. comments      0


Yoga with Julie Doiron

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Yoga with Julie Doiron

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 19/17

Namastay loose in the club with these venue-friendly poses. comments      0


Cold Smoke’s slow burn

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Cold Smoke’s slow burn

posted by SARA CONNORS, Jan 12/17

The fourth mini-fest packs The Marquee and The Seahorse this Friday. comments      0


OBEY Convention goes off

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OBEY Convention goes off

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Jan 12/17

A series of off-season showcases gears you up for this spring’s tenth OBEY Convention. comments      0


Where we practice: Sleepshaker

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Where we practice: Sleepshaker

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Jan 12/17

The melodic hardcore group is back with a stunning EP more than a year in the making. comments      0


Shevy Price’s music comeback

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Shevy Price’s music comeback

posted by AYA AL-HAKIM, Dec 22/16

“For the first time I can confidently say that my music career is going to advance because I think my life has changed.” comments      0


Caution: Wet Paint

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Caution: Wet Paint

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Dec 22/16

Wet Paint expand the live show for an epic experience. comments      0


Top five live music moments

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Top five live music moments

posted by KAYLA BORDEN, Dec 15/16

KayLa Borden looks back at the best local music events. comments      0


Top five local music moments of 2016

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Top five local music moments of 2016

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Dec 15/16

The best in fests (and one off wonderful magic show moments). comments      0


Fighting for an inclusive music scene

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Fighting for an inclusive music scene

posted by NICK DOURADO, Dec 15/16

Music holds our values and our traditions. It’s the cultural inheritance of all people—so let’s include everyone. comments      2


Top five local tracks

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Top five local tracks

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Dec 15/16

What I listened to, over and over again, all year. comments      0


BAHNAHNAH’s appeal

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BAHNAHNAH’s appeal

posted by AYA AL-HAKIM, Dec 8/16

“Music is a good opportunity to get to know other people.” comments      0


Changing Three Sheet

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Changing Three Sheet

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Dec 8/16

Coming up on 10 years as a band, Three Sheet look back on its changes and consider what’s next. comments      0


Like a Motorcycle’s homecoming

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Like a Motorcycle’s homecoming

posted by AYA AL-HAKIM, Nov 24/16

After a wildly successful tour, the group come home to celebrate High Hopes. comments      0


See you at the show: Live music needs us all

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See you at the show: Live music needs us all

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 17/16

Tara Thorne breaks it down. The live music scene could use some support, and excuses aren’t helping. comments      5


The Jerry Cans northern life

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The Jerry Cans northern life

posted by ALLISON DEVEREAUX, Nov 17/16

Iqaluit-based The Jerry Cans celebrate their home, sure, but they’re all about making you move comments      0


Where we practice: The Town Heroes

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Where we practice: The Town Heroes

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Nov 10/16

Showing off a new lineup and a new EP, The Town Heroes hit the Seahorse on Saturday. comments      0


Destroyer’s solo creation

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Destroyer’s solo creation

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Nov 3/16

Dan Bejar brings his meandering, literate songs to a show at the Seahorse. comments      0


Get Cottus

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Get Cottus

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 27/16

Halifax metal gods release their second EP this Halloween weekend. comments      0


Halifax Pop Explosion 2016 is on

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Halifax Pop Explosion 2016 is on

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, JONATHAN BRIGGINS, MORGAN MULLIN, LAURA KENINS AND TARA THORNE, Oct 20/16

Read our entire feature here. comments      0


HPX starter kit

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HPX starter kit

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 20/16

comments      0


Wild Geil

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Wild Geil

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 20/16

Best friends make the best music comments      0


“If you like The Beach Boys, you’ll probably like TUNS”

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“If you like The Beach Boys, you’ll probably like TUNS”

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 20/16

A trio with roots in Halifax’s time as centre of the music world. comments      0


Voivod returns to ‘80s roots

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Voivod returns to ‘80s roots

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 20/16

Over 30 years strong, the pride of Jonquière shows no signs of slowing down. comments      0


White Lung finds <i>Paradise</i>

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White Lung finds Paradise

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 20/16

Lightheartedly rebellious Vancouver punks come to the best coast. comments      0


Lady Wray’s time in the sun

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Lady Wray’s time in the sun

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 20/16

The first artist signed to Missy Elliott’s label in 1997, Wray’s strength continues. comments      0


John River’s got hope

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John River’s got hope

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 20/16

Mississauga’s very own continues the GTA legacy. comments      0


The Highest Order’s spooky party

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The Highest Order’s spooky party

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 20/16

Cosmic country connects the good times with the bad. comments      0


Harrison’s PMA

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Harrison’s PMA

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 20/16

The Toronto producer provides just the right amount of positive vibes. comments      0


Daniel Caesar’s smooth moves

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Daniel Caesar’s smooth moves

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 20/16

Caesar locks down the Toronto sound with a multi-genre smoothness. comments      0


Hannah Georgas lets it flow

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Hannah Georgas lets it flow

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 20/16

Georgas returns to Halifax to perform from her latest, For Evelyn. comments      0


Big Mama Lele keeps it real

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Big Mama Lele keeps it real

posted by MICHELLE CAMERON, Oct 20/16

Amelia Merhar mixes eroticism with academia on her Academically Stacked tour. comments      0


City Natives drop lyrics to inspire

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City Natives drop lyrics to inspire

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 20/16

Going from normal life on the reserve to winning awards. comments      0


PUP patrol

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PUP patrol

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 13/16

Polaris Prize shortlisters PUP pop at HPX. comments      0


Sample She-Devils

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Sample She-Devils

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 13/16

The Montreal duo creates a kaleidoscope of sound on its own terms. comments      0


Extra Mega Bog

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Extra Mega Bog

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 13/16

Mega Bog’s Erin Birgy keeps it fresh. comments      0


All 164 Sloan songs ranked worst to best

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All 164 Sloan songs ranked worst to best

posted by COREY HENDERSON, Oct 6/16

A superfan rates the entire catalogue, pulling no punches. comments      4


Hello Delaware’s having fun

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Hello Delaware’s having fun

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Sep 29/16

Hello Delaware’s debut album, My Mistake, demonstrates “the cathartic potential of music” comments      0


Snowblink wants to connect with you

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Snowblink wants to connect with you

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Sep 1/16

Toronto folk-pop duo believes in musical community. comments      0


Patrick Healy’s sci-fi movie soundtracks, without the movie

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Patrick Healy’s sci-fi movie soundtracks, without the movie

posted by ADAM FISKE, Aug 18/16

There’s a new album by the guitarist composing the cosmos. comments      0


A slice of Heaven For Real

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A slice of Heaven For Real

posted by ASHLEY CORBETT, Aug 11/16

Lo-fi pop group brings Kill Your Memory home from tour. comments      0


Universal Soul’s return

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Universal Soul’s return

posted by ASHLEY CORBETT, Aug 4/16

Back Around is the Halifax hip-hop group’s first album in 13 years. comments      0


“It’s a good homecoming.”

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“It’s a good homecoming.”

posted by HILLARY WINDSOR, Aug 4/16

Meet T. Thomason’s new self and his new EP, sweet baby. comments      0


Sam Cash has a new album and the perfect summer song

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Sam Cash has a new album and the perfect summer song

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 21/16

He’s bringing his band to The Carleton Friday night. comments      0


Yukon Blonde ambition

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Yukon Blonde ambition

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 30/16

Halifax has a thing for the BC band that’s playing the biggest gig of Canada Day weekend. comments      0


Boi-1da (the Drake producer) and Ben Francis (the boy wonder)

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Boi-1da (the Drake producer) and Ben Francis (the boy wonder)

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 30/16

Dig a heavy night of hip-hop at Views from the 9. comments      0


Weekend Dads making it big in Europe, not here at home

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Weekend Dads making it big in Europe, not here at home

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 23/16

Punk band tries again for local breakthrough with new album. comments      0


Not your great-grandfather’s choir

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Not your great-grandfather’s choir

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Jun 23/16

Cappella Regalis makes good—not only sacred—music. comments      0


Latin Drama (New Music 2016)

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Latin Drama (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Emigres to Halifax exploring Central and South American styles. comments      2


James Bradley Band (New Music 2016)

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James Bradley Band (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Inspired to play by the likes of Foo Fighters and The Trews. comments      0


Glitterclit (New Music 2016)

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Glitterclit (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Raw, heavy jams are smashing the patriarchy from the stage. comments      0


Future Girls (New Music 2016)

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Future Girls (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

One guitarist's songwriting outlet becomes a real group. comments      0


Electric Spoonful (New Music 2016)

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Electric Spoonful (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

A heaping serving of loud, hard, greasy classic rock. comments      0


Eddy (New Music 2016)

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Eddy (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Two drummers plus zero inhibitions equals total wacky freedom. comments      0


Devarrow (New Music 2016)

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Devarrow (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Inspired by a return to the east coast from Vancouver. comments      0


Cunny Ross (New Music 2016)

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Cunny Ross (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

The mixtape sensation is building a movement. comments      0


Century Egg (New Music 2016)

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Century Egg (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

This Bilingual foursome is Halifax's next big band. comments      0


Cabot (New Music 2016)

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Cabot (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

A soothing debut track announces grand ideas coming. comments      0


Boogie Boys (New Music 2016)

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Boogie Boys (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Catchy high-energy tunes with a nod to Devo. comments      0


Laurenn Marchand (New Music 2016)

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Laurenn Marchand (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Singing stories so moving and true, you'll get chills. comments      0


Maura Whitman (New Music 2016)

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Maura Whitman (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

The young mountain biking champ already has radio play. comments      0


NEW MUSIC ISSUE 2016

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NEW MUSIC ISSUE 2016

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Our annual study of budding talent reveals that the local scene continues to rock. And pop. And have soul. comments      0


Hello Delaware (New Music 2016)

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Hello Delaware (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Going from sad to mad, a former solo act is reborn. comments      0


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The clock of the new

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Jun 9/16

How long do Halifax bands stay together? comments      0


Veda Hille is rocking again with a new album & perspective

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Veda Hille is rocking again with a new album & perspective

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Jun 9/16

“I suddenly wasn’t the most important person in the world.” comments      0


XXVII (New Music 2016)

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XXVII (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Spontaneous saxophonists dig deep into a love of sound and song. comments      0


Willem Paynter (New Music 2016)

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Willem Paynter (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

This bassist grooves on jazz's endless scope to experiment. comments      0


Strongboy (New Music 2016)

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Strongboy (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Four besties from Cape Breton making modern indie tunes. comments      1


No Problem (New Music 2016)

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No Problem (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Blending many old sounds to create a new "popsicle rock." comments      0


Nightbummerz (New Music 2016)

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Nightbummerz (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

Dark and gloomy vibes, with some levity between the droning. comments      0


Municipality (New Music 2016)

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Municipality (New Music 2016)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 9/16

A pair of twins in the band means built-in harmony. comments      0


One legend to another

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One legend to another

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Jun 9/16

Thom Swift pays musical homage to his friend Roy Black. comments      0


Walrus brings home a new EP

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Walrus brings home a new EP

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 3/16

The band releases Goodbye Something tomorrow night at the Seahorse. comments      0


The pop life of Ria Mae, from shy radio listener to hit singer

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The pop life of Ria Mae, from shy radio listener to hit singer

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 2/16

Halifax’s “Clothes Off” star releases her major-label debut. comments      0


A singing send-off for Simon Abbott

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A singing send-off for Simon Abbott

Jun 2/16

The Phoenix Community Choir director’s saying farewell. comments      0


Rebuilding The Pavilion

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Rebuilding The Pavilion

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 12/16

The legendary all-ages club’s rise, fall and comeback attempt. comments      3


Catching up to Laura Roy: a track-by-track of her new EP

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Catching up to Laura Roy: a track-by-track of her new EP

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 5/16

Inspired by '90s R&B, the pop-singer explains her six sweet synth-based songs. comments      0


Erin Costelo talks about “the hardest album I’ve ever made”

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Erin Costelo talks about “the hardest album I’ve ever made”

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 7/16

The new Down Below, The Status Quo is worth the effort. comments      0


Taking centre stage after a decade in the background

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Taking centre stage after a decade in the background

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 31/16

Jazz violinist Donald MacLellan’s debut CD is brilliant. comments      0


Meet the fresh DJs behind Halifax’s hottest dance party

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Meet the fresh DJs behind Halifax’s hottest dance party

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 31/16

BAH-NAH-NAH drops world music with appeal. comments      0


Marc-André Hamelin is on an emotional rescue mission

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Marc-André Hamelin is on an emotional rescue mission

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Mar 31/16

The piano superstar loves saving great music from obscurity. comments      0


When wrestling tag-teams punk rock

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When wrestling tag-teams punk rock

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 24/16

Rowdy Roddy-inspired band The B+ Players have a new tape. comments      0


Where We Practice: Three Sheet

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Where We Practice: Three Sheet

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 17/16

Halifax’s alternative hip-hop ensemble is back with a new band member, and a new album. comments      0


Internet Daughter’s top 5 sites

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Internet Daughter’s top 5 sites

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 3/16

The Toronto DJ breaks down her fave online hangouts. comments      0


Taylor Swift takes on Lady Gaga in a tale of two tributes

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Taylor Swift takes on Lady Gaga in a tale of two tributes

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 3/16

Will you be going to one show, none or both? comments      0


Canada’s first show with MC star A-F-R-O is in Halifax

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Canada’s first show with MC star A-F-R-O is in Halifax

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 25/16

The rapper’s quick-witted style is impressive. comments      0


Frank Turner sings from the Olympics to a marathon tour

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Frank Turner sings from the Olympics to a marathon tour

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Feb 18/16

The Neil Young-influenced Brit plays his first Halifax show. comments      0


Blue Rodeo and the CanRock of ages

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Blue Rodeo and the CanRock of ages

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 18/16

Greg Keelor talks about how hard it is to play new songs. comments      0


The local roots of Canadian jazz

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The local roots of Canadian jazz

posted by MICHAEL LIGHTSTONE, Feb 11/16

Starring Duke Ellington and drummer George Paris. comments      0


The music world is waking up to Halifax's Nap Eyes

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The music world is waking up to Halifax's Nap Eyes

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 4/16

Demure genius Nigel Chapman and his band are going big. comments      0


A look inside Skratch Bastid’s studio

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A look inside Skratch Bastid’s studio

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 21/16

Where DJ magic like that viral David Bowie tribute happens. comments      1


Dive into Open Waters

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Dive into Open Waters

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 7/16

Upstream Music’s Open Waters Festival blurs the lines between musical traditions and genres in its fifth year on stage. comments      0


Adria's Top Ten Vines of 2015

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Adria's Top Ten Vines of 2015

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Dec 31/15

I wasted a lot of fucking time last year. comments      0


Ben Caplan, Halifax's performer of the year

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Ben Caplan, Halifax's performer of the year

Dec 17/15

The globe-trotting folkie leads off our Critics' Picks issue. comments      0


Measha Brueggergosman celebrates </i>Christmas</i> in Halifax

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Measha Brueggergosman celebrates Christmas in Halifax

posted by LAURA KENINS, Dec 10/15

The globe-trotting diva comes home with her holiday album. comments      0


Triple treat

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Triple treat

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Dec 10/15

Live Art Dance puts on a very special show with Ghettosocks, NiLLa, The Woods and Tentacle Tribe. comments      0


Come celebrate Joe Murphy’s big blues anniversary

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Come celebrate Joe Murphy’s big blues anniversary

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 26/15

At what might just be the world’s longest-running blues matinee. comments      0


A little Black Sabbath for a friend

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A little Black Sabbath for a friend

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 26/15

Here’s why Gus’ Pub bouncer Jim Meade inspires a benefit show. comments      2


Where I work: Ben Caplan

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Where I work: Ben Caplan

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 19/15

For a touring musician, it’s all about the fans and the vans. comments      0


Groundswell Music Festival celebrates all the local delights

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Groundswell Music Festival celebrates all the local delights

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 19/15

That’s music, food, booze and The Town Heroes’ new album. comments      0


Rob Halford and a brand-new Judas Priest are in Halifax

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Rob Halford and a brand-new Judas Priest are in Halifax

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 5/15

“There’s a virtuous attitude in Priest” that fights oppression. comments      3


Reverse engineering Buck 65

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Reverse engineering Buck 65

posted by WILL PEARSON, Oct 1/15

The turntable legend reunites with Symphony Nova Scotia comments      1


Highlight of the Season

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Highlight of the Season

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 27/15

Andy Brown releases new album at HUFF comments      0


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Thrash and learn

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 20/15

Headbangers Against Homelessness seeks to raise money, awareness comments      0


The Sanctified Brothers shake up traditional gospel music

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The Sanctified Brothers shake up traditional gospel music

posted by LIZZY HILL, Aug 20/15

North Preston’s soul group has many generations of talent. comments      0


The Mariachi Ghost is Winnipeg’s one-of-a-kind show

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The Mariachi Ghost is Winnipeg’s one-of-a-kind show

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 20/15

“You’ve never seen anything like it,” promises band’s leader. comments      0


Word Nerd

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Word Nerd

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 13/15

Halifax rap star Wordburglar gets nerdy with his latest release, Rapplicable Skills comments      0


A decade of $Rockin’ 4 Dollar$

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A decade of $Rockin’ 4 Dollar$

posted by LEWIS RENDELL, Aug 6/15

The wild open mic night marks 10 years as a local music hub. comments      2


Wrecking ball: a Q&A with Lagwagon’s Joey Cape

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Wrecking ball: a Q&A with Lagwagon’s Joey Cape

posted by NICK LAUGHER, Aug 6/15

In honour of the Fat Wrecked for 25 Years tour’s Halifax stop, Joey Cape reflects on the past quarter century. comments      1


A Sight For Sewn Eyes, Halifax’s fresh princes

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A Sight For Sewn Eyes, Halifax’s fresh princes

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 30/15

The tech-metal hot-boys are stoked to be back comments      0


SoHo Ghetto’s last hurrah

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SoHo Ghetto’s last hurrah

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Jul 22/15

So long, and thanks for all the synth comments      0


Long live the female king, Real Eyez

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Long live the female king, Real Eyez

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 2/15

The Halifax rapper has her sights set on world domination. comments      0


The Stanfields shake up

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The Stanfields shake up

posted by DAVE LIDSTONE, Jul 2/15

With the release of a new record slated for September, The Stanfields unveil a ferocious sound, look, and chapter for the dirtiest band in the HRM. comments      1


Upstream Music veers in new directions

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Upstream Music veers in new directions

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jun 25/15

Stepping down after 19 years at the helm of Upstream Music, Paul Cram says so long with Diving For Pearls. comments      1


Jay Mayne’s still choppin’

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Jay Mayne’s still choppin’

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 25/15

Jay Mayne breaks down his newest mixtape, #StillChopTrees. comments      0


Corey Wright's bars

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Corey Wright's bars

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 18/15

With 300 songs under his belt, Corey Wright prepares to start a new chapter. comments      0


New Music issue 2015

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New Music issue 2015

posted by LAURA KENINS, BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, STEPHANIE JOHNS AND ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 11/15

comments      0


Unreal Thought’s process

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Unreal Thought’s process

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 11/15

Dark, icy and goth, Unreal Thought is a musical departure for three hardcore fans comments      0


MAJE talent

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MAJE talent

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 11/15

Michael Earle, AKA MAJE, wants to change the world with his music. comments      0


Gypsophilia’s scenes from a film

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Gypsophilia’s scenes from a film

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 4/15

Gypsophilia’s fourth full-length, Night Swimming brings a mish-mash of vignettes that the band is famous for. comments      0


Floodland’s fire

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Floodland’s fire

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 4/15

Indie rockers trim the fat on their new EP. comments      0


Ten years of Noyes Records

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Ten years of Noyes Records

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 28/15

Celebrating 10 years of record-making with a new greatest hits album and a look back at some definitive releases. comments      0


See Bonesaw

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See Bonesaw

posted by ALEX MITCHELL, May 28/15

Terrifying music drawing from a strong Halifax lineage of hardcore, punk and metalcore, this Friday. comments      0


Find you in the cypher

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Find you in the cypher

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 28/15

R.A.W. Cyphers bring hip-hop communities together. comments      0


Bye bye Billie Dre and the Poor Boys

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Bye bye Billie Dre and the Poor Boys

posted by TARA THORNE, May 21/15

A final Halifax whoop-up for the dynamic trio. comments      0


Counting Crows

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Counting Crows

posted by TARA THORNE, May 21/15

comments      0


The Spot shines

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The Spot shines

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 14/15

A month of fundraisers benefit an important service for youth comments      0


Where I work: Gianna Lauren

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Where I work: Gianna Lauren

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 14/15

As Lauren gears up for her fourth album release this fall, she lets us into her bedroom writing nook. comments      3


Desi Gordon’s expanding acoustic vibes

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Desi Gordon’s expanding acoustic vibes

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 7/15

Pun-filled folk jams meet '80s-inspired instrumentation this Saturday comments      0


Arrhythmia nation

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Arrhythmia nation

posted by LAURA KENINS, May 7/15

suddenlyLISTEN’s final concert of the 2014/15 main series leans on the improvisational side of hip-hop. comments      0


Hands of the sacred

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Hands of the sacred

posted by MICHAEL LEE, Apr 30/15

Kayhan Kalhor and the Tabassian Brothers join together for a show of Persian classics. comments      0


Just SPEW it

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Just SPEW it

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Apr 23/15

After a six month hiatus to write new material, metal party machine SPEW is back. SPEW’s mantra remains: drink beer, smoke pot, play music. comments      1


Space Age time

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Space Age time

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Apr 16/15

The Space Age release the first in a series of seven-inch records this Friday. comments      0


Forward Unto Dawn: Alphas of metal

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Forward Unto Dawn: Alphas of metal

posted by MICHAEL LEE, Apr 16/15

Local progressive metal shredders assert dominance with their latest album comments      0


Where we practice: Special Costello

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Where we practice: Special Costello

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Apr 9/15

The glamorous rockers have the best beats and vocals in town, and great advice on dealing with neighbours. comments      0


Hillsburn on fire

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Hillsburn on fire

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Apr 9/15

Folk-pop Hillsburn just care about the music, man. comments      0


Castle on a cloud

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Castle on a cloud

posted by ALEX MITCHELL, Apr 2/15

With songs that are both tense and soothing, the contentedly sorrowful Jennifer Castle comes to Halifax. comments      0


Gimme Lisa Fischer

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Gimme Lisa Fischer

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 26/15

One of the most powerful and nimble vocalists of our time, Lisa Fischer, graces the Rebecca Cohn stage for one night only. comments      0


Papillon soars

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Papillon soars

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 26/15

Gabrielle Papillon’s newest album, The Tempest of Old, has gothic darkness, bluesy twang and folk sensitivity. comments      0


Return of the PIG

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Return of the PIG

posted by ALEX MITCHELL, Mar 26/15

After a five year absence, Truro’s own PIG dole out the abrasive punk for one last night. comments      0


Where we practice: Vulva Culture

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Where we practice: Vulva Culture

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 26/15

Led by Amy V, Halifax’s melancholy mood band finds their magic right at home. comments      0


Experimental music

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Experimental music

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 19/15

The Experiment is a multi-act party experience—bands, DJs and visual art. comments      1


Rebecca Baxter: Omega woman

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Rebecca Baxter: Omega woman

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 12/15

Halifax intermedia artist designs sound devices with infinite possibilities, attracting international attention. comments      0


Playing Video Games

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Playing Video Games

posted by JADE NAUSS, Mar 5/15

Video Games Live brings all the fun of gaming to Symphony Nova Scotia. comments      0


J-Bru’s the King of Halifax

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J-Bru’s the King of Halifax

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 5/15

With a new album on the horizon, J-Bru will be honoured at the African Nova Scotian Music Awards. comments      1


Dream a little Dreamsphere

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Dream a little Dreamsphere

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 5/15

Aqua Alta’s new album comes straight from a futuristic undersea world. comments      0


Sloan come home

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Sloan come home

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Mar 5/15

Showing off Commonwealth to the hometown crowd. comments      0


Q&A with 902 NonStop Records' Ally Dee

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Q&A with 902 NonStop Records' Ally Dee

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 5/15

Catch tomorrow's stacked lineup for Rap Therapy comments      0


Where I work: Shevy Price

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Where I work: Shevy Price

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 26/15

Before opening for Trina on Saturday, Shevy Price opens up about new management, new mixtapes and new beginnings. comments      0


Christina Martin's alright, alright, alright

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Christina Martin's alright, alright, alright

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 19/15

It'll Be Alright breaks away from heartfelt folk. comments      0


Mardeen's winning <i>Silver</i>

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Mardeen's winning Silver

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 19/15

Inspired by a haunted chalet, Mardeen's Silver Fang EP glows with eerie vibes. comments      0


So long, Shag Harbour

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So long, Shag Harbour

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 19/15

A night of posi fun and dancing before Shag Harbour take a break. comments      0


Mangan's got the <i>Meds</i>

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Mangan's got the Meds

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Feb 14/15

Dan Mangan, Hayden and Astral Swans bring sweet tunes to the Cohn on Wednesday comments      0


Neon icons

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Neon icons

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 12/15

Halifax’s Neon Dreams meet up with old pal Waka Flocka Flame this Friday. comments      0


Best in the City

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Best in the City

posted by JADE NAUSS, Feb 12/15

City Natives kick off the Red City tour in Halifax. comments      0


Reeny Smith’s pop-soul

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Reeny Smith’s pop-soul

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Feb 5/15

Reeny Smith shows off her powerful sound for a good cause this Wednesday. comments      0


Where I work: Quake Matthews

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Where I work: Quake Matthews

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 29/15

Gearing up to release his latest album Rap Music, Quake Matthews lets us in the studio. comments      0


Keys N Krates expectations

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Keys N Krates expectations

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 22/15

Toronto’s live trap/rap band Keys N Krates tear up Halifax this Saturday. Just don’t jump on stage. comments      0


In the Dead of Winter 2015

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In the Dead of Winter 2015

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 22/15

Alana Yorke, Owen Pallett and lots more! comments      0


In their Prine

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In their Prine

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 25/14

John Prine tributes bring a “half-hillbilly, half-Nietzsche” vibe. comments      0


TOP 20 ALBUMS OF 2014

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TOP 20 ALBUMS OF 2014

posted by DAVID DAHMS, STEPHANIE JOHNS, DOUG TAYLOR AND ADRIA YOUNG, Dec 18/14

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Rich Aucoin wants to believe

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Rich Aucoin wants to believe

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Dec 18/14

With his latest album Ephemeral, Aucoin heals his soul and taps into the spiritual effects of music. comments      0


Montauk via Fort Mac

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Montauk via Fort Mac

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Dec 11/14

A tiny snapshot of the Fort McMurray music scene from one very invested metal vocalist. comments      0


HMC’s something borrowed

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HMC’s something borrowed

posted by MOIRA DONOVAN, Dec 4/14

The Halifax Music Co-op’s instrument library finds a use for those school band instruments collecting guilt and dust in your closet comments      0


Jenn Grant’s star power

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Jenn Grant’s star power

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 27/14

Compostela’s soft, psychedelic folk is struck for love comments      0


Always Neverlove

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Always Neverlove

posted by KYLE MULLIN, Nov 27/14

Buck 65 brings his peppy, intimate and therapeutic songs about heartbreak to Halifax comments      0


Where we practice: The Brood

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Where we practice: The Brood

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Nov 20/14

Lovely psychedelic weirdos The Brood produce their proggy goodness in a basement in Dartmouth. comments      0


Howse of love

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Howse of love

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Nov 13/14

A benefit for the iconic Roger Howse brings the city’s best blues and roots musicians together. comments      0


Constantines’ young hearts

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Constantines’ young hearts

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 13/14

The magic is still there for beloved Constantines. comments      0


Dan MacCormack is book smart

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Dan MacCormack is book smart

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Nov 13/14

Dan MacCormack drew inspiration from the work of novelist David Adams Richards for his latest album, now the two of them share a stage. comments      0


La Ribera

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La Ribera

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Nov 13/14

The richly-textured songs of Alejandra Ribera embrace mystery this week at the Carleton. comments      0


Have <i>Mercy</i>

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Have Mercy

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Nov 6/14

Amelia Curran’s newest, They Promised You Mercy, is the equivalent of a panoramic view. comments      0


Rich Aucoin: Halifax’s prince

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Rich Aucoin: Halifax’s prince

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 23/14

Rich Aucoin combines his two loves, the silver screen and music, in his newest album, Ephemeral. comments      0


Cam Smith’s <i>Cannon</i> in front of them

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Cam Smith’s Cannon in front of them

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 23/14

Dartmouth hip-hop head Cam Smith stands out at HPX. comments      0


Jay Mayne and Thrillah Kane: Head to head

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Jay Mayne and Thrillah Kane: Head to head

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 23/14

The two longtime collaborators share a stage at this year’s festival comments      0


Get with Against Me!

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Get with Against Me!

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 23/14

“Finally, there’s actually something to be punk about.” Against Me! play their hearts out Thursday comments      0


We love Freelove Fenner

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We love Freelove Fenner

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 23/14

Mysterious pop and curious lyrics are a winning mix for Montreal’s Freelove Fenner comments      0


Gianna Lauren’s a warm outsider

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Gianna Lauren’s a warm outsider

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 23/14

With a new “explosive” record on the horizon, Gianna Lauren brings atmospheric warmth to the Marquee comments      0


Being Mozart’s Sister

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Being Mozart’s Sister

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 23/14

Dark electro-creativity and an incredible vocal range add up to a great show by Mozart’s Sister comments      0


Ryan Hemsworth’s not alone

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Ryan Hemsworth’s not alone

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 23/14

With a new album, Alone For The First Time, on the horizon, Hemsworth talks Halifax, internet piracy, the music industry and getting back to basics. comments      0


Triumphant Tanya Tagaq

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Triumphant Tanya Tagaq

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Oct 23/14

Fresh off her Polaris Prize win, Tanya Tagaq turns traditional music into something fierce and penetrating at this year’s Pop Explosion comments      0


Let Emoji Scotia plan your HPX

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Let Emoji Scotia plan your HPX

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 23/14

comments      0


Test your Wu-Tang knowledge

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Test your Wu-Tang knowledge

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 23/14

How well do you know Ghostface and Raekwon, really? Find out. comments      0


HPX by day

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HPX by day

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 23/14

Walk your way through an extremely busy three days with us. comments      0


Pop Explosion 2014

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Pop Explosion 2014

Oct 23/14

No sleep 'til Sunday comments      0


Mo Kenney’s dreams

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Mo Kenney’s dreams

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 16/14

She embraces the sad optimist's conflict with In My Dreams. comments      0


Astral Swans, the hippie in the punk rock van

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Astral Swans, the hippie in the punk rock van

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Oct 16/14

Coming to Halifax via Calgary, Astral Swans might share an elixir or two. comments      0


Strange Attractor sees a darkness

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Strange Attractor sees a darkness

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 16/14

Sudbury’s Jeff Houle channels anger through top shelf garage and punk, as you do. comments      0


Teenage Kicks are hard to beat

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Teenage Kicks are hard to beat

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 16/14

Mixing nostalgia with modern, the brothers in Teenage Kicks have the right punk-kid attitude comments      0


HPX: Your first two days

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HPX: Your first two days

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 16/14

Halifax Pop Explosion comes but once a year, don’t let a minute pass you by comments      0


City Natives bring their A-game

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City Natives bring their A-game

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 16/14

Since 2012, City Natives spread the message of hard work and focus through badass hip-hop comments      0


Read our daily coverage of the 2014 Halifax Pop Explosion

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Read our daily coverage of the 2014 Halifax Pop Explosion

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 16/14

Tired but typing comments      0


New Fries are hilarious and beautiful

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New Fries are hilarious and beautiful

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 9/14

Go all over the place with Toronto’s New Fries comments      0


Get lost in Castle’s labyrinth

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Get lost in Castle’s labyrinth

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 9/14

San Francisco’s Castle burn through town on their mega *Under Siege* tour comments      0


The Ring Rats’ Halifax screwjob

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The Ring Rats’ Halifax screwjob

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 2/14

Let your inner wrestle fan rejoice with The Ring Rats wrestling riffs comments      0


Where we practice: Dregs

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Where we practice: Dregs

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 2/14

New-old band is all about mom’s garage and making audiences go batshit insane. comments      0


SoHo Ghetto and Thou

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SoHo Ghetto and Thou

posted by KYLE MULLIN, Sep 25/14

A panoramic new album marks a triumphant debut full length for SoHo Ghetto
 comments      0


In-Flight Safety’s real talk

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In-Flight Safety’s real talk

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 25/14

comments      0


Hopscotch Halifax’s cypher proves who’s got it

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Hopscotch Halifax’s cypher proves who’s got it

posted by DAVID DAHMS, Sep 25/14

Over 30 MCs battle it out at the second annual Atlantic hip-hop cypher comments      1


Good Company’s Good Cause has binders full of rappers

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Good Company’s Good Cause has binders full of rappers

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 4/14

A rap show for a good cause finds the local hip-hop community working for students comments      0


Eh440 has a tempo tantrum

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Eh440 has a tempo tantrum

posted by KATE WATSON, Aug 21/14

High energy a cappella group Eh440 tell a story at the Prismatic Festival comments      0


Vibe it out

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Vibe it out

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Aug 21/14

comments      1


Old and Weird go their own way

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Old and Weird go their own way

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Aug 21/14

The genre-breaking band takes a leap forward with the new album What I Saw comments      3


Kuato’s total recall

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Kuato’s total recall

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 21/14

A bunch of digital EPs have prepared your mind and body for Kuato’s debut full length, The Great Upheaval comments      0


A look into the mind of Rich Aucoin

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A look into the mind of Rich Aucoin

Aug 14/14

In advance of next month’s album release for Ephemeral, Aucoin lets us have a peek at that most personal of digital spaces, his desktop comments      0


$Rockin 4 Dollar$ nine lives

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$Rockin 4 Dollar$ nine lives

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 31/14

Celebrating nine years and possibly the last night in their longtime location, the popular Monday night open mic is still the best way to start the week. comments      0


Nicole Ariana’s sad raps

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Nicole Ariana’s sad raps

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 24/14

It’s a homecoming show for Nicole Ariana this Saturday comments      0


Monomyth’s sound of success

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Monomyth’s sound of success

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 24/14

Charging through space and time comes Monomyth with their brand new debut, Saturnalia Regalia. comments      0


Uh Huh Her’s sweet <i>Future Souls</i> music

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Uh Huh Her’s sweet Future Souls music

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Jul 17/14

Coming to town for Halifax Pride with their new album *Future Souls*, Uh Huh Her bring an evolved sound and an answer to your existential questions. comments      0


Mega Bog standard

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Mega Bog standard

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 17/14

West coast wild children provide dream ambience with Mega Bog comments      0


Essential YG tracks

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Essential YG tracks

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 17/14

Put them on repeat and be the most prepared HRM citizen in advance of YG’s Halifax show on Sunday comments      0


Deer Tick talk

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Deer Tick talk

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 10/14

Coming to The Marquee via Rhode Island, Deer Tick talk about Negativity comments      0


Mayssa’s own way

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Mayssa’s own way

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Jul 10/14

Mayssa Karaa’s gritty, unique style shines at the 13th annual Lebanese Festival comments      0


Grandmaster Flash

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Grandmaster Flash

Jul 10/14

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Bend the River’s edge

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Bend the River’s edge

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Jun 26/14

A new album and a new “maximal” sound show up on Bend the River’s newest album, So Long Joan Fontaine comments      0


Garden Ries

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Garden Ries

posted by STEPHANIE TAYLOR, Jun 26/14

Rachel Ries’ Ghost of a Gardener explores her journey to find herself. comments      0


Aboriginal Day’s unity and solidarity

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Aboriginal Day’s unity and solidarity

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 19/14

With performances by A Tribe Called Red, Quebec’s Radio Radio, Inez, Sierra Noble, Ashley MacIsaac and more, eighth annual celebration reflects First Nations unity. comments      1


902Radio sets the dial


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902Radio sets the dial


posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 12/14

A brand new internet radio station focusing only on local hip-hop has plans for both the airwaves and the clubs. comments      1


Journeys

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Journeys

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 12/14

Journeys is made up of “lovers of music”, nothing too theoretical, nothing too planned. comments      0


Soft Spot

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Soft Spot

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 12/14

Dig into a swirl of grunge guitars with Soft Spot comments      0


Konyon Ca$h

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Konyon Ca$h

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 12/14

Ca$h aims for the stars with an upcoming album comments      0


Vicious

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Vicious

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 12/14

Traditional heavy metal straight from the youth of Annapolis Valley comments      0


Vogue Dots

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Vogue Dots

posted by EVAN MCINTYRE, Jun 12/14

Collaborative songwriting and waves of white noise fill Toska comments      0


Belladonna

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Belladonna

posted by EVAN MCINTYRE, Jun 12/14

Belladonna provides for your ambient folk viola needs (and more) comments      0


Surveillance

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Surveillance

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 12/14

The Father, Son and Holy Ghost of Halifax’s pop-punk tradition. comments      0


Never Human

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Never Human

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 12/14

Brilliant bursts of hardcore gold. comments      0


Measure Up

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Measure Up

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 12/14

Straight-edge punks don’t preach, just mosh comments      0


The Lauras

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The Lauras

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 12/14

Great pop selection, The Lauras comments      0


Woadie

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Woadie

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 12/14

Staying wavy in the 2000s comments      0


Alfie

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Alfie

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 12/14

Novice turns serious comments      0


King’s Girls

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King’s Girls

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 12/14

King’s Girls keep things short and sweet comments      0


No Bodies

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No Bodies

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 12/14

Perfect country psych from the basement comments      0


Best Fiends forever

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Best Fiends forever

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 12/14

Best Fiends is a garage goldmine powered by love. Dig in. comments      0


New Music 2014

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New Music 2014

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, TARA THORNE, EVAN MCINTYRE AND ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 12/14

Fifteen new bands and one plucky radio station to build a summer playlist on comments      0


Cud Eastbound’s parting gift

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Cud Eastbound’s parting gift

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 5/14

His Leaving EP release party is for ARK Outreach. comments      0


Bringing <i>Deception: A Rock Opera</i> to life

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Bringing Deception: A Rock Opera to life

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 29/14

Katey Day’s decade-long dream makes it to the stage. comments      0


Poster boy Adrian Bruhm

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Poster boy Adrian Bruhm

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 29/14

The $Rockin 4 $ host celebrates his birthday, and the show's, with…trading cards. comments      0


The Sadies make it great

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The Sadies make it great

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 29/14

When Toronto’s alt-country stars come to Halifax, Sadies-faction is guaranteed. comments      0


Scotia Festival enters the 35th chamber

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Scotia Festival enters the 35th chamber

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, May 22/14

The renowned chamber music festival Scotia Festival of Music, now it its 35th year, brings one of history’s greatest cellists to town. comments      0


Cool for Jack’s Cats

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Cool for Jack’s Cats

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, May 22/14

Jack’s Cats take on jazz standards and originals with the new album Low Down Dirty Swing, Live comments      0


Home is where the Doom is

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Home is where the Doom is

posted by HUGH STEWART, May 22/14

Doom Machine bring some of that Valley metal to Michael’s this Saturday comments      1


Singular Electric Voice

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Singular Electric Voice

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 15/14

Electric Voice Records’ presentation of sound and visual art emphasizing only the most essential hopes to expand ideas of the genre. comments      1


Getting <i>SappyForever</i>

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Getting SappyForever

posted by JADE NAUSS, May 8/14

Team Sappy takes its 252-page, full-colour retrospective on the road. comments      0


Meds alert

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Meds alert

posted by JADE NAUSS, May 8/14

The Meds talk tour and life on the road with their debut album South America comments      0


Alert the Medic ring the alarm

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Alert the Medic ring the alarm

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, May 1/14

Alert the Medic release its latest album, The Phantom Moves, this Saturday comments      0


Not Friends for life

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Not Friends for life

posted by HUGH STEWART, May 1/14

Newfoundland’s own Not Friends tear Plan B a new one at this Friday’s all ages show comments      0


Group effort

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Group effort

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, May 1/14

Fakes and Lungbutter drove all the way from Montreal to kick out the jams at a fresh venue. comments      0


The Chris Martin Trio is <i>Young</i> and restless

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The Chris Martin Trio is Young and restless

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Apr 24/14

Releasing its latest, Young Blood, The Chris Martin Trio reinvents the old-school style comments      1


Ghostface forever

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Ghostface forever

posted by DAVID DAHMS, Apr 24/14

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Jessie Brown’s Divine volume

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Jessie Brown’s Divine volume

posted by ALLIE SWEETING, Apr 24/14

Jessie Brown and The Black Divine turn up the sound on their new album, Act II: Decisions comments      0


Kim Harris’ <i>Mighty</i> tones

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Kim Harris’ Mighty tones

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Apr 17/14

The ever-charming Kim Harris will perform songs from her enchanting latest, Only the Mighty. comments      0


There’s Boh To Love

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There’s Boh To Love

posted by EVAN MCINTYRE, Apr 17/14

Matty Boh is a hip-hop genius, witness it Wednesday at the Company House comments      0


Kind of Bleu

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Kind of Bleu

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Apr 10/14

See the dream team of T-Woo and Stilldrunk in action at April’s Bleu Nuit, T-Woo’s last before he moves up north. comments      1


Neverending Glory

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Neverending Glory

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Apr 10/14

Wish Glory Glory bon voyage before the band heads over the pond to play The Great Escape in Brighton, dance to ease your personal jealousy. comments      0


April Reign

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April Reign

posted by HUGH STEWART, Apr 10/14

Severed Reign uses metal for good with April Assault VI, a weekend long cancer fundraising concert. comments      0


Black Sabbath’s lucky <i>13</i>

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Black Sabbath’s lucky 13

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Apr 3/14

Tony Iommi dishes the dirt on a new album, a new tour and weird people everywhere. comments      1


Mellow Yellow Jacket Avenger

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Mellow Yellow Jacket Avenger

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Apr 3/14

Part of a triple tape release gold mine, Yellow Jacket Avenger makes its triumphant return to Halifax this Friday. comments      0


Protest The Hero’s welcome

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Protest The Hero’s welcome

posted by HUGH STEWART, Apr 3/14

Protest The Hero devoted many hours to the practice of shredding. See the results this Wednesday and Thursday. comments      0


Don’t kill Dub Kartel’s vibe

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Don’t kill Dub Kartel’s vibe

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 27/14

Halifax’s live dancehall band goes with the flow, and Halifax follows. comments      0


Thrillah night

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Thrillah night

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 27/14

Taking gold in both the new artist and song of 2013 categories, rapper Thrillah shows why he’s ready for take off. comments      0


Best of Halifax Music Awards 2014

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Best of Halifax Music Awards 2014

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 27/14

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Halifax's video stars

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Halifax's video stars

posted by KYLE MULLIN, Mar 27/14

Talent, time and effort converge with local music video directors comments      0


Banda Magda’s world

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Banda Magda’s world

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 20/14

Multilingual and sweet, Banda Magda’s painterly, other-worldly pop kicks off the Out Like A Lion Festival this Wednesday comments      0


Nap Eyes’ elusive and inclusive new album

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Nap Eyes’ elusive and inclusive new album

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 20/14

Both nostalgic and new, Nap Eyes’ collaborative songwriting shines on Whine of the Mystic comments      1


E.S.T. sweded

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E.S.T. sweded

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Mar 20/14

The E.S.T. Tribute band pay tribute to the Swedish trio via Wolfville for the Out Like A Lion Festival comments      0


JRDN’s living the dream

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JRDN’s living the dream

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 13/14

Juno nominated JRDN’s return home sees him on the Metro Centre stage, proving that talent and hard work make a winning team. comments      1


Magnolia’s in bloom

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Magnolia’s in bloom

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 6/14

Laid-back and genre-eluding, Magnolia’s self-titled album reflects its relaxed recording process. comments      0


Major Jillionaire

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Major Jillionaire

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 6/14

California’s super fresh DJ and Major Lazer affiliate Jillionaire makes your Thursday extra rich comments      0


Sherman Downey’s Sun rises

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Sherman Downey’s Sun rises

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Mar 6/14

Touring The Sun in Your Eyes, Sherman Downey and the Ambiguous Case make a stop in Halifax for the March Hare Festival comments      1


Get schooled on the dance floor

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Get schooled on the dance floor

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Feb 27/14

The Queer Possibilities lecture series “aims to expand the geographies of queerness in the city of Halifax” with radical lectures and dance parties. comments      0


Dark for Dark is “Even” steven

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Dark for Dark is “Even” steven

posted by ALLISON HIGGINS, Feb 27/14

A video made using the barter system and a new single awaits you March 1. comments      0


Ryan Hemsworth’s in the mix

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Ryan Hemsworth’s in the mix

posted by EVAN MCINTYRE, Feb 20/14

Guilt Trips is up for the Juno award for Electronic Album of the Year. comments      1


Zuppa makes Mirth!

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Zuppa makes Mirth!

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 20/14

The theatre company’s seventh annual musical fundraiser is unusually joyful. comments      0


Thick as Weed Thief

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Thick as Weed Thief

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 20/14

Started as a joke, the hard core trio’s seriously putting out its third release. comments      0


Fully RealEyez

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Fully RealEyez

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 13/14

RealEyez' Valentine's Day album release and red carpet event is the result of months of work and love from the young talent comments      1


Wyrd Distro for the people

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Wyrd Distro for the people

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 13/14

Weird Canada’s Wyrd Distro is a game-changer, and it’s launching all across Canada this Saturday. comments      0


Molly Thomason’s high school confidential

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Molly Thomason’s high school confidential

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Feb 6/14

Thomason’s latest, Columbus Field, is a rock and roll ode to high school. comments      1


Old man Wintersleep

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Old man Wintersleep

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 30/14

“A grandpa of a band” Wintersleep comes home for a fundraiser for Music Nova Scotia. comments      0


The WAYO’s <i>Wanderings</i> home

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The WAYO’s Wanderings home

posted by DAVID DAHMS, Jan 30/14

Multi-genreational The WAYO bring that locked in hip-hop groove to pop. comments      0


Pusha T: Rap royalty

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Pusha T: Rap royalty

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 30/14

Pusha T recorded your favourite rap album of the year and he’s playing the Marquee on Monday. comments      0


Bass Bias’ amazing bass

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Bass Bias’ amazing bass

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Jan 23/14

Bass Bias Records represents Halifax’s bass music aficionados, and is expanding. Catch them Friday. comments      0


Waka Flocka Flame game

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Waka Flocka Flame game

posted by HUGH STEWART, Jan 16/14

Get your squad together and don’t miss Waka Flocka Flame’s Halifax debut this Saturday comments      0


Jinx the Cat luck and roll

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Jinx the Cat luck and roll

posted by KYLE MULLIN, Jan 16/14

Jinx the Cat curses you to dance like a maniac Friday comments      0


Julie Doiron’s loud lullaby

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Julie Doiron’s loud lullaby

posted by ALLISON HIGGINS, Jan 16/14

Julie Doiron and The Wrong Guys swing through town on their way to Sackville, NB comments      1


Cold Smoke chillin’

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Cold Smoke chillin’

posted by DAVID DAHMS, Jan 9/14

Dub Kartel’s weekend of great music and dance-generated heat will be sssssmokin’! Yes I made a The Mask joke, what of it? comments      0


Talk show

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Talk show

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 9/14

Pop Talk celebrates 50 episodes of putting the focus on the musician in short, sweet 13 minute radio pieces. comments      0


Cud Eastbound’s fantastic voyage

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Cud Eastbound’s fantastic voyage

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 9/14

Recorded in a camper van in the woods, Cud Eastbound’s latest full length album is optimistic and heartbreaking all in one. comments      1


Bastid noise

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Bastid noise

posted by KYLE MULLIN, Dec 26/13

Skratch Bastid’s Crunkmas Bash makes the long trek on the 80 Halifax to a Marquee near you. comments      0


Gonzo with the wind

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Gonzo with the wind

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Dec 26/13

Gonzo New Years’ Eve: An Elemental Bacchanalia calls the corners and rings out the new year in wild style. comments      0


Two Hours Traffic jam

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Two Hours Traffic jam

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Dec 19/13

So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen good night for Two Hours Traffic. comments      2


Ever Green

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Ever Green

posted by ALLISON HIGGINS, Dec 19/13

Heather Green wins at the holidays with an atmospheric concert Thursday at the Carleton. comments      0


Brush with greatness

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Brush with greatness

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Dec 12/13

Motion – Brush/Movement/Sound brings the best of many worlds together in a wonderful mix of visual, aural and physical accomplishments. comments      0


Rob Lemon: Into the <i>Wilderness</i>

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Rob Lemon: Into the Wilderness

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Dec 12/13

Longtime Halifax music scene staple Rob Lemon plays music for the love of it. comments      1


Road warriors

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Road warriors

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Dec 12/13

Scrapes’ tank is full and the new band is ready to rev up audiences into the new year. comments      0


Nicole Ariana’s time of the <i>Seasons</i>

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Nicole Ariana’s time of the Seasons

posted by ALLISON HIGGINS, Dec 12/13

Before a move to the Big Smoke, Ariana sings her heart out at the Bus Stop. comments      0


Dog Day: Beyond the Fade

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Dog Day: Beyond the Fade

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 5/13

Dog Day’s latest, Fade Out, is on their terms. Dark, beautiful, elegantly nuanced and noticeably larger. comments      0


Corey Isenor: Mountain man

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Corey Isenor: Mountain man

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Dec 5/13

Isenor’s fourth full-length, Hollowbody, is travelling across this wide country, all the way to you. comments      0


Love for Scott Jones

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Love for Scott Jones

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 28/13

Gottingen Street for Scott Jones is a multi-venue fundraiser taking place Thursday, bringing the community together with compassion and love. comments      0


Good jeans

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Good jeans

posted by HUGH STEWART, Nov 28/13

Wet Denim’s great band genetics produce a stellar new album, released this Saturday comments      0


Small town boy

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Small town boy

posted by ELAINE CORDEN, Nov 28/13

Don Brownrigg’s latest album is about being (more) grounded, with a melancholic, epic tone. Soak it up comments      0


This Ship’s sea of noise

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This Ship’s sea of noise

posted by ANDREW MILLS, Nov 21/13

Releasing their newest EP, What’s Left To Burn, This Ship steer their friendly sound right to your ears. comments      0


Quiet Parade and Acres and Acres take it to church

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Quiet Parade and Acres and Acres take it to church

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 21/13

Pull up a pew and pray to the folk gods, Quiet Parade and Acres and Acres fill the Round Church with sound. comments      0


Kings of the Nihil

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Kings of the Nihil

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 21/13

River Nihil have a new album available Friday—heavy, cerebral, and deep as the Nile. comments      0


On the road

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On the road

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Nov 14/13

Jenny Berkel’s folk rolls on, right into home recording studios while she records her next album across the country. comments      0


Whale of a time

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Whale of a time

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Nov 7/13

Said The Whale don’t fit into your box, man. Just ease into their undefinable sound this Friday. comments      0


Night Out to remember

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Night Out to remember

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 7/13

Some of the city’s best hip-hop artists take a normal Tuesday and turn it up. comments      0


Buzz Feed

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Buzz Feed

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 7/13

Three perspectives on Nova Scotia Music Week comments      0


Geoff Berner’s Festival circuit

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Geoff Berner’s Festival circuit

posted by ELAINE CORDEN, Nov 7/13

Political klezmer-punk troubadour and first time novelist Geoff Berner brings Festival Man to town. comments      0


Insurrection is for the fans

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Insurrection is for the fans

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 7/13

Bilingual metal band Insurrection comes way east comments      0


Night group

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Night group

posted by DAVID DAHMS, Oct 31/13

ReelLifeFam’s Midnight 6 Society launch party appeals to the night owls. comments      0


Dancing dead

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Dancing dead

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Oct 31/13

Port City Events’ Zombie Hop has the DJs of Heavy Petting getting gothy and dark, but just as danceable. comments      0


Season of the Witches’ Ball

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Season of the Witches’ Ball

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Oct 31/13

The annual CKDU fundraiser casts a party spell on you. comments      0


The Plan, boss, The Plan!

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The Plan, boss, The Plan!

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Oct 17/13

After 12 years, Halifax hardcore band The Plan get back together for another kick at the Plan can comments      0


Killer Wavves

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Killer Wavves

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Oct 17/13

Split your pants, work up a sweat and ride the tide with Wavves this HPX comments      0


Obits and bites

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Obits and bites

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Oct 17/13

Why pin down a sound so sweet? Obits eat our vegetarian food while in Halifax for HPX comments      0


Inventions’ classical swagger

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Inventions’ classical swagger

posted by DAVID DAHMS, Oct 17/13

The Halifax Music Co-op’s Inventions showcase brings folk and hip-hop to the concert hall. comments      0


Obscuro references

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Obscuro references

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 10/13

Quartetto Obscuro turns the traditional string quartet on its ear for suddenlyLISTEN’s season launch. Speaking of ears, yours will thank you. comments      0


Pub to club

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Pub to club

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 10/13

DJs Gwen West and Swayback turn up the club with good vibes and candy for Bodywork. comments      0


The Balconies’ are moving on up

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The Balconies’ are moving on up

posted by JEFF LAWTON, Oct 10/13

The Balconies are doing a little renovating of both their sound and image before the January release of Fast Motions comments      0


Walrus get psyched

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Walrus get psyched

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Oct 3/13

With split tapes coming out the ears and mind-melting psych riffs, Walrus go straight to Hell(‘s Kitchen) this Saturday comments      0


Freak Heat Waves freak out

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Freak Heat Waves freak out

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Oct 3/13

Ice cold post-punk from Victoria motoriks into town this week Author: Andrew Patterson comments      0


Back in the USS

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Back in the USS

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Oct 3/13

Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker have one heck of a party planned for you. comments      0


Khyber Sketch Comedy Series’ funny tune

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Khyber Sketch Comedy Series’ funny tune

posted by JEFF LAWTON, Sep 26/13

This time the theme is musicals, see if your favourite comedians are any good at singing comments      0


Meaghan Blanchard’s empowerment to the people

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Meaghan Blanchard’s empowerment to the people

posted by JEFF LAWTON, Sep 26/13

Blanchard’s songwriting has shifted from teenage relationships to empowering women. comments      0


Rae Spoon gets back to their roots

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Rae Spoon gets back to their roots

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Sep 19/13

With a book, an album and a film exposing their childhood, Calgary’s Rae Spoon lays it all on the table comments      0


Black Joe Lewis’ classic rock

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Black Joe Lewis’ classic rock

posted by RUSSELL GRAGG, Sep 12/13

Touring the brand new Electric Slave, Black Joe Lewis and the Honey Bears bring heavy elements of James Brown mixed with early Stooges. Go see it. comments      1


Like A Motorcycle’s family ties

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Like A Motorcycle’s family ties

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Sep 12/13

Like A Motorcycle rev up to 2014 with a new EP, Motorpool, tour plans and jokes in the kiddie pool. comments      0


Compañía Azul flames on with flamenco

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Compañía Azul flames on with flamenco

posted by KATE WATSON, Sep 12/13

Compañía Azul aims to evoke strong feelings with their newest show that explores the pull between land and sea. comments      1


2 Live 2 nasty

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2 Live 2 nasty

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 12/13

2 Live Crew come to The Red Fox on Friday on their Twerk It to the East Coast Tour, celebrating 25 years in the business of being nasty. comments      2


Miesha & The Spanks’ one-woman wolf pack

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Miesha & The Spanks’ one-woman wolf pack

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 12/13

Touring the band’s seventh album, Girls, Like Wolves, Miesha & The Spanks delivers raucous rock power and female inspiration. comments      0


Nothin’ but a g fing

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Nothin’ but a g fing

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Sep 5/13

Billie Dre & The Poor Boys’ *Garlic Fingers* will be responsible for a tremendous spike in garlie consumption post album release on Frida. comments      2


Full of spirit

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Full of spirit

posted by KYLE MULLIN, Sep 5/13

Get a sneak peek at Jenn Grant’s spirited new material this Saturday at the Marquee comments      0


Here’s to Health

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Here’s to Health

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Sep 5/13

The Heavy Blinkers’ latest, *Health*, gets all narrative on you, inspired by European history and female martyrs. comments      0


Alejandro Escovedo’s universal story

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Alejandro Escovedo’s universal story

posted by RUSSELL GRAGG, Aug 29/13

Alejandro Escovedo exhausts all the skeletons in the closet for this year’s Halifax Urban Folk Fest comments      0


Love, meet Halifax

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Love, meet Halifax

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Aug 29/13

Amelia Curran headlines Love Does, a fundraiser for local women’s shelters.q comments      0


Hitchcock presents

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Hitchcock presents

posted by RUSSELL GRAGG, Aug 29/13

Man out of time Robyn Hitchcock brings shimmering pop to the Halifax Urban Folk Fest comments      0


PINEO interest

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PINEO interest

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Aug 29/13

The local DJ/producer dynamo mixes it up during the Halifax Urban Folk Fest comments      0


Spread the Metal spreads the love

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Spread the Metal spreads the love

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Aug 22/13

The second annual metal fundraiser bonanza features local and international metal gods rocking for a cause comments      0


Hearts on Feuerstack

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Hearts on Feuerstack

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Aug 22/13

Michael Feuerstack comes back east, shaking the Tambourine Death Bed for the Halifax Urban Folk Festival comments      0


Mike check

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Mike check

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Aug 22/13

The inimitable Mike O’Neill throws some cool jokes and songs your way at the Halifax Urban Folk Festival comments      1


Martial law

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Martial law

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 22/13

Oh there will be synths and poetry tonight at the Bus Stop Theatre with Martial Canterel. comments      0


Myles Deck and the Fuzz’s regrowth

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Myles Deck and the Fuzz’s regrowth

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 15/13

For one night only, Halifax’s peanut butteriest band gets back together to melt faces. comments      0


Song cross’d lovers

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Song cross’d lovers

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Aug 15/13

Stewart Legere and Kim Harris recreate the *Romeo + Juliet* soundtrack and you will listen, bewitched. comments      1


Tasseo sing their destiny

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Tasseo sing their destiny

posted by TAMAR EYLON, Aug 8/13

Romy and Sari Lightman return to Halifax this weekend with their unrestricted, experimental and beautiful sound. comments      0


DJ IV takes the cake

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DJ IV takes the cake

posted by EVAN MCINTYRE, Aug 8/13

One of Halifax’s best DJs plans one heck of a patio birthday party. Don’t miss it. comments      0


Go Long! is a catch

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Go Long! is a catch

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Aug 8/13

Catchy jazz-folk straight outta Ottawa comments      0


Making a Splash

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Making a Splash

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Aug 1/13

Up and coming R&B vocalist Samm Splash releases her debut EP this Saturday. comments      1


Rachel Sermanni’s new Scotland

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Rachel Sermanni’s new Scotland

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 1/13

Contemporary ballads with roots in traditional Scottish folk make their way across the Atlantic for Natal Day comments      0


Devil’s in the details

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Devil’s in the details

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 1/13

Devil’s Half Acre reunite this weekend, repping Kentville like never before. Seriously, has anyone repped Kentville before? comments      0


Ferry nice brass

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Ferry nice brass

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Aug 1/13

The Bedford Brass Quintet gets on board with Metro Transit for free music on the ferry this Sunday. comments      0


Tegan and Sara’s pop cult

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Tegan and Sara’s pop cult

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 25/13

Their dance floor-ready new album may be a shock to your system, but the twins are getting closer to where they want to be as a band. comments      7


The inner Classified

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The inner Classified

posted by JEFF LAWTON, Jul 25/13

On the brink of massive fame, the “Inner Ninja” creator tells us that he’d rather be in the studio than touring the world. comments      0


Safety dance

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Safety dance

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jul 25/13

In-Flight Safety is going ’80s/new wave after throwing out an album’s worth of songs.  comments      0


Buskers: a musical round up

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Buskers: a musical round up

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jul 25/13

The musical acts are where it’s at for the Halifax International Busker Festival. comments      0


Evolve yourself

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Evolve yourself

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 18/13

Unlimited glow sticks and 20 non-stop hours of music for three days make up the inimitable Evolve Festival this weekend. comments      0


All July Talk

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All July Talk

posted by JEFF LAWTON, Jul 18/13

The Toronto duo bring blistering songs and a desire to engage the audience. Get ready. comments      1


Shred it

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Shred it

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jul 18/13

The banjo-driven five-piece Shred Kelly play the kind of folk that gets you stoked. comments      0


Why the Rush?

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Why the Rush?

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 11/13

Carsten Knox unpacks Rush’s long-lasting appeal. comments      4


Piper time

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Piper time

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 11/13

Prepare yourself for a night of dream dance electronic romance with Pick a Piper comments      0


Grass roots

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Grass roots

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 11/13

Notre Dame de Grass bring urban and rural to the bluegrass genre comments      0


A country Rose

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A country Rose

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 11/13

Whitney Rose carries on the current country revival. comments      0


Steel yourself

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Steel yourself

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 11/13

Owen Steel’s new album Time Machine Blues jangles with both the new and old. comments      1


Summer of Resolutes

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Summer of Resolutes

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 4/13

EB Anderson lets Broke Down Horse out of the stable comments      2


The Wind-Up pitch

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The Wind-Up pitch

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 4/13

Montreal outfit Wind-Up Radio Sessions goes bigger with fewer songs comments      0


From Australia with love

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From Australia with love

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 27/13

Jordie Lane follows in the great tradition of traveling folkies like Neil Young and Gram Parsons. Catch him while you can. comments      1


Socks it to me

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Socks it to me

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 27/13

Odd Socks get a bad case of the Weekday Blues with their new album. comments      0


Ostrea Lake dives right in

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Ostrea Lake dives right in

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jun 27/13

The lullaby folk band Ostrea Lake is only a year old, but it's already bound to blow you out of the water. comments      0


A good mix

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A good mix

posted by EMILY HILTZ, Jun 27/13

Multi-instrumentalist Awna Teixeira hovers between instruments, making folk that can appeal to everyone. comments      0


All the Vixens

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All the Vixens

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 20/13

Vixens new 12” overflows with anger, power and tall socks. comments      0


Dyscontrol’s record time

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Dyscontrol’s record time

posted by JEFF LAWTON, Jun 20/13

Dyscontrol’s new 7-inch shows a progression for the no-frills band. comments      0


This Ship’s Stars quality

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This Ship’s Stars quality

posted by JEFF LAWTON, Jun 20/13

All the Stars & Elements, This Ship’s latest, offers a little bit of everything. comments      0


Rad scientists 

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Rad scientists 

posted by EMILY HILTZ, Jun 20/13

Scientists of Sound will surprise you with “vastly different” new album Electric Scissors. comments      0


Fresh prince

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Fresh prince

posted by ALYSSA GALLANT, Jun 20/13

[TFO.] AKA The Fresh One, is teaming up with local DJ and mashup artist Dekz to kick off the summer on a positive note. comments      0


New Music 2013

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New Music 2013

posted by MICHAELA CAVANAGH, STEPHANIE JOHNS AND ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 13/13

Oh my gosh! What cuties! Softly cradle these newborn bands and treasure every minute. Sure, they’ll keep you up at night with their wailing, but watching those first steps are just so precious. comments      2


On your Whitehorse

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On your Whitehorse

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jun 13/13

Whitehorse isn’t just another folk-duo, here’s why. comments      0


Rap city

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Rap city

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 13/13

Psyc Tha Prince and RellzInYaGirl are two young rappers hoping to make their mark on Nova Scotia and beyond. comments      1


Stigma screening

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Stigma screening

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jun 13/13

Zac Crouse’s Paddle to the Ocean project isn’t just good music and film, it’s starting conversations about mental health, too. comments      0


Showing your Rage

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Showing your Rage

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 13/13

Negative Rage is one man’s boredom turned into punk gold. Thank god for the long winters. comments      0


Trews love

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Trews love

posted by EMILY HILTZ, Jun 6/13

The Trews play an acoustic set at Raise a Little Hellp—a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity. comments      0


The right Old Crow Medicine

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The right Old Crow Medicine

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, May 30/13

Alt-rockers Old Crow Medicine Show are sold out for good reason. comments      2


Turn up the Baseline

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Turn up the Baseline

posted by KAYLEIGH ROBINSON, May 30/13

Dartmouth rapper Baseline releases a new Monster of an album. comments      0


Hayden’s family ties

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Hayden’s family ties

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, May 23/13

Soft-spoken, reclusive Hayden presents his latest album, Us Alone, showing that he’s still one of Canada’s most heartfelt musicians.
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Dare to Caravan

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Dare to Caravan

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, May 23/13

The Caravan’s self-titled new album goes for the gold, sounding bigger and better than ever before. comments      1


Zolkower’s folk hour

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Zolkower’s folk hour

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 23/13

Rebecca Zolkower’s Dark For Dark presents Warboats, a beam of light from a dark winter. comments      1


A Few good folk

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A Few good folk

posted by KAYLEIGH ROBINSON, May 23/13

The Jessica Stewart Few’s jazzy-folk will get your toes tapping and heads a-bobbin. comments      0


Broadway, here I come

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Broadway, here I come

posted by EMILY HILTZ, May 23/13

The Aeolian Singers of Halifax close out the season with Babes on Broadway---an original production of Broadway musical favourites. comments      0


Laurie The Guy: King of karaoke

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Laurie The Guy: King of karaoke

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS AND ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 16/13

Laurie The Guy has hosted 5,000 shows since 1991, proving himself to be the hardest-working man in the karaoke business. We reveal Laurie Goulden—the self-proclaimed “social moron”—and Laurie The Guy, consummate entertainer. comments      6


1313 Music Festival’s improvisation station

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1313 Music Festival’s improvisation station

posted by JEFF LAWTON, May 16/13

Dance and music get back to their improv roots in an exciting weekend festival that urges audience participation. comments      0


This Sound Will Save You’s emotional rescue

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This Sound Will Save You’s emotional rescue

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 16/13

The electro-pop trio go with their collective gut on their debut album Let the Light Lead You comments      0


Bones brigade

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Bones brigade

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 16/13

CROSSS believes in ghosts, and so will you, once you hear their first LP Obsidian Spectre comments      0


Pop simplicity

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Pop simplicity

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, May 16/13

The Everywheres play the kind of songs that have people buzzing about a psych-pop revival. comments      0


David Myles’ two minds

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David Myles’ two minds

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 9/13

A new double album, In the Nighttime, brings the best of Myles’ two worlds together. comments      0


Poirier’s eclectic circus

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Poirier’s eclectic circus

posted by TIINA JOHNS, May 9/13

Montreal DJ Poirier blends the best of the best to get you moving on the dance floor. comments      0


Vital Remains’ devil’s path

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Vital Remains’ devil’s path

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 9/13

The 24-year death metal veterans tear through Halifax Thursday. Come get schooled. comments      0


Splash dance

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Splash dance

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, May 9/13

Samm Splash’s Alicia Keys-inspired smooth vocals and emotional delivery are going to have you putting her on infinite repeat. comments      0


Freshman guitars and Econoline vans

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Freshman guitars and Econoline vans

posted by RANA ENCOL, May 9/13

Aidan Knight’s character-driven songs play with audio alchemy at The Carleton. comments      0


AA Wallace’s new nostalgia

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AA Wallace’s new nostalgia

posted by RANA ENCOL, May 2/13

AA Wallace’s latest album, (disambiguation), finds his usual mix of influences and inspirations filtered through an icy cool dance party. comments      1


Young ones

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Young ones

posted by KAITIE UNWIN, May 2/13

LaserSquid Music puts on its second annual electronic dance festival, We’re All Young Now 2013, as part of National Youth Arts Week comments      0


She bop

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She bop

posted by JESSICA JAY, May 2/13

Venus Envy celebrates 15 years in Halifax with a bang-up party. comments      0


Fairly grounded folk

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Fairly grounded folk

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, May 2/13

Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk stay grounded with high-energy folk-pop. comments      0


Let them <i>Howl</i>

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Let them Howl

posted by JESSICA JAY, May 2/13

Howl’s three mini-operas featuring soprano Janice Jackson does Allen Ginsberg proud. comments      0


Get your Goatwhore

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Get your Goatwhore

posted by MICHAELA CAVANAGH, Apr 25/13

Road warriors Goatwhore bring blacked bayou swagger and 18 years of metal experience to Michael’s this Saturday comments      0


Wintersleep is coming

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Wintersleep is coming

posted by RANA ENCOL, Apr 25/13

The Marquee is reopening this weekend and it all starts with a Wintersleep bang on Friday. comments      0


Love story

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Love story

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Apr 18/13

U.S. Girls and Slim Twig met and fell in love during OBEY 2010, now they’re spreading the love with an OBEY VI fundraiser show. comments      0


Graboids and go

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Graboids and go

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Apr 18/13

Antic-loving Graboids get Back to Perfection with their new record. comments      0


Nadasi’s one-man army

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Nadasi’s one-man army

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Apr 18/13

Nadasi’s enviable work ethic will put you to shame. But his music will lift you back up again. comments      0


East coast Outbreak

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East coast Outbreak

posted by JESSICA JAY, Apr 18/13

The NSCC business students’ Outbreak music festival takes some of the best emerging music on the east coast and stretches it across three days. comments      0


<i>Heritage</i> moment

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Heritage moment

posted by KAITIE UNWIN, Apr 18/13

Opeth has been cranking out powerful death-metal for 20 years and now the new album Heritage, gets a little more emotional. comments      0


Gianna Lauren’s <i>On Personhood</i> of interest

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Gianna Lauren’s On Personhood of interest

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Apr 11/13

A new direction, a magical recording process and an extra loud band mark a new path for the soft-spoken folk songwriter. comments      0


On Parade

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On Parade

posted by ALYSSA GALLANT, Apr 11/13

Quiet Parade’s latest Old Haunts is an ode to hometowns comments      0


Shotgun Jimmie is <i>Everything</i> all at once

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Shotgun Jimmie is Everything all at once

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Apr 11/13

Collage-rock from college radio’s sweetheart is a mixed bag, just like the album artwork comments      0


Go Berserker

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Go Berserker

posted by MEGAN RUDSON, Apr 11/13

The Berserker Lion collective gets unplugged at Rock Bottom throughout April. comments      0


Something Totally Wicked this way comes

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Something Totally Wicked this way comes

posted by MEGAN RUDSON, Apr 11/13

The Totally Wicked Music Festival is back for another round of silly names and impromptu never-before-seen bands. comments      0


Quake

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Quake

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Apr 4/13

Hard-working rap veteran Quake releases his third album, the confessional Corrado comments      1


Mike Trask and Benjamin Allain mesh old photos with new canvases

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Mike Trask and Benjamin Allain mesh old photos with new canvases

posted by ANDREW MILLS, Apr 4/13

A collaborative project makes use of a romantic old photo album as inspiration for new songs, new art and a new album comments      0


Droppin’ Science provides your bi-weekly dose of hip-hop

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Droppin’ Science provides your bi-weekly dose of hip-hop

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Apr 4/13

Ambition and Uncle Fester resurrect hip-hop Wednesdays starting April 10 at the Company House comments      2


Wax on

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Wax on

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Apr 4/13

Stop waiting for Waiting Room, and celebrate with The Wax on Saturday. comments      0


Into the Wilderness

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Into the Wilderness

posted by MEGAN RUDSON, Apr 4/13

The Wilderness of Manitoba brings its Joni Mitchell-inspired sound to the east coast. comments      0


The Lion’s share of the jazz

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The Lion’s share of the jazz

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 28/13

Out Like a Lion is JazzEast’s spring answer to send out the winter blues with a roar. comments      0


Your Best of Music 2013 results

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Your Best of Music 2013 results

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 28/13

You voted, we tallied. comments      0


Curse Words

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Curse Words

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 21/13

Orchid’s Curse show its range with third studio album, Words comments      0


Bill Jardine’s found a lot to like

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Bill Jardine’s found a lot to like

posted by VANESSA RATJEN, Mar 21/13

An old school musician finds new inspiration in creating an online archive. comments      0


Business woman

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Business woman

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 21/13

Jenny MacDonald doesn’t shy away from the business side of the music, while at the same time showcasing a heartfelt songwriting style on her upcoming album. comments      0


Cookin’ up something new

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Cookin’ up something new

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 21/13

Ryan Cook’s country-western music takes a modern twist at the New Music showcase. comments      0


See the Light

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See the Light

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 21/13

Peter Elkas rocks and rolls for the Light of Day benefit, raising money for Parkinson’s Disease research. comments      0


Rainy city reggae

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Rainy city reggae

posted by EVAN MCINTYRE, Mar 14/13

Dub Kartel’s mix of dancehall, hip-hop and reggae comments      0


Nightclub classroom

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Nightclub classroom

posted by TAMAR EYLON, Mar 14/13

DJ Ripley is a student of the dancefloor looking for fellow classmates. Friday offers a unique chance to participate in both a wild dance party and panel discussion on dance music and politics. comments      0


Hitman take a hit

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Hitman take a hit

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 14/13

Hitman emerge in a puff of stoner metal smoke with their new EP, Whiskey Downfall this Saturday. comments      0


Get a little romantic

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Get a little romantic

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 14/13

Inlet Sound’s romantic folk-pop melodies make it back to Halifax on Thursday. comments      0


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Summer’s coming

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 14/13

Lake Names’ new EP Folly will warm you up. comments      0


Free ride

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Free ride

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 7/13

suddenlyLISTEN wraps up the season with Siren Song, an evening of free jazz and transformative sounds. comments      0


Kim Harris' folk weapon

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Kim Harris' folk weapon

posted by ALYSSA GALLANT, Mar 7/13

Kim Harris brings a secret weapon to The Now Case at One Block. comments      0


Slean on me

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Slean on me

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 7/13

Sarah Slean dreams big with an ambitious tour that gives back. comments      0


All our ECMW coverage at once!

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All our ECMW coverage at once!

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 7/13

Let it wash over you comments      0


Heaven’s sake

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Heaven’s sake

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 28/13

Heaven for Real joke and harmonize and write short stories in song form. See it all on Saturday at Gus’ Pub. comments      2


Blood brothers

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Blood brothers

posted by KYLE MULLIN, Feb 28/13

Two Hours Traffic’s newest album, Foolish Blood shows a new, restless, rhythmic sound. comments      0


Acres and Acres of east coast music

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Acres and Acres of east coast music

posted by ALYSSA GALLANT, Feb 28/13

Acres and Acres kick off East Coast Music Week with three shows. comments      0


Austin power

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Austin power

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 21/13

It’s SXSW time again! Time for tacos, hearty goodbye to sun-starved local bands and Facebook photo galleries of cool American snack foods. comments      0


Roots ruckus

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Roots ruckus

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 21/13

The Strumbellas just got nominated for a Juno and are ready to celebrate. comments      0


Kalmunity service

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Kalmunity service

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 21/13

The Word IZ Bond spoken artists collective bring out Montreal's Kalmunity Vibe Collective and talk about the city's need to break black history out of February. comments      2


Synth city

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Synth city

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 14/13

Sad songs say so much this time of year. Throw in a nostalgic album or two and you’re laughing (through the tears, obviously). comments      0


Bass solo

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Bass solo

posted by EVAN MCINTYRE, Feb 14/13

Veteran drum n bass DJ AK1200, an ambassador of the “underdog” genre, comes to Reflections on Valentine’s Day. comments      0


Be a Sissy


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Be a Sissy


posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 14/13

Sissydude: a dandy rock musical comes back for four more days, turning The Bus Stop into an awkward sublet situation with a whole lot of local love. comments      1


Get punk'd

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Get punk'd

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 14/13

Cancer Bats doubles down with two shows on Saturday. comments      0


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Verse the Sun rises

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 14/13

Orbit Verse the Sun's apocalyptic-themed ambient alt-rock on Saturday. comments      0


Big moves

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Big moves

posted by MICHAELA CAVANAGH, Feb 7/13

Zuppa Theatre presents a concert of epic proportions for a production of Gigantick Dimensions. comments      1


Paper Beat Scissors' successful experiment

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Paper Beat Scissors' successful experiment

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 7/13

Paper Beat Scissors’ Tim Crabtree pushes himself to create something more intricate and bizarre than the usual acoustic guitar-singer fare. comments      0


Heavy Bricks

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Heavy Bricks

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 7/13

Friday’s all ages show is a fresh new lineup of hardcore not to be missed. comments      0


Shore folk

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Shore folk

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 7/13

Corey Isenor and his other folk south shore friends go traditional. comments      0


The gospel truth

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The gospel truth

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 7/13

The Blind Boys of Alabama bring their soul-fuelled message to the Cohn. comments      0


Bring the Rakkas

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Bring the Rakkas

posted by TAMAR EYLON, Jan 31/13

South Rakkas Crew aims to make the dance floor shake, making fans thank their lucky stars a live show can’t be pirated. comments      0


Random play

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Random play

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 31/13

The Russian Roulette show is packed to the gills with beards, bands and bang for your buck comments      2


Fresh Prince

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Fresh Prince

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 31/13

Psyc Tha Prince’s impressive flow comes from years of experience. Catch him Thursday at G Lounge comments      0


Caplan remembers when

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Caplan remembers when

posted by KYLE MULLIN, Jan 31/13

Selling out two shows in a row is a nice homecoming for folk rocker Ben Caplan, but it wasn’t always so rosy. Kyle Mullin talks to the east coast sage about his early days.
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Tied with a Bowie

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Tied with a Bowie

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jan 31/13

CKDU's turns 28 to the tune of '80s tribute band Hungry Eyes. comments      0


Freshly popped

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Freshly popped

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jan 31/13

Arkells team their sweetened pop-rock up with The Hip. comments      0


A man, a plan, a symphony

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A man, a plan, a symphony

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 24/13

Scott Macmillan’s SummuS is an ode to palindromes, and the beloved composer’s first symphony. comments      2


XXYYXX marks the spot

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XXYYXX marks the spot

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jan 24/13

XXYYXX rides the music blog buzz cross-country. comments      0


Part of the Click

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Part of the Click

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jan 24/13

Weirdo Click is doin' it for the kids. comments      0


Genre bender

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Genre bender

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 17/13

Recorded all over Canada, Nick Everett’s elsethings shows off a meticulous and beautiful sound. comments      0


Charmed Three

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Charmed Three

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 17/13

After a super productive 2012, Three Sheet plan for a new year, a new album and more touring. comments      0


Birthday BA

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Birthday BA

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jan 17/13

BA Johnston’s joyful dance towards the grave continues with another blowout birthday bash at Gus’ Pub. comments      0


In the Dark

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In the Dark

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jan 17/13

Dark for Dark's simple harmonies are a dream come true. comments      0


The long ride

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The long ride

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jan 17/13

Head to Blue Rodeo for a hit of nostalgia rock. comments      0


The internet via Halifax

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The internet via Halifax

posted by EVAN MCINTYRE, Jan 10/13

Halifax producer Ryan Hemsworth makes a rare appearance onstage opening for RiFF RAFF this Friday. comments      0


Raise the roof

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Raise the roof

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 10/13

Music blog Herohill has long supported the Halifax music scene, and this Sunday at the Carleton, musicians have a chance to give back when they need it most. comments      0


Wade into Open Waters

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Wade into Open Waters

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jan 10/13

The three-day Open Waters Festival is pan genre, pan ages, pan all the things. comments      0


Get ‘LO

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Get ‘LO

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Dec 27/12

You may only live once, but that doesn’t stop the rest of us from looking back fondly at a year in Halifax music. comments      2


Feed your conscience

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Feed your conscience

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 27/12

A New Year's to Feed Nova Scotia will have you partying for a good cause. comments      0


You go, Earle

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You go, Earle

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 27/12

Windom Earle's karaoke-wave holiday tribute show hits Michael's Bar & Grill. comments      0


Gold medal mixes

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Gold medal mixes

posted by LOUKAS CROWTHER, Dec 27/12

The 2012 DJ Olympics get ready to crown someone new. comments      0


Lake it to the limit

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Lake it to the limit

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 27/12

New Year's Eve at the Banook Canoe Club is going to be off the anchor, yo. comments      0


Big Scoop

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Big Scoop

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Dec 20/12

Scoop Outs long-awaited album is like a little holiday gift to you, from Dartmouth. comments      0


Bass in your face

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Bass in your face

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Dec 20/12

Shevil bring a wealth of basses and new songs to the Gus’ stage Friday. comments      1


Doomed’s day

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Doomed’s day

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Dec 20/12

Say goodbye to We’re Doomed (and perhaps the world itself) this Friday. comments      0


Camp songs

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Camp songs

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 20/12

Molly Thomason shows off her songwriting at the Gordie Sampson Songcamp showcase. comments      0


Glory be

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Glory be

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 20/12

Catch Gloryhound's sweat-rock celebration at The Seahorse. comments      0


Let <i>It Snowed</i>

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Let It Snowed

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 13/12

Meaghan Smith brings back her holiday show with a few new tunes. comments      0


Goin' solo

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Goin' solo

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 13/12

Catch Dan Ledwell at a solo show while you still can. comments      0


The Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker

posted by KATE WATSON, Dec 13/12

The Christmas classic appeals to every age. comments      0


Year of rad


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Year of rad


posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Dec 6/12

Fredericton, Halifax, Montreal and Saint John converge on Gus’ Pub with a whole lot of productivity (and music). comments      0


Modern men

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Modern men

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Dec 6/12

The Modern Grass’ third holiday album comes hot on the heels of a busy year for the bluegrass loving crew. comments      1


Someone special

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Someone special

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 6/12

Rose Cousins' three-day spread at The Carleton will be rife with special guests. comments      0


Olde School

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Olde School

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 6/12

Réjouissance takes a baroque break from contemporary carols with an Early Music Ensemble Christmas concert. comments      0


Soulful sister

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Soulful sister

posted by JEFF LAWTON, Nov 29/12

Laura Roy’s powerhouse vocals grace the city’s hip-hop stages, catch her Thursday at The Company House comments      0


Stacks of Wax

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Stacks of Wax

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Nov 29/12

The Wax release a new album of electronic-rock on the city, Friday at the Marquee comments      0


Hot for teacher

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Hot for teacher

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 29/12

Shirley Jackson & Her Good Rockin’ Daddys celebrate decades of good blues with a new album comments      0


USS enthusiasm

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USS enthusiasm

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Nov 29/12

It's not a ship, it's a positive dance-party explosion. comments      0


Talking <i>Tutte</i>

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Talking Tutte

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Nov 29/12

A pre-concert talk by Dr. Jennifer Farrell balances Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte opera presented by St. Cecilia. comments      0


Acres and Acres play with wide open spaces

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Acres and Acres play with wide open spaces

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Nov 22/12

Release show for the new Truth and Sky album is at the same church where the band recorded its subtle debut comments      1


Lone Cloud blends Mi’kmaq tradition and modern style

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Lone Cloud blends Mi’kmaq tradition and modern style

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 22/12

Alan Syliboy’s band releases We Are Medicine Men comments      1


Sound and vision

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Sound and vision

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Nov 22/12

Music, art and literature come together with the Fool’s Errand zine launch featuring Chief Thundercloud and Troy Richter comments      0


A Fine Balance

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A Fine Balance

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Nov 22/12

Grassmarket finds space between joy and grief on the new album You Are for the Ocean. comments      0


Improv Club

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Improv Club

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Nov 22/12

PANOS hits the mark on its unplanned but great album. comments      0


Heart of metal

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Heart of metal

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 15/12

Mettalworx Music Group celebrates a successful year with a weekend of (what else?) metal music. comments      0


Glory Days

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Glory Days

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Nov 15/12

Breagh Mackinnon’s Where the Days Went is a snapshot of personal experiences told through soft folk tales. comments      0


Sweet solitude

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Sweet solitude

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Nov 15/12

Hannah Georgas’ atmospheric sound takes over the Forum this Saturday comments      0


Calling all troops

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Calling all troops

posted by TAMAR EYLON, Nov 8/12

The Salivation Army brings booty bass to Glamoflage at Michael’s Bar and Grill by way of Montreal comments      0


Blood, sweat and tears

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Blood, sweat and tears

posted by MICHAELA CAVANAGH, Nov 8/12

Death From Above 1979 to rain down on Halifax Friday night comments      0


Astral Plane takes off

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Astral Plane takes off

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 8/12

Andrew Neville supplies your monthly dose of new wave, post punk and Katy Perry. comments      0


Eyes soar

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Eyes soar

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 8/12

Home for a short rest, the hardworking A Sight for Sewn Eyes plays to the Pavilion before hitting the road yet again. comments      0


Tender loving

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Tender loving

posted by MICHAELA CAVANAGH, Nov 1/12

Old Man Luedecke gets spiritual in St. Matt’s with tunes from his latest album, Tender Is The Night comments      0


Sky high

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Sky high

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Nov 1/12

The Wooden Sky bring a special kind of bravado and an epic sound to the Spatz Theatre Thursday. comments      0


Jazz hands

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Jazz hands

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 1/12

Improv at The Khyber makes a triumphant return, promising a night of exciting, one time only sounds. comments      0


Hello, <i>Goodbye</i>

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Hello, Goodbye

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 1/12

Singer-songwriter Dana Beeler releases her new collection of coy confessions, The Long Goodbye comments      0


Charlotte Day Wilson's perfect <i>Palimpsest</i>

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Charlotte Day Wilson's perfect Palimpsest

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 1/12

Halifax transplant releases her blended genre debut EP comments      0


Heaven on Earthworm

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Heaven on Earthworm

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Oct 25/12

Cape Breton’s finest folk-rockers The Tom Fun Orchestra kick off their “Canadian World Tour” supporting their newest release Earthworm Heart comments      0


Spectator sport

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Spectator sport

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Oct 25/12

Amelia Curran’s latest album, Spectators, straddles fear and love with her trademark resolve. comments      0


Cool Lunice

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Cool Lunice

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 25/12

Montreal’s Lunice surfs into town on a wave of swag, just let it wash over you. comments      0


Charter party

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Charter party

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 25/12

The Dalhousie Feminist Legal Association gives the 30th anniversary of Charter of Rights and Freedoms the party it deserves with DJs Anderoc, Regalia and Michu. comments      0


Sound garden

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Sound garden

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 18/12

Dream a little dream with up-and-coming Halifax electro-pop trio This Sound Will Save You comments      0


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HPX goes Rockabilly

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 18/12

Ginger St. James headlines and Lets Riot! has a brand new comp to get your mitts on. comments      0


Halifax Pop Explosion 2012

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Halifax Pop Explosion 2012

posted by TEAM COAST, Oct 18/12

All our feature coverage in one handy place comments      0


Tuff stuff

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Tuff stuff

posted by ALEX MITCHELL, Oct 11/12

Load up some Newhart clips on your phone and soak up the King Tuff vibes this Tuesday. comments      0


Slam Dunk the funk

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Slam Dunk the funk

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 11/12

A wild mix of BC fun, garage, love and propeller hats crashes the stage at Gus’ Pub on Wednesday for the Halifax Pop Explosion comments      0


Danspace

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Danspace

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 11/12

Dance Movie’s long-awaited Interlopers gets in your head (and music collection) this Friday at Michael’s comments      1


Halifax Drum Fest is bang on

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Halifax Drum Fest is bang on

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 11/12

The beat is on Thursday and Friday at Alderney Landing. comments      0


We can't get over Erin Costelo

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We can't get over Erin Costelo

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 11/12

With her first release in three years, the Halifax singer-songwriter channels vibrant 60s soul with We Can Get Over comments      0


Bend Sinister's back 

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Bend Sinister's back 

Oct 11/12

Two years after their last visit to Halifax Bend Sinister brings its new record, Small Fame, to town. comments      0


Water world

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Water world

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 4/12

Hey Ocean! and The Zolas bring the west coast to you this Friday. Ask them for some great sushi while you’re at it. comments      0


Holy rollers

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Holy rollers

posted by JACOB BOON, Oct 4/12

The Holy Snappers release their from the hip rock and roll album this Saturday, filling the straight up rock quotient of your evening. comments      2


Birthday sociables for Alexander Keith

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Birthday sociables for Alexander Keith

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 4/12

Celebrating 217 years with The Alan Doyle Band, Dwight D'eon, Wreckhouse and much more. comments      0


Perpetual Detour arrives

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Perpetual Detour arrives

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 4/12

The road to their debut What If It Was You wasn't short, but the ride was worth it for this Halifax rock foursome. comments      0


Hopscotch to it

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Hopscotch to it

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 27/12

Hip-hop festival Hopscotch is back for year three with an epic party in the Citadel Hill fortress comments      0


Brain tease

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Brain tease

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 27/12

Stupid Brain, released this weekend alongside Dyscontrol’s new tape, is a thoughtfully crafted compilation featuring some of Halifax’s best punk offerings. comments      0


We’re Doomed play on

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We’re Doomed play on

posted by MICHAELA CAVANAGH, Sep 27/12

Heavy on the melody and riffs, We’re Doomed’s second EP How To Destroy Something Beautiful promises polish and progressive rock comments      0


Genuine Julie Doiron

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Genuine Julie Doiron

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 27/12

Her first solo release in three years, So Many Days follows in truly Doiron fashion: honest and true. comments      0


The <i>Other</i> Tim Chaisson

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The Other Tim Chaisson

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 27/12

With the stripped down new album The Other Side in tow, the PEI singer-songwriter shares a more intimate side of himself. comments      0


Art rock

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Art rock

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 20/12

NSCAD University celebrates 125 years of art education with Back to School Special, a weekend of music and art that shows off some of their history. comments      0


Drag city

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Drag city

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 20/12

Klarka Weinwurm’s full-length debut *Continental Drag* is two years in the making, pulling genres and continents together with tradition, personal lyrics and melody. comments      0


Al right now

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Al right now

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 20/12

CKDU throws the best party you'll ever attend---Eat it: A celebration of Weird Al. comments      0


Diminished Fifth celebrates their sixth

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Diminished Fifth celebrates their sixth

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 20/12

D5R calls on Iron Giant, Daisy Anthesis, Orchid's Curse and Black Moor for anniversary partying. comments      0


Like a G would

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Like a G would

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 13/12

The finale in Jay Mayne’s #ChopTrees series sharpens the focus on the east coast and shows off Mayne’s strengths. comments      0


Kathleen Edwards’ star trek

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Kathleen Edwards’ star trek

posted by RYAN MCNUTT, Sep 13/12

Voyageur was a stand out hit of the year, exposing emotion, self-definition and autobiography in an expansive, melodic album. comments      0


Songs for the big screen

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Songs for the big screen

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 13/12

The Atlantic Film Festival’s Music & Image conference showcases home grown talent, worthy of a spot on the silver screen. comments      0


LISTEN up

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LISTEN up

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 13/12

suddenlyLISTEN celebrates their 12th season with Berlin's Reidemeister Move. comments      0


Quad squad

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Quad squad

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 13/12

DALFEST brings Shad, Plants & Animals, Yukon Blonde to campus to headline two free shows. comments      0


Chez Guevarra

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Chez Guevarra

posted by IRIS ESTRADA, Sep 6/12

Kayo Guevarra is burning up the Halifax hip-hop scene with his emotive lyrics over beats influenced by his diverse musical tastes. comments      0


Give Propagandhi a chance

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Give Propagandhi a chance

posted by ALEX MITCHELL, Sep 6/12

Prairie punks bring their brand-new album to Summersonic comments      1


Bahamas papa

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Bahamas papa

posted by MOIRA DONOVAN, Sep 6/12

Toronto’s Bahamas, Afie Jurvanen, prefers the spontaneous over the stable. comments      0


Solid Rococode

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Solid Rococode

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 6/12

This Vancouver quartet knows how to do pop proud. comments      0


<i>Stranger</i> things have happened

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Stranger things have happened

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 6/12

Christina Martin releases her fifth album, the very narrative Sleeping with a Stranger. comments      0


Jon Samuel’s <i>First</i> time

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Jon Samuel’s First time

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 30/12

Wintersleep member releases his debut solo record, First Transmission as part of the Halifax Urban Folk Festival. comments      0


Lone Wolf

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Lone Wolf

posted by HILLARY WINDSOR, Aug 23/12

The one-man Coyote pack is back after a long hiatus. We find out why the long-haired surfing songwriter waited so long for this wave. comments      1


In a HUFF

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In a HUFF

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 23/12

he third Halifax Urban Folk Festival brings Daniel Romano, Bry Webb and locals Joel Plaskett, Carmen Townsend and many more downtown to celebrate a folk in its many forms. comments      0


Fall music preview

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Fall music preview

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Aug 23/12

From country to crust, punk to pop to prog, we’ve left no stone unturned in our search to bring you our biggest Fall Music Preview yet---the most comprehensive list of fall releases from locals old and new. comments      4


Props to Energy Rush

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Props to Energy Rush

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 23/12

Yet again the one day fest brings in big names, with Ludacris and T-Pain coming to Dartmouth this weekend. comments      0


Where the Wild is

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Where the Wild is

posted by RYAN MCNUTT, Aug 23/12

Jenn Grant’s newest album, The Beautiful Wild, flowed easily from the pop songstress, and is filled with emotion, power and heart-stirring sound. comments      0


Thrashfest returns

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Thrashfest returns

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 23/12

Spew, Burnt Church, Hellacaust and way more take over Gus' this weekend for the sixth annual metal fest. comments      0


Open for Business

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Open for Business

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Aug 16/12

Halifax hardcore heavyweights Risky Business reunite for one more kick at the can this Saturday at the Pavilion comments      0


Picnic bunch

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Picnic bunch

posted by MOIRA DONOVAN, Aug 16/12

The CKDU Community Picnic is a chance for the community radio station to show some appreciation for their listeners in the form of music, fun and haircuts. comments      0


Kim Harris says otherwise

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Kim Harris says otherwise

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 16/12

Folk singer gives her EP a proper release comments      0


Molly Rankin's quiet ascension

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Molly Rankin's quiet ascension

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 16/12

Perfect pop by way of PEI comments      0


Extrasensory experience

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Extrasensory experience

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 9/12

Electric Voice Records double LP release this Friday showcases the underground side of life comments      0


Operation: Opera

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Operation: Opera

posted by MOIRA DONOVAN, Aug 9/12

This weekend at the Sir James Dunn Theatre, experience the big sounds of opera classics, without all of the stereotypes comments      0


Cursed Arrows point home

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Cursed Arrows point home

posted by ALISON LANG, Aug 9/12

Grunge duo packs up for Toronto comments      0


The Nature of Christopher Wright

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The Nature of Christopher Wright

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 9/12

Wisconsin folk trio pulls up to the Bus Stop comments      0


Ruth Minnikin’s family history

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Ruth Minnikin’s family history

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Aug 2/12

Inspired by her familial roots, Minnikin’s newest album, The Minnikins' Photo Album is a collection of songs about family memorabilia. comments      1


Wintersleep says hello, home

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Wintersleep says hello, home

posted by RACHEL BLOOM, Aug 2/12

A free Natal Day concert on Saturday, a new album and a stop home before another whirlwind tour schedule. comments      0


High Fiver

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High Fiver

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 2/12

One Hundred Dollars' Simone Schmidt feeds her creative force with new band comments      0


$Rockin 4 Dollar$ turns 7

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$Rockin 4 Dollar$ turns 7

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 2/12

Let them eat Monday night cake comments      0


Gee, Jimmie

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Gee, Jimmie

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 26/12

Shotgun Jimmie comes back east after a busy season of touring comments      0


Erin Costelo’s power arrangement

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Erin Costelo’s power arrangement

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jul 26/12

Ornate yet concise, Erin Costelo’s upcoming album, We Can Get Over, is dramatic without moodiness. comments      0


Catholic Gaydar’s pop power

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Catholic Gaydar’s pop power

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 26/12

Expect dancing, pop hits and possibly even a dubstep Pearl Jam cover with Catholic Gaydar on Friday comments      0


Slash's conspiracy

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Slash's conspiracy

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jul 26/12

The guitar legend brings his new band to town comments      0


Instruments play again

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Instruments play again

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 26/12

Little-seen math-rockers hit Michael's this weekend comments      0


A beautiful discovery

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A beautiful discovery

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 19/12

Years of relentless touring have paid off for Newfoundland juggernaut Hey Rosetta!. The sextet is spending its summer playing Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and Sasquatch, and this weekend, giving the first-ever performance on Georges Island. comments      0


Sissydude is fine and dandy

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Sissydude is fine and dandy

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 19/12

trrrash Productions presents a camp rock musical bringing all the best of local music, the north end, hoarding and over-the-top characters. comments      1


Snakes, why’d it have to be snakes?

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Snakes, why’d it have to be snakes?

posted by COLIN CHISHOLM, Jul 19/12

Will the garter snake population on Georges Island rock out to Hey Rosetta? Or are they too hipster for that? comments      1


Do the Evolve

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Do the Evolve

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 19/12

Special effects, confetti, international bands and camping come together at this year’s Evolve festival comments      1


Cam Smith’s Blue heaven

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Cam Smith’s Blue heaven

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 19/12

Cam Smith is stepping out of the studio and into the spotlight with his new album, Ocean Blue. comments      0


Campbell's homecoming

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Campbell's homecoming

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 19/12

Folk singer Amy Campbell brings Halifax her new LP comments      0


In-Flight resumes flying

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In-Flight resumes flying

posted by RACHEL BLOOM, Jul 19/12

With a new record in the works, the band hits the waterfront for a free Tall Ships show comments      0


Primos place

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Primos place

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 12/12

Los Primos 2012 brings a multi-generational take on the sounds of Cuba comments      0


Owen Van Larkins gives you the finger

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Owen Van Larkins gives you the finger

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jul 12/12

Don’t fret—the Australian born fingerstyle guitarist phenomenon is coming to town comments      0


Corey Isenor’s Party time

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Corey Isenor’s Party time

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 12/12

Catch quirky, melancholy folk tunes on Isenor’s eastern Canadian tour, or at home while you can comments      0


Rack ’em

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Rack ’em

posted by RACHEL BLOOM, Jul 12/12

Summer soundtrack maker Tyga hits the Cunard Centre comments      0


Mad Tricks

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Mad Tricks

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 12/12

Cheap Trick continues to throw down as if this is 1974 and they have anything to prove comments      0


Hail Sultan

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Hail Sultan

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 5/12

Mark Sultan’s live show is a sacrifice to the energy of real rock ’n’ roll. Come worship at the altar. comments      0


The quick and the dirty

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The quick and the dirty

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 5/12

Quick and Dirty Band show is a lottery of fun, resulting in brand new bands for you. comments      0


Last Call Chernobyl releases record

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Last Call Chernobyl releases record

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 5/12

Metal behemoths have a busy weekend ahead comments      0


Spread the Metal Festival: Year One

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Spread the Metal Festival: Year One

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 5/12

Local label head puts on a fest for charity comments      0


Death by White Lung

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Death by White Lung

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 28/12

Not a bad way to go, considering. White Lung bring fast, melodic punk with adrenaline to spare from Vancouver to your doorstep this week. comments      0


Mae day

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Mae day

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jun 28/12

Freshly ECMA-ed, and with a new single produced by Classified, Ria Mae’s momentum keeps rolling comments      0


On the periphery

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On the periphery

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jun 28/12

Peripheral Vision plays hard hitting jazz from the outsiders’ perspective. comments      0


3 Inches of Blood, many pixels of fun

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3 Inches of Blood, many pixels of fun

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 28/12

BC metal outfit gives good tour comments      0


Rob Base wants to rock right now, still

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Rob Base wants to rock right now, still

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 28/12

This long weekend, dust off your Cancon comments      0


Kestrels make History

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Kestrels make History

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Jun 21/12

With a new record on Sonic Unyon and an upcoming North American tour, Kestrels have no fear of commitment to their craft comments      0


Home is where the heart is

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Home is where the heart is

posted by SARAH MATESHAYTIS, Jun 21/12

For Morgan MacDonald, inspiration was close at hand for his new EP. comments      0


Like Mike

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Like Mike

posted by JACOB BOON, Jun 21/12

King of Pop: The Michael Jackson Experience promises 100% live, 100% Michael and 100% impossible not to dance to. comments      0


Jason Collett brings the sun

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Jason Collett brings the sun

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 21/12

But hopefully not Toronto's heat comments      0


Minglewood endures

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Minglewood endures

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 21/12

Local legend hits the Shore Club comments      0


The Cannisters

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The Cannisters

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 14/12

DIY-punk trio isn’t afraid of serious folk nostalgia. comments      2


Scarlett Jane's two hearts

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Scarlett Jane's two hearts

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 14/12

Toronto solo artists join forces on Stranger comments      0


Joanna Barker comes on down

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Joanna Barker comes on down

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 14/12

Upstart Newfoundland folkie gets by with a little help from her friends comments      0


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Concrete Asylum

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 14/12

Very hard, very fast music from a band of experienced young punks. comments      0


Dark for Dark

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Dark for Dark

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, Jun 14/12

The newest of new bands describes its sound as harmony-driven folk. comments      0


Dyscontrol

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Dyscontrol

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 14/12

Stripped-down punk sound is an antidote to the layered-noise trend. comments      0


The .Gifs

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The .Gifs

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 14/12

Hazy garage rock true to ’90s grunge, right down to the guitar pedal. comments      0


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The Halifax All-City Music Program

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, Jun 14/12

In public school, the next generation of performers develops skills. comments      0


Hello, Click

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Hello, Click

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, Jun 14/12

Catchy pop-rock is a stand-out success in our indie-dominated town. comments      4


The I don’t give a rips

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The I don’t give a rips

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 14/12

Rakish punks veer from masterful shredding to total sloppiness, just like Halifax. comments      0


Jennah Barry

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Jennah Barry

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 14/12

Her debut album is full of “juicy gossip” and a voice as sweet as honey. comments      0


Milk Moustache

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Milk Moustache

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 14/12

A solo project expands in eclectic, witty ways. comments      0


Monomyth

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Monomyth

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 14/12

Touring a debut cassette that’s part soda-pop-malt-shoppe, part shoegaze math-rock. comments      0


Nightfall

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Nightfall

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 14/12

Accessible black metal from the artist currently known as Nightwolf. comments      0


Radical Cycle

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Radical Cycle

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 14/12

Musical brothers Sageev and Dani Oore together again for the very first time. comments      0


Sex Wzrd

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Sex Wzrd

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 14/12

Using hard rock to spread the gospel of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. comments      0


Weirdo Click: No limits

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Weirdo Click: No limits

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 14/12

Weirdo Click are prolific, talented and just making their mark on the Halifax hip-hop scene. Luckily for us, they’re not planning on stopping anytime soon. comments      0


Tales of Old and Weird

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Tales of Old and Weird

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Jun 14/12

Quality over quantity, great senses of humour and a relaxed sense of joy in Old and Weird’s music leave us breathlessly waiting for their upcoming tape comments      0


Sister Knives

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Sister Knives

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 14/12

Upbeat indie pop from a band having fun and refusing to be boring live. comments      0


Virgil’s Girls

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Virgil’s Girls

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 14/12

A Guided By Voices cover helped grow the buzz for this assured trio. comments      0


Wet Denim

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Wet Denim

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 14/12

Watch for a fall album of sincere, between the sheets, pop. comments      0


WijeratneWorks

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WijeratneWorks

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, Jun 14/12

Dinuk Wijeratne and Skratch Bastid at the core of an epic super-group. comments      0


Find your New Music Issue here

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Find your New Music Issue here

Jun 14/12

Our annual look at the scene's up-and-comers will rock your world. comments      0


Merrimen’s rolling along

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Merrimen’s rolling along

posted by SARAH MATESHAYTIS, Jun 7/12

Laura Merrimen shows a shift from country to blues with her new album, Midnight Roll comments      0


Cold Warps mix it up

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Cold Warps mix it up

posted by SARAH MATESHAYTIS, Jun 7/12

The fuzz-pop band takes its sound in new directions comments      0


Safe as Milks & Rectangles

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Safe as Milks & Rectangles

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Jun 7/12

Wordplay and dynamism rule the roost on Milks & Rectangles’ debut full-length comments      0


Fish House Festival pitches a tent

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Fish House Festival pitches a tent

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 7/12

Music all day Saturday, in a backyard, on the south shore comments      0


Soul sister

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Soul sister

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jun 7/12

Jessie Brown’s vocal power brings together R&B and classic rock with her new self-titled album comments      0


Dream boys

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Dream boys

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, May 31/12

PS I Love You bring that sweet double neck guitar and jam-laden songs off new album Death Dreams to Halifax comments      0


Live Music Thursdays goes off

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Live Music Thursdays goes off

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, May 31/12

Winston's kicks off a new weekly hip-hop night comments      0


Scotia Festival of Music expands the chamber

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Scotia Festival of Music expands the chamber

posted by TANYA KUNWONGSE, May 24/12

The classical fest has something for everyone comments      0


Singing in the stall

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Singing in the stall

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, May 24/12

Powder your nose and witness a musical performance like never before comments      0


Hot Water

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Hot Water

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 24/12

All-ages shows, workshops and a bevy of alternative venues prove the third time’s a charm for Harbour Water Fest 3 comments      0


DJ IV’s so vein

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DJ IV’s so vein

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, May 24/12

He probably thinks this article is about him. He’d be right. comments      0


Jenny Berkel's haunting folk 

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Jenny Berkel's haunting folk 

posted by TANYA KUNWONGSE, May 24/12

Winnipeg singer-songwriter displays her new LP Here on the Wire comments      0


Tears of a clown

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Tears of a clown

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 17/12

With An Evening with Pierrot, the St. Cecilia Concert Series showcases the world’s most famous sad sack. comments      0


Science alliance

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Science alliance

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, May 17/12

Scientists of Sound get the party bubbling this Saturday at Michael’s comments      0


Ingrid Gatin’s well travelled sound

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Ingrid Gatin’s well travelled sound

posted by TANYA KUNWONGSE, May 17/12

Gatin brings French romance, prairie rawness to the rocky east comments      0


Heather Green's land

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Heather Green's land

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, May 10/12

The newly minted east coaster's sophomore record, Your Last War, is a testament to Green's time in Halifax CAP Heather Green's new album celebrates her baptism into the Halifax singer-songwriter community comments      0


Missin’ Cousins

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Missin’ Cousins

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, May 10/12

The beloved duo return to Halifax, and The Music Room, on Friday comments      0


Life of Brian

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Life of Brian

posted by JACOB BOON, May 10/12

Brian McKnight may not perform “iFUrReadyToLearn” this Friday at the Casino, but we suggest you shout out the request all the same. comments      0


Eekum Seekum seek and destroy

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Eekum Seekum seek and destroy

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, May 10/12

Wade into the glitter this Friday at The Khyber for Eekum Seekum’s tape release comments      0


Fat records

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Fat records

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 3/12

Fat Stupids release a new EP that’s the best of a rad bunch comments      0


Nashville Pussy power

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Nashville Pussy power

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, May 3/12

Atlanta’s hellcats pounce on Halifax at Michael’s this Sunday comments      0


North Lakes bridge the gap

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North Lakes bridge the gap

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, May 3/12

Charlottetown homeboys bring *Grand Prix* to town comments      0


Studio daze

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Studio daze

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 3/12

Billie Dre & The Poor Boys tighten their Bourbon Belt and take a dip into surf with two new studio projects comments      0


Forever young

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Forever young

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 3/12

We're All Young Now, a major electronic music showcase, touches down in Dartmouth for National Youth Arts Week comments      0


Buck wild

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Buck wild

posted by SARAH MATESHAYTIS, Apr 26/12

Average joe Buck 65 has a homecoming this Friday at Reflections comments      0


Mono sound

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Mono sound

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Apr 26/12

1) Monomyth release a cassette. 2) You swoon this Saturday at The Bus Stop comments      0


Oh what a Knight

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Oh what a Knight

posted by SARAH MATESHAYTIS, Apr 26/12

aguar Knight, AKA A/V, is back from Korea with more than a new name. comments      0


Luu Breeze ready for lift off

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Luu Breeze ready for lift off

posted by JUSTIN TAN, Apr 26/12

The Toronto-based rapper remembers his Halifax roots and pays us a visit before hitting it big. comments      1


Spark plug

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Spark plug

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Apr 19/12

Singer-songwriter Rose Cousins is all about the collaboration with her newest, We Have Made A Spark comments      1


Punk from the Rock

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Punk from the Rock

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Apr 19/12

Weak Link brings the bucks with their first 7'' release, Drop the Dime, at Shake It Dance Studio on Saturday comments      0


Mouth full

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Mouth full

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Apr 19/12

Steve Gates’ debut full length brims with camaraderie and personal improvement. comments      0


Rock royalty, King's Eden

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Rock royalty, King's Eden

posted by MARIE HANIFEN, Apr 19/12

This three-piece Halifax band brings their rock and roll back to basics. comments      0


BA Johnston’s ‘80s music

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BA Johnston’s ‘80s music

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Apr 12/12

The blue collar hero talks video games, The Goonies and douchebags on Hi Dudes! comments      0


Where Baby Eagle dares

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Where Baby Eagle dares

posted by SANDI RANKADUWA, Apr 12/12

Baby Eagle’s Steve Lambke brings his distinct, poetic imagery and songs to Halifax. comments      0


Get Wrecked get gone

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Get Wrecked get gone

posted by MARIE HANIFEN, Apr 12/12

The Halifax punk band is calling it quits, but band members will still rock the city with their other projects. comments      1


Life as he knows is

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Life as he knows is

posted by SARAH MATESHAYTIS, Apr 12/12

Olivier Jarda's had an amazing few years and he's got lots to show for it, including a new record Good Luck Cartel. comments      0


Acres and Acres looks ahead

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Acres and Acres looks ahead

posted by NATASCIA LYPNY, Apr 12/12

A special hometown show gives you a sample of the folk duo's upcoming album about life, death and what lies between. comments      0


The Bad in each other

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The Bad in each other

posted by ADRIAN LEE, Apr 5/12

Bad Thursday signals good times for the north end. comments      0


Blood work

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Blood work

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Apr 5/12

Old Blood’s grunge-loving roots turn out Ruins, a dramatic, heavy-sounding album full of stories. comments      4


Yukon Blonde ambition

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Yukon Blonde ambition

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Apr 5/12

Yukon Blonde’s newest injects distorted thrashy pop into their classic clean sound comments      0


The Acadian dream

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The Acadian dream

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Apr 5/12

Rain Over St. Ambrose, Kuato and Quiet Parade want you to enjoy their tunes, and feast on their baked goods. comments      0


Mega mixtape

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Mega mixtape

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Apr 5/12

30 Hertz, DJs Regalia and Caleb and lots of talking about music make up NSPIRG's mighty fine Mixtape Mashup Mutiny fundraiser. comments      0


TemperTemper time

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TemperTemper time

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Mar 29/12

Grab a handful of TemperTemper’s unconventional electro-pop compositions at their release show comments      2


Nothing wrong with The Copyrights

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Nothing wrong with The Copyrights

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 29/12

Carbondale, Illinois’ The Copyrights are a bit more grown up, but no less eager to deliver the pop punk. comments      0


Cat’s meow

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Cat’s meow

posted by ADRIAN LEE, Mar 29/12

Halifax funk kittens Boots the Cat are ready to become jungle cats comments      0


Samantha Savage Smith finds her way

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Samantha Savage Smith finds her way

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 29/12

Thanks to her bold debut album Tough Cookie, this Calgarian is becoming a new face (and voice) in Canadian indie rock. comments      0


Embrace Burnt Church

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Embrace Burnt Church

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 29/12

Halifax's grindcore group releases a new EP, Embracing the Void . comments      0


Alana Yorke carries “The Weight”

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Alana Yorke carries “The Weight”

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 22/12

The Halifax singer-songwriter debuts a brand new video, and some new songs, this weekend. comments      0


<i>Epic</i> Epworth

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Epic Epworth

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 22/12

Jon Epworth steps out of his comfort zone for a new, louder, concept record FAILURE EPICS . comments      0


Plaskett's Happiness

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Plaskett's Happiness

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Mar 22/12

A man who thrives on ambitious projects releases another stunner, Scrappy Happiness. Doled out in weekly installments, it all comes together on March 27. comments      0


Working class Heroes

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Working class Heroes

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 22/12

The Town Heroes' solid two-man-band sound have made them number one in your hearts. comments      0


Eliza and The Strange’s cemetery rock

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Eliza and The Strange’s cemetery rock

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 15/12

The spooky group kick off a 21-date album release tour by rocking it to hell this weekend. comments      1


Heart of Dartmouth

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Heart of Dartmouth

posted by TARA THORNE, Mar 15/12

Jacob’s Lounge’s Friday night residency is a petri dish for Dartmouth’s bustling music scene comments      0


Jamming for Oxfam

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Jamming for Oxfam

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 15/12

Local volunteers round up a night of up-and-coming music for women's rights and poverty. comments      0


A rare taste of Verbal Warnin'

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A rare taste of Verbal Warnin'

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 15/12

The seldom-seen Halifax reggae group gets Michael's in the groove. comments      0


Ben Caplan’s towering success

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Ben Caplan’s towering success

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Mar 8/12

The singer-songwriter heads to SXSW, armed with an arsenal of tour experience and his latest album, In the Time of Great Remembering comments      0


Noise addict

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Noise addict

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 8/12

Noisography celebrates three hard-working years with an eight band metal bonanza. comments      0


Solid Owen Steel

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Solid Owen Steel

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 8/12

he old-timey songsmith sweetens the waiting game with a brand new two-track release. comments      0


PANOS gets dreamy

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PANOS gets dreamy

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 8/12

Well versed in improvised music, Panos Giannoulis tries his hand at songwriting and nails it. comments      0


Q&A with Jenocide

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Q&A with Jenocide

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 8/12

Ready yourself for taco supremo travel jealousy comments      0


Hot diggity Dog Day: a Q & A

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Hot diggity Dog Day: a Q & A

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 8/12

Pre-South by Southwest chatting. comments      0


Paper Beat Scissors’ poetry

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Paper Beat Scissors’ poetry

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Mar 1/12

Paper Beat Scissors’ self-titled release showcases beautiful, understated songs comments      0


The redemption of Anonamyss&#8232;

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The redemption of Anonamyss


posted by ADRIAN LEE, Mar 1/12

Sackville emcee finds salvation in sweat, blood and tears comments      0


Great Bloomers’ variety club

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Great Bloomers’ variety club

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Mar 1/12

Toronto’s Great Bloomers defy definition with a mix of sounds. comments      0


Party mix it up with Outtacontroller

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Party mix it up with Outtacontroller

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 1/12

The power pop group’s new record, *Don’t Play Dumb*, will bring on a dance and snack attack of monstrous proportions. comments      0


Spooky Campers ham it up

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Spooky Campers ham it up

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 1/12

After a hiatus, the Campers are back with a vengeance, playing back-to-back shows this weekend including Friday's HamFest. comments      0


Ladies get loud

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Ladies get loud

Mar 1/12

Sing and Shout! brings five of Nova Scotia's feminist choruses together to celebrate an anniversary and the arrival of International Women's Week. comments      0


Q&A : Ryan Allen on the Khyber Compilation VOL. II

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Q&A : Ryan Allen on the Khyber Compilation VOL. II

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 1/12

Labour of love comments      0


Palm reading with Cousins

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Palm reading with Cousins

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Feb 23/12

Kicking off a two-month behemoth of a tour and releasing the stunning The Palm At The End Of The Mind, Cousins show off their powerful garage rock Friday. comments      1


Wilding out with Mike O’Neill

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Wilding out with Mike O’Neill

posted by RYAN MCNUTT, Feb 23/12

O’Neill’s latest album, Wild Lines, is inviting, catchy and available Wednesday comments      0


CLUB STOIC and JonBob celebrate in style

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CLUB STOIC and JonBob celebrate in style

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 23/12

LaserSquid Music celebrates two new releases, and Gus' gets a mega makeover for the occasion. comments      1


PITH gets to the point

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PITH gets to the point

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 23/12

Diminished Fifth Records releases the Halifax-based metal band's debut EP, Fore. comments      0


Low rise

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Low rise

posted by TARA THORNE, Feb 16/12

The Low Anthem does music on its own terms with two sold out shows in Halifax next week. comments      0


Helping hands

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Helping hands

posted by CHARLENE DAVIS, Feb 16/12

Music for Good’s Sunday showcase will benefit The Themba Development Project in South Africa comments      1


Energy shake

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Energy shake

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 16/12

Shake It Out’s monthly dance parties aren’t typical, but they are a lot of fun comments      0


FeBREWary Fest rocks the Oasis

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FeBREWary Fest rocks the Oasis

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 16/12

Scoundrel's Choice promotions help turn a karaoke stage into an up-and-coming downtown music venue. comments      0


We Need Secrets reveals

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We Need Secrets reveals

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 16/12

Chad Peck's solo project turns into an all-star band to release a split seven inch. comments      0


Liz Worth’s punk poetry

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Liz Worth’s punk poetry

posted by MARK BLACK, Feb 9/12

An evening of punk poetics, multimedia and music brings together a variety of scenes on Friday at 1313 Hollis. comments      0


Nap time

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Nap time

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Feb 9/12

Nap Eyes release a split cassette on Valentine’s Day that’ll make you fall in love comments      0


Hind Legs are hard in the paint

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Hind Legs are hard in the paint

posted by HELEN PIKE, Feb 9/12

The two (sometimes three) piece launch their colourful new video and kick off their eastern Canadian tour on Valentine’s Day. comments      0


Discovering Tigran Hamasyan

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Discovering Tigran Hamasyan

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 9/12

JazzEast's most prominent performance of the year treats us to an alternative take on jazz. comments      0


Let Viva Flamenco be your Valentine

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Let Viva Flamenco be your Valentine

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 9/12

The Halifax-based, Spanish-inspired performance group is shooting for a sell-out hat trick.  comments      0


Q&A with Quivers

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Q&A with Quivers

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 9/12

Quivers speaks! comments      0


Marked man

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Marked man

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Feb 2/12

Mark Kozelek brings his musical perseverance to town comments      0


Cold Warps speed

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Cold Warps speed

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 2/12

Lowbrow-loving pop peddlers release record this Saturday comments      0


Giving back to ARK

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Giving back to ARK

posted by MARK BLACK, Feb 2/12

Rock for ARK this Saturday and support a great cause comments      0


Rae Spoon stirs

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Rae Spoon stirs

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 2/12

The Montreal-based musician releases the melodic and haunting I Can’t Keep All Of Our Secrets and speaks out for everyone. comments      0


Ermine is all yours

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Ermine is all yours

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 26/12

This weekend these rocker pals are reunited, and it feels so good. comments      0


Some Mo Kenney

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Some Mo Kenney

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jan 26/12

The young songwriter kicks off the biggest shows of her career with her In The Dead of Winter appearances comments      0


Noise boys

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Noise boys

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 26/12

Solo acts D/A A/D, Panties, Resistance and Nightfall offer up a range of celebratory weird and wonderful music. comments      0


Thane Dunn: Elvis tribute artist

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Thane Dunn: Elvis tribute artist

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 26/12

Q&A symphony in rhinestone comments      1


Hell Freezes Over warms your heart

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Hell Freezes Over warms your heart

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 26/12

Gus' Pub is hell on earth this weekend comments      0


The Fantods’ finale

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The Fantods’ finale

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 26/12

After 10 years of song experimentation, the group calls it quits comments      1


Lights up

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Lights up

posted by ADRIAN LEE, Jan 19/12

Juno-winning Lights wants to move you. comments      2


Shawn of the Dead

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Shawn of the Dead

posted by TARA THORNE, Jan 19/12

Kicking off the In The Dead of Winter festival this Wednesday, Shawn Colvin puts the puzzle pieces together---23 years running. comments      0


All aboard the S.S. Khandalla

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All aboard the S.S. Khandalla

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 19/12

CBC Radio “School of Rock” competition winners release their EP Friday comments      0


Birthday beers with B.A. Johnston

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Birthday beers with B.A. Johnston

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 19/12

Loads of live music and cheezies make for a mighty fine weekend. comments      0


Something Good does something great

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Something Good does something great

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 19/12

Party Up In Hair brings No Flyers Please, Chad Hatcher and one of Halifax’s hip-hop favourites together for the Cancer Society. comments      0


Long Weekends’ neurotic fiction

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Long Weekends’ neurotic fiction

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jan 12/12

Garage punk three-piece release seven-inch comments      0


Eviction Party lives on&#8232;

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Eviction Party lives on


posted by MARK BLACK, Jan 12/12

After a four year hiatus, the DIY heroes come back for another show comments      0


Klarka Weinwurm’s metamorphosis

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Klarka Weinwurm’s metamorphosis

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 12/12

A natural progression leads this sometime singer-songwriter straight into the arms of indie rock. comments      0


My Living Will dig deep

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My Living Will dig deep

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 12/12

After three years of work, these Dartmouth rockers celebrate the release of Shallow Sleep. comments      0


Writers’ rock

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Writers’ rock

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jan 5/12

Writers’ Strike press a hook-laden split seven-inch with pal Rich Aucoin. comments      0


The Bad Bad Bad tours Halifax

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The Bad Bad Bad tours Halifax

posted by MARK BLACK, Jan 5/12

The Dartmouth duo releases a new EP by touring from the comfort of home. comments      0


Young River flows

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Young River flows

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 5/12

The indie-rock quartet make their debut LP with a little help from their friends. comments      0


Let loose with suddenlyLISTEN

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Let loose with suddenlyLISTEN

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 5/12

The seventh season of improv workshops means 2012 is going to sound mighty fine. comments      0


Go forth and vote in the Best of Music readers' survey!

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Go forth and vote in the Best of Music readers' survey!

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 1/12

Support your scene comments      1


Year to the ground

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Year to the ground

posted by ALISON LANG, Dec 22/11

Recapping a year of music and can-do attitudes in Halifax comments      1


Other people

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Other people

posted by MARK BLACK, Dec 22/11

Hometown lads in Each Other come back for the holidays with a new sound. comments      0


Craig MacDonald's heartfelt party

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Craig MacDonald's heartfelt party

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 22/11

This New Year's Eve party won't just make your night a memorable one, it'll help grant a little girl's biggest wish, too. comments      0


Return of the Tupperware Remix Party

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Return of the Tupperware Remix Party

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 22/11

The weird and wacky dance band is back from the big city to help you ring in 2012. comments      1


Light it up with Blackout

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Light it up with Blackout

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 15/11

Lady DJs Goldilocks and Fancy Pants want you to let it all out via dance. comments      0


<i>Home</i>boys, First to Fall

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Homeboys, First to Fall

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 15/11

Bridgewater's hardcore foursome channels their mature side with a new record. comments      0


Top 11 of 2011

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Top 11 of 2011

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, SHANNON FAY, LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, COLIN CHISHOLM, CARSTEN KNOX, MOLLY SEGAL, MATT SEMANSKY, ALISON LANG, MARK BLACK, STEPHANIE JOHNS, TARA THORNE, DOUG TAYLOR, TREVOR SAVORY, ANDREW PATTERSON, ADRIAN LEE, MATTHEW RITCHIE, DAVE HAYDEN AND RYAN MCNUTT, Dec 15/11

Our critics list the best of the year in books, DVDs, albums and video games comments      0


Trouble in mind

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Trouble in mind

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 8/11

The Trouble Shooters release their second album A Whole ‘Nother Thang this Saturday, showcasing their sultry throwback sound. comments      0


Divine Reason

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Divine Reason

posted by ALISON LANG, Dec 8/11

The third annual No Reason for the Season brings Bloodhouse, Bad Vibrations, Mean Mug and Transfixed together at the Khyber comments      1


There’s no place like Homo

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There’s no place like Homo

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 8/11

Homo for the Holidays will help you awaken your inner child and dance ‘til you drop and fundraise for the Youth Project. comments      0


Modern grassroots

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Modern grassroots

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 8/11

With a new Christmas album in tow, the Modern Grass is kicking off a tour planned around farmers’ markets. comments      0


Flight club

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Flight club

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Dec 1/11

Beserker Lion Collective’s Flight of Fall Music Festival brightens up your December weekend comments      0


The Sheepdogs’ doggy style

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The Sheepdogs’ doggy style

posted by SANDI RANKADUWA, Dec 1/11

The scruffy Saskatoon natives return to Halifax, this time riding the wave of success. comments      1


Hollerado dials it down

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Hollerado dials it down

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 1/11

After years on the road, the now Toronto-based indie-rockers are ready to make a new record. comments      0


Working for the Weekend Dads

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Working for the Weekend Dads

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 1/11

They're releasing their debut EP on Friday, but the Dads have got more than that up their sleeves. comments      0


Road runners

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Road runners

posted by MARK BLACK, Nov 24/11

Local punk and crust bands are more likely to pack up and truck it through North America than hit up local festivals. Mark Black talks to some locals who explain their love of the road. comments      2


Going solo

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Going solo

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Nov 24/11

Bradleyboy Mac Arthur brings homemade instruments and growling energy this Friday. comments      0


Mike Trask goes back to basics

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Mike Trask goes back to basics

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 24/11

The singer-songwriter takes a hint from country singers of the past and goes low-fi for Jamboree. comments      0


Will Fisher goes Coastal

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Will Fisher goes Coastal

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 24/11

The Nova Scotia jazz-drummer and composer brings his Coast Quartet and debut release Portage home. comments      0


Ria’s spark

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Ria’s spark

posted by RYAN MCNUTT, Nov 17/11

Ria Mae’s new album, Under Your Skin, is a collection of bite-sized dramas comments      0


Two’s company

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Two’s company

posted by ALISON LANG, Nov 17/11

The Famines continue their crusade against complacency with an explosive Halifax show comments      1


Storytime with Mark Bragg

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Storytime with Mark Bragg

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 17/11

Dark characters make you want to dance on Bragg's third record, Your Kiss comments      0


Mother Mother gets around

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Mother Mother gets around

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 17/11

The Vancouver pop-rockers stretch their touring frenzy eastward with another sold-out Halifax show. comments      0


Tuck and roll

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Tuck and roll

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Nov 10/11

Al Tuck’s newest, Under Your Shadow, showcases storytelling and humour comments      0


Hello Steve

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Hello Steve

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Nov 10/11

Steve Gates strikes folk gold with Hello Jesus comments      1


Paper Lions shuck around

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Paper Lions shuck around

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 10/11

The Rolling Oyster Revue brings these Charlottetown indie-rockers, plus 200 oysters, all the way across Canada. comments      0


Oh no, Theodore! gets serious

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Oh no, Theodore! gets serious

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 10/11

The Fredricton-based indie rockers might write songs about tough times, but touring We're All Underachieving is nothing but fun. comments      0


Hot hot Havana Nights

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Hot hot Havana Nights

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 10/11

Los Primos' fourth annual fundraiser celebrates a special musical connection with Cuba. comments      0


Matthew Samways

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Matthew Samways

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Nov 8/11

Electric Voice sprang from his brain. Man of few words. comments      0


Halifax’s punk history

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Halifax’s punk history

posted by SAM SUTHERLAND, Nov 3/11

In the late ‘70s, the local punk scene in Halifax was forged in the face of few places to play and tightly-controlled union rules. Sam Sutherland tells the tale of youthful persistence. comments      12


Storied past

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Storied past

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Nov 3/11

Joe Sealy’s Africville Stories offers a new take on an award-winning jazz suite comments      0


The magic of Witches' Ball

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The magic of Witches' Ball

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 3/11

Jenocide, Butt Funk Nowhere and DJ James Reid rip it up for the 14th annual ball. comments      0


Greg Rekus abides

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Greg Rekus abides

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 3/11

With new LP named for a Coen Brothers classic this Winnipeg singer-songwriter has been stomping across the country. comments      0


Rich Aucoin’s spectacular spectacular

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Rich Aucoin’s spectacular spectacular

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 27/11

The release of the long-awaited We’re All Dying to Live---out November 1---is the end of an epic chapter for Halifax’s biggest dreamer. comments      0


Sing the truth

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Sing the truth

posted by KATE WATSON, Oct 27/11

The Camerata Xara Young Woman’s Choir bring the story of an Inuit child’s struggle to the stage with their adaptation of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton’s Fatty Legs comments      1


Gypsophilia’s conversations and choruses

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Gypsophilia’s conversations and choruses

posted by SIMON THIBAULT, Oct 27/11

Constellation marks another shining star in Gypsophilia’s collection comments      0


Best in (Rocky Horror) Show

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Best in (Rocky Horror) Show

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 27/11

The Dalhousie Theatre Society teams up with The Fantods for Halloween sexy times. comments      0


Lou Canon cuts class

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Lou Canon cuts class

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 27/11

The Toronto-based singer-songwriter celebrates her first album by visiting record stores across the country. comments      0


Paul Royter

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Paul Royter

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 17/11

The hypnotist and Reveen impersonator falls under the Rat Chat spell comments      0


Vibe alive

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Vibe alive

posted by ALISON LANG, Oct 13/11

Bad Vibration’s Black Train is coming. Get on or be screwed. comments      0


The King's College Orchestra goes indie

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The King's College Orchestra goes indie

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 13/11

Inventions, a beautiful collaboration with Nick Everett and Willie Stratton makes for a major, yet intimate, performance. comments      1


These Kids Wear Crowns

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These Kids Wear Crowns

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 13/11

Young and full of crowns, TKWC play the Pavilion tonight comments      0


Station to station

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Station to station

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 6/11

Tamara Lindeman’s solo project The Weather Station performs her solid songs comments      0


Rain men

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Rain men

posted by ALISON LANG, Oct 6/11

Yarmouth’s Rain Over St. Ambrose bring songs from their upcoming EP, Overton Window, to Halifax this Friday comments      0


The Jerry Granelli Trio gets going

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The Jerry Granelli Trio gets going

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 6/11

Looking down the barrel of a national tour for their debut release Let Go, the threesome plays three shows in Halifax.a comments      0


Laura Merrimen's next chapter

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Laura Merrimen's next chapter

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 6/11

Halifax's Americana rocker has a new album on the horizon and wants you to have a sneak peek. comments      0


Slam pickings

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Slam pickings

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Sep 29/11

Victoria’s gritty garage pop slingers Slam Dunk want you to get crazy comments      0


Young conservationists

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Young conservationists

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 29/11

The Conservation Act rallies a new generation of jazz players in a monthly series comments      1


Dana Beeler knows <i>The Other Side of Love</i>

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Dana Beeler knows The Other Side of Love

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 29/11

Halifax singer-songwriter has a laugh at heartbreak for her debut EP. comments      0


Minus World takes over

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Minus World takes over

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 29/11

The electronic duo has an EP release party, a maritime tour, an award nomination and a free download. comments      0


Guitar hero

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Guitar hero

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 29/11

Feast your eyes (and wallets) on Stuart Lorriman's musician's swap meet and guitar show at the Forum. comments      0


Odd future

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Odd future

posted by RYAN MCNUTT, Sep 22/11

Rebekah Higgs brings songs from her new album Odd Fellowship to Halifax with two shows this week comments      0


Pinecones home to seed

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Pinecones home to seed

posted by ADRIAN LEE, Sep 22/11

Halifax-born, Toronto-based daydream believers return for homecoming show comments      1


Symphony Week wants you

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Symphony Week wants you

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 22/11

Free shows make seeing Symphony Nova Scotia in their pre-season oh-so easy. comments      0


Francophone calling

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Francophone calling

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 22/11

The brand new Francofestival puts the spotlight on a range Francophone music. comments      0


Girl Talk parties All Day

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Girl Talk parties All Day

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Sep 15/11

The bio-medical engineering mash-up master comes to Halifax for Frosh Week this Thursday comments      0


Rattle and roll

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Rattle and roll

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Sep 15/11

suddenlyLISTEN kicks off their 2011/2012 season with an improvised performance from Hoarse Rattle comments      0


Shores thing

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Shores thing

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 15/11

Southern Shores play the CKDU Funding Drive kick-off show comments      1


Sea Glasses sees clearly

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Sea Glasses sees clearly

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 15/11

Dartmouth musician Garrett Mombourquette has some new songs, and a new name. comments      0


Bonnie Ste-Croix's national anthems

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Bonnie Ste-Croix's national anthems

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 15/11

The newly Nova Scotian singer-songwriter records a song in each province and territory for Canadian Girl. comments      0


Quaker Parents understand

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Quaker Parents understand

posted by MARK BLACK, Sep 8/11

The third cassette release from the jolly trio is a party wrapped in plastic comments      0


Halifax Drum Festival is back with a bang

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Halifax Drum Festival is back with a bang

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Sep 8/11

Try the rhythm method with this weekend’s live drumming bonanza comments      0


Extra Happy Ghost!!! haunts

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Extra Happy Ghost!!! haunts

Sep 8/11

Calgary popster collaborates with Chad VanGaalen for the eerie LP Modern Horses. comments      0


Dawning of The Space Age

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Dawning of The Space Age

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 8/11

Seasoned local music-makers team up for some straight-up rock. comments      0


Lloyd Cole calling

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Lloyd Cole calling

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Sep 1/11

‘80s pop hitmaker turned critically acclaimed folk songwriter comes to Halifax for HUFF comments      0


Teenburger serves up Burgertime this week

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Teenburger serves up Burgertime this week

posted by ADRIAN LEE, Sep 1/11

The supergroup’s debut album comes all-dressed with hip-hop gems comments      3


Last chance for The Stance

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Last chance for The Stance

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 1/11

The much missed Halifax alt-rockers make a special appearance to say farewell to a special friend. comments      0


Hello, Holy Snappers

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Hello, Holy Snappers

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 1/11

Out of the ashes of Cuban Assassins comes a new rock trio. comments      0


Young blood

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Young blood

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 25/11

Molly Thomason’s prolific and powerful songwriting belie her age. Amidst the hype, she tries to stay grounded. “At the end of the day you’re left in your own head; you’re not, like, left with whoever signs you,” she says. comments      1


Selina Martin dances in the dark

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Selina Martin dances in the dark

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 25/11

Toronto songwriter and multi-instumentalist brings her *Disaster Fantasies* to the Halifax Urban Folk Festival. comments      0


Time is key for The Key Frames

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Time is key for The Key Frames

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 25/11

The Toronto roots-rockers bring their well-honest first release *Out On The Point* east for the first time. comments      0


Deadly Hearts on fire

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Deadly Hearts on fire

posted by ALISON LANG, Aug 25/11

The boys want to make you shake a leg with their new album comments      0


Fall Music Preview

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Fall Music Preview

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Aug 25/11

Our exhaustive compilation of local albums that, like so many orange leaves, drop this fall, making your face and your mixtapes very happy this season. comments      3


Thrashfest turns five

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Thrashfest turns five

posted by MARK BLACK, Aug 18/11

Now in its fifth year, the extreme music fest will never die comments      0


The Group Sound take on a genre

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The Group Sound take on a genre

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Aug 18/11

Edmontonian surf/pop/etc gang bring some summer sounds to Halifax comments      0


The Crooked Brothers' cabin fever

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The Crooked Brothers' cabin fever

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 18/11

With Lawrence, Where's Your Knife? waiting in the wings, the woodsmen and roots-rockers have lots to share. comments      0


Sayonara, The Sweet Deals

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Sayonara, The Sweet Deals

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 18/11

The local pop-rock and rollers play their last show, and release their first full-length album. comments      0


Crafts for Kids shares the wealth

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Crafts for Kids shares the wealth

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Aug 11/11

Rich Aucoin, ECT, No Flyers Please support the IWK this Friday at Gus’ Pub comments      1


Marathon man

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Marathon man

posted by DAVE LIDSTONE, Aug 11/11

Michael Redden celebrates day 50 of his 100-day songwriting marathon for charity comments      0


One Night Stand gets busy

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One Night Stand gets busy

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 11/11

Kat Shubaly brings “quick-and-dirty” performances and visual arts to random locations around the city. comments      2


Matt Mays, The Stanfields and Andrew Hunter and the Gatherers help raise money for a local boy in need.

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Matt Mays, The Stanfields and Andrew Hunter and the Gatherers help raise money for a local boy in need.

posted by DAVE LIDSTONE, Aug 11/11

Matt Mays is back in Dartmouth to sing for Zac Connolly. comments      0


Genuine Class

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Genuine Class

posted by ALISON LANG, Aug 4/11

Performing at this Saturday’s Summer Rush at Alderney Landing, Enfield’s hip-hop papa Classified grows up, cleans up and looks to the future. Alison Lang soaks up the wisdom. comments      2


Leo rising

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Leo rising

posted by MARK BLACK, Aug 4/11

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists may lift a cup at the shallow bowl after their performance at this Sunday’s M Fest at Alderney Landing comments      0


Micro Organs’ lo-fi wonderland

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Micro Organs’ lo-fi wonderland

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Aug 4/11

The experimental duo release a new album this Saturday at the Khyber comments      0


Busker Fest welcomes back Ol' Savannah

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Busker Fest welcomes back Ol' Savannah

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 4/11

The folk/roots rockers are coming to a waterfront near you, and they won't be breathing fire. comments      0


Good Food, great party

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Good Food, great party

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 4/11

Acres and Acres, The Caravan, The Moonshine Ramblers, Norma MacDonald and The Ladies Beverage Room are cooking up a dance worthy fundraiser. comments      0


Arcade Fire burning

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Arcade Fire burning

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 28/11

The Grammy winners are on the job, this time clocking in at Alderney Landing. Tara Thorne devises the difference between you and them. comments      8


Dog Day’s stripped-down sound

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Dog Day’s stripped-down sound

posted by RYAN MCNUTT, Jul 28/11

The band became a duo and recorded the stellar Deformer, released this week comments      0


Murphys law

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Murphys law

posted by MARK BLACK, Jul 28/11

The Dropkick Murphys bring family-style Bostonian Irish-punk to the Forum this Wednesday comments      0


Loud and clear Screams from the Gutter

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Loud and clear Screams from the Gutter

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jul 28/11

Lend your ears to this weekend of punk and hardcore in the north end. comments      0


Natal Day soundtrack

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Natal Day soundtrack

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jul 28/11

The long weekend is offering up tons of music. And it’s free. comments      0


Serena Ryder and The Beauties

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Serena Ryder and The Beauties

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPLBELL, Jul 21/11

The pride of Peterborough brings her big voice to the Casino comments      0


Children of Bodom promise the classics

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Children of Bodom promise the classics

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jul 21/11

Finnish power-metal heroes play the Halifax Forum comments      1


False Face brings snacks and tracks from Kingston

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False Face brings snacks and tracks from Kingston

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Jul 21/11

Hair-altering post-punk from the Limestone City comments      1


Dreamy Lake Names

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Dreamy Lake Names

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jul 21/11

Surf-pop from Truro will make you summer sunnier comments      0


Seamus Erskine flies solo

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Seamus Erskine flies solo

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jul 21/11

Hefeweizen Highway channels German beer, David Lynch and a lot of time in the basement. comments      0


Spooky Campers say so long

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Spooky Campers say so long

posted by MARK BLACK, Jul 14/11

Sunken Sounds Media Festival kicks off a hiatus for the crew comments      0


The Kamalas' sweet summer

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The Kamalas' sweet summer

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jul 14/11

Travel and a new EP start summer off on a high note for Moncton's pop-punk foursome. comments      0


Spinning Envision

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Spinning Envision

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jul 14/11

Halifax's straight-edge, hardcore rockers release The Changing Times on vinyl. comments      0


Chaos Theory wants to Rock the Hill

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Chaos Theory wants to Rock the Hill

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jul 7/11

Five Atlantic Canadian bands face-off to see who’ll get a shot at sharing a sweaty stage with Metallica. comments      0


Chaos Theory wants to Rock the Hill

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Chaos Theory wants to Rock the Hill

posted by ANDREW KRESS, Jul 7/11

Starbucks plays host to Like a Motorcycle, Hind Legs, Aux. Out, S.S. Khandalla. comments      0


David Picco’s candid and personal show comes to Halifax

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David Picco’s candid and personal show comes to Halifax

posted by RYAN MCNUTT, Jun 30/11

Jetset Motel singer brings his raw acoustic sound back east. comments      0


SoHo Ghetto’s transformation

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SoHo Ghetto’s transformation

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jun 30/11

From singer/songwriter to party band comments      0


Sanktuary puts down roots

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Sanktuary puts down roots

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 30/11

The metal trio from the Yukon contributes to a split EP and heads on a mega-tour with Black Moor. comments      0


Old and Weird is new and awesome

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Old and Weird is new and awesome

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 30/11

This maturing quartet of indie rockers is getting down to business. comments      0


Orchid’s Curse doesn’t walk alone

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Orchid’s Curse doesn’t walk alone

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 23/11

Video release for “The Workhorse Walks Alone” says thanks to crew and community comments      2


Unleash the Archers bring a volley of metal

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Unleash the Archers bring a volley of metal

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jun 23/11

West Coasters come to conquer comments      0


Success is in The Details

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Success is in The Details

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 23/11

After three years the Winnipeg band’s new release Lost Art is polished to perfection. comments      0


Josh Martinez is Pissed

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Josh Martinez is Pissed

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 23/11

The genre-bending rapper brings his rock band Pissed Off Wild back to Hali. comments      0


Free love

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Free love

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 16/11

More and more bands are giving away their music for free. Tara Thorne asks why. comments      1


Kate Maki shines

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Kate Maki shines

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 16/11

The Sudbury singer-songwriter wraps up her national tour with Frederick Squire and celebrates her fifth release. comments      0


Lessons from The Schomberg Fair

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Lessons from The Schomberg Fair

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 16/11

The Ontario power-roots group is taking new material on the road, citing real life and gospel music as their influences. comments      0


Audrey and the Agents

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Audrey and the Agents

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 9/11

Inspired by rock’s heavyweights comments      0


Bird World

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Bird World

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jun 9/11

Shoegaze from the basement comments      0


Cactus Flower

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Cactus Flower

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Jun 9/11

Sidekick goes front and centre comments      1


Chloe Jones

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Chloe Jones

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 9/11

Two’s company comments      0


Deadly Hearts

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Deadly Hearts

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jun 9/11

Bar stars comments      0


Dream Friends

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Dream Friends

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Jun 9/11

Longtime pals love spontaneity comments      0


Gigas

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Gigas

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jun 9/11

Airy electronics, heavy on the percussion comments      1


Inmortis

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Inmortis

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 9/11

Smashing thrashy metal out of the park comments      1


Hind Legs rule at slightly weird

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Hind Legs rule at slightly weird

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 9/11

Prepare to be thoroughly charmed by the nice kids of Halifax’s new rock comments      0


Like a Motorcycle

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Like a Motorcycle

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 9/11

Dark melodies and cute merch comments      0


Long Weekends

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Long Weekends

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jun 9/11

Dream punks comments      0


Minus World

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Minus World

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 9/11

Thoughtful dance music comments      0


Nick Everett

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Nick Everett

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 9/11

Eclectic musical inspirations comments      0


Shalom Bard

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Shalom Bard

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 9/11

SNS’s new man at the helm comments      0


Southern Shores

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Southern Shores

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Jun 9/11

Beat-laden pop with visual appeal comments      0


Slumlord

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Slumlord

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 9/11

Swampy thrash rock comments      0


The Graboids

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The Graboids

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 9/11

It’s a punk party and vanity’s not invited comments      1


TRANSFIXED

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TRANSFIXED

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jun 9/11

Gothic weirdness born from Truro comments      0


Vixens

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Vixens

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 9/11

Young and full of venom comments      0


Willie Stratton

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Willie Stratton

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 9/11

Looking to the past comments      0


NOFX back in Halifax seven years early

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NOFX back in Halifax seven years early

posted by DAVE LALONDE, Jun 9/11

Punk vets bring their vices to town comments      0


Snailhouse comes out of his shell

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Snailhouse comes out of his shell

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 9/11

The Montreal-based singer-songwriter humours us with his new record Sentimental Gentleman . comments      0


The Express' family ties

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The Express' family ties

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 9/11

One part Hey Rosetta!, one part Two Hours Traffic---they're a brand new band with a brand new record. comments      0


Breagh Potter releases Hey There July

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Breagh Potter releases Hey There July

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jun 2/11

Former solo artist branches out comments      0


CKDU hosts National Campus and Community Radio Conference

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CKDU hosts National Campus and Community Radio Conference

posted by GENEVIEVE MACINTYRE, Jun 2/11

Canada’s radio representatives converge in Halifax this week for a ton of fun comments      0


Surf's up at The Seahorse

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Surf's up at The Seahorse

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 2/11

One Life Surf celebrates summer with their annual dance party. comments      0


Miesha & The Spanks are back for more

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Miesha & The Spanks are back for more

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 2/11

With a new full length record Gods of Love, Calgary's garage rockers return to Halifax. comments      0


Tongan Death Grip release Chula Vista on Germany’s P Trash Records

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Tongan Death Grip release Chula Vista on Germany’s P Trash Records

posted by ALISON LANG, Jun 2/11

The Halifax trio pin you with power pop. Alison Lang is down for the count. comments      4


The Provincial Archive make history

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The Provincial Archive make history

posted by LAURA KENINS, May 26/11

Cross-country provincial archives tour brings files and fun together comments      1


Harbour Water Fest gives you the punk treatment

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Harbour Water Fest gives you the punk treatment

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, May 26/11

DIY, all-ages, all weekend comments      4


Para-gone party

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Para-gone party

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 26/11

Buy some art, rock out hard and and celebrate two years of greatness at the Paragon. comments      0


Ann Vriend's test drive

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Ann Vriend's test drive

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 26/11

The Edmonton singer-songwriter takes a swing at producing for her fifth album. comments      0


Hot Chitz

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Hot Chitz

posted by LAURA KENINS, May 19/11

Halifax’s punk superheroes reunite for one more show at Long Live the Queen comments      2


Bahamas flies solo

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Bahamas flies solo

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, May 19/11

Afie Jurvanen plays soulful indie folk to wrap up the Long Live The Queen Festival comments      0


suddenlyLISTEN celebrates 10 years with Pauline Oliveros

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suddenlyLISTEN celebrates 10 years with Pauline Oliveros

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 19/11

The veteran composer, philosopher and performer brings her experimental music back to Halifax. comments      0


Jenny Omnichord and Wax Mannequin say bye-bye babies

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Jenny Omnichord and Wax Mannequin say bye-bye babies

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 19/11

Leaving their respective kiddies at home, the two indie musicians take a quick trip east--- stopping at every dollar store along the way. comments      0


Deer Tick’s new tricks

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Deer Tick’s new tricks

posted by SANDI RANKADUWA, May 12/11

Rhode Island/Halifax combo bring some much-anticipated twang to town on Friday. comments      2


Shad gets it

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Shad gets it

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, May 12/11

Juno winning hip-hop prince plays The Paragon this Saturday comments      0


Next stop, klezmer

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Next stop, klezmer

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 12/11

The Blue Engine String Quartet welcomes guest clarinetist for a Klezmer Konnection. comments      0


3 Inches of Blood get documented

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3 Inches of Blood get documented

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 12/11

A noteworthy tour with the Cancer Bats inspires movie making for the west coast metal men. comments      0


Anvil forges ahead

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Anvil forges ahead

posted by ALISON LANG, May 5/11

Canadian metal veterans Anvil play Halifax for the first time this Tuesday. comments      0


Michou maker

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Michou maker

posted by MICK CÔTÉ, May 5/11

Windsor quartet bring raw power to Halifax comments      0


The Burning Hell ignites

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The Burning Hell ignites

posted by DAVE LIDSTONE, May 5/11

The Newfoundland indie-rockers invite you to celebrate their new release, Flux Capacitor comments      1


NSCC celebrates spring

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NSCC celebrates spring

posted by ANDREW KRESS, May 5/11

The NSCC Music Arts program presents a month-long lineup of talent with their Spring Music Festival. comments      0


Royal in <i>Waiting</i>

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Royal in Waiting

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Apr 28/11

Royal Wood plays two shows in Halifax on a tour that takes him off the beaten path comments      0


Hospital visit

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Hospital visit

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Apr 28/11

Montreal’s Genital Hospital brings its punk rock pedigree to Dartmouth comments      0


John K. Samson turns it down

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John K. Samson turns it down

posted by DAVE LALONDE, Apr 28/11

The Carleton plays host to an intimate show with Samson and his Weakerthans chum Jim Bryson. comments      0