Generation HPX: Halifax Pop Explosion 2017

Generation HPX: Halifax Pop Explosion 2017

posted by TEAM COAST, Oct 19/17

Take in dozens of performers at one of the city's biggest fall events. comments      0

Ten poppin' weekend picks

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Ten poppin' weekend picks

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 19/17

Halifax Pop Explosion turns 25, Diwali's all aglow and the fourth Atlantic Jewish Film Fest passes the popcorn. comments      0


Lido Pimienta is lit

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Lido Pimienta is lit

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Oct 19/17

The fiercely independent artist, who built herself from the ground up straight into the Polaris Prize, wants to include and inspire everyone: “When I’m on stage, I will give you everything I can possibly give you.” comments      0


Yamantaka // Sonic Titan’s new approach

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Yamantaka // Sonic Titan’s new approach

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Oct 19/17

For its first Halifax show in five years, Toronto’s noise-rock collective brings new elements along. comments      0


Ms. Banks is on fire

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Ms. Banks is on fire

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 19/17

The young and fierce London rapper makes her Halifax Pop Explosion debut. comments      0


Charlotte Day Wilson’s homecoming

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Charlotte Day Wilson’s homecoming

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Oct 19/17

The former Haligonian returns on a wave of praise and buzz for her soulful, gentle voice. comments      0


The Courtneys’ tour snacks

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The Courtneys’ tour snacks

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 19/17

Chocolate and chips will fuel the Vancouver rock trio’s trip to HPX this week. comments      0


The Rural Alberta Advantage’s <i>Wild</i> heart

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The Rural Alberta Advantage’s Wild heart

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 19/17

The third time’s the HPX charm for Halifax favourites, bringing their brand-new album to town. comments      0


Cloud Nothings’ clean energy

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Cloud Nothings’ clean energy

posted by TARA THORNE, Oct 19/17

The Cleveland garage rock band brings stellar Life Without Sound to Halifax. comments      0


Patrick Watson, finally

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Patrick Watson, finally

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 19/17

The Montreal troubadour and national tresaure plays Halifax for the first time. comments      0


Get caught up in Twist

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Get caught up in Twist

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 19/17

Toronto grit-poppers have already moved beyond the sound of last year’s debut, landing on something “different in a good way.” comments      0


Weaves burst <i>Wide Open</i>

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Weaves burst Wide Open

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Oct 19/17

Toronto art rockers push for extremes on their latest record. comments      0


Tasha the Amazon does it all

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Tasha the Amazon does it all

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Oct 19/17

The award-winning Toronto rapper spits fire (and sets them sometimes). comments      0


Music Sure Things

Sunday, Oct 22

Symphony Meets Bhangra

The sunshine-bringing internet sensation that is the Maritime Bhangra Group shares its infectious glow as it teams up with Symphony Nova Scotia

Tuesday, Oct 24

DEEPS w/Noah Tye, Robbie & Kayla, Jeff Gay

Roots-rock outfit DEEPS drops a new EP at this slick show.

Wednesday, Oct 25

Grizzly Waves

A tight weave of punk, folk, psych and blues, Grizzly Waves will take you through soaring highs and moody lows—all while counting

Thursday, Oct 26

Old Man Grant

A blend of bluegrass and americana, Old Man Grant is a northern take on a southern sound.

Friday, Oct 27

Rebeca Lane and Special Guests

The Guatemalan hip hop artist's feminist works explore her country's tumultuous history—and take aim at neoliberalism. Here, she drops verses from her

Saturday, Oct 28

Gabrielle Papillon

The singer-songwriter known for breathy, billowing vocals debuts a new album (and envy-inducing purple bob) that blends somber piano chords with tense

Thursday, Nov 2

Mo Kenney

With a third full-length that rips from bruising rock ’n’ roll to haunting, left-of-the-dial pop, Plaskett's protege shows she's a (tour de)

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Music Reviews

Review: Japanese Breakfast, <i>Soft Sounds from Another Planet</i>

Review: Japanese Breakfast, Soft Sounds from Another Planet

Michelle Zauner’s solo project opens for Tegan and Sara Thursday at the Cohn.


Review: David R. Elliott, <i>Strawberry Grass</i>

Review: David R. Elliott, Strawberry Grass

Home on the impressive range


Review: Shadow of Everest, <i>Idle Hands</i>

Review: Shadow of Everest, Idle Hands

Classic tone from local contemporary progressive metalheads


Review: Keonté Beals, <i>Man Overboard</i>

Review: Keonté Beals, Man Overboard

Pulls no punches


Review: Blue Spirits, <i>Liquid Courage</i>

Review: Blue Spirits, Liquid Courage

Clear and taut


Review: MAJE, <I>Insert Flame Emojis Here</i>

Review: MAJE, Insert Flame Emojis Here

Furious and fresh-sounding


Review: Wake Rider, <i>Wake Rider</i>

Review: Wake Rider, Wake Rider

Summer vibes


Blue Rodeo does it yet again Saturday at Scotiabank Centre

Blue Rodeo does it yet again Saturday at Scotiabank Centre

Live review: What could be a sad ritual is transformed.


Review: Monomyth, <i>Happy Pop Family</i>

Review: Monomyth, Happy Pop Family

Nimble and buoyant


Review: Vadell Gabriel - <i>Timbits</i>

Review: Vadell Gabriel - Timbits

A multi-pack of fresh-baked tracks


Review: Old & Weird/New Fries split EP

Review: Old & Weird/New Fries split EP

Juice is cool as hell


Bahamas has much chill

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In Print This Week

Vol 25, No 21
October 19, 2017

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