Playlist Friday: Summer Lights Festival

By Darlene Barss The playlist this week has some of the artists that played last Saturday, Sept 9 at Summer Lights Festival in Brandon, MB. The festival was in its second year and hopefully will [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Festivals, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |22 Comments

New releases for the week ending September 15th 2017

Big Brave - Ardor One of the heavier bands of the Montreal scene, Big ‡ Brave aims to find the balance between post-rock, drone soundscapes, and the heavier interpretation of doom. This investigation started in [...]

Worst Gift – What’s Another 40 Bucks Between Friends?

We’re Worst Gift and we just released a new song “What’s Another 40 Bucks Between Friends?”. It’s available now to hear and share on Soundcloud. This song is about forgetting when you stopped being good [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |24 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 12th September 2017

Halifax classical violinist Marc Djokic wins $125K prize Monday morning, the violinist from Halifax learned he is this year's recipient of the the $125,000 Prix Goyer classical music award, which recognizes a collaborative emerging talent.(CBC) [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: News|25 Comments

CCMA 2017 – The Winners

Sunday saw the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, SK play host to the great and the good of the North American Country Music scene for the latest instalment of the CCMA's annual award ceremony. Dean Brody [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Awards|27 Comments

Playlist Friday: Back to School

It's that time of year! Summer holidays are over and it's time to head back to school. That is the theme of the playlist this week. Let me be your teacher and take you through [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |63 Comments

New releases for the week ending September 8th 2017

Alvvays - Antisocialites Oh Archie, what have you done? It’s been three years since Alvvays’ self-titled album, a most auspicious indie-pop debut that doubled as a dog-eared short-story collection. Its breakout track was “Archie, Marry [...]

FME 2017: 15 Years of Authenticity and Passion

It was in the spirit of audacity and relevance that the FME concluded Sunday night on Kiwanis Beach, situated right in the heart of the city. A stage on the shores of the lake, a natural amphitheatre, [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: News|42 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 5th September 2017

Plumtree Project to give underrepresented groups a chance to rock out The Plumtree Project is a new education program by Mirus Records and the Halifax Pop Explosion designed to give eight participants access to instruments, [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: News|37 Comments

Chris Ho – Places You’ve Been

The new record is a skilful assortment of eight distinctive yet similarly styled folk-rock tracks. Most of the songs are built on a strikingly simple acoustic framework of guitar and piano that grounds the music [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |14 Comments