That Was The Summer – At The Carleton

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Last week I was lucky enough to catch an acoustic show at The Carleton featuring two of my favourite artists: Joel Plaskett and Mo Kenney. The show was a last-minute conception by Mike Campbell, but once the announcement hit the Internet, the place sold out in minutes. Every person who managed to get tickets was… Read More

Dana Beeler’s Basement Tape

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The Basement Tape will be an ongoing piece where we sit down with people from all walks of life to discuss those songs which helped, and continue to help, shape their musical sensibilities.  Hot off her most recent full-length release "My Mistake", Dana Beeler, lead vocalist/guitarist of Hello Delaware, took a few minutes to sit down… Read More

Pretty Archie – Sing Alongs and Love Songs

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Have you ever wondered what the East Coast sounds like? Pretty Archie’s latest album “Sing Alongs and Love Songs” will guide you to the answer and with it, a more aptly named record has never existed. Their third album will be released Friday, September 23rd and it is chock full of exactly what you’d expect.… Read More

Hello Delaware Debut Album Release “My Mistake”

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Halifax NS -  No ex is safe with Hello Delaware.  From bad breakups to falling for the wrong person, Hello Delaware band leader and writer Dana Beeler is telling it as it is with this album.  Demanding attention, mixing sarcasm and wit with a certain candor.  Hello Delaware is just what you needed.  “You brought it on… Read More

Know When To Hold Them: Playing the Woman Card

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Working with the Hafilax team has been absolutely refreshing for this '90s feminist. When I started writing for the blog, and even in the conversations before I started, these guys demonstrated their feminist beliefs by being absolutely all-inclusive and welcoming me as an equal to the team. They are always introducing me to female artists… Read More