Friday Night Soundtrack // Where has July gone?

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Mid-Summer always seems to bring with it a lengthy musical drought, as we are all busy focusing on that elusive "Song of Summer '16", but we seem to miss a bunch of solid tunes in the process. My listening has primarily been radio out of Ontario and BC, with some deep diving into Spotify's seemingly endless pool of… Read More

Zoe Leger Releases The Girl From Yesterday

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Debut album from Zoe Leger is available today: HALIFAX -- The Girl From Yesterday, the debut album from Halifax jazz singer & pianist Zoe Leger, dropped Friday, July 8. The Girl From Yesterday features nine original compositions that tell the story of a young woman’s personal journey; chronicling the joys and triumphs, loves and losses… Read More

There’s a Reason Why He Loves This Town

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With the announcement of Gord Downie's cancer diagnosis and somber prognosis, I think we all have reflected on the impact The Hip has had on our Canadian lives. Reading about the first show that kicked off the tour last night seems to have just amplified our grieving processes. In all honesty, I feel guilty at times… Read More

Album Review // All Lit Up – Repartee

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Writing and blogging about music is something I have done for the better part of two decades; there has been a vast array of music that is inherently disposable and I’ll rarely (if ever) return to. That is not the case with Newfoundland’s Repartee, a band I… Read More

Chic ft. Nile Rodgers At The Halifax Jazz Festival

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30 years into the Halifax Jazz Festival's life, and thankfully we are nowhere close to seeing an end in sight. When the lineup was fully announced, all of the buzz seemed to have centred around the more recent artists who were mentioned: Lauryn Hill, Metric and City & Colour. However it's Chic, ft. Nile Rodgers, who… Read More

Rave & Drool, A documentary on ’90s Canadian Rock in the making…

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It appears that a filmmaker from Regina, by the name of Tyler Elynuik, is working on a rockumentary that documents the '90s Canadian hard-rock/alternative music scene. The project, titled "Rave & Drool", is currently being funded by Kickstarter. On their website, you'll find the latest trailer of the documentary, that includes clips from retro '90s… Read More

Maritime Metal & Hard Rock Festival 4 Preview

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"ALL East.....ALL Beast!" "The Ultimate celebration of East Coast Heavy!" After an awesome weekend of metal & hard rock that was showcased last summer, the Maritime Metal & Hard Rock Festival are doing it all over again at the Hants County Exhibition Grounds for its fourth round, the weekend of the 22nd & 23rd of… Read More

Friday Night Soundtrack // 15.07.2016

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Friday is here once again. Time to put on your dancing shoes, throw up your devil horns, or manicure that perfect afro. Whatever your Friday night brings you, I'll do my best to give you some tunes to get you where you need to be. (more…) Read More

Concert Review: Adam Baldwin At The Halifax Jazz Festival – Day 2

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Night two of most festivals usually tends to run a bit smoother than the first evening. Nerves and excitement are somewhat numbed, as those helping to ensure that the festival goes off without a hitch have easily slid into their respective roles. And with the thunder and lightning far removed from everyone's thoughts, the Halifax Jazz… Read More