Friday Night Soundtrack: A Mixed Bag

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1.  Carly Rae Jepsen - "I Really Like You" Say what you will about Ms. Jepsen, but considering she is a product of the Canadian Idol system and the inescapable success of her breakthrough single "Call Me Maybe", she is poised to win over listeners again with her latest single "I Really Like You".… Read More

Concert Announcement: Bahamas @ The Cohn – July 21st

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SONIC CONCERTS PRESENTS 2015 JUNO AWARD WINNER BAHAMAS IN HALIFAX, JULY 21 (Halifax, NS) - Having recently taken home two 2015 JUNO Awards for Adult Alternative Album of the Year and Songwriter of the Year, Toronto's Bahamas returns to Halifax in support of his award-winning release Bahamas is Afie at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium on… Read More

The 8 Track – Weekend Listening Edition

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It's been awhile since I sat down and had 8 songs I felt strongly enough about to string them together into another installment of the 8 Track.   Happy Listening! 1. The Nursery - "She Speaks The Wave" "She Speaks the Wave" is the latest single from Toronto four-piece The Nursery.  It's a fantastic slice of… Read More

One Track: Shred Kelly, “Sing To The Night”

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By successfully merging the sweet finger-picking folk sounds of the banjo and mandolin with a driving wave of synth pop, Shred Kelly have garnered the attention of Canadians from one coast to the other.  Storming from town to town with a ferocity that leaves the patrons grasping for air,  this five piece has spent the… Read More

John Campbelljohn Live @ Casino Nova Scotia

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John Campbelljohn
Friday nights have become an event not to be missed, thanks to a partnership between Casino NS and the great folks over at Music Nova Scotia.  We get the opportunity to experience and discover some of the best music the East Coast has to offer.  On any given Friday you can find yourself kicking back with the… Read More

One Track: Grimes, “REALiTi”

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Here's my theory on Grimes' latest track, "REALiTi". When Claire Boucher released her Visions album back in 2012, it really signalled how talented her music was for being creative & artistic, but at the same time being quite lighthearted and fun. I think people really caught on to the album as time progressed. And with… Read More

Concert Review: Sloan @ The Marquee Ballroom – March 7th, 2015

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March 7th marked the return to Halifax for hometown lads Chris Murphy, Patrick Pentland, Jay Ferguson, Andrew Scott and the 5th Beatle Gregory McDonald.  McDonald may not share the vocal duties of the other four members, but he has been behind the keyboards since 2006's Never Hear the End of It tour.  The band hasn't graced a… Read More

One Track: In-Flight Safety, “Animals”

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With the East Coast Music Week vastly approaching next month, in St. John's, Newfoundland, I thought I'd give these guys a plug, as they'll be playing at the festival between April 9th to the 11th. And that's reason enough to go check out In-Flight Safety, especially if you're in the area during the festival, as… Read More

Friday Night Soundtrack – Feb. 27th, 2015

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I've spent the past few months completing some major renovations to my home, and during that stretch have had the pleasure of listening to some super, fantastic music. None of what will follow is either new or local, but there is no denying that the following five songs are musical gems. (more…) Read More