Category Archives: Music Geekdom

Midweek Mixdown // The Morning After Edition….

Welcome back to the latest installment of the Midweek Mixdown, and here's hoping that we have hit rock bottom of 2020, and now hopefully can begin the rebound with a more balanced Captain leading the ship that is the US of A. It's been a dreadfully long 2020 already, and this political rhetoric is downright…Read More

Midweek Mixdown // Music Unites Us All edition

Honestly, I don't recall a more exhausting year than 2020. From the ongoing struggle to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, to the battle to overcome systemic racism and inequality, it's been a year of upheaval and unrest. It would be fantastic to say that it's unnecessary, but unfortunately, that just isn't the case. People have time…Read More

Album Review // Braden Lam – Inside Four Walls

In reading the press release ahead of the release of Braden Lam’s brand-new EP Inside Four Walls, you’d almost think you would need to reach for the black eyeliner and hair-dye, and while the album deals with that transition from the idyllic grandeur and endless possibility of adolescence to the ‘sundry limitations’ of adulthood, it’s…Read More

Midweek Mixdown Side B – Headphone Bops

As the last collection of tunes carried a great deal of weight with them, and rightfully so, I wanted to add a more upbeat Side B.  Just tunes that are bops, that keep me grooving as I mask up and head out to run errands. These tunes certainly help take the edge off while out…Read More

One Track // Braden Lam – Habit of My Heart

Braden  Lam - "Habit of my Heart" https://youtu.be/goV6FZEVrZc It's no secret to readers of HAFILAX, that we dig the hell out of local singer-songwriter Braden Lam, and that affection has only grown with each performance. This is a great breezy slice of pop-rock, in which he shares in his recent nuptials, as the video is…Read More