Category Archives: Music Geekdom

Midweek Mixdown // Infectious Ear Candy Edition

Well hello there, somehow we've managed to survive the lion's share of 2018 and we're getting into Christmas/Year-End List season, but this edition of the Midweek Mixdown is going to eschew all of that. We're gonna give you a few gems for your ear balls, before they are over-inundated with carols and the like, so…Read More

Album Review // Arkells – Rally Cry

In the history of the music industry, there are plenty of bands who have tried to extend their relevance well beyond their third and fourth albums.  Some bands change line ups, some change their recording locations and others introduce new elements into the mix.  Some bands succeed, but many more wash up, wrecked on the…Read More

Podcast Episode 39 – Natalie Lynn

Natalie and Ryan stopped by to chat about the evolution of the band, the upcoming tour with Canadian favourites Dear Rouge, and the importance of being able to play music with other women. You can find all of the Natalie Lynn social media links over on the band's website. Head on over to SoundCloud to…Read More

Friday Night Soundtrack // We Made it Through the Week!

The Interrupters - "She's Kerosene" While I don't know if I've completely overcome my Ska Fever of the early '00s, I do dig the punk-forward sound of the latest cut from The Interrupters, "She's Kerosene". It's a dose of up-tempo aural caffeine that will be a great fit for your early morning soundtrack. https://youtu.be/Yq2jJLswL8I Dennis…Read More

One Track // Braden Lam “Dawson City”

Ramping up towards the release of his second EP on September 14th, Driftwood People, Halifax resident Braden Lam has dropped his second single with "Dawson City". Centred around a town known for its popularity during the Klondike gold rush of the 19th century, "Dawson City" explores the idea of being a part of something bigger…Read More

Five Good Minutes With Midnight Vesta

In 2017 Toronto-based folk/rock group Midnight Vesta took to the road with their newly-minted EP Seconds tightly in hand. With the hopes of exposing the East Coast to their brilliant blend of tone, style and musicianship, the group would embark on a run of successful shows, stretching from Fredericton to Halifax and everywhere in between.…Read More

Celebrating Acadian Day

By Chantal Caissie Ask any Acadian pal and they'll let you know that the Quinzou (or, y'know, 15 août if you want to get all formal about it) is one of the most fun celebrations in the summer. You've got tasty food, noisemakers galore during the raucous tintamarre, and incredible music. As a kid, and…Read More

FNS // JAMZZZZZ!!!

The Darcys - "Just Here With My Friends" (Feat. Leah Fay)  Back in 2016, the Darcys dropped an indie pop-gem "Miracle" which was awash in neon-drenched synth, and now in 2018 they've dropped another synth'd up pop jam "Just Here With my Friends".  This time out, the band enlisted the help of their pal Leah…Read More