Category Archives: Quick Hit

TD Halifax Jazz Festival Announces Its First Waterfront Acts

In maintaining their stance as the leading festival, this side of Montreal, the TD Halifax Jazz Festival has announced the headlining acts for their Wednesday and Thursday night sets. On Wednesday July 10th, Swedish duo First Aid Kit take to the stage along with Newfoundland songwriter extraordinaire, Tim Baker (formally of Hey Rosetta!).  Thursday nights…Read More

Rain Over St. Ambrose Return With “Dedication”

Here's a little piece of information that I'm sure will completely fool you as much as it did me.  It's been over three years since Yarmouth rockers, Rain Over St. Ambrose, last graced our playlists with new music.  After patiently waiting, they have returned once again with their latest single, "Dedication." Recorded at New Scotland…Read More

T. Thomason Returns to Halifax

With a new evolved sound all ready to drop, local artist T. Thomason is getting ready to take to the stage on Thursday, November 29th at Halifax's own Seahorse Tavern. In leading up to the late-November set, T. took some time to sit down and discuss where this new sound has come from, and what…Read More

Podcast Episode 43 – NSMW Predictor Pod

Full disclosure - we have no idea who is going to win and have no real reasons to think what we do.  With that being said, Mitch returned to this week's podcast to help figure out who might take home some hardware at this weekend's Music Nova Scotia awards. You can listen to the podcast…Read More

Podcast Episode 42 – Alert The Medic

Ryan and Troy, from Alert The Medic, stopped by to chat a little about the history of the band, their upcoming Halloween gig on October 26th in Halifax, and what albums they would take with them on a desert island. You can check it out over on SoundCloud, or subscribe on iTunes and never miss…Read More

Podcast Episode 41 – Forget Cancer

This week's podcast is a little different from the norm. We decided to shift our focus away from the music industry and went to television. We sat down with Ed Boulter and Nicole Johnson, the creators of the independent television show, Forget Cancer. You'll have to listen to the podcast and check the show out…Read More

One Track // Tyler Guest – “All In”

Last seen performing with Halifax group Brothers, Tyler Guest has returned with his first single "All In". Sitting on a couch at home, on a rainy Thursday evening, Guest spoke about the process of creating the first single. "Beats haven't been my thing lately. For the last five years, I've been working hard to hone…Read More

One Track // Troy Alistair “Hook Line”

Finishing off this four week release schedule is the last video from Troy Alistair, "Hook Line". Written about nothing particular but everything encompassing, Guest has been working on this one for a while now. "This one is a bit of an older song for me. Much like the first three songs, there are brief tones…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