Category Archives: Recommended Listening

Recommended Listening

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

Late Monday Mixdown // Mailbag or Bust….

Hello HAFILAXers, Sorry for the short hiatus, Work/Life balance has been a bit hectic, and thus the site was neglected for a moment. We've been off taking care of business, but not once did we stop listening/discussing music. We have a few choice cuts straight from the mailbag, but we'd also love it if you…Read More

Trev’s Best Albums of 2018

It's hard to believe that we've just wrapped another trek around the sun. 2018 has come and gone, and for the most part, I think we can collectively agree that we're better off having that year in our rear view. There was some great music, some good music and some music that is certainly fit…Read More

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

Friday Night Soundtrack! 16/11/2018

Does anyone else feel like short weeks are the longest ones? Well, with the snow coming, here are some tunes to hunker down and do a deep dive into some new jams! Weakened Friends - Blue Again https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blxyr3tUBfQ Andrew Waite - Out & Out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75WOkinT89E Bully - Feel The Same https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9AChsNL0KA Hobo Johnson - Romeo…Read More

Midweek Mixdown // The Return Edition

Hey folks, it's been a minute since we sat down and cobbled together a Midweek Mixdown, so let's get into it, shall we? Jack White - "Connected by Love" https://youtu.be/0abmC8LKJOg C'mon Halifax, one of the most innovative and original artists in music today is hitting your arena, and the show still isn't sold out? It…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 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 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