Trev’s Three Takeaways from HPX25

Now that the dust has settled on the 25th anniversary of Halifax Pop Explosion, and the sleep deprivation of those 4 days has finally been reclaimed, the task of thinking back over this year’s edition of the fest has begun. When I started jotting notes down on what took place between Wednesday and Saturday evening,… Read More

Album Review // The Brood – Transistor

All too often, bands who thrive in a live environment can't always capture the same energy when trying to carry it over and capture it in the studio. The Brood's debut full-length album Transistor has managed to break the mould, and lets you hear almost exactly what you'll get in their live show (less the 6-minute… Read More

Midweek Mixdown // Side A – Ladies Only

Gabrielle Papillon - "Keep the Fire" https://youtu.be/Yyknc92r17k The lead single off of Papillon's recently released LP is nothing short of fire. It may not be loaded with bombast, but it is a dynamic and soaring affair that comes through like a cool breeze during a nor'easter. It's a beautifully haunting track that deserves your attention.… Read More

Iskwe To Play The Carleton

In The Dead Of Winter presents Iskwe with Arsoniste and Rococode In what could prove to be one of the most thought provoking shows of the year, singer-songwriter Iskwe (pronounced iss-kway) brings her rare blend of music to the stage of The Carleton Bar & Grill on November 3rd, 2017.  Named one of the 'Top… Read More