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 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

Podcast Episode 40 – The Town Heroes

We hit the road for this week's episode, to chat with Mike and Bruce from The Town Heroes. We hit on a little bit of everything, from their latest release Everything (Will Be Fine When We Get to Where We Think We're Going), to their upcoming tour and the lives they lead via social media.… Read More

Matt Mays and Partner Set To Kick off HPX 2018

For Immediate Release Halifax Pop Explosion adds Matt Mays and Partner for Countdown to Legalization party, an exclusive festival kick-off presented by Edison Cannabis Co. On October 16th, local rocker Matt Mays and one of the most talked about indie groups this side of the boarder, Partner, take to the stage at The Marquee Ballroom. … 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