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TBT Concert Review: Matthew Good @ The Marquee – Dec 9th, 2015

Amongst my friends and peers, Matthew Good is easily one of (if not the) the most polarizing musicians performing today.  The opinions are from a direct result of having met Matt prior to a show years ago (before he was diagnosed as being bi-polar), and they are unwilling to re-consider these views.  On the other hand, Good is one of those artists that draws a loyal… Read More

One Track: Grimes, “REALiTi”

Here's my theory on Grimes' latest track, "REALiTi". When Claire Boucher released her Visions album back in 2012, it really signalled how talented her music was for being creative & artistic, but at the same time being quite lighthearted and fun. I think people really caught on to the album as time progressed. And with… Read More

The ‘Best Of’ Season is Upon Us!

In addition to the Christmas/Holiday season, it also marks the season of countdowns and best of lists. It’s a time for those voracious media-consumption types (like the 3 HAFILAXers) to sit and reflect on the shows, albums, movies and/or books that were consumed over the past year. For this trio of HAFILAX Music Geeks, 2014 saw… Read More

Hafilax Does HPX: HPX Is Hip-Hop (The Preview)

2014 appears to be the year of Hip-Hop when it comes to the Halifax Pop Explosion's line-up, with acts such as critical favorite Danny Brown, fan favorites and Wu-Tang alumni Raekwon (the Chef) and Ghostface Killah, Canadian Sensation SonReal and local favorites Ambition, Quake Matthews and Mike Boyd.   With that murderers row of well… Read More

Cellos Can Rock….

Once upon a time it was difficult to find or hear anything that wasn't being played on your local top 40 station.  Sure you would get the latest singles from which ever band/artist was popular at the time but finding that obscure mash-up or cover was something you could only hear about in passing other… Read More

Welcome to HAFILAX.COM

Initially when I sat out to create HAFILAX, it was a partnership with a classmate at McKenzie College to talk about music and upcoming concerts. The site has undergonemanyredesigns and for a while sat stale in the back of my head just waiting for a momentwhenIcould sit down and figure out (more…) Read More