Tag Archives: HPX

HPX Day 1: Rolling the Dice

My first Pop Explosion in 2013 kicked off with a solid night of comedy and headliner Brian Poshen, so I opted to try my hand at the Eat Pray Lol show without being overly familiar with the lineup. From there we would see where the breeze would carry me. I rolled into the the Company… Read More

HPX2014 Day 3: Music Trumps Comedy Pt. 1

Thursday's HPX offerings were the first where hard decisions had to be made, and even the best laid plans were doomed to fail. The overlapping acts on this evening meant making choices, and I opted to be Wu'd rather than Thune'd (a decision that I pored over for a couple of days, as I would… Read More

HPX2014 – Night 2: Into the Wee Hours Pt.1

This was the night where the plan came together.  It was one of those nights where I made sure to carefully formulate a game-plan which would ensure I wasn't missing any of my targeted acts on the first truly packed night of shows. It went almost to plan, aside from the fact that I realized… 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