Tag Archives: Sloan

Show Thoughts and Shots: ECMA Edition!

Do you ever get the feeling that life is just a never-ending treadmill that could care less that you fell from it weeks ago, and that you’re now laying in a crumpled heap of photos and boxes? It’s hard, nay impossible to believe that the East Coast Music Awards were almost 3 weeks ago, and… Read More

Midweek Mixdown // The ECMAs Are Upon Us Edition…

It's that time of year again, and to celebrate their 30th anniversary the East Coast Music Awards have returned to Halifax, Nova Scotia. There are a ton of talented acts descending upon Halifax for the festivities, and this list will feature a few of the acts hitting town this week, some of whom you will… Read More

Concert Review // Sloan @ The Marquee // 07.10.2016

Those of us who basked in the glow of Halifax’s coronation as “The Next Seattle”, back in the early nineties, are more than familiar with the bands involved. That shine has long since dissipated, and many of those early Halifax indie rock bands have since disbanded (and in some cases, reformed and disbanded again). There… Read More

Jeff’s Favourites of 2014

And just like that another year has come and gone.  With thousands of albums released over the past year, you would assume that picking albums to make up a list would be an easy task, however when it came time to put my own list together, I found myself in a musical mess.  Where did… Read More

Sonic Concerts Presents Sloan In Halifax, March 7th, 2015

(Halifax, NS) - Hometown indie-rockers Sloan return to Halifax in support of their 11th studio album Commonwealth, released earlier this fall, at The Marquee Ballroom on Saturday, March 7. Commonwealth is a 15-song collection that sees Sloan creating one of the most unique and ambitious recordings of their two-decade-plus career. Consequence of Sound premiered “Carried… Read More

Friday Night Soundtrack – All over the place…

1. "Carried Away" - Sloan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXr8gJEaceE Sloan is one of those bands who has been making music since Halifax was on the verge of becoming the next Seattle, and their latest track Carried Away showcases how they've remained viable in the current musical landscape.  They manage to sound both current and timeless all at once,… Read More

Friday Night Soundtrack – June 28th, 2013

Wow.  Were already halfway through 2013 and it feels like it just began.  So far the Halifax music scene has been pretty vibrant with lots of buzz  flying around about the upcoming summer shows.  Here's hoping the rain stays away and we can enjoy the next couple of musical months with some sun! (more…) Read More

Friday Night Soundtrack – April 26th, 2013

In honor of our venue countdown this weeks edition of the FNS will feature some pretty cool performances, taken live from The Marquee over the years.  Thanks to the world of technology and cell phones, the ability to capture a live performance is pretty slick (but also kind of shaky).   1 - Matt Mays… Read More