Though it has been a decade since Vancouver’s Daggermouth dropped their two classic pop punk albums, their influence has been celebrated with pure enthusiasm by an East Coast audience who eagerly awaits their Newfoundland debut.
Take an airplane spin into the regional glory days of the Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling territory. Take in hours of found footage, some historic visits by legendary performers, and a profile on some of the faces and heels that were stronger than waffle house coffee.
With help from Brooklyn based DJ/promoter Adam Rhodes (Papi Juice) and a stacked line-up of local talent, Yung Dumb are making their 4th annual Pride Week event anything but ordinary.
With his third video this year, Dope Piece is not only proving his place as a prolific St. John’s phenom of an emcee, but also as a determined artist in the medium of self-produced music videos.
Take an exclusive first listen to the track “Letter To My Son” from David R. Elliott’s upcoming album entitled Strawberry Grass (June 20th, Working Class Records).
“An inspiring conclave of innovation, and an intrepid 4-day narrative that calls one and all to totally immerse in it’s vital fold – here’s to X more years of OBEY.” Zakary Slax journals an immersive experience at the opening night of OBEY Convention X in Halifax, NS.
One of the earliest and most interesting slices of Halifax hip-hop history that has made it to the internet is an untitled video snippet of the Uniacke Square Posse in 1988.
It may not have been the ending that the NBL Atlantic Division champions were looking for, but the Halifax Hurricanes certainly have nothing to be ashamed of with their hard fought best-of-seven series loss to the London Lightning in the NBL Championship finals.
To delve into the creative process behind OBEY Convention X, we reached out to Creative Director Andrew Patterson to discuss what separates OBEY from other music festivals, the importance of inclusivity, and some highlights to look forward to in this year’s programming.