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.
After you familiarize yourself with the festival schedule, check out this 33 video playlist we assembled to set the mood for Lawnya Vawnya Seven.
Before we roll out our wrap-up of the HPX 2016 festivities, we wanted to share this great piece of throwback video from Much Music’s 1994 coverage of Halifax Pop Explosion. This found footage features Eric’s Trip, Thrush Hermit, Sunny Day Real Estate, Blonde Red Head, Treble Charger, Hardship Post and much more.
Mike Roy runs down a short list of hidden gems in this years Halifax Pop Explosion lineup including PHERN, Mega Bog, Petra Glynt, Not You and Cactus Flower.
Mike Roy sits down with Jessie Stein of The Luyas ahead of their appearance at Halifax Pop Explosion to discuss the recent resurgence of the group including their new EP, their return to tour life, and finding inspiration both inside and outside of the music industry.
Mike Roy pens his personal experience as organizer, bartender and spectator of SappyFest XI in Sackville, NB.
Shed Island III begins tomorrow night in St. John’s! Check out our comprehensive click-intensive look at the schedule!
Finding yourself stuck on how to spend your Lawnya Vawnya Friday? We can’t make any decisions for you, but we can offer a visual sampler to help navigate your night on May 6th.
The sixth edition of Lawnya Vawnya: An Exposition of Independent Art and Culture, is ready to kick off tonight in St. John’s, NL. Check out our first rundown from visiting contributor Mike Roy (Sackville, NB) as he jumps in with a few blurbs on some of his most anticipated festival selections.