“Black Wool” is the six minute opener to Long Lights, the latest collection of coarse and contemporary folk rock from Penny Blacks. Originating from Saint John, New Brunswick, Penny Blacks have been trekking their new album live across Eastern Canada since late September, and they’ve crowned their successful run with a brand new video for the album’s outset track.
Digging into the overlooked rock scene of Cape Breton in the 1990’s with Sydney’s unintentionally misspelled alt rock band.
Check out a preview track of Not You’s upcoming EP entitled Misty, and pre-order your copy on 12″ vinyl, CD and digital download via Fundog Records.
Jon McKiel’s Memorial Ten Count is a collection of tough-love tracks that explore complex themes of familial ties and living in an unstable modern world.
“This is a compilation album of newish bands in St. John’s. It is dedicated to all the women, queer, trans and marginalized pals who have picked up instruments for the first time and taken up space in the spirit of making our community more inclusive.”
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.
Hard Ticket take a break from smoking weed in their underwear to drop a new song and video as a tease of the upcoming sophomore album titled What Odds.