Category Archives: Music

Listen: Catching Up With Kestrels At HPX 2014

After their HPX set at the CDKU FM lobby on Dalhousie’s campus, I caught up with Paul (drums) and Chad (guitar/vocals) of Kestrels to chat about their HPX experience, recent tour dates and the progress of their upcoming album.

Secret East TV: A Night In With Jonny & The Cowabungas (Ep. 2)

For the second installment of the Night In Live Sessions we bring you Jonny & The Cowabungas from a dusty basement in parts unknown. Take in the lurch of their seasonally appropriate surfstrumentals and keep your seats buckled for the next wave of live sessions from Secret East TV.

A Piece of HPX 2014: Through the Lens of Gabrielle Gallant

Gabrielle Gallant brings us some wonderful captures from the lobby of CKDU FM, Gus’s Pub and Reflections Cabaret at Halifax Pop Explosion 2014.

Gabrielle’s gallery features the likes of Kestrels, Solids, Swearin’, Cousins, HAG FACE, Hand Cream, Brave Radar, Soft Spot and PS I Love You.

Halifax Pop Explosion Preview – Part 1

This year’s lineup could easily be considered one of the strongest in the festivals’ history. Having attracted acts like party-rap icon Danny Brown; hip-hop goliaths Ghostface Killah and Raekwon of the Wu-Tang Clan; Canadian indie-rockers Tokyo Police Club, the influential folk-punk band Against Me!, and a fantastic array of talent from Halifax, New Brunswick, PEI and beyond — it’s clear that the folks behind the scenes aren’t interested in maintaining the status quo.