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December 3rd, 2014
Ryan Hemsworth has come a long way since starting out creating music in Halifax. No shots to Halifax. We love Halifax. Like, seriously, LOVE IT. But, the electrtonic musician and producer has now become a huge breakout Juno winning star. His second LP Alone For The First Time came out last month and has become […]
November 8th, 2012
Damian and The Wedge crew recently traveled out east to Nova Scotia to take in this year’s Halifax Pop Explosion!, an international music festival and conference that presents 150 bands in 20 venues over 5-days to over 20,000 fans and industry delegates from around the world. Invited to speak about his prized record collection, Damian […]
November 7th, 2012
Canada has its share of music festivals and conferences, but there’s something about the Halifax Pop Explosion that makes it unique. Maybe it’s because the fest began during the titular happening in the early ’90s, when bands like Sloan, Jale, The Super Friendz and Thrush Hermit, among others, became the hottest bands in the country. […]
August 8th, 2011
The 2011 edition of the Halifax Pop Explosion announced the first acts confirmed for the five-day festival in October. Among the 150 bands set to play include The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, The Thermals, Chad VanGaalen, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Titus Andronicus, JEFF the Brotherhood, Plants and Animals, Braids, Dan Mangan, Twin Shadow, […]