Review – Carmel Mikol

Album: Daughter Of A Working Man Release Date: May 1, 2017 Download Genre: Celtic/Pop Halifax powerhouse Carmel Mikol is dropping jaws with her latest 10-track album, Daughter Of A Working Man. With an emphasis on homegrown lyrics and chill-inducing vocals, Mikol spins a vocal web that is both hauntingly enticing and close to the soil, drawing power […]

Review – Not You

Album: Misty Release Date: May 12, 2017 Download Genre: Slippergaze Hailing from Halifax, Not You are set to release their album Misty on May 12. The six track album brings in a uniqueness factor in regards to genre, bringing together punk, indie and rock with soft vocal, rock-esque tones and a heavy vibe. Abstract vocal […]

Review – Dance Movie

Album:   Pierce      Release Date: April 28, 2017 Download Genre: A Dance Record for the Artsy Ones One Line Review:  Dance Movie’s new album Pierce is meaningful adult rock for alt. pop rock fans, a collection of songs used for 1990s John Hughes movie sequels 21 Candles, the Lunch Club, or Pretty in Plaid, recorded by […]

Photo Review – Bill & Joel Plaskett

Who: Mayhemingways, Bill & Joel Plaskett When: April 20, 2017 Venue: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Thursday night brought a sold out crowd to the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium for the Solidarity Tour in support of Bill and Joel Plaskett’s new album.  Opening for the father-son duo was Mayhemingways – described as a “fuzz-folk” […]

Review – Stewart Legere

Album: Quiet The Station Release Date: April 21, 2017 Download Genre: Singer-Songwriter Indie singer-songwriter Stewart Legere of Halifax, Nova Scotia has released his debut album, Quiet The Station! ”Wishes In Wells”, the albums opening track, starts with a slightly funky acoustic sway as Legere serenades the listener with a soft and smooth voice.  Perhaps the […]

Photo Review – Port Cities

Who: Port Cities When: April 13, 2017 Venue: Schooner Showroom, Casino Nova Scotia Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Nova Scotia’s own Port Cities played for a packed Schooner Showroom at Casino Nova Scotia Thursday night. In 2015, three talents—Breagh Mackinnon, Carleton Stone and Dylan Guthro—joined forces and formed Port Cities together, and this show was for […]

Photo Review – Adam Baldwin & Like A Motorcyle

Who: Like A Motorcycle/Adam Baldwin When: April 12, 2017 Where: The Marquee Club, Halifax Nova Scotia The Marquee Club, once again, held a stellar Rock Show, making this venue my home away from home. I swear if I didn’t work from home, I could honestly say I spend more time here than at my residence. […]