Review – Makayla Lynn

Album: On a Dare and a Prayer Release Date: March 24, 2017 Download Genre: Country Makayla Lynn has had more to her country music career before her Sweet 16th birthday party than most of us can imagine to have in a lifetime. Lynn has added songwriting credits, high profile performances, and three self-produced albums to […]

Show Review – Day Two – Groundswell Festival – The Royal Volts, Like A Motorcyle & The Stanfields

Who: The Stanfields, Like A Motorcyle & The Royal Volts When: March 17, 2017 Venue: Olympic Hall Where: Halifax, NS Shenanigans and Whiskey Guns. Let’s paint a picture, shall we? It is a Friday Night in Halifax, Saint Patrick’s Day, AND you have three of the best Punky-Rock bands going in Nova Scotia playing under […]

Review – Jon McKiel

LP: Memorial Ten Count Release Date: March 10, 2017 Download Genre: Alternative Rock Nova Scotia Native Jon McKiel has released his LP Memorial Ten Count. This ten track LP is smooth, classic indie rock that is sure to get listeners swaying along. The variety of songs give a glimpse as to just what McKiel can do – […]

Five Questions With Christine Campbell

Recently I was introduced to Halifax, NS artist, Christine Campbell. Christine is about to release her new album, Roller Coaster in April, and has released a single from said album, “Last Man Standing”, which you can hear below. While you’re at it, give our Five Questions With segment a read, you may learn something new […]

Review – BA Johnston

Album:  Gremlins 3 Release Date: March 3, 2017 Download Genre: The Contraband Sneak-In-While-You-Are-Serving-Your-Weekend-Jail-Sentences Album One Line Review:  Halifax based BA Johnston proves he is The Weakerthans’ blue-collared second cousin, Mr. Plow’s best friend, and the Canadian answer to the Dead Milkmen, with the much needed (non-sequitur) soundtrack to the much-needed (never-filmed) movie Gremlins 3. Full Review:  […]

Photo Review – Hillsburn

Who: Hillsburn When: February 27, 2017 Where: Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ON This past Monday, Nova Scotia’s own Hillsburn played a great set at the Horseshoe Tavern. Their unique brand of folk-pop was well received by the energetic crowd (I guess someone forgot to tell them it was a Monday) as their angelic harmonies filled the […]

Hillsburn release video for “Low Light”

Photo Credit: Paul Aarntzen Halifax, NS based indie-folk quintet Hillsburn has released the video for their new single, “Low Light”. The single is off of their upcoming sophomore album which is set for release in the coming months. When asked about the video, the band states: “‘Low Light’, tracks a young couple’s relationship. Both song […]