Posts by Music

Dal Engineering’s folk soul

By Kay Jeffrey, News Contributor • March 28, 2014

Luke Gallant (Press photo)

Luke Gallant’s music
Luke Gallant, a 24 year-old singer-songwriter originally from PEI, has a sound that could turn a gathered room to stillness. His sound …

Final countdown

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • March 7, 2014

Ryan Hartigan's beats are as calculated as his homework. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Dal’s Got Talent ain’t your elementary school talent show
Six formidable musical opponents will face off during the final performance of the annual Dal’s Got …

Found in the sound

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • January 17, 2014

Simone Schmidt’s FIVER brings complex stories in song to the In the Dead of Winter Festival Jan. 24
Simone Schmidt sat alone as her boyfriend …

Counting down the year’s best music countdowns

By Graeme Peters, Arts contributor • January 17, 2014

A list of lists
2014 is upon us, and now that the dust has cleared, we can reflect on some of the great things the …

Going nowhere and back

By Zoe Doucette, Assistant Arts Editor • November 8, 2013


Author and MLIS student Mark Black on musical memoirs and the punk heart of libraries
In 2012, Mark Black’s first bookNoMeansNo: Going Nowhere was released …

Headfirst through the Explosion

By Mat Wilush, Arts Editor • November 1, 2013


Ruminating on a festival experience
Sunday morning and I can’t move my arms above my head. After four consecutive nights of sweating and dancing to …

Lost in the thought

By Zoe Doucette, Assistant Arts Editor • November 1, 2013


REVIEW: Guilt Trips are the best kind of trips
There’s a mournful whisper that comes through over dreamy taps and subterranean shivers, the warm moisture …

HPX diaries

By Zoe Doucette, Assistant Arts Editor • November 1, 2013


Some notes from the late-night festival racket
Gus’ Pub, Oct. 24
The walrus is lumbering, majestic and 2,000 lbs., a gracefully corpulent beast that slithers through …

HPX: Alana Yorke

By Zoe Doucette, Assistant Arts Editor • October 25, 2013


Bass River native Yorke debuts a novel synth-powered sound at HPX
Musician and producer Alana Yorke released a haunting video for “The Weight” in 2012, …

HPX: Mo Kenney

By Mat Wilush, Arts Editor • October 25, 2013


Mo Kenney has been a regular fixture in the Halifax music scene over the past three years, excelling at crafting an intimate and very …