Posts by Music

Seven Stages in the SUB

By Mat Wilush • March 1, 2015

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SubFest transforms the SUB into a festival grounds on March 6
 

“There’s going to be an ice cavern hallway dance party,” Mike Fong tells me. …

Blood and Guts and Music

By Mat Wilush • February 8, 2015

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The Halifax Battle of the Bands tore through the T Room
Last Thursday, six local bands fought to the bloody end for a cash prize …

Thawing the Winter Blues

By Mat Wilush • January 16, 2015

Thawing the Winter Blues

In the Dead of Winter Festival runs from Jan 22 to 24

It’s a cold night towards the end of January, as they all are. …

Singing in a different key

By Katie Thompson • November 22, 2014

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King’s Chorus prepares for fifth anniversary
The King’s Chorus promises it’s next concert will be off the Handel. Celebrating their 5th anniversary the chorus will …

Steve Lambke of The Constantines talks to the Gazette

By Anfernee Duncombe • November 15, 2014

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The newly reunited band’s Atlantic finale

As The Constantines gear up to play their Nov. 14 reunion show at The Marquee, the Gazette had a …

Halifax Pop Explosion 2014 photo gallery

By Various, Arts Contributors • November 10, 2014

Halifax Pop Explosion 2014 photo gallery

 

Take a look at The Gazette’s photos from this year’s Halifax Pop Explosion! Photos taken by Mat Wilush and Alexander Maxwell.
 
 

Reviews from the depths of the Arts Desk

By Alexandra Florent • October 3, 2014

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The Gazette pans for gold through years of accumulated CDs
Greg Rekus – Greg Rekus Demo
An acoustic, alternative, folk and punk artist, Greg Rekus has …

Reviews from the depths of the arts desk

By Anfernee Duncombe • September 26, 2014

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The Gazette pans for gold through years of accumulated CDs

Life Theoretic – When the Truth Comes Out
If the cover artwork was not a big …

Two nights under purple lights

By Mat Wilush • September 19, 2014

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A look back at the DalFest weekend
A friend told me that to write about a show or festival isn’t about explaining the show to …

It’s a small world, Molly Rankin

By Mat Wilush • September 19, 2014

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 A chat with Alvvays’ leading lady
Halifax’s music scene is a sort of insular entity; a breeding pool that rarely spits up a nationally-renowned bands, …