Posts by Music

Two nights under purple lights

By Mat Wilush, Arts Editor • September 19, 2014


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, Arts Editor • 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, …

The Khyber’s long summer

By Mat Wilush, Arts Editor • September 12, 2014


Things have never been grimmer for the Khyber Art Society (KAS). Having been evicted from their historic property on Barrington Street earlier this year …

Crowdsurfing at the Quad

By Mat Wilush, Arts Editor • August 31, 2014

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Imagine a weekend where the Dalhousie campus quad is transformed from bare grass and weathered architecture into a festival romping grounds. A beer tent …

Dal Engineering’s folk soul

By Kay Jeffrey, News Contributor • March 28, 2014

Luke Gallant (Press photo)

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

Final countdown

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • March 7, 2014

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

Six formidable musical opponents will face off during the final performance of the annual Dal’s Got Talent competition on Friday, Mar. 14 at the …

Found in the sound

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

Simone Schmidt sat alone as her boyfriend went through a tiring day of chemotherapy. She had to stop being an anti-poverty organizer and shift …

Counting down the year’s best music countdowns

By Graeme Peters, Arts contributor • January 17, 2014

2014 is upon us, and now that the dust has cleared, we can reflect on some of the great things the past year brought …

Going nowhere and back

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


In 2012, Mark Black’s first bookNoMeansNo: Going Nowhere was released as a part of Invisible Publishing’s Bibliophonic music series. The non-fiction book is part chronicle …

Headfirst through the Explosion

By Mat Wilush, Arts Editor • November 1, 2013


Sunday morning and I can’t move my arms above my head. After four consecutive nights of sweating and dancing to the point of near-delirium, …