Posts by Music

Dal Engineering’s folk soul

By Kay Jeffrey • 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 …

Found in the sound

By Sabina Wex • 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 • 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 • 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 …

Theatre and music merge

By Jesse Ward • November 1, 2013


Dalhousie University’s theatre and music departments will merge into the Fountain School of Performing Arts on July 1, 2014.
With a gift of $10 million …

Lost in the thought

By Zoe Doucette • November 1, 2013


There’s a mournful whisper that comes through over dreamy taps and subterranean shivers, the warm moisture of a mouth against an ear: “Please don’t …

HPX: Mo Kenney

By Mat Wilush • 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 …

Here for Hollerado

By Rosalie Fralick • October 11, 2013


Four guys, one Ottawa suburb and garage rehearsals lead to Canadian indie rock band Hollerado.
Guitarist Nixon Boyd spoke with the Gazette about influences, history and …


By Zoe Doucette • October 11, 2013


It’s underdogs weeks away from the world tournament, training in the pink dawn. Or is it a psychic tenth grader realizing suddenly that she …

Hidden gems of CKDU

By Nicolas Haddad • October 10, 2013


Maybe it’s the 30,000 records. At 140 grams per unit, that’s more than four tons of vinyl.
Nothing in the station looks like it belongs …