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 …

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 …

Theatre and music merge

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • November 1, 2013


New school of performing arts made possible by $10M donation
Dalhousie University’s theatre and music departments will merge into the Fountain School of Performing Arts …

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: 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 …

Here for Hollerado

By Rosalie Fralick, Opinions Contributor • October 11, 2013


Rowdy Ottawa rockers play Reflections Cabaret Oct. 24
Four guys, one Ottawa suburb and garage rehearsals lead to Canadian indie rock band Hollerado.
Guitarist Nixon Boyd …


By Zoe Doucette, Assistant Arts Editor • October 11, 2013


REVIEW: The Bones of What You Believe is inspirational synth-pop for your inner teen super-heroine.
It’s underdogs weeks away from the world tournament, training …

Hidden gems of CKDU

By Nicolas Haddad, Arts Contributor • October 10, 2013


The best albums from the stacks of the SUB
Maybe it’s the 30,000 records. At 140 grams per unit, that’s more than four tons of …