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July 03, 2018

This week: new music from The State of Alaska, Racoon Bandit, Moonwake, and more. Plus we play some music from The War on Drugs. Damn right!

Tracklist

  • Racoon Bandit - Modern Life
  • Sorrey - Go Get Ahead
  • Smothered In Hugs - Young Flare
  • The Got To Get Got - Gettin' Dirty In The Afterlife
  • Cryptorips - Wine Rave
  • Fungus - Fell From A Tree
  • The State Of Alaska - Bushfires
  • Moonwake - Peace Of Mind
  • Pat LePoidevin - Broadcast
  • The War On Drugs - Red Eyes
  • Walrus - Regular Face
  • Hello Delaware - I Never Asked
  • Brookside Mall - Coming Up For Air
  • Washing Machine - Michael Nightmare
  • Vogue Dots - Way With Silence
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June 26, 2018

This week: summer jams, political goofs, and fun covers, plus we dig into the mailbag!

Tracklist

  • Postdata - Erase Your Heart
  • Alvvays - Plimsoll Punks
  • Matt Mays - Terminal Romance
  • Cryptorips - J-School Blues
  • Worst Part - Slice
  • Doug Mason - Spin Our Wheels (Sloan Cover)
  • Fungus - Fell From A Tree
  • The Dead Minutes - Generation Grey
  • Ouroboros - Splittin'
  • Quote The Raven - Laser Beam
  • Pat LePoidevin - Lucy
  • Thomas Stajcer - Salesman
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June 19, 2018

This week: new music from Pat LePoidevin, Doug Mason, and Kilmore, plus we’re talking Polaris Music Prize Long Listers, Halifax Jazz Festival headliners, SOCAN Music‘s 2018 Songwriting Prize winners, and more!

Tracklist

  • Cryptorips - J-School Blues
  • Not You - haha
  • Partner - Play The Field
  • Booji Boys - Love Was Strange
  • Booji Boys - Ripper Too
  • Kilmore - Shift
  • Doug Mason - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around (Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty Cover)
  • Pat LePoidevin - Broadcast
  • Designosaur - Laughter
  • Sorrey - Go Get Ahead
  • Land Of Talk - This Time
  • Charlotte Day Wilson - After All
  • Smaller Hearts - Hibernation
  • Heather Green - Dirty Love (Chandelier Remix)
  • Brookside Mall - Twenty Thirteen
  • Kids Losing Sleep - In Love No More
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May 29, 2018

THIS WEEK: new songs from Thomas Stajcer, Matt Steele & The Corvette Sunset, Smaller Hearts, and more, we’ll tell you about two East Coast-related acts named finalists in this year’s SOCAN Songwriting Prize, plus it’s SOCAN week so we’re getting … Continue reading

Tracklist

  • Cryptorips - Name Names
  • Outtacontroller - Glassy Eyes
  • Crossed Wires - New Year
  • Matt Steele & The Corvette Sunset - Handshake Deal
  • Designosaur - Fell Again (Again)
  • Partner - Play The Field
  • Alvvays - Dreams Tonite
  • Hillsburn - Strange Clouds
  • Hello Delaware - My Mistake
  • Beauts - After All
  • Dance Movie - Nosebleed
  • Washing Machine - Michael Nightmare
  • Smaller Hearts - Maisie
  • Teleri - Thirds
  • Calm Baretta - Slack Royalty
  • Thomas Stajcer - Any Old Road
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May 22, 2018

This week: we revisit three interviews that have since been podcasted on the Halifax Is Burning: Interviews podcast. If you’re not yet a subscriber, you can change that HERE.

Tracklist

  • Hillsburn - Strange Clouds
  • Interview w. Hillburn's Paul Aarntzen (PODCASTED!)
  • Hillsburn - Cover It Up
  • Interview w. Marianne Collins (PODCASTED!)
  • Interview w. Wintersleep's Paul Murphy (PODCASTED!)
  • Wintersleep - Amerika
  • Postdata - Cling To Me
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May 15, 2018

This week: Kat Shubaly from OBEY Convention stops by to talk about the 11th edition of the festival which takes place in Halifax from May 24-27, plus brand new songs from Force Fields, Kilmore, POSTDATA, Outtacontroller, and more.

Tracklist

  • Outtacontroller - Glassy Eyes
  • Kilmore - Seven Seas
  • Postdata - Ithica
  • Dog Day - You Won't See Me On Sunday
  • Rabies - Forget It
  • Interview w. OBEY's Kat Shubaly (Part 1)
  • Yohvn Blvck - Wasted
  • Un Blonde - Brand New
  • Nídia - Underground
  • Interview w. OBEY's Kat Shubaly (Part 1)
  • Maximata - Loka
  • Sacred Wolf Singers - Traditional Pow Wow
  • New Hermitage - ii
  • Force Fields - Zero Zero Zero
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May 7, 2018

This week: an ECMA 2018 recap, new tracks from Beach Bait, Sorrey, and Postdata, Nap Eyes covers Lucinda Williams, and we spin some Haligonian New Jack Swing from 1989!

Tracklist

  • Sloan - Right To Roam
  • KINLEY - Microphone
  • Rose Cousins - Chains
  • MCJ & Cool G - Let's Go
  • MAJE - Hometown Hero
  • Nicole Ariana - Infatuation (Slowly)
  • Sorrey - Go Get Ahead
  • The Once - Before The Fall
  • Nik Field - Nursery Rhymes
  • Beach Bait - The Rink Song
  • Postdata - Gravity
  • Jeremy Dutcher - Ultestakon
  • Nap Eyes - 2 Cool 2 Be 4-Gotten (Lucinda Williams Cover)
  • Outtacontroller - Cheap Leather Jacket
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April 24, 2018

THIS WEEK: Tracks from Atlantic Canadian artists featured on the latest Pentagon Black compilation, I profess my undying love for the songwriting skill of Jennah Barry, we play songs by a couple Yarmouth ex-pats (Dusted & POSTDATA) and likely vent about the troubles … Continue reading

Tracklist

  • U.S. Girls - Rage Of Plastics
  • The Burning Hell - Grown-Ups
  • Julie & The Wrong Guys - Love And Leaving
  • Klarka Weinwurm - Ten Years
  • Outtacontroller - Too Much Tonight
  • Outtacontroller - Cheap Leather Jacket
  • Jennah Barry - The Sheriff
  • Sorrey - Go Get ahead
  • Postdata - Black Cloud
  • Dusted - Outline Of A Wolf
  • Smaller Hearts - Hibernation
  • A History Of - National Tectonic
  • Washing Machine - Game of Chance
  • Rich Aucoin - The Fear
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April 17, 2018

This week: Halifax JazzFest adds Alvvays to the War on Drugs show, we open the mailbag and play tracks by Wesley Smith and Nebullama, and we’ve got your 2018 summer anthem by Smaller Hearts on the docket.

Tracklist

  • Dog Day - Saturday Night
  • Smaller Hearts - Summertime III
  • Alvvays - Lollipop (Ode To Jim)
  • Rachel Beck - Reckless Heart
  • The Once - I Can't Live Without You
  • Sloan - Underwhelmed
  • Dennis Ellsworth - Caught In The Waves
  • Nebullama - Rainbow Road
  • Wesley Smith - Kejimkujik
  • Wet Box - Ditch
  • Worst Part - Sap
  • Botfly - Melancholy In Real Time
  • Kuato - Frances The Mutant
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April 10, 2018

This week: new tracks from Matt Steele & The Corvette Sunset, Dusted, The Olympic Symphonium, and Nap Eyes, choice covers by Ryan Cook and Jerry Granelli, plus we take a look ahead to the Halifax Jazz Festival and (finally) get to play some Land of Talk.

Tracklist

  • Sloan - Spin Our Wheels
  • Dusted - Outline Of A Wolf
  • Land Of Talk - This Time
  • Jerry Granelli - Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino Cover feat. Robben Ford, Bill Frisell, and J. Anthony Granelli)
  • Ryan Cook - Everybody's Talkin' (Harry Nilsson Cover)
  • Matt Steele & The Corvette Sunset - Handshake Deal
  • Erin Costelo - Fighter
  • Johnny Coull - I'm Fine (Cause The Girl Is Mine)
  • Nap Eyes - I'm Bad
  • Olympic Symphonium - Lost In The Party
  • Jennah Barry - Dead Give Away
  • Rabies - Chance
  • Washing Machine - Michael Nightmare
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