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August 14, 2018

This week: a song from The Crescent soundtrack, new tracks from the mailbag, and we talk National Acadian Day – comme il faut!

Tracklist

  • Dog Day - May I Enter Your Heart
  • Special Costello - In Yer Car
  • Sorrey - Go Get Ahead
  • Adyn Townes - Churchill
  • Museum Pieces - Hitchhiking With Your Photograph
  • Fairgale - Bad Reputation
  • Natalie Lynn - Company
  • Washing Machine - Michael Nightmare
  • P'tit Belliveau - 12 Pieces En Toonies
  • Lisa LeBlanc - Ti-Gars
  • Julie Aubé - Quand J'dors Pas
  • Les Hay Babies - Des Fois J'me Demande
  • Saint-Jack - L'été
  • Kuato - Ripped From The Soil
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August 7, 2018

This Week: a SappyFest recap, a look ahead to the August edition of Quality Block Party, new tracks from Reeny Smith and Sleepless Nights, and a couple songs to help you blast through the heatwave.

Tracklist

  • Dog Day - Happiness
  • Dog Day - Oh Dead Life
  • U.S. Girls - Velvet For Sale
  • Special Costello - In Yer Car
  • Ten Boy Summer - Ten Boy Pop Song
  • Isla Craig - Bird Of Paradise
  • Washing Machine - Saint Rita's Baby
  • Julie & The Wrong Guys - Call My Own Shots
  • Botfly - Yellow Bike Road
  • Wrote - Not Afraid
  • Reeny Smith - Good Girl Swag (B.mo Remix)
  • Sleepless Nights - Kids On Drugs
  • Outtacontroller - Put It On High
  • Tampa - Hot Minute
  • Mardeen - Things Are Hot
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July 24, 2018

This week: our annual SappyFest Special! Get giddy for swamp magic with this one-hour primer. Download the 2018 SappyFest Compilation HERE and buy passes to the festival HERE.  SappyFest takes place in Sackville, NB from August 3-5, 2018. Forever Changes.

Tracklist

  • US Girls – Mad As Hell
  • Bonjay – How Come
  • Washing Machine – Game of Chance
  • BBQT – Moldy Melody
  • Special Costello – In Yer Car
  • Leanne Betasamosake Simpson – Under Your Always Light
  • Jeremy Dutcher – Mehcinut
  • Delta Blip – Tactician
  • Darlene Shrugg – Inherit The Wind
  • Julie & The Wrong Guys – Call My Own Shots
  • Steve Haley – Portholes
  • Pat LePoidevin – Junkyard
  • Jennifer Castle – Crying Shame
  • Ten Boy Summer – Ten Boy Pop Song
  • Nick Ferrio – That’s Not How I Remember It
  • Boyhood – He Don’t
  • Dog Day – Wait It Out
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July 17, 2018

This week: music from the three Atlantic Canadian-connected acts to hit the 2018 Polaris Music Prize Short List, plus new music from Adyn Townes, Moonwake, June Body, and more.

Tracklist

  • Nap Eyes - Everytime The Feeling
  • Reversing Falls - Secret Goth
  • Lisa LeBlanc - Ti-Gars
  • Partner - Everybody Knows
  • Jeremy Dutcher - Quonute - Welcome Chant
  • Alvvays - Not My Baby
  • Joel Plaskett Emergency - Snowed In/Cruisin'
  • Racoon Bandit - Tattered Star
  • Adyn Townes - Churchill
  • June Body - Plan For Us
  • Jane Blanchard - 22
  • Moonwake - Peace Of Mind
  • Smaller Hearts - Summertime III
  • Hey Rosetta! - I've Been Asleep For A Long, Long Time
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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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