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October 3, 2017

This week on Halifax Is Burning: tons of new music including the premiere of single from Hatchet Lake, new tracks from Botfly, Jessie Brown, Nicole Ariana, Mo Kenney, Gabrielle Papillon, and selections from the Mirus Records compilation, plus a Throwback Track from Plumtree, and we continue our look ahead to … Continue reading

Tracklist

  • Mo Kenney - On The Roof
  • Jessie Brown - Voyeur
  • Gabrielle Papillon - Deep In The Earth
  • Nicole Ariana - Act I-Infatuation (Slowly)
  • Sarah Denim - Water Me
  • Aquakultre - Acoustic
  • Geil - Blossom
  • Plumtree - Scott Pilgrim
  • Botfly - Back Tracked
  • Hatchet Lake - She Shed
  • Partner - Woman Of Dreams
  • Cloud Nothings - Internal World
  • Designosaur - Alone Together
  • Tom Petty - Time To Move On
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September 26, 2017

This week: new songs from Botfly, Holy Snappers, Gabrielle Papillon, and The Hypochondriacs, and a look ahead to the Halifax Pop Explosion.

Tracklist

  • Botfly - Disjointed
  • VKNGS - Eleven
  • Holy Snappers - Everything
  • Like A Motorcycle - Dead Finger
  • The Drug Rugs - Crawlin'
  • Pretty Normal - Couch
  • Washing Machine - Walk It Back
  • Gabrielle Papillon - Keep The Fire
  • Lido Pimienta - Agua
  • METZ - Mess Of Wires
  • Cloud Nothings - Realize My Fate
  • The Hypochondriacs - Just Like Before
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September 12, 2017

This week: a quick look at the 2017 Music Nova Scotia Award nominations (which includes yet another nod for yours truly!), tracks from The Drug Rugs, Jenn Grant, and Partner, plus an interview with Play Your Gender director Stephanie Clattenburg. … Continue reading

Tracklist

  • Jenn Grant - Hero
  • Partner - Ambassador To Ecstasy
  • The Drug Rugs - Forest
  • Interview w. Stephanie Clattenburg (Part 1)
  • Not You - Mabel
  • Interview w. Stephanie Clattenburg (Part 2)
  • Vogue Dots - If You Stay
  • Vulva Culture - May
  • The Superfantastics - Glitter
  • The Superfantastics - Tonight Tonite
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September 5, 2017 :: Back To School Special

This week: whether it’s O-Week, Orientation, or Frosh Week in your neck of the woods, whether you’re hitting the big halls of high school for the very first time, or whether you’re shipping your own kids out the door to become … Continue reading

Tracklist

  • The Brood - First Day Of School
  • The Mouthbreathers - College Rock
  • Tide School - Smooth Experience
  • Little You, Little Me - It's Awkward
  • Dog Day - Concentration
  • Moon Logic - A Lot Of Confusion
  • Lisa LeBlanc - I Love You, I Don't Love You, I Don't Know
  • Designosaur - Miss My Love
  • The Everywheres - Strange Love
  • The Flashing Lights - Highschool
  • Like A Motorcycle - High Hopes
  • North Of America - Let's Get Sick To Our Stomach
  • Inbreds - Any Sense Of Time
  • Jale - All Ready
  • The Stance - School Pride
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August 22, 2017

This week: the exclusive radio premiere of a new single from Floodland, a ‘leaked’ secret from the Halifax Pop Explosion, songs about the sun from Dog Day, Century Egg, and Golden Cinema, plus tracks from Washing Machine, Natalie Lynn, The Drug Rugs and more!

Tracklist

  • Floodland - Tangled
  • Washing Machine - Walk It Back
  • Natalie Lynn - Company
  • Moon Logic - In The World
  • The Drug Rugs - Crawlin'
  • Radarfame - We Have Sweaters For When The Sun Stops
  • Golden Cinema - Sunset Holiday
  • Dog Day - Sunset
  • Century Egg - Sunshine Realize
  • You'll Never Get To Heaven - You've Got The Sun
  • Motherhood - Greed
  • MAJE - Hometown Hero (feat. Arenye)
  • The Courtneys - Lost Boys
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August 15, 2017 :: Acadian Day Special

This week, we celebrate National Acadian Day with a playlist of some of the best emerging and forward-thinking Acadian acts in the Maritimes.

Tracklist

  • Saint-Jack - Fuck Off, L'Anxiété
  • Les Hay Babies - Fil De Téléphone
  • Simon Daniel - Changer
  • Mike À Vik - Déese De La Marre
  • Juste Love Peace - Waroins
  • Radio Radio - Jacuzzi (JonahMeltWave Milo-Bleeding-Hearts-Retrospective-Remix)
  • Arthur Comeau - Faire Voir
  • Menoncle Jason - Viande De Moose
  • Caroline Savoie - Y'en Aura
  • Mary Beth Carty - Clare
  • Les Hôtesses d'Hilaire - Fait Faillite
  • Joey Robin Haché - Demi-Tour
  • Kuato - The Great Upheaval
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August 8, 2017

New singles from Liam Corcoran, Aphazia, and Washing Machine, a Sappy recappy with tracks from Weaves, Jon Mckiel, BUDI, Kirsten Olivia, and Lido Pimienta, plus songs from NORTH of AMERICA, CHIPS, and more!

Tracklist

  • Washing Machine - Saint Rita's Baby
  • Aphazia - Willow Park
  • Liam Corcoran - Tick Tock
  • Jon McKiel - Boss
  • BUDI - the/doc/is/in
  • Lido Pimienta - La Capacidad
  • Weaves - Shithole
  • Kirsten Olivia - Beautiful Thing
  • Aquakultre - 1 Spring Garden
  • North of America - Keep It On The Download
  • CHIPS - Something That Tells Me
  • Kuato - Ripped From The Soil
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August 1, 2017

Brand new singles from Sarah Denim and PAPAL VISIT, tracks from Soggy Beard, CHIPS, and Ilia Nicoll, plus we’ll talk SappyFest and Halifax Pop Explosion, and welcome August with open arms.

Tracklist

  • CHIPS - Nothing Matters
  • Designosaur - Don't Lead Me To It
  • Outtacontroller - Time Trippin'
  • Papal Visit - It's Been Discontinued
  • Soggy Beard - Round My Home
  • Sarah Denim - We Are Always
  • Vulva Culture - May
  • Not You - LL
  • Charlotte Day Wilson - After All
  • Cloud Nothings - Modern Act
  • Ilia Nicoll - Lions
  • Kurt - August
  • Cassie Josephine & Gabriel Minnikin - August Man
  • The Heavy Blinkers - Perfect Tourists
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July 25, 2017

New singles from Alvvays, Mauno, Fantasy Eye, Saint-Jack, and Arthur Comeau, a Throwback Track from Two Hours Traffic, an Iron & Wine cover by Devarrow, plus we wax philosophical and talk about space (no, not galaxies & stars space).

Tracklist

  • Alvvays - Dreams Tonite
  • Mauno - How Long
  • Devarrow - Naked As We Came (Iron & Wine Cover)
  • Designosaur - Fell Again (Again)
  • Saint-Jack - Madame
  • Arthur Comeau - Pizza Delight
  • Juste Love Peace - Waroins
  • MAJE - Hometown Hero (feat. Arenye)
  • Two Hours Traffic - Nighthawks
  • Golden Cinema - Talia
  • Fantasy Eye - Fantasy Eye
  • INSTRUMENTS - The Haunted House Is Space
  • The Wides - Crawl Space
  • Burnt Black - Empty Space
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July 18, 2017

A song from Justin Trudeau’s mixtape, a fun single about math, a new segment called A History Of, and more selections from the SappyFest 12 mixtape.

Tracklist

  • Quake Matthews - Confessions (feat. Neon Dreams)
  • Aquakultre - OVT Love feat. Chudi Harris
  • Anderson .Paak - Come Down
  • Designosaur - Don't Lead Me To It
  • Calm Baretta - Chilly Bones
  • The Drug Rugs - Crawlin'
  • Century Egg - Ki Swui Kya
  • Unidentified Funk Object - Pi
  • David R. Elliot - Letter To My Son
  • Catherine MacLellan - Snowbird
  • Klarka Weinwurm - Tears For Gears
  • Willie Thrasher & Linda Saddleback - Budget Shoes (Gord Downie & The Sadies Cover)
  • Not You - Mabel
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