Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Halifax Is Burning :: S02E34

Halloween approacheth! And seeing how it's my favorite holidays, I decided on this week's episode to focus on some local Halloween-themed songs. Before I got into the ghoulish tunes, however, I had a chat with The Stanfields' Craig Harris. The band is currently stranded in BC, and are asking for your help to get home. Learn more about how you can help HERE.

On to the tunes!

October 26, 2010
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The Ataris - Angry Nerd Rock
Five Easy Steps (To The End Of The World) - Man Enough For The End Of The World
Sandman Viper Command - Yo Bobcat
The Stanfields - Dagger Woods
The Stanfields - The Dirtiest Drunk (In The History Of Liquor)
The Maynards - Halloween Night
Sloan - Witches Wand
Buck 65 - Zombie Delight
Glory Glory Man United - Zombies!!!
Jack Macdonald & The Hotel Faces - Zombie Proof
Mess Folk - Can I Touch Your Brain?
The Dean Malenkos - Corpses
The Burdocks - We Will All Be Ghosts
Colour TV - Ghost Voices
A/V - Phantom City Wants To Hurt You
Boxer The Horse - Boneyard
Gilbert Switzer - Nightmare
Wintersleep - Dead
The Sweet Tenders - Skeleton Key

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Halifax Is Burning :: S02E33

It's here! It's here! Finally! My favorite time of year! The Halifax Pop Explosion is upon us in full force. On this week's show, I let you in on all the shows I'm attending, but there's always room for surprises. Bring on the fun!

October 19, 2010
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Long, Long, Long - Thoughts On Declaring Victory Over The Sun
High On Fire - Speak In Tongues
The Superfantastics - Push You Away
Cursed Arrows - Gate Crasher
Bloodhouse - Digital Village
Cousins - Nans
Dinosaur Bones - Ice Hotel
Sloan - Coax Me
Dance Movie - Partings
Radio Radio - Dekshoo
Bike Rodeo - Sleep Werk
The Hold Steady - Citrus
Gramercy Riffs - Oh Linda
North of America - Wet To Dance
Rockets Red Glare - Empire State

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Halifax Is Burning :: S02E32

With Pop Explosion just around the corner, there is no shortage of amazing shows happening in Halifax these days - one of the many reasons I love living here. The fires of the Halifax music scene are blazing strong.

On this week's show, I previewed a bunch of great shows including the upcoming Wooden Sky show at The Seahorse. These guys are an awesome band, and tons of fun. I spoke with the band's frontman, Gavin Gardiner, about their current two-month tour, their AUX TV documentary, and their excitement to be back on the East Coast.

Check it out.

October 12, 2010
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Clutch - Pure Rock Fury
Iron Giant - Creator of Scars
Rich Aucoin - Undead
Hey Rosetta - I've Been Asleep For A Long, Long Time
Hot Yoga - Sex As A Motivator
Richard Lann - Skinny Love (Bon Iver Cover)
The Wooden Sky - (Bit Part)
The Wooden Sky - The Late King Henry
Interview With The Wooden Sky's Gavin Crawford
The Wooden Sky - Oh My God (It Still Means A Lot To Me)
Gord Downie & The Country of Miracles - As A Mover
Greg Macpherson - Smoke Ring
The Prospector's Union - Flaming Death
Cursed Arrows - Chop You Up

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Halifax Is Burning :: S02E31

Well, we don't need a million dollars, but we do need $26,000 to keep the station on-air and operational. As of tonight, we're more than halfway to our goal, successfully raising upwards of $16,000. Keep tuning into the station this week to pledge, and help us meet our goal by Friday. You can learn all about how to donate at the Funding Drive Website.

In honour of funding drive, I played some local songs about money tonight. Check it out.

October 5, 2010
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Sloan - Money City Maniacs
Piggy - More Money
By Divine Right - 5 Bucks
The Stanfields - Money Changers
The Holy Shroud - Calling In Confederate Debts
Gilbert Switzer - Banks, Airports, Universities
BA Johnston - Paid The Cost To Be The Boss
The Maughams - Fortune Cookie Man
Their Majesties - Solid Gold
Die Brucke - I Need Those Numbers
Journalists, Wolf - $500 Dollar Sunglasses, Asshole
Gord Downie & The Country of Miracles - The East Wind
The Burdocks - Receipts
The Establishment - The Consumer