Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Halifax Is Burning :: S03E04

Amidst the frigid temperatures and the blustering snow, the In The Dead Of Winter Festival gets under way in Halifax's north end. The last half of the program this week focuses on some of the great artists playing in town.

Have a listen.

January 25, 2011

Long Long Long - Drugstore (3am)
Duzheknew - Home Caste
Mike O'Neill - Alsatian
Share - Penmanship
Gianna Lauren - Le Vent Marin (Hovercraft)
Julie Doiron - Don't Wannabe/Liked By You
Dance Movie - Me And You And Everyone We Know
Tupperware Remix Party - Sexual Favours On A Sunny Day
The Olympic Symphonium - Flame
The Olympic Symphonium - Speaking Touch
Snailhouse - Twenty One Years
Jenn Grant - Oh My Heart
Rae Spoon - Love Is A Hunter
Olenka & The Autumn Lovers - Clean
Pat Lepoidevin - The Unlucky Town
It Kills - Sailors

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Halifax Is Burning :: S03E03

She's been burning up the Nova Scotia music scene for years now, but finally Carmen Townsend is gearing up to release her debut album Waitin' and Seein'. Fresh off a tour in Australia and the recent announcement that she'll be opening for the legendary Heart on the Canadian leg of their tour, Carmen will be releasing her new album next Monday at The Seahorse. Tonight, I caught up with her on the phone to talk about all of these new exciting developments.

Have a listen.

January 18, 2011

Cursed Arrows - Death Rattle Blues
Kestrels - What Happens
Laura Peek - Stay Sharp
Winchester Warm - Cracks and Clues
Postdata - Blood Black
The Olympic Symphonium - A Lot To Learn
Carmen Townsend - Without My Love
Phone Interview With Carmen Townsend
Carmen Townsend - Open Sea
BA Johnston - Love Me Like My Minivan
Hymm - Dwelling In Beulah Land
Bad Vibrations - Waking Up
Homo Duplex - Out Of Touch (Hall n Oates Cover)
Quivers - Kick You In The Stomach

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Halifax Is Burning :: S03E02

The lovely and talented Jenn Grant stopped by Halifax Is Burning tonight to talk about her brand new album Honeymoon Punch. Not only is today the day her album comes out, it's also the day she released a brand new north end, dancin' in the streets inspired video for her song "Getcha Good." Watch this masterpiece:

And after you watch the video, download this week's episode.

January 11, 2011

Kestrels - The Light
Writer's Strike - Bad Time
Wintersleep - Mirror Matter
Jenn Grant - Getcha Good
Jenn Grant - Oh My Heart
Jenn Grant - Walk Away
Jenn Grant - How I Met You
Dance Movie - Carjack My Heart
Klarka Weinwurm - Eastern Snow
Myles Deck & The Fuzz - Easy
Carmen Townsend - River Rat

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Halifax Is Burning :: S03E01

Woo! A brand new season brings brand new things! Stay tuned to the show for some new segments in the new year! And speaking of new things, on Saturday, January 15 Halifax's answer to 90s indie guitar fuzz - Kestrels - are releasing a new 7" at The Seahorse. I previewed some of their tracks on the show this week.

Check it out!

January 4, 2011

Wintersleep - Weighty Ghost (UK 7" Version)
Carmen Townsend - River Rat
Jenn Grant - How I Met You
Boxer The Horse - Mary Meets The Pilot
Milks & Rectangles - Ultimatum
Kestrels - The Light
Phone interview with Kestrel's frontman Chad Peck
Kestrels - What Happens
Baby Eagle - Day Of Our Departing
Prospector's Union - Flaming Death
Shotgun Jimmie - Dark Cloud
Gianna Lauren - Kiss On My List (Hall & Oates Cover)
Homo Duplex - Out Of Touch (Hall & Oates Cover)
Bloodhouse - Name Your Shame