• mixtape-switch
    09 2015 April

    What we’re listening to: Musicians we can’t get enough of

    Every once in a while, the Mixtape team likes to give you a little glimpse into what our crew has been loving lately.  We’re a group of music lovers from across the country, constantly absorbing...

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    31 2015 March

    Rewind: The Rural Alberta Advantage return to Halifax

    The last time the Rural Alberta Advantage played Halifax, they played to a packed church as part of Halifax Pop Explosion in 2011. On Friday night the indie rock trio from Toronto returned to Halifax...

  • rural alberta advantage
    25 2015 March

    Playlist: A gold rush of songs

    The theme of gold has been trending in Canadian music in the past 12 months. Last year, both Hey Rosetta! and the Rural Alberta Advantage released albums with themes of repairing with gold. “Kintsukuroi” was released...

  • Aqua Alta
    09 2015 March

    Rewind: Aqua Alta’s dreamy album release

    The spotlights are off, the only illumination on stage coming from a projector leaking blue and green light. Jenn Grant is playing a MIDI guitar, a futuristic instrument with a couple dim red lights and...

  • Jennah Barry
    28 2015 January

    Rewind: IDOW Owl Awards

    For years, a white owl has appeared on the posters, website and other marketing materials for In the Dead of Winter. Like owls, the Mixtape crew stayed up late and closely watched the festival and made notes,...

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Playlist: A gold rush of songs

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Rewind: Aqua Alta’s dreamy album release

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Festival Guides

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Winter Festival Guide: In the Dead of Winter

January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Where: Halifax, N.S./Wakefield, Que. When: January 22-24/February 6-8 What it is: In the Dead of Winter describes itself as “an acoustic based festival”. While yes, the lineup leans towards acoustic and folk acts, there still are...

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Fall Festival Guide: Nova Scotia Music Week

November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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A to Zeds Dead guide to Halifax Pop Explosion

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