• 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,...

  • Owen Pallett IDOW
    28 2015 January

    IDOW Rewind: Owen Pallett at the Seahorse

    A last minute scheduling change saw the Owen Pallett show move from the spacious Olympic Hall to the intimate Seahorse. It turned out to be the best performance of the festival, eliminating the space between...

  • Spencer Burton, hands down, the best beard. (Photo: Jonathan Briggins)
    23 2015 January

    IDOW Rewind: Spencer Burton at the Company House

    Mother Nature had a little surprise for Halifax leading up to In the Dead of Winter, dusting the city with a light blanket of snow, but clearing up just in time for the festival to...

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rural alberta advantage

Playlist: A gold rush of songs

March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

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...

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Aqua Alta

Rewind: Aqua Alta’s dreamy album release

March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Rewind: IDOW Owl Awards

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IDOW Rewind: Owen Pallett at the Seahorse

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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

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A to Zeds Dead guide to Halifax Pop Explosion

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