2014 HPX ARTIST SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN The 22nd Halifax Pop Explosion will take place October 21-25, 2014. The 2013 Halifax Pop Explosion was a huge success showcasing more than 200 artists over 5 days. With headliners like Killer Mike, Japandroids, The Walkmen, Wavves, Brian Posehn, and Todd Barry, it’s not hard to see why [...]
After the super bummer cancellation of their fest last year, our pals at Sled Island are back for 2014! Check out the sweet promo vid:
Our pals at TD Halifax Jazz Festival want to get you excited about summer! Video features music from HPX alum The Extremities. Shared from JazzEast
The Halifax Pop Explosion was born out of the exploding Halifax music scene of the early 1990′s – thanks CBC Digital Archives for sending this nugget of Halifax gold. “The international focus on Halifax as the latest and greatest destination for indie rock reaches an apex in 1993. After Seattle became a hub for discovering [...]
Noisey did a super cool piece on The History of Hip Hop in Halifax – make sure you school yourself immediately.
Here’s a cool fan vid of The Zolas rocking out at Gus’ Pub in 2013 – there’s some serious head bobbing happening. Video from YouTube user Holly Porter