All posts by Alex Cook

Fredericton Videographer Tackles Issues Of Sexual Abuse In New Video

Fredericton-based videographer, Sophie Cormier, wants to talk about something that we’ve all been talking about. What the internet has been shouting about for months now: sexual abuse. But she wants to make sure you hear her, so she put it in a slam poetry video. Continue reading Fredericton Videographer Tackles Issues Of Sexual Abuse In New Video

Music Video: Levi Rowan Talks About The Future Of Rap And His New Video ‘What Happened’

The world is changing. Rapidly.  The year 2017 has been full of fear, shifting attitudes, and outrage. Not necessarily in that order. The way in which people are approaching many topics, like gender, sex and race, and the language with which we describe them has come under scrutiny. It may take a while to identify any sweeping and lasting changes to the music industry, but rap, the genre of lyricism, has been a steadfast holdout.

Levi Rowan’s new video for his single ‘What Happened’ is, comparatively, standing on some relatively safe ground. At it’s core is a tale of post-breakup debauchery as catharsis, but at least it’s largely self-inflicted. The undeniably talented Rowan possesses a self-awareness that sets the song apart as a layered act of self-destruction—a modern day Romeo meets Macbeth. So, we asked him where the genre was headed. Continue reading Music Video: Levi Rowan Talks About The Future Of Rap And His New Video ‘What Happened’

Music Video: Braden Lam Visit Some Of His Favourite Halifax Sights In ‘Into The Light’

Braden Lam revisits ‘Into The Light’,  with a new video for the first single from his latest EP. The video, much like the EP, focuses on celebrating Lam’s relocation to Halifax, and takes in a few of the local sights. Continue reading Music Video: Braden Lam Visit Some Of His Favourite Halifax Sights In ‘Into The Light’

Music Video: Jont & The Infinite Possibility Release Title Track ‘An Old Innocence ‘

Following the Great Musical Rapture of 2016, there has been a Bowie shaped hole in our hearts. Like a bunch of lost orphans, we have been left searching, asking any lanky Englishmen we come across, “Are you my Ziggy?” and making inevitable comparisons. While Jont & The Infinite Possibility deserve to be distinct in their own right, their themes of reinvention and redemption strike a familiar chord. Their new video for ‘An Old Innocence’ feels like the next progression in an on going conversation. Continue reading Music Video: Jont & The Infinite Possibility Release Title Track ‘An Old Innocence ‘

The Banff Mountain Film Festival Heads East

Naturally, we’re big fans of festivals here. We like all kinds of festivals: big festivals, small festivals, music festivals, literary festivals, beer festivals and, of course, film festivals. Mountain festivals, however, have eluded us. Fortunately for us altitudinally challenged folk in Atlantic Canada, The Banff Mountain Film Festival is coming to us. Continue reading The Banff Mountain Film Festival Heads East