Tag Archives: Nova Scotia

Scientists Of Sound Announce Double Vinyl Concept Album With New Video

It’s been four years since the release of Scientists of Sound’s award winning album Electric Scissors. A lot has happened since then. The world has changed, and not necessarily for the better. Every day the apocalypse is looking like a better option. Fast food, Trump, and the American Dream are out. Geiger counters, hoarding tinned food, and Henry David Thoreau are very in. While there’s still time to celebrate, Scientists of Sound are releasing their new album, The Beginning of the Beginning of the End, along with a video trailer to know what we can expect in our shiny, new, post-apocalyptic lives. Continue reading Scientists Of Sound Announce Double Vinyl Concept Album With New Video

East Coast Writers Shortlisted For Governor General’s 2017 Literary Awards

Earlier this month, the Canada Council for the Arts announced the finalists for the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards. 70 titles were chosen from the 1,475 that were submitted in both English and French. As one of the longest-standing literary awards in Canada, the Governor General’s Literary Awards have celebrated over 700 works by writers, poets and translators in its 81-year history. This year, of the 70 titles selected, 11% have ties to Canada’s Atlantic provinces. Continue reading East Coast Writers Shortlisted For Governor General’s 2017 Literary Awards

New Music: Gabrielle Papillon’s Massive New Album ‘Keep The Fire’

Gabrielle Papillon might not be the folk artist you remember. Her new album Keep The Fire has traded in banjo and snare for whatever it is that John Williams eats for breakfast. Where her previous album The Tempest of Old might have been a ship tossed about on the ocean—a collection of graceful songs anchored in something profound, Keep The Fire has turned Papillon into the ocean. Continue reading New Music: Gabrielle Papillon’s Massive New Album ‘Keep The Fire’

New Music: Jessie Brown’s ‘Keeping Appearances’ Delivers a Healthy Dose of Soul

Halifax’s Jessie Brown released her newest full-length studio album September 29 and it’s packed to the brim with soul. In Keeping Appearances, Brown’s three-piece group mix rock, fuzz, funk, contemporary and doom together and envelop it in a thick layer of soulful energy that holds steady throughout. Continue reading New Music: Jessie Brown’s ‘Keeping Appearances’ Delivers a Healthy Dose of Soul