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HPX: Night one

From Oct. 19-22, Halifax Pop Explosion is taking over venues around the city. Here’s what we thought about the performances we attended Oct. 19. Programm John: Kicking off a festival is no easy task, but this quartet from Toronto pulled it off well. Their unique brand of synth-pop made me seriously melancholy and contemplative. They […]

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HPX: Basia Bulat

Folk has found its way into the Halifax Pop Explosion festival as Ontario-raised singer/song-writer Basia Bulat prepares for her upcoming show on Saturday. After releasing her fourth studio album in February, Good Advice, Bulat has spent most of her year on the road performing hits like ‘La La Lie’ and ‘Fool’. While her first three […]