Hangout Handbook The Shmancy Side of Halifax

In our annual Hangout Handbook, Exclaim! asks some our favourite artists to discuss an ideal day in their hometown. Here, Ben Caplan discusses his favourite spots in Halifax and beyond.  Going CoastalMy favourite breakfast in Halifax has got to be The Coastal Café (2731 Robie St.) They are a little joint in the North End with an exquisitely […]

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Foxygen Return with ‘America’

Just the other day, dormant indie crew Foxygen were teasing their return. Now they’ve pulled back all the mystery to reveal a new track. The song is called “America,” marking Sam France and Jonathan Rado’s first new track since 2014’s …And Star Power and the one-f “24 Hour Lover Man.” A press release has this […]

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Skyzoo and Apollo Brown Do Old School the Hard Way on ‘The Easy Truth’

A lesser producer would have been left at a loss by the ramshackle surroundings: a Philips stereo with blown speakers, a 20-year-old HP desktop computer, a keyboard with only 16 functional keys because flood damage. Yet, this is the equipment that Detroit beatsmith Apollo Brown is adamant about using — the setup that he insisted […]

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An Essential Guide to Nick Cave

In early performances with his first band, Nick Cave looked more like a pouty pop-punk teen idol than the man who would become one alternative rock’s most cherished songwriters. Contemporaries like Henry Rollins, Boss Hog/Pussy Galore’s Jon Spencer and the Jesus Lizard’s David Yow still speak highly the distinguished Australian, but he’s also inspired a crop […]

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Foxygen Tease Their Return

Despite going on a “farewell tour” back in 2015, California indie unit Foxygen are now hinting at their return. Today (October 10) marked a small flurry activity from the recently dormant group, with the project sharing a teaser video featuring new music, as well as a new black and white image uploaded to their socials. […]

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Forty Seven Teeth ‘Forty Seven Teeth’ (EP Stream)

Kingston, ON four-piece Forty Seven Teeth look to capture the hearts indie lovers and punk rockers alike with their self-titled debut EP, and before it ficially arrives, Exclaim! has your first listen right here. For the unfamiliar, Forty Seven Teeth are made up guitarists/vocalists Anna Robertson and Dee Prescott, along with drummer Jesse Aylesworth and […]

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Wildlife ‘Age of Everything’ (album stream)

Wildlife rang in the upcoming year a bit early when they released “2017” back in the summer, along with the announcement a brand new album. Age Everything arrives next week, but you can stream the album in its entirety right now at Exclaim!   The record marks the Toronto indie rockers’ follow-up to 2013’s On […]

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​Oasis (Here’s The Story) Morning Glory

Few bands in history have been able to say they’re “bigger than God” or “bigger and better than the Beatles,” but for a fleeting moment in the mid-’90s, Oasis had convinced not only themselves, but millions fans that they were. And they had every reason to. The Manchester band’s meteoric rise from unknowns to the […]

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