Over the past few weeks a special program featuring interviews with artists and organizers of this year’s Halifax Pop Explosion aired on CHMA 106.9FM. Here are some of the interviews that were aired as part of the series! Get excited for this year’s festival happening October 21-25th, 2014!

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Interview with James, the Executive Director of Halifax Pop
We discuss the history of the HPX and what makes it a special festival and the importance of all-ages concerts. Aired September 4th, 2014.

 

Interview with Stephan, the Comedy Coordinator of Halifax Pop
In this interview, Stephan talks about comedy at the festival and describes the different shows as well as Good Morning Tonight, and profiles some of the comedians. Aired October 13, 2014.

 

 

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Interview with Peter from Teenage Kicks
Listen as we discuss the new album “Spoils of Youth” and the long road to producing the album as well as the bands upcoming tour. Aired September 4th, 2014.

 

 

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Interview with Gianna Lauren
A lovely chat with the Gianna about recording in the House of Miracles, touring in Europe, CKDU, and HPX. Aired September 11th, 2014.

 

 

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Interview with Teeny from TEEN
We discuss the band’s album “The Way and the Color”, their current tour, and their first time playing in their hometown of Halifax. Aired October 2nd, 2014

 

 

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Interview with Gavin from The Wooden Sky
We discuss their new album “Lets Be Ready” as well as touring and, well, life. Aired October 2nd, 2014.

 

 

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Interview with Alex from Kurvi Tasch
Hear us chat about their new release “On Firm Ground” and how they recorded the album and their upcoming tour to the East Coast of Canada! Aired September 11th, 2014

 

 

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Interview with “Juicy G” from the Soupcans
Recorded by Joe Chamandy, a discussion on their new releases, a past show in Sackville, and what happened when they played for elementary students! Aired October 16th, 2014.

 

Be sure to check out the Halifax Pop Website for more details on the festival! It’s going to be a great one.