When Halifax Exploded (Musically, I Mean)

Twenty years ago, Halifax was in danger of becoming The Next Seattle. Things had come together in an explosion of creativity that had labels from across the continent bearing down on the city.  Here’s a CBC Radio documentary done in the summer of 1993.  Click on the image for a listen.  (Thanks to Wayne for the link.)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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