Ex­claim! ex­pe­ri­ence

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This year marks the 26th an­niver­sary of the Hal­i­fax Pop Ex­plo­sion and Nova Sco­tia’s cap­i­tal will be burst­ing at the mu­si­cal seams from Oc­to­ber 17 to 20. This year’s fes­tiv­i­ties will in­clude per­for­mances by 2018 Po­laris Mu­sic Prizewin­ning Indige­nous com­poser/pi­anist Jeremy Dutcher, fre­netic indie rock­ers Born Ruf­fi­ans, hip-hop poet Ca­dence Weapon, synth-pop maven Zola Je­sus, garage rock­ers Miesha and the Spanks and pow­wow-step orig­i­na­tor DJ Shub, along­side Sor­rey, Base­ment Re­volver, OBUXUM, I M U R, Holy Hum, As­tral Swans, Reuben and the Dark, Kalle Matt­son and many oth­ers. On Oc­to­ber 18, Ex­claim! will present a funk-filled show­case at the Mar­quee Ball­room head­lined by foul-mouthed, sex-pos­i­tive rap­per Cup­cakKe, rap­per/pro­ducer Sean Leon, Toronto hip-hop crew the Soror­ity, R&B singer-song­writer Witch Prophet and DJ Mel Boo­gie, who has been ac­tive since 1993 — the same year HPX started! Head to ex­claim.ca for your chance to win a pair of fes­ti­val passes.

JEREMY DUTCHER

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