HPX ’11:: Something Good - Quick Hands

The HPX ’11 posting series rolls on, and although this edition of the festival does seem a little lighter on the hip hop than in the past, that doesn’t mean there aren’t shows out there for the hip hop enthusiasts in attendance this year. Take Thursday, Oct. 20th at The Khyber, for example. At that show alone, you can see a couple of local hill-approved hip hop acts in the form of opener Ambition and the live band goodness of Something Good. I’ve already posted a song from Ambeez (as his friends, and loose Internet accquintances call him), but the guys from Something Good just released a new song the other day, so check it below for a new taste of what they’re about.


Those two will be joined on the bill by Toronto’s Tiny Danza, another live band hip hop act, that may struggle to live up to the splendour of their name, but they do have a song called Bossa (Who’s The), which is a step in the right direction (Ay-oh! Oh-Ay!). Also playing the Khyber that night are Kou Chou Ching a Taiwanese hip hop group that “bring samples of Taiwanese folk songs and traditional music elements and mix them in HipHop to create a very unique sound.” Not something you’d see every night out here in Halifax, so get out and see this show, Chuckles.


Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

MP3:: Something Good - Quick Hands
WEB:: somethinggood.bandcamp.com

Bossa (Who’s The) by Tiny Danza



Tags: , Kou Chou Ching, , Tiny Danza

This entry was posted on Monday, September 12th, 2011 at 3:25 pm and is filed under 2011, Halifax, Halifax Pop Explosion, HPX, HPX 2011. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

One Response to “HPX ’11:: Something Good - Quick Hands”

Herohill » Blog Archive » HPX ’11:: More Or Les, Hip Club Groove & Trouble Andrew September 14th, 2011 at 9:12 pm

[...] some more HPX hip hop-related goodness shall we? Might as well do my level best to poke holes in my own assertion that there is less hip hop at this HPX than in the past (did the GZA checking his texts during his [...]

Leave a Reply