Beautiful British Columbia: An OurBasement Playlist

  Clear your schedules! This week's playlist is a DOOZY! It's 47 songs. It's more than 2 and a half hours long! And it's ALL B.C.! Yes, following last week's celebration of all that is [...]

Amos the Transparent – Change My Mind

Amos the Transparent, the Ottawa six-piece, is back with a new single called “Change my mind”. The song was announced on a Facebook post and is available for purchase on their website for however much [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|Categories: New Music, News|Tags: , , , , |12 Comments

Credits where credits are due

You know the type, at the end of a movie, while everyone is rushing to the exits, queuing for the washrooms to complete the processes started by their incredibly oversize and overpriced sodas, there's always [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|Categories: Editorial|Tags: , , , , , |161 Comments

Free music here! Get your free music! – Dine Alone Records Summer Sampler

(Editor's note: Please read this in the voice of infamous infomercial spokesman Bill Mays.) How are you with word association? Let's try some. Hannah Georgas Wintersleep Little Scream Monster Truck Black Mountain Tokyo Police Club [...]

TrackBack – Revisiting Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton’s Knives Don’t Have Your Back

By Regina Sienra In 2006, Emily Haines was well on her way to becoming the stadium-filling figure she is today. Metric’s second album, Live It Out – released in the fall of 2005 – would [...]

'The New Canada' – Apple Music's Beats 1 Takeover

Canada’s taking over the world, or at least its music. July 2 marked the beginning of our month-long residency on Apple Music’s Beats 1.  For 5 consecutive Saturdays, Canadian personalities will take over this hour-long, part [...]

If You Want It from Sam Roberts Band

Sam Roberts Band launched a new track yesterday in an Instagram video just dripping with vector art goodness. And actual drips. While we only get a short preview of "If You Want It," (If You [...]

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Open call for Polaris Music Prize poster designers

This year, Polaris is sending out an open call for designers to create these special works.

By | July 2nd, 2016|Categories: News, Polaris Music Prize|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

From Zeus' forehead springs Ocean Potion

Just in time for the summer, Zeus announced today that guitarist Mike O’Brien and recently-added guitarist/keyboardist Jason Haberman have released four tracks from their new act, Ocean Potion (not the sunscreen). This is the first music [...]

Our Anthem – A Top of Our Lungs Playlist

Happy birthday, Canada! At 149 your shores are looking a little weathered, but then haven't they always? That's what adds to your charm. For all of you celebrating the birth of the True North Strong [...]