ICYMI for Tuesday 17th October 2017

Melissa Etheridge on Her Marijuana Arrest: ‘I Feel Like a Rock Star Now’ Melissa Etheridge says she feels like a “rock star now” that she’s been arrested for marijuana possession. “I’m in good company,” the [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: News|37 Comments

Music Video Monday

Edmonton-based roots-rock artist VISSIA has a new video for the bluesy track "Mountaineer" from her hotly anticipated full-length album Place Holder, out Nov. 10 on her own label, Hurry Hard Records. The video, produced and [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: News|32 Comments

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar

Playlist Friday brings us another edition of OurBasement Release Radar. There are almost 100 songs on our playlist that have been released in the last couple months. Some of them are remixes, other songs are [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: New Music, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |17 Comments

New releases for the week ending October 13th 2017

Chastity - Chains Listening to the latest EP by Whitby, Ontario’s Chastity, you feel and inspiring level of energy as they turn anger into something constructive. Throughout its few tracks the band offer a tight [...]

METZ – Making Strange Peace

Toronto-based noise-punk trio METZ have created a short film entitled Making Strange Peace, which captures the band during the recording process of their new album with engineer Steve Albini at Electrical Audio in Chicago. Entertainment [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |46 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 10th October 2017

Interview: Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade on getting the band back together I’ve been a big fan of Wolf Parade for years – one of Canada’s most iconic indie rock groups, with chronic overachievers Dan [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: News|21 Comments

The Wild Raccoon Podcast

Welcome to the first, and quite possibly last, edition of Wild Raccoons very own podcast. On this months show, along with all the tracks you can see above, he tells his racoon listeners about the [...]

Playlist Friday: A Canadian Indie Thanksgiving

It's Thanksgiving weekend in Canada so we of course have a Canadian Indie Thanksgiving playlist for you. There are songs about home and family and food and giving thanks for the blessings. It's important to [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , , |24 Comments

New releases for the week ending October 6th 2017

Blue Hawaii - Tenderness The Braids vocalist dazzles over the lush arrangements on lead single ‘No One Like You’, and again catches the ear on the hedonistic bump of fellow standout ‘Versus Game’, where spacey [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |40 Comments

King Park – Stay

This is the song that tore King Park away from their old sound and pushed them into a heavier, more mature direction. King Park moved to Nashville in September of 2015 to immerse themselves in [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |45 Comments