Playlist Friday: DarBar’s Best Albums of 2017

The playlist this week is my list of the best albums of 2017. It is actually more like my favourite Canadian Indie albums of 2017. There are a couple albums that are on a lot [...]

By | December 29th, 2017|Categories: Playlists|Tags: , , |33 Comments

Early Releases for 2018

Here are some of the releases we have to look forward to in 2018 Monday, January 1, 2018 Focus-Chanson et Musique - Froide matinée-2018 Mass Grave - Our Due Descent White Lotus - Hundred Foot [...]

By | December 28th, 2017|Categories: New Music|21 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Christmas Holidays

Tis the season to listen to a lot of great Canadian Indie Christmas music! This is another playlist that began back on the CBC website and then I brought what I could over to Spotify. [...]

By | December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Playlists|Tags: , , |95 Comments

Our top picks of 2017

Each and every Thursday we try to bring to light as many of the albums and EPs that are due to be released, by Canadian artists, the following day. We try to do this with [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|Categories: Playlist|Tags: , , , , , |49 Comments

Esthero with Noise Club – GRNCH, D.R.A.M. & Neil Young – Campfire

I thought I would have a quick look online to see what album releases were due out this week. But while I failed to find any albums, I did come across a couple of singles [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: , |50 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 19th December 2017

Music lovers pick three great Canadian unsung seasonal songs To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year, the Star is recognizing the best little-known Canadian songs as picked by a wide range of musicians and others [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Categories: News|29 Comments

Music Video Monday, The Raven & The Fox – Follow Me, Dave Allen – Plainview

The Raven & The Fox - Follow Me Like their namesakes, Alberta folk duo The Raven & The Fox offer a sound with a sly, mystical edge—what they’ve described from the beginning as “love-inspired [...]

By | December 18th, 2017|Categories: Video Release|Tags: , |27 Comments

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Dec/2017

Our playlist this week is all about new songs on our radar this month. Spotify has their Release Radar playlists and now we have an OurBasement Release Radar playlist. This has become a monthly playlist [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Categories: New Music, Playlists|Tags: , , |65 Comments

New releases for the week ending December 15th 2017

Tetrahedron by Mark de Monoloq Tetrahedron by Mark de Monoloq Welcome Back EP by Joluca Welcome Back EP by Joluca Shades by Step2It Shades by Step2It Women, Revenge and the Cosmos by The Goatbox Rebels [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , , |31 Comments

The Low Joy Ceiling Covers Billy Bragg

If you’re not familiar with The Low Joy Ceiling I strongly encourage checking them out. A side project made up of members of the Karpinka Brothers, Library Voices, and Rah Rah, the band has a [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|Categories: New Music, You should be listening to...|Tags: |28 Comments