Carmanah – Roots

Carmanah has always been comfortable reaching deep into the music archives for the gritty vintage flavours that influence their modern sound. The band regularly deliver dynamic and well-balanced performances featuring Laura Mina’s soulful lead vocals [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Categories: Video release, Video Release|Tags: |26 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 30th January 2018

London wins bid to host 2019 Junos Coming to London in 2019, this is the first time the Forest City will host the Junos. The city pledged $1.3 million to help fund the event in [...]

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: News|25 Comments

shy kids – in a state

I am pretty excited to share the news about the release of shy kids' sophomore album, in a state, due out on Feb. 23rd with you. It is a visually and audibly fantastic album! I [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|Categories: Album review, New Music|Tags: , , , |18 Comments

Playlist Friday: Tu B’Shevat

The playlist this week is a celebration of trees because it is Tu B'Shevat soon. Yay for trees!  Tu BiShvat (Hebrew: ט״ו בשבט‎) is a Jewish holiday occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , , |27 Comments

New releases for the week ending January 26th 2018

John Lost and the Cause - Chamomile Chamomile by John Lost and the Cause Collette Savard And The Savants - Collette Savard And The Savants Toronto-based singer-songwriter Savard has released three folk-rooted albums with former [...]

Partner – Everyone Knows & Tour Dates

Partner, the "mature" effort of two best friends named Josée Caron and Lucy Niles, have released the latest video from their September 2017 album, In Search of Lost Time. Borne of their bizarre and fortuitous [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: Indie on Tour, Video release|Tags: |22 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 23rd January 2018

How the end of Rush let Alex Lifeson be 'as creative as I want to be' Guitarist and charter member of the legendary Canadian prog-rock trio says he's actually been 'busier lately than I have [...]

By | January 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|22 Comments

Oh Geronimo – Mountains & No Liars – Guilt Trip

“Mountains” is a song about wholeheartedly pursuing your passions, while straddling the fragile line between ambition and humility. Everybody wants to be successful, and sometimes we go to great lengths to achieve the success that [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Video release, Video Release|Tags: , |32 Comments

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Jan/2018

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

New releases for the week ending January 19th 2018

Light Blending In - Last Word Last Word [DNP01] by Light Blending In Terry Gomes - The Tropical Dream Terry Gomes is a University of Ottawa music graduate, having studied classical guitar and composition. He [...]