For Esmé – Righteous Woman

Hello Our Basement , I hate confrontation — probably more than anything. Unfortunately, I find it is an unavoidable and increasingly important part of being a woman who stands up for herself. When faced with [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |30 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 27th February 2018

New music series launches in honour of victims of 2017 Rebel nightclub shooting The Tyler Effect's first annual community and charity event will be thrown by friends of Tyler McLean and Amir Jamal and raise [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|Categories: News|14 Comments

Terra Lightfoot

Juno nominated Terra Lightfoot was back in Regina on Friday, February 23 and what a great show it was!  I highly recommend going to see her show if she comes your way. She rocks out [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|Categories: Editorial, Show review|13 Comments

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Feb/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 February 23rd 2018

Adam Cicchillitti - Canciones While touring Quebec and the Maritimes in 2016, guitarist Adam Cicchillitti played an outdoor concert at La Fête de la Musique de Tremblant, a summer festival curated by violinist Angèle Dubeau.(CBC [...]

Midnight Shine – High Road

TAKING THE HIGH ROAD: Midnight Shine’s third album reaching new heights It’s a little bit cliché to say it’s been a long road for Midnight Shine to get here. It’s a little bit ironic, too, [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|Categories: New Music, News|Tags: , , |41 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 20th February 2018

Hedley dropped by management, radio, tour opener amid sexual misconduct allegations Besieged pop-rockers Hedley faced a barrage of more bad news Friday as they were dropped by their management team, abandoned by other musicians opening [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Categories: News|6 Comments

Hyness – The End Of Music (EP)

Hyness is a four-piece band fronted by singer/guitarists Marcus and Amy Addams. Drawing inspiration primarily from the glorious fuzz that defined the first half of the 1990s, the group’s debut EP The End Of Music [...]

By | February 19th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |22 Comments

Playlist Friday: Searchlight 2018 Round 1

CBC's Searchlight has begun and the voting is on!  We had a post about it on Wednesday that you can read about here. With 2073 artists that have a song entered in the contest, it [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists, Searchlight|Tags: , , |48 Comments

New releases for the week ending February 16th 2018

Born Ruffians - Uncle, Duke & The Chief Luke Lalonde was feeling lost. Following the release of Born Ruffians’ 2015 album, Ruff, the frontman admits that he was “losing focus and losing desire, I guess, [...]