Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar March/2018

It's that time again! 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. Once a month [...]

New releases for the week ending March 16th 2018

Avulsions - Expanding Program If you were to Google ‘avulsion’ you’d be greeted with three very different results – one: ‘avulsion a rapid abandonment channel and the formation of a new river channel’. Two: ‘an [...]

Jeremy Allingham – Run Wild

Vancouver’s Jeremy Allingham pumps out the anthems on new album 'Run Wild' Despite what you may have heard…guitar music is still a thing and rock is not dead. =) And Jeremy Allingham proves that emphatically [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , |17 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 13th March 2018

Women at Kitchener's Grand Valley prison release first musical album When she first walked through the doors of the music room at Grand Valley Institution for Women, Bayley didn't know what to expect. "I never [...]

By | March 13th, 2018|Categories: News|21 Comments

The Wild Raccoon Podcast for March 2018

The 27th of this month will mark 3 years since CBC Radio 3 went from being an internet/satellite radio station with real hosts to streamed playlists, with Grant recording new links that are slotted into [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Categories: Podcast, Wild Raccoon|30 Comments

Playlist Friday: International Women’s Day 2018

It may be a day late but hey let's keep on celebrating women anyway. Our playlist this week features a lot of great music from a lot of very talented Canadian women. Most of the [...]

New releases for the week ending March 9th 2018

Actors - It Will Come To You From Vancouver, Canada, Actors electrify with a modern take on post-punk. On debut full-length It Will Come to You, anthemic songs evoke the urgency of early-’80s U2 (Boy, [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: New Music|13 Comments

Nuela Charles – Do It Right

Our Basement, On February 6th, I woke up to news that would change my life. My sophomore record, The Grand Hustle, is among the 2018 JUNO Awards nominees for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year! [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |21 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 6th March 2018

Canadian Music Industry Meets in Toronto for Inaugural Anti-Harassment Summit The behind-closed-doors discussion, which included Canada's Minister of Heritage Mélanie Joly via Skype, was organized by industry unions the Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) and [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: News|18 Comments

Avery Raquel – Come Right Back To You

On her new single, "Come Right Back To You" rising Canadian soul artist Avery Raquel updates classic sounds for contemporary ears. The song is a preview of Avery's third full-length album, My Heart Away, due [...]

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |10 Comments