Deux Trois – Late Night Girls

Our Basement: Sad, late-night masturbation has a home in the seedy underbelly of pop culture - but even though it comes hand in hand (lol) with hook-up culture, distracting yourself from FOMO, and (let’s be [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |21 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Music I Am Liking

The playlists I make are already pretty biased to my tastes as a rule but this one is completely biased. It is full of tracks off albums I am really enjoying these days and a [...]

New releases for the week ending April 13th 2018

Jaunt - Cue When we spoke to Toronto-based experimental pop band Jaunt at the start of the year, they seemed poised for a big 2018. So far, so good: they played Exclaim! and Ticketfly's Class [...]

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , |26 Comments

Makk Mikkael – How It Feels

Hi, Our Basement! Hope the day is going great! My new single, “How It Feels,” portrays different layers of angst and emotion. I wrote it during my time in LA while I was dealing with [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |26 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 10th April 2018

Liberals look to strike the right note in planned changes to Canada Music Fund The federal government is expected to make long-sought changes next year to a fund aimed at helping Canada's music industry, about [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: News|19 Comments

The Wild Raccoon Podcast for April 2018

Welcome to Wild Raccoon's podcast for the month of April 2018. If you have any feed back on the show or ideas for upcomming episodes, please let us know in the comments below.

By | April 9th, 2018|Categories: Podcast, Wild Raccoon|51 Comments

Playlist Friday: Spring has Sprung! Or has it?

It is supposed to be Spring. I don't know about where you are but it sure doesn't feel like Spring where I am. Mother Nature has gone bonkers and is being nasty. Maybe if we [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |23 Comments

New releases for the week ending April 6th 2018 (Exclaim! edition)

Hey Ocean - The Hurt Of Happiness On their latest release, The Hurt of Happiness, Hey Ocean! are in search of middle ground. From the dance-y synth-pop of "Mama Said" to the cinematic "Just Enough" [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , , , , |37 Comments

Feel Alright – Cool Water

Hey Our Basement, Over the years, Feel Alright has evolved into a collaborative live project who called both Montreal and Pittsburgh home before eventually settling in Calgary. We’ve dabbled with folks from around the globe [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |29 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Maple Music Plays A Big Role In CD Baby's Growth Twenty years after it launched as an online music retailer for independent musicians, CD Baby remains stronger than ever, paying $80M (all figures U.S.) to [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|8 Comments