New releases for the week ending May 18th 2018

Astral Swans - Strange Prison Within seconds of hitting play on Astral Swans’ latest album, Strange Prison, listeners are transported directly into the psyche of singer-songwriter Matthew Swann: “I had a dream in which I [...]

Ryan Hicks – I Want It

Hey Our Basement! Hey Our Basement! Ryan Hicks here, I’m writing to you all the way from Regina. I released my second full-length album ‘Pulsing Colours’ earlier this year + this is my second single [...]

By | May 16th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |52 Comments

The Wild Raccoon Podcast for May 2018

This is episode 8 of The Wild Raccoon Podcast for the month of May 2018. In this months edition, we celebrate Asian Heritage Month by focusing on some of Canadas Asian musicians. From [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Podcast, Wild Raccoon|26 Comments

Written Years – Superficial Feeling

Hey Our Basement, During the lengthy recording process behind our forthcoming release, I experienced a sudden and inexplicable speech loss – rendering me unable to talk for months. Throughout the steep climb in getting my [...]

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |32 Comments

Playlist Friday: Mother’s Day

May 13th is Mother's Day this year so that is what our playlist is about this week. We start out in a City With No Children and then a little Birds & Bees happen in [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , , |32 Comments

New releases for the week ending May 11th 2018

Beatrice Deer - My All To You Over ten years ago, Beatrice Deer left her hometown of Quaqtaq, QC (population: 376) and moved to Montreal. She set out to achieve three goals: to get more [...]

Declan O’donovan – Hank / Let It Rain

Hello Our Basement, A masterful songwriter collects life's experiences and artfully turns them into songs that capture the imagination of a listener; that contemporary troubadour who utilizes a broad palate of instrumentation to tell intriguing [...]

By | May 9th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |29 Comments

Luca Fogale – What I Came Here For

Hey Our Basement, I hope your day has been beautiful! “What I Came Here For” was written following a story my grandmother told me about being caught in a bombing raid with my grandfather in [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Categories: Video Release|Tags: |11 Comments

Jesse and the Dandelions – Not Getting Your Way

Hey Our Basement, Over the last year, Jesse and the Dandelions production values have been maturing alongside the songwriting content and we’ve come up with something we are really excited about. Our upcoming album, Give [...]

By | May 7th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |27 Comments

Playlist Friday: May the Fourth Be With You

I was looking at the calendar and wondering what playlists I could do this month. Hmm let's see what should I do on Friday, May 4. It took me longer than I would like to [...]

By | May 4th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |18 Comments