Playlist Friday: A Canadian Indie Autumn

It is officially autumn and we are bringing back the playlist for the season. Autumn is from Sept 22 to Dec 21 and hopefully will ease us into the next season gently. It may feel [...]

By | September 28th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , |13 Comments

New releases for the week ending September 28th 2018

Johnny Payne - Johnny Payne begins describing tableaus right away on opener “Lazy Love”. “There’s no ending or beginning to the story that we’re living,” he sings, losing track of time. The song, like the [...]

By | September 27th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , |13 Comments

Johnathan Rice – Meet The Mother

Hi, Our Basement, I had a conversation one night with Bill Murray about love, marriage, and all the weirdness in between. At one point, he said, “you’ve got to meet the mother.” I thought about [...]

By | September 26th, 2018|Categories: New Music, Video Release|Tags: |22 Comments

Pleasure Craft – It’s Not Real

Good morning Our Basement, “It’s Not Real” is where everything started, about three years ago when I first moved to Toronto. It’s a song about change and how surreal it was to relocate from rural [...]

By | September 25th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |12 Comments

Kim Barlow – Whitehorse

Hello Our Basement: Whitehorse is a very personal song about youth, change, letting go. I lived in the Yukon for twenty years. Twenty. Years. I didn’t plan to stay so long. Like most people I [...]

By | September 24th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |29 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Albums of 2012

The year 2012 was a good one for me and the tracks on the playlist this week has music from Canadian Indie albums released in 2012. Music has a way of transporting us to a [...]

New releases for the week ending September 21st 2018

Joe Nolan - Cry Baby It can feel rewarding for an artist to find his or her true voice and colour. Some are lucky and find it on the first full-length, but usually, it can [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , |9 Comments

2018 Polaris Music Prize

Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize with his album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa on Monday night. The album is so deserving of the award. In my mind when I heard the album and read [...]

JJ and The Pillars Feat. Alyssa Morrissey – Howl

Hey Our Basement! In early 2017, we began recording our second album, Daisy, with producer Kevin Dietz (The Cranberries, The Glorious Sons, Circa Survive.) The resulting effort is the band’s best work to date, full [...]

By | September 18th, 2018|Categories: New Music, Video Release|Tags: |17 Comments

Eden Warsaw – Pink California

Hey Our Basement, We’re currently in the midst of preparing for a big rest of the year. With an EP and tour in the works, it’s all leading up to the release of our Calm [...]

By | September 17th, 2018|Categories: New Music, Video Release|Tags: |10 Comments