New releases for the week ending March 1st 2019

Ben Rogers - Wildfires (Still Records) Rattle Your Chains by Ben Rogers Bryan Adams - Shine A Light (Polydor Records) Adams makes music for people in no mood for any funny business. They want to [...]

Random Order – Shame Shame Shame

Hi Our Basement, From reciting books of the bible in a cult to headlining pride festivals I decided to hit the stage to counter the tide of anti-lgbtq+ sentiment. I wanted to share a #bewhoyouare [...]

By | February 27th, 2019|Categories: New Music|Tags: |45 Comments

Take A Listen To This

Today we bring you a few more tracks that you should listen to. Tracks from Abigail Lapell and from Jon Samuel who both had albums that came out February 1st and a track from Cartoon [...]

By | February 26th, 2019|Categories: New Music, News|Tags: , , , |19 Comments

8 Random Questions with … Mike Evin

Q1, Would you like to introduce yourself? I'm Mike Evin, a piano player, singer and songwriter living in Toronto, Canada. Q2, Are you a good cook? I'm pretty decent as a cook, but there's lots [...]

By | February 25th, 2019|Categories: 8 Random Questions|Tags: |10 Comments

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Feb/2019

It's Release Radar playlist time! Release Radar are playlists that let you know what is new each month. We have a Spotify Release Radar playlist and a YouTube new video release playlist to help you [...]

New releases for the week ending February 22nd 2019

Ace of Wands - Lioness Lioness by Ace of Wands The, largely, rock presence of Ace of Wands floats in and out of an occasionally ambient alt-rock experience. Finding their footing, Ace of Wands crafts [...]

8 Random Questions with … Alanna Matty

1)Would you like to introduce yourself? Sure! I'm Alanna Matty, and I'm a singer-songwriter from Toronto 2)When and why did you start playing? I've always loved performing and being on stage, which started with piano [...]

By | February 20th, 2019|Categories: 8 Random Questions, New Music|Tags: |53 Comments

Skye Wallace – Coal In Your Window

Our Basement I’m pleased to share “Coal In Your Window,” the first single from my forthcoming new album. I wrote this song in a building in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland that used to [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|Categories: New Music, Video Release|Tags: |23 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Albums of 2016

Music from the year 2016 is what we are listening to this week. If you were listening to CBC R3 then, you will recognize many of the songs on the playlist. The R3 blog we [...]

By | February 15th, 2019|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , , |19 Comments

New releases for the week ending February 15th 2019

Markus Sommer - True Sounds of the West (Independent) True Sounds of the West by Markus Sommer Cowboy singing and rodeo are built on certain kinds of mutually reinforcing bullshit, both are a simulacra of [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: New Music|22 Comments