The Road Forward

Yesterday not only saw the release of the Polaris long list (thank you DBS) it was also the day that online release of Marie Clements’ musical documentary, The Road Forward, on the nfb's own streaming [...]

Polaris Music Prize Long List 2020

Today is the day of the big reveal of the Polaris Music Prize Long List for 2020. The #Polaris2020 Long List reveal takes place at noon ET / 9 am PT via Polaris YouTube and [...]

By | June 15th, 2020|Categories: Awards, Polaris Music Prize|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

Playlist Friday: DarBar’s Polaris Music Prize Long List

It is Polaris Music Prize season and I am anxiously waiting to hear who makes it on to the Long List. The jurors votes are in and the official long list will be announced on [...]

New releases for the week ending June 12th 2020

Taggart & Torrens - Bahds (Dine Alone Records) Bazarian - Sight Lines HiFiLo - Speak Your Name Orville Peck - Show Pony EP (Columbia) Rachel Beck - Stronger Than You Know

By | June 11th, 2020|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

DYLYN – Call Me What You Want

Hey Our Basement, I’ve been spending the current zombie apocalypse on a rural property on the outskirts of Toronto, listening to Black Sabbath and making demonic masks for my band to wear in the official [...]

By | June 10th, 2020|Categories: New Music|Tags: |9 Comments

Sam the Astronaut – Midnight Carlight

Hey Our Basement, “Midnight Carlight” is the lead single off our upcoming sophomore album. The song is about feeling trapped in a relationship and the doubt that comes from that. If it’s harder than [...]

By | June 9th, 2020|Categories: New Music|Tags: |2 Comments

Rose Brokenshire – In A Spell

Our Basement, I have been experiencing strange feelings during this period of isolation, time seeming to warp as the days turn to night in the blink of an eye. My new song, “In A Spell,” [...]

By | June 8th, 2020|Categories: New Music|Tags: |1 Comment

Playlist Friday: World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day and that is what our playlist this week is all about. There are some older tracks mixed in with newer Canadian Indie tracks. The songs are about environmental issues or [...]

By | June 5th, 2020|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |2 Comments

New releases for the week ending June 05th 2020

C. Diab - White Whale (Injazero Records) White Whale by C. Diab Camille Delean - Cold House Burning (E - Tron Records) Heavy Hearts - Room With A View Michael Kaeshammer - Boogie On The [...]

Donny Anderson – Lovin’ You

Our Basement, My first single of 2020 has that classic pop vibe, and good nostalgic energy. donnyanderson · Lovin' You - #DonnyAnderson ft #DivineBrown I wrote “Lovin’ You” with Rykka and Arun Chaturvedi at a [...]

By | June 3rd, 2020|Categories: New Music|Tags: |9 Comments