Polaris Music Prize 2020

The 2020 Polaris Music Prize Celebration, presented by CBC Music, takes place Monday, October 19. This special cinematic event will stream live across numerous CBC Music properties and CBC Gem and will feature the live [...]

Playlist Friday: Women’s History Month in Canada

October is Women’s History Month in Canada, a time to celebrate the women and girls from our past, and our present, who are contributing to a better, more inclusive Canada. In 1992, the Government of [...]

By | October 16th, 2020|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |9 Comments

New releases for the week ending October 16th 2020

Hiroki Tanaka - Kaigo Kioku Kyoku Lyrique - P.I.M.P. (Poetry Is My Pleasure) Poetry Is My Pleasure by Lyrique TOBi - Elements Anthony Gomes - Containment Blues CRi - Juvenile Falset - We Follow or [...]

Loose Fang – On And On

Hey Our Basement, As a culture, we find ourselves not learning from the past and repeating mistakes. We've become polarized and desperate to feel like we belong. This results in extremes and creates conditions ripe [...]

By | October 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |1 Comment

Alexis Lynn – Ghosts

Hi Our Basement, Going to an event by myself for the first time ever led me to write "Ghosts," the song I am sharing with you today. I remember standing at the back of the [...]

By | October 13th, 2020|Categories: New Music|Tags: |1 Comment

Playlist Friday: A Canadian Indie Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving weekend in Canada and we have so much music to be thankful for. There are songs of coming home, the garden and the harvest, cooking, saying grace and being thankful for all the [...]

By | October 9th, 2020|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |6 Comments

New releases for the week ending October 9th 2020

Bahamas - Sad Hunk Curtis Waters - Pity Party (BMG) Hemlock Hotel - Hemlock Hotel HemlockHotel by HemlockHotel Howard Gladstone - The Promise The Promise by Howard Gladstone Jeen - S/T Linaire - S/T (Capital [...]

By | October 8th, 2020|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , , , , , , , |6 Comments

Carmanah – Bang Bang

Hey Our Basement, "Bang Bang," which features on our brand new album, Iris is such a powerhouse of a tune. While we give a big nod to Sonny Bono and Cher’s original version, our interpretation [...]

By | October 7th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |2 Comments

8 Random Questions with… Alex Runions

Q1, Would you like to introduce yourself? Of course! I’m Alex Runions. I write, sing, and play country music and my newest single is called “Take It Out On Me”. I grew up in a [...]

By | October 6th, 2020|Categories: 8 Random Questions|Tags: |1 Comment

The Zolas – I Feel the Transition

Our Basement, Other than just being a solid pre-game mood, our new song, "I Feel the Transition," is mainly a diss track to centrists in 2020: a year of explosive change, but so far heavy [...]

By | October 5th, 2020|Categories: New Music|Tags: |1 Comment