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Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Nov/2018

It's Release Radar playlist time! The playlists that let you know what is new each month. There is a Spotify Release Radar playlist and a YouTube new video release playlist. Some of the tracks in [...]

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Remembers

The playlist this week is in honour of Remembrance Day. The playlist began last year and was added to for this year. It is important to honour and remember those that have fought and those [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|Categories: stuff|Tags: , |13 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Albums of 2013

The year 2013 was not a very good one for me but luckily there was plenty of good music to get me through. Music has a way of uplifting and inspiring us to keep going [...]

The Never-Ending Present – The Story of Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip

More than just a significant biography of "Canada's band", Michael Barclay's The Never-Ending Present places the Tragically Hip within the cultural and national shifts of Canadian consciousness over the last thirty years. In the summer [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

Playlist Friday: A Canadian Indie Halloween

It’s that time of the year again where I pull out the playlist of spooky creepy songs for Halloween. This playlist began back on the old CBC Music site when we could make playlists on [...]

By | October 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |14 Comments

Playlist Friday: Marijuana is Legal in Canada

Recreational pot has been legalized in Canada as of Wednesday, October 17 and we have a playlist for this historic time. There are over 40 tracks about marijuana and getting high etc. and a few [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|Categories: News, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |39 Comments

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Oct/2018

It's Release Radar playlist time! The playlists that let you know what is new this month! Along with a Spotify Release Radar playlist, there is a YouTube new video release playlist as well. The YouTube [...]

Playlist Friday: A Canadian Indie Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! It’s Thanksgiving weekend in Canada so we of course have a Canadian Indie Thanksgiving playlist for you. There are songs about home and family and food and giving thanks for the blessings. [...]

By | October 5th, 2018|Categories: News, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , |8 Comments

Tokyo Police Club – TPC

Here's another press release we can be excited about! Tokyo Police Club, will release their fourth full-length album, TPC, Oct. 5th on Dine Alone Records.  The Ontario quartet announced the album in July with a double [...]

By | October 1st, 2018|Categories: Album review, News|Tags: , |36 Comments

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