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Dine Alone adds to family, announces tour, debuts two videos.

Lots of news from the Dine Alone empire this week: The Dirty Nil debuted their new video on Monday for 'Friends In The Sky', and today announced an 18 date European Tour (November through December) with [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: New Music, News, Video Release|Tags: , , , |104 Comments

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler talks Personal Heroes and Nightmare Clowns in this Two Hour Talk (video)

Last week Win Butler from Arcade Fire opened up for a two hour lecture at the Red Bull Music Academy taking place all month long in Montreal. Win walked listeners through his start in music, [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |67 Comments

ICYMI – Walk Off The Earth and the Canadian Anthem

Artistic liberty or cultural dissonance? by Tiffy Leeson Walk off The Earth performed ‘O Canada’ at The World Cup of Hockey Finals in Toronto last Thursday. The internet sensation indie group from Burlington, Ontario, integrated [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Editorial, News, Show review|Tags: |67 Comments

Dwayne Gretzky’s Nick Rose unveils 80s-inspired side project

By Tiffany Leeson and Regina Sienra If you’re familiar with the Toronto indie music scene, you must be familiar with Dwayne Gretzky. This shapeshifting cover band - that is way more than just a cover [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Categories: New Music, News|Tags: , , |61 Comments

Imaginary Cities teaches us how to say good-bye – for now

By Regina Sienra and Tiffany Leeson Imaginary Cities, the powerful band from Winnipeg, MB has announced their new - and sadly, last for the foreseeable future - EP Leftovers, which is out August 12th. . The band had been [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: New Music, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |73 Comments

Canadian Indie Week – Taking Submissions NOW

By Tiffy Leeson So like, I'm in a band: Indie Week Canada, which boasts having 300 acts take over 20 venues in Canada’s largest city, is now taking submissions for artists to perform at their [...]

'The New Canada' – Apple Music's Beats 1 Takeover

Canada’s taking over the world, or at least its music. July 2 marked the beginning of our month-long residency on Apple Music’s Beats 1.  For 5 consecutive Saturdays, Canadian personalities will take over this hour-long, part [...]

Canadian Indie on Tour – July 2016 Edition

Ourbasement.ca is here to help you navigate your Canadian Indie Summer Concert Schedule.