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By Nick Jean "Never work for exposure" is one of the fundamental rules for beginning artists and designers. The opposite is often true for independent musicians, however. Exposure is one of the most valuable assets [...]

Tear it down and build it back up – An OurBasement Playlist

By Nick Jean It's been a week, a month, a year of upheaval around these parts, and today's playlist theme has been chosen to reflect upon this. The bedroom is being renovated, the highway is [...]

By | July 29th, 2016|Categories: Playlists|Tags: |43 Comments

Two Nova Scotia festivals announce their lineups

By Nick Jean While we're in the heights of summer, getting over the hangover of the past weekend's peak summer festivals, it's hard to believe it's already time to be thinking about the next season. [...]

Radiation Exposure

By Nick Jean A part of what we wanted to do when we started OurBasement was to help draw your ears to new acts we think you'll love but may not yet have had the [...]

Canadian indie fights cancer

By Nick Jean It seems 2016 is the year of the epic tour. As we previously announced, Lauren Mann is working on a 50-date tour with stops literally all across the country. Not to be [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |95 Comments

Little Scream makes a new dance up in her new video

By Nick Jean Not satisfied with getting you chair dancing, Little Scream is introducing the world to bed dancing (mattress dancing?) Premiering today is the official music video for "Dark Dance," the third track on [...]

Your boy Shad is back with a new name and sound

For today's daily discussion, head over here Background photo credit: Justin Broadbent By Regina Sienra You’ve probably never heard this side of him before. In a completely unexpected move, Shad, beloved rapper from Toronto and host [...]

Your Summer Songs: An OurBasement Playlist

By Nick Jean Last week, I asked you for suggestions of "summer" songs. What made a "summer" song was entirely up to you, and boy did you deliver. We've once again broken the record for [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Playlists|Tags: , , |82 Comments

Polaris Shortlist Announced

The countdown clock is finally winding down. We're just hours away from the announcement of this year's Polaris Music Prize Shortlist. The 40 albums below will soon cut down to ten. Art Bergmann, The Apostate [...]


Since the release of Forgiveness Rock Record on 2010 and the world tour that followed, the members of Broken Social Scene have focused on their solo projects. With an average of one or two shows [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |7 Comments