Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Nov/2017

The playlist this week is full of new tracks that have come out in the past month. Fall seems to be a busy time for new music from our Canadian artists. Some of my favourite [...]

New release for the week ending November 17th 2017

Barenaked Ladies - Fake Nudes “Fake Nudes,” out Friday and exclusively premiering today at HuffPost, finds Barenaked Ladies channeling the harmonies fans have come to love, alongside a fresh electronic-driven sound and lyrics filled with [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |55 Comments

Lavender Child – Happy Illusions

Lavender Child's latest single, Happy Illusions, is said to have been inspired by her attending a weekend at an outdoor music festival. "The environment alone was stunning; lush forests with enchanting art installations throughout the [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: Video Release|Tags: |50 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 14th November 2017

Music publishers call on Canada to extend its copyright terms The International Confederation Of Music Publishers swung by good ole Canada last week to suggest – maybe recommend – officially “request” – and possibly politely [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: News|43 Comments

New releases for the week ending November 10th 2017

Buffy Sainte-Marie - Medicine Songs Buffy Sainte-Marie’s more than half century-long career has yielded no shortage of songs that can be “put to work,” as the trailblazing songwriter put it in an interview with q [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , , , |24 Comments

Young Galaxy – Elusive Dream

Montreal duo Young Galaxy has returned with a song for our times, an intimate commentary on current social, political and personal landscapes. “Elusive Dream” was independently released last Friday via Gorilla Vs Bear. The song [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |34 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 7th November 2017

'My father would have been very grateful': Cohen fans come together for star-studded tribute concert Leonard Cohen fans from around the world came together to celebrate a Montreal icon for the star-studded Tower of Song: [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: News|20 Comments

New releases for the week ending November 3rd 2017

Annihilator - For The Demented After treating their fans to their Triple Threat release earlier in the year consisting of live footage from their performance at Bang Your Head Festival and some ‘unplugged’ acoustic tracks [...]

ICYMI for Tuesday 31st October 2017

'I'm super-grateful': Alan Doyle releases new book and solo album Alan Doyle has been performing for years and has built a dedicated fanbase, not only for his work as a musician but as an actor [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: News|17 Comments

New releases for the week ending October 27th 2017

Gord Downie - Introduce Yerself On his final album, Introduce Yerself, the late singer-lyricist addresses the people and places that meant the most to him, among them his bandmates, Lake Ontario, his Indigenous acquaintances, his [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , , |18 Comments