Playlist Friday: Sled Island 2019

The playlist this week has most of the bands that will be heading to Sled Island Festival in Calgary, AB from June 19-23, 2019. Since 2007, Sled Island's thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit have [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Festivals, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , |7 Comments

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar May/2019

It’s Release Radar playlist time! Release Radar are playlists that let you know what is new each month. We have a Spotify Release Radar playlist and a YouTube new video release playlist to help you [...]

Playlist Friday: Mother’s Day

May 12th is Mother’s Day so that is what our playlist is about this week. We start out in a City With No Children, Before the Children Came Along. Then we discover I am Going [...]

By | May 9th, 2019|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |25 Comments

Playlist Friday: Western Canadian Music Awards

Our playlist this week is full of tracks from artists that were nominated for WCMAs earlier this week. Foxwarren, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Dan Mangan, Jill Barber and more are all up for awards. Dan [...]

Playlist Friday: Tiny Lights Festival

This week we are checking out the Tiny Lights Festival that will be held in Ymir, BC from June 7-9th, 2019. The playlist of performers has a few familiar artists and a lot of new [...]

Playlist Friday: A Canadian Indie Easter

Easter is the theme of the playlist this week but as often happens it is a pretty loose interpretation. The beginning tracks are about Good in honour of Good Friday and then some songs about [...]

By | April 19th, 2019|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , |19 Comments

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar

It’s Release Radar playlist time! Release Radar are playlists that let you know what is new each month. We have a Spotify Release Radar playlist and a YouTube new video release playlist to help you [...]

Playlist Friday: Medicinal Music

I have hospitals, medical and healing on my mind these days. My son had some surgery and has been in the hospital for over a week. I have also been hearing stories about loved ones [...]

By | April 5th, 2019|Categories: News, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |21 Comments

Playlist Friday: A Canadian Indie Spring

Spring, glorious Spring! Winter ended up pretty harsh around here this year and it seems in many other places as well. This week we celebrate the season with a playlist of songs for Spring. I [...]

By | March 29th, 2019|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: |13 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian Music Week 2019

I was looking for new ideas for playlists and got the suggestion for festivals from our friend Morgana. I liked the idea and am running with it. The first festival I picked was the Canadian [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Festivals, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |25 Comments