Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Winter

Winter is the theme of the playlist this week. It may not officially be winter until December 21 but it sure seems like winter to me. There is snow on the ground here and it [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Categories: Playlist|Tags: , , |45 Comments

Playlist Friday: Ladies of 2017

By Mariposa Bressey What to do when you hear sounds that you like?  Well I like to make sure that I don't lose track of them and I also like to share them. This grouping [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|Categories: Playlist|Tags: , , , |46 Comments

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 [...]

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Remembrance Day

The playlist this week is in honour of Remembrance Day.  It is important to honour and remember those that have fought and those that have fallen to give us the freedom and peace we have [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: Playlist|Tags: , , |55 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Stream of Consciousness Nov/2017

We are getting back into the flow of the Canadian Indie Stream of Consciousness this week. It began back on Sept 23, 2016 with 20 songs that I seeded it with. After five times of [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Playlist|Tags: , , |77 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 27th, 2017|Categories: Playlist|Tags: , , |34 Comments

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar

Playlist Friday brings us another edition of OurBasement Release Radar. There are almost 100 songs on our playlist that have been released in the last couple months. Some of them are remixes, other songs are [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: New Music, Playlist|Tags: , , |17 Comments

Playlist Friday: A Canadian Indie Thanksgiving

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. It's important to [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Playlist|Tags: , , , |24 Comments

Playlist Friday: A Canadian Indie Autumn

It is officially autumn and we have a 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 like summer [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Categories: Playlist|Tags: , , , |65 Comments

Polaris Music Prize 2017

By Darlene Barss Today is the day we discover which artist will win the $50,000 Polaris Music Prize for 2017. I have enjoyed being a part of the  Polaris Music Prize process as a juror this year [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Polaris Music Prize|Tags: , , |106 Comments