Playlist Friday: Canada Day

Canada Day is coming up on Monday and I have a 7.5 hour long playlist to help you get ready for it! This playlist has been growing over the years. Our Canadian artists do seem [...]

By | June 27th, 2019|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |13 Comments

Playlist Friday: Indigenous Peoples Day and Release Radar

It's another double playlist week! One for National Indigenous Peoples Day and one is OurBasement Release Radar. So much music! National Indigenous Peoples Day, celebrated in Canada every 21 June, is an official day of [...]

Playlist Friday: DarBar’s Polaris Long List

We are in the middle of Polaris Music Prize season and I am anxiously waiting to hear who makes it on to the Long List. The jurors votes are in and the official long list [...]

Playlist Friday: What’s In a Name?

That is what we are going to explore in this week's playlist. There are many bands with the same words in their name. Royal seems to be a popular one with Royal Canoe, The Royal [...]

Playlist Friday: Birds of a Feather

Birds is the theme of the playlist this week. It began with a link for a song called Blue Jay that was sent to me by Genesis Ritchot. That got me thinking about other bird [...]

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 [...]