Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Nov/2019

More new releases! Our Release Radar playlist this month is full of more great Canadian Indie tunes. We have both a Spotify Release Radar playlist and a YouTube new video release playlist to help you [...]

Playlist Friday: Pop Montreal Festival 2019

It's still festival time! This week we are taking a listen to Canadian artists that will be playing at POP Montreal Festival this year. POP Montreal International Music Festival is a non-profit community organization that [...]

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Albums of 2013

The year 2013 was not a very good one for me but luckily there was plenty of good music to get me through. Music has a way of uplifting and inspiring us to keep going [...]

Top 9 Canadian Albums of 2016

9 Wintersleep - The Great Detachment Wintersleep's sixth studio album marked a return to form for the group. Compared to the band's previous two efforts these tracks sound absolutely expansive. It was recorded primarily live-off-the-floor [...]

Secret City Records releases 10th anniversary compilation

By Regina Sienra Since 2006, Secret City Records has been putting out amazing records that immediately became classics among Canadian music fans. Their star-studded roster includes Basia Bulat, The Barr Brothers, Patrick Watson, Owen Pallett [...]

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Kaytranada wins the 2016 Polaris Music Prize

By Regina Sienra Kaytranada, the electronic producer from Montreal, was the winner of the 2016 Polaris Music Prize for his album 99.9%. The gala featured performances by Andy Shauf, Black Mountain, Basia Bulat, Carly Rae [...]

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. [...]

Hamilton: DreamCast

By Regina Sienra and Donna Lowe Hamilton (Definitely not the city in Ontario. The big musical that made Broadway cool again) has broken records, indeed, but one of its biggest achievements is bringing rap and [...]

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 [...]