New releases for the week ending April 16th 2021

Alex Henry Foster - Standing Under Bright Lights (Hopeful Tragedy) Standing Under Bright Lights (Live from Festival International De Jazz De Montréal) by Alex Henry Foster Born Ruffians - PULP (Wavy Hazy Records/Yep Roc Records) [...]

Playlist Friday: Artist Connections

The playlist this week is a new feature playlist called Artist Connections. The plan is to start with tracks from artists releasing an album and add tracks from artists connected to them in some way. [...]

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Sept/2020

The OurBasement playlist this week is the Release Radar for September/2020 and is full of all the new music Canadian artists have been creating. We have a Spotify Release Radar playlist, the playlist on YouTube [...]

New releases for the week ending February 16th 2018

Born Ruffians - Uncle, Duke & The Chief Luke Lalonde was feeling lost. Following the release of Born Ruffians’ 2015 album, Ruff, the frontman admits that he was “losing focus and losing desire, I guess, [...]

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Jan/2018

Our playlist this week is all about new songs on our radar this month. Spotify has their Release Radar playlists and we have an OurBasement Release Radar playlist. This has become a monthly thing as [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]