Playlist Friday: Canada Day

Canada Day is coming up on Wednesday and I have an 8 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 26th, 2020|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Polaris Music Prize Long List 2020

Today is the day of the big reveal of the Polaris Music Prize Long List for 2020. The #Polaris2020 Long List reveal takes place at noon ET / 9 am PT via Polaris YouTube and [...]

By | June 15th, 2020|Categories: Awards, Polaris Music Prize|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day is coming up, so I put together a Canadian St. Patrick's Day playlist for us this week. I found music from Canadian artists to fit the theme. It isn't all Irish, there [...]

By | March 13th, 2020|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |6 Comments

Playlist Friday: Black History Month in Canada

Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present. Here at OurBasement we like to celebrate with music. The playlist [...]

Playlist Friday: Saskatchewan Music Awards

Our playlist this week is made up of the nominees for the first-ever Sask Music Awards. There’s a Western Canadian Music Awards. There’s a Saskatchewan Country Music Awards. But, until now, there has never been [...]

By | November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Awards, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |17 Comments

Playlist Friday: Summer Festival Time

By Darlene Barss It's summer festival time and this week there is a playlist for summer and for a festival. Last weekend, July 21-23, I went to Gateway Music Festival in Bengough, SK. We took [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|Categories: Festivals, Playlists, Show review|Tags: , , , |35 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian Hip Hop Party

Canadian Hip Hop is what you will find on our playlist this week. Our friend Russ in Dearborn, Michigan posted on Facebook "Turned the neighbour kid onto Canadian hip-hop. Thanks, d-sisive, Cadence Weapon, Ghettosocks, Classified, [...]

By | July 7th, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |27 Comments

Playlist Friday: National Indigenous Peoples Day

Our playlist today is in celebration of the newly named National Indigenous Peoples Day which was formerly called National Aboriginal Day. It may have been a couple days ago but I think we can still [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |32 Comments

Playlist Friday: Polaris Music Prize Long List 2017

By Darlene Barss We have two playlists for you this week about the Polaris Music Prize Long List. One has a song representing each of the 40 albums that are on the official Long List. [...]

Playlist Friday: 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards Nominees

Playlist Friday has most of the 2017 WCMA nominees that were announced earlier this week. There is 4.5 hours of Jazz, Blues, Pop, Rock and even Country on it. Western Canada has a lot of [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , , , |24 Comments