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

Playlist Friday: The Pitch of Prince Edward Island

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday is about The Pitch of Prince Edward Island. It may be the smallest province but it is full of talent. PEI is known as a home for traditional Celtic music. [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Editorial, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |46 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian St Patrick’s Day and Searchlight Round 3

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday this week has not just one but two playlists. A Canadian St Patrick's Day playlist to celebrate the day and an update on Searchlight playlist. CBC Searchlight is on Round [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Playlists|Tags: , , |22 Comments