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

Playlist Friday: CBC Searchlight 2017 Round 2

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday this week is all about Round 2 of Searchlight. All the artists on the playlist successfully made it past Round 1 and are region finalists. The voting for round 2 [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: News, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |76 Comments

Playlist Friday: DarBar’s Polaris Longlist Playlist

By Darlene Barss The Polaris Music Prize is a not-for-profit organization that annually honours and rewards artists who produce Canadian music albums of distinction. A select panel of music critics judge and award the Prize [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: News, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |39 Comments

Playlist Friday: Black History Month in Canada

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday this week is to honour Black History Month with the focus being on black musicians of Canada and the music they make. Our playlist has a couple of musicians from [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |51 Comments

Your Summer Songs: An OurBasement Playlist

By Nick Jean Last week, I asked you for suggestions of "summer" songs. What made a "summer" song was entirely up to you, and boy did you deliver. We've once again broken the record for [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Playlists|Tags: , , |82 Comments