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: DarBar’s Top 50 Canadian Indie Albums of 2018

The playlist this week is a list of my top albums of 2018. These are just my personal favourites of the year. Some albums are on a lot of other lists and are very good [...]

New releases for the week ending January 26th 2018

John Lost and the Cause - Chamomile Chamomile by John Lost and the Cause Collette Savard And The Savants - Collette Savard And The Savants Toronto-based singer-songwriter Savard has released three folk-rooted albums with former [...]

Grand Analog unveils new video

By Regina Sienra Grand Analog’s new video is a love letter to Toronto. To be more specific, it is a shout out to the colourful and always bubbling neighbourhood of Kensington Market. It features “Love [...]

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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 [...]