Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Book Lovers Day

Our playlist this week is in honour of Book Lovers Day. There are tracks about books, songs with literary references, or about words or writing or some connection to books. Book Lovers Day is celebrated [...]

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Albums of 2014

Music from the year 2014 is what we are listening to this week. Some of the tracks seem like it was just recently they dropped but these albums were released four years ago. If you [...]

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Albums of 2011

What were you doing in 2011? The tracks on the playlist this week are from Canadian Indie albums released in 2011. Music has a way of transporting us to a different time in our memories [...]

Saskatchewan: An OurBasement Playlist

By Regina Sienra For reasons we don’t fully understand, Saskatchewan’s indie music rarely gets the appreciation it deserves. This unique community has been shaped by their multiple and diverse influences, their will to push the [...]

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TrackBack – Revisiting Library Voices’ “Summer of Lust”

By Regina Sienra By late 2010, Library Voices were already acquainted with long tours. As they crossed North America, the band took a two week break from shows to work on what would become Summer [...]

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PREMIERE: Spationauts unveil debut EP, “Her Hair Encircles The Globe”

By Regina Sienra / Picture by Christina Bourne Spationauts, the new project of Carl Johnson and Chris Sleightholm, evidences that great things can come out from a hangover. Her Hair Encircles The Globe, the first [...]

Radiation Exposure

By Nick Jean A part of what we wanted to do when we started OurBasement was to help draw your ears to new acts we think you'll love but may not yet have had the [...]

Slow Down Molasses releases “Moon Queen”, first song from upcoming record

It looks like Slow Down Molasses, the Saskatoon dream-pop band, never really stop working. Just over a year after the release of their third album, Burnt Black Cars, the five piece have announced the release [...]

Canadian Indie on Tour – July 2016 Edition is here to help you navigate your Canadian Indie Summer Concert Schedule.