Playlist Friday: DarBar’s Polaris Long List Playlist

It's Polaris Music Prize time again. I will be bringing it up for the next few months so get used to it. The Polaris Music Prize is a not-for-profit organization that annually honours and rewards [...]

Playlist Friday: Mother’s Day

May 13th is Mother's Day this year so that is what our playlist is about this week. We start out in a City With No Children and then a little Birds & Bees happen in [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , , |32 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Easter

I was going to do another Easter/Spring playlist as I did last year but I added a bunch more tracks to the playlist and it got very long. So this week is just the "Easter" [...]

By | March 30th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |16 Comments

Playlist Friday: Canadian Indie Albums of 2006

This week we are taking a trip back in time to Canadian Indie albums of 2006. Our playlists mostly focus on what is new but I thought it would be fun to check back to [...]

By | March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |37 Comments

Playlist Friday: International Women’s Day 2018

It may be a day late but hey let's keep on celebrating women anyway. Our playlist this week features a lot of great music from a lot of very talented Canadian women. Most of the [...]

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Feb/2018

Our playlist this week is all about new songs on our radar this month. Spotify has their Release Radar playlists and we have an OurBasement Release Radar playlist. This has become a monthly thing as [...]

Playlist Friday: Searchlight 2018 Round 1

CBC's Searchlight has begun and the voting is on!  We had a post about it on Wednesday that you can read about here. With 2073 artists that have a song entered in the contest, it [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists, Searchlight|Tags: , , |48 Comments

Playlist Friday: Tu B’Shevat

The playlist this week is a celebration of trees because it is Tu B'Shevat soon. Yay for trees!  Tu BiShvat (Hebrew: ט״ו בשבט‎) is a Jewish holiday occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , , |27 Comments

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Release Radar Jan/2018

Our playlist this week is all about new songs on our radar this month. Spotify has their Release Radar playlists and we have an OurBasement Release Radar playlist. This has become a monthly thing as [...]

Playlist Friday: OurBasement Stream of Consciousness

This week our playlist is taking us back to our Stream of Consciousness. This playlist stream started back in September 2016 with one Canadian Indie song and then a word in the title of that [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |80 Comments