Christmas 2019 Mix Tape

For the last post before Christmas, I share with you a selection of different seasonal music. At Christmas from Hanson's Snowed In by Kristian Noel Pedersen Up On The Housetop from An Acoustic [...]

Playlist Friday: Indigenous Peoples Day and Release Radar

It's another double playlist week! One for National Indigenous Peoples Day and one is OurBasement Release Radar. So much music! National Indigenous Peoples Day, celebrated in Canada every 21 June, is an official day of [...]

Said The Whale – Cascadia, online listening party

February 8th will see the release of Said The Whale's sixth full-length album in the form of Cascadia and you can check out pre-order options here. But if you are like me, and prefer [...]

By | January 14th, 2019|Categories: New Music|Tags: |48 Comments

Said The Whale Announce Release of As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide Deluxe Edition

JUNO Award winning chart-toppers Said The Whale have announced a deluxe edition release of their 2017 LP As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide via Hidden Pony Records. Released one year after the original on [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|Categories: New Music|Tags: |12 Comments

OurBasement Playlist: Landmarks

By Regina Sienra Whether you live in a big city or small town Canada, there’s always a feeling of pride, belonging or representation when a building, a street, a station or any other landmark you [...]

Fast Romantics’ “Julia” wins SOCAN Songwriting Prize

The 2016 SOCAN Songwriting Prize was awarded today to the Toronto-via-Calgary band Fast Romantics for their song “Julia,” beating out the likes of Polaris Music Prize nominees The Strumbellas, Dilly Dally and Andy Shauf. Each [...]

Beautiful British Columbia: An OurBasement Playlist

  Clear your schedules! This week's playlist is a DOOZY! It's 47 songs. It's more than 2 and a half hours long! And it's ALL B.C.! Yes, following last week's celebration of all that is [...]