John K. Samson is back with a new record – and some old pals

By Regina Sienra John K. Samson will be back this October with an album that may feature more Weakerthans’ sounds than we had hoped for. Winter Wheat, Samson’s second solo album, is coming out on [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |79 Comments

John K. Samson at Brandon Folk Fest. 7.24.16

By Regina Sienra Brandon, Man., just witnessed the closest thing to a The Weakerthans reunion there has been since the split of the staple Winnipeg band was made official. John K. Samson was joined by [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Categories: Show review|Tags: , , , |155 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 [...]