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Area Resident’s Stylus Counsel | Soundtracks by Committee

My love affair with Pink Floyd began when I was seven years old — being rewarded with a copy of the Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) /Empty...

Albums Of The Week: David Picco | Until Now

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “It’s safe to say that we’ve all been through some changes over the past few years. But for singer-songwriter David Picco, some major upheavals prompted...

Beya Rises And Shines Brighter Than The Sun

Beya welcomes you to the dawning of her bright future with her breezy, sun-dappled debut single Brighter Than The Sun — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The emerging artist’s track highlights...

Daisy Beau Hugs You Close With Her Bear Love

Daisy Beau surrounds and soothes you with her enchanting debut single and animated video Bear Love — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Inspired by the themes of strength, support, and resilience...

Kevin Rumley Finds Strength in Numbers With VI

Kevin Rumley harnesses the miraculous healing power of music with his new psychedelic EP VI — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The very existence of VI is something of a miracle...

Discovering Downie Podcast Hosts Are Joined Beyond The Hip

You probably know Gord Downie as the greatly missed frontman of Canadian rock legends The Tragically Hip. You may even know that he (along with his bandmates) was made...

Gene Champagne Takes Flight With Let’s Jet!

Gene Champagne pops the cork on the launch of his punchy, punky new EP Let’s Jet! — showcasing today on Tinnitist. After decades of pounding the skins for Can-rock mainstays...

Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus Are Looking For Trouble In Harbortowne

Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus head out to raise holy hell in Harbortowne on their disarmingly sweet and lowdown new single — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The opening title track...

Emma Kade | End Game: Exclusive Premiere

Emma Kade meets her End Game in her sweetly entrancing new country-pop single — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. Written by Kade and produced by Juno-nominated artist/producer Nathan Chiu (wayfie), the gently...

The Grindhouse | Coilguns, Ghost Next Door, Holycide & More New Loudness

Listening to surf music in the dead of winter always feels weird  to me. Similarly, blasting metal outside in the summer always seems a little off. Maybe it's because...

Canadian Beacon | Pukka Orchestra, Sleepkit, Ombiigizi & More New Homegrown Sounds

Last week I watched the new Stax documentary on Crave. Meh. Then I watched The Beach Boys documentary on Disney+. Yawn. I thought about watching the new version of...

Blurry Paige Is Right Here, Right Now

Blurry Paige is living in the moment (for better or worse) on her revealing new single and stop-motion lyric video Right Here — showcasing today on Tinnitist. A track about...

J.Aaron Makes A Move! You Can’t Ignore

J.Aaron is on the Move! with his latest single — showcasing today on Tinnitist. A vibrant funk and R&B fusion laced with lively energy and irresistible beats, Move! is a call...

Jejune Want You To Have A Nice Day

Jejune wish you the best on their laid-back new indie-rock single Have A Nice Day — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The shambling new track from the Leeds foursome — and the followup...

Semaj Dee Tells You About His Dreams

Semaj Dee welcomes Georgia Anne Muldrow and Wakai to his Dreams on his new single — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Blending soul and rap, the London artist's new track is...

Billy Broome Sweeps You Off Your Feet With His Cosmic Grooves

Billy Broome has his boots in the dirt and his head in the clouds on his high-flying new album Cosmic Grooves — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The first solo release...

With Violet Invite You To Spend Saturday Nights in Your Sunday Best With That...

With Violet introduce you to That Boy in their new single — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The lead single from the St. John's band's recent album Saturday Nights In Your...

The Muster Point Project Defiantly Tell You: Don’t Give Me Anything

The Muster Point Project proudly go it alone on their new single and video Don't Give Me Anything — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The indie-pop outfit's latest single is a...

Classic Album Review: The Icarus Line | Penance Soiree

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Most rock bands are...

Classic Album Review: The Streets | A Grand Don’t Come For Free

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Success has not spoiled...

Classic Album Review: Renee Olstead | Renee Olstead

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Renee Olstead is probably...

Classic Album Review: Gretchen Wilson | Here For The Party

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   If you know who...

Classic Album Review: Hanson | Underneath

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Yep, it’s that Hanson;...

Classic Album Review: My Morning Jacket | Acoustic Citsuoca

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   When you hear a...

Classic Album Review: Sarah McLachlan | Live Acoustic

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   In today’s disposable world,...

Classic Album Review: Rick Springfield | Karma

This came out in 1999 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Rick Springfield used to...

Classic Album Review: Negativland / Chumbawamba | The ABCs Of Anarchism

This came out in 1999 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   You’ve gotta hand it...

Classic Album Review: The Jerky Boys | “Stop Starin’ At Me!”

This came out in 1999 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   If your favourite bits...

Classic Album Review: Iron Maiden | Ed Hunter

This came out in 1999 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   666 — the RAM...

Classic Album Review: 10,000 Maniacs | The Earth Pressed Flat

This came out in 1999 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Another 10,000 Maniacs album...

Classic Album Review: Miles Hunt | Hairy On The Inside

This came out in 1999 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Like a British version...

Classic Album Review: Manowar | Hell On Stage Live

This came out in 1999 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   This isn’t just the...

Classic Album Review: Weed | Hard To Kill

This came out in 1999 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   This trip-hop husband-and-wife team...

Classic Album Review: Bertine | Morbid Latenight Show

This came out in 1999 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   If the cover picture...

Classic Album Review: Destroyer | City Of Daughters

This came out in 1999 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   There’s quirky and then...

Area Resident’s Stylus Counsel | Best Debut Albums 1963-2023

I find it shocking that some bands’ debut albums are undeniably their best releases. Just from my own perspective, as someone who is about to put out his ninth...

Neil Michael Anderson Really Wants To Know: What’s Your Truth?

Neil Michael Anderson finds that home is where the art is in his probing and personable new Americana single What’s Your Truth? — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Inspired by his...

Groover Playlist 262 | Cuts Above The Rest (Part 1)

George Bell reflects, Onha snaps, Bear Garden catches some rays and more in today's submissions from Groover, a platform that connects artists with critics like me for a small...

Groover Playlist 262 | Cuts Above The Rest (Part 2)

Solario has just one thing in mind, Magnolia feels all the feels, Sasha Haydn mixes up the medicine and more in today's submissions from Groover, a platform that connects...

Groover Playlist 262 | Cuts Above The Rest (Part 3)

Reaction Jacket have some nerves, Ravi S. just wants to hang, Sébastien Lacombe sells sea shells by the seashore and more in today's submissions from Groover, a platform that...

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