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The Hollywood Stars | Sound City

WHO ARE THEY? A long-forgotten band of ’70s Sunset Strip rockers who were originally assembled by notorious impresario Kim Fowley as a West Coast version of The New York...

Crobot | Motherbrain

WHO ARE THEY? A hard-grooving, hard-hitting hard-rock outfit that came roaring out of small-town Pennsylvania nearly a decade ago. WHAT IS THIS? Their third set of arena-sized anthems forged from...

The Atom Age | Cry ’Til You Die

WHO ARE THEY? Your next favourite band: A high-octane Oakland sextet that serves up sweaty, swaggering R&B-fuelled punk (or punk-fuelled R&B, depending on your perspective) — with saxophone! WHAT IS...

Sheer Mag | A Distant Call

WHO ARE THEY? A female-fronted Philadelphia foursome that combines classic guitar-driven rock ’n’ roll with a punky lyrical ethos. WHAT IS THIS? Their sophomore full-length, which arrives two years after...

Redd Kross | Beyond the Door

WHO ARE THEY? One of indie-rock's most influential and critically beloved outfits. A group that Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore once dubbed "the most important band in America," and others...

Tropical Fuck Storm | Braindrops

WHO ARE THEY? A gang of Australian weirdos featuring Gareth Liddiard and Fiona Kitschin of beloved Antipodean art-punk cult heroes The Drones. And a band whose seriously skewed, post-psychedelic...

Airbourne’s Boneshaker Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Only Angus Young and co. know for sure if we're getting a new AC/DC album anytime in the near future. But either way, we're definitely getting the next best...
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Indie Roundup (XXX Edition) | 30 New Tracks For Your Weekend Playlist

ITworked so nice, I'm doing it twice. The last time I jokingly used XXX in a headline, the post amassed more than 90,000 views (and counting) from porn-seeking dudes...

Midland | Let It Roll

WHO ARE THEY? A trio of Texans who traffic in old-school country-rock — and look the part with their anachronistic western leisure suits, big hats and funky facial hair. WHAT...

Robert Randolph & The Family Band | Brighter Days

WHO IS HE? The pedal steel guitar virtuoso who got his start playing sacred steel gospel music in New Jersey churches before breaking through to a larger audience with...

Tanya Tucker | While I’m Livin’

WHO IS SHE? The hell-raisin' country spitfire who scored her first hit with Delta Dawn at the age of 13 — and who will celebrate the 50th anniversary of...

Brockhampton | Ginger

WHO ARE THEY? The diverse rap collective and self-described boy band who became overnight sensations after bursting onto the scene in 2017 — and promptly experienced the downside of...

Missy Elliott | Iconology

WHO IS SHE? Well may you ask — although the chart-topping, award-winning rapper has a long list of hits including Get Ur Freak On, Work It and Hot Boyz, it's...

Taylor Swift | Lover

WHO IS SHE? You gotta be kidding. OK, I'll play along. She's the squad leader. The pop-chart Queen Midas. The woman who dances like nobody's watching at every awards...
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Indie Roundup | A Six-Pack of Tracks For Thursday’s Happy Hour

Josie Cotton rides again, Ro Bergman clouds up, GospelbeacH burn another one in today's Roundup. Why do people who listen to the shittiest music in their cars insist on...

Missy & 1975 Top Today’s Album Announcements

Do you need to plan ahead? Or are you happy to deal with things at the last minute? Either way, there's a new album announcement for you today. For...
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Sarah Jickling | Villain: Exclusive Video Premiere

Sarah Jickling can't tell wrong from right in her new lyric video and single Villain — debuting exclusively on Tinnitist. Darkly textured and deeply personal, the electro-fuelled confessional is the...
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Glen Foster | Rockabilly Fever: Exclusive Video Premiere

Glen Foster has an infectious case of Rockabilly Fever in his latest video — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. It's the latest high-voltage romp from the B.C. singer-guitarist and his crack backing...
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Danny Blueberry | Undress Me With Your Eyes: Exclusive Video Premiere

Life is just peachy for Danny Blueberry in his lyric video for Undress Me With Your Eyes — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. The latest single from the eccentric Montreal singer-songwriter's debut...
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Jessica Rhaye & The Ramshackle Parade | Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands: Exclusive...

Jessica Rhaye & The Ramshackle Parade give Bob Dylan’s Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands a makeover in their latest single and video — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. The second...
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Indie Roundup | 11 Tracks For Your Midweek Enjoyment

Fast Romantics can do no wrong, Sorrey flash gang signs, Darin Bradbury serves breakfast, Kelly Hoppenjans talks crazy and more in today's Roundup. We've got snap, crackle and pop: 1...

The Quiet Ones | Two New Ambient Titles To Help You Power Down

Life is full of sound and fury. Especially these days. Every now and then, you need to unplug, power down and recharge the old batteries. Here are a couple...
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Indie Roundup | 16 Tunes You Should Hear This Tuesday

The Menzingers get alienated, Tinariwen hit the road, The Grahams have a ball, Dearly Beloved bottom out and more in today's Roundup. When it comes to politics, I have...
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Kim Gordon & Sturgill Simpson Rock Today’s Album Announcements

Every now and then, you have to rock. Just ask Kim Gordon and Sturgill Simpson. The erstwhile Sonic Youth singer-bassist and the cosmic alt-country star both revealed that they'll...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Aug. 20, 1999

Two decades ago, new (and old) albums from John Mellencamp, Staind, Butthole Surfers and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say...

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