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Indie Roundup | 13 Tracks to Kickstart Your Weekend

Danko Jones puts ’em up, Chastity Belt lounge, Amber Run feel lonely, City and Colour space out and more in today's Roundup. That's enough of a Friday for me....
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Leonard Cohen’s Thanks For the Dance Tops Today’s Album Announcements

"Leonard Cohen has robbed death of the last word." So says the press release announcing Thanks For the Dance, the late Canadian icon's upcoming posthumous album. I can't beat...

Zac Brown Band | The Owl

WHO ARE THEY? The hard-working country-rock octet fronted by (who else?) veteran Atlanta singer-guitarist Zac Brown. And — based on the cover pic to this disc — a group...

Fitz & The Tantrums | All The Feels

WHO ARE THEY? The L.A. pop-chart mainstays and former neo-soul revivalists fronted by singer and chief songwriter Michael Fitzpatrick, who claims his Pepe Le Pew-meets-Cruella De Vil two-tone locks...

Keane | Cause & Effect

WHO ARE THEY? The veteran British pop-rockers who earned fame, fortune, awards and adulation in their homeland with their piano-based, guitar-free sound — but could never quite crack the...

Liam Gallagher | Why Me? Why Not.

WHO IS HE? The formerly supersonic frontman of Oasis and Beady Eye. Brother Noel’s eternal sparring partner and constant foil. Britpop's leading parka and anorak enthusiast. The singer with...

Brittany Howard | Jaime

WHO IS SHE? The singer, guitarist and primary songwriter of southern-fried soul-rockers The Alabama Shakes. And the woman with one of the mightiest and most distinctive voices in contemporary...
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Eunice Keitan | Hope Is A Bird: Exclusive Video Premiere

Eunice Keitan takes an emotional flight with her new single and video Hope Is A Bird — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. For her latest track, the Montreal-born, Toronto-based singer/songwriter, acoustic world...

Robbie Robertson | Sinematic

WHO IS HE? The Band’s main man. Ronnie Hawkins and Bob Dylan’s old sidekick. Martin Scorsese’s former roommate. An erstwhile resident of Big Pink and Shangri-La. One of the...

Sultans of String | I Am A Refugee: Exclusive Video Premiere

Sultans of String welcome Somali artist Ifrah Mansour with open arms in their new single and video I Am A Refugee — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. The gorgeous and heart-gripping...
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Late-Night TV Music | Sept. 19, 2019

In the late-night TV music lottery, you win some and you lose some. And if you love your female pop singers, you were a big winner on Thursday. Maren...
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Durham County Poets | Hand Me Down Blues: Exclusive Video Premiere

Durham County Poets share some Hand Me Down Blues in their latest single and video — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. The Canadian folk and roots outfit celebrate the blues —...

Micah Barnes | That’s Life: Exclusive Video Premiere

Micah Barnes is back in full swing with the playful video for his smoking rendition of That's Life — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. The first single from the Juno-nominated Canadian...
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Indie Roundup (Fair Warning Edition) | 12 Tracks For Your Thursday

Black Mastiff see stars, Jacques Greene goes it alone, Great Lake Swimmers make waves and more in today's Roundup. Fair warning: The next publicist that re-pitches me about something...

Back Stories | My 2002 Interview With Marty Stuart

With Ken Burns’ latest superb music documentary series Country airing this month, I figured it made sense to pull out some interviews I've done with country legends over the...

Dylan’s Nashville Bootleg Box Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Even Bob Dylan is paying attention to Ken Burns’ Country, it seems. Zimmy has just announced that the next chapter in his neverending Bootleg Series will be a three-disc...
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Late-Night TV Music (Nothing Fancy Edition) | Sept. 18, 2019

How's your day shaping up? Mine looks busy — too busy to waste time (yours and mine) making up a cutesy theme for Thursday's late-night TV music performances. So...
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Indie Roundup (Two-Bit Edition) | 25 Songs To Change Up Your Midweek

Micah Erenberg plays outside, Dearly Beloved come of age, Crossed Keys can't catch a break, Kadavar and The Cosmic Riders of the Black Sun bring out the best in...

Back Stories | My 2009 Interview With Rosanne Cash

With Ken Burns' latest superb music documentary series Country  airing this month, I figured it made sense to pull out some interviews I've done with country legends over the...
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Van Morrison’s Three Chords And The Truth Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Van Morrison has been on quite the creative roll lately. And I have no reason to think it will end with Three Chords And The Truth, the Belfast cowboy's...
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Late-Night TV Music (All Over the Map Edition) | Sept. 17, 2019

I don't know how the weather is where you are, but here it's been unseasonably warm. Tuesday was pretty much the perfect day to throw a beach party —...
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Girl Pow-R | This is Us: Exclusive Video Premiere

Girl Pow-R proudly proclaim This Is Us in their latest video — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. Coming on the heels of previous single Never Let Go and shortly before their...

Back Stories | My 2010 Interview With Merle Haggard

Since Ken Burns’ latest superb music documentary series Country is airing this month, I figured it made sense to pull out some interviews I've done with country legends over...

Short Subjects | Seven Indie EPs That Won’t Waste Your Time

At this time of year, the new releases come so thick and fast that some days, all I can do is gather them in bunches and present them to...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Sept. 17, 1999

Two decades ago, new albums from Iggy Pop, Matthew Good, John Popper and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about...

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