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Indie Roundup | 21 Tunes To Make Monday Sound Cooler

L.A. Witch get their motors running, Hey, King! head out on the highway, Bear serve up two for the show, Arion just want you gone — and things are...

Submission Accomplished | 8 Recent Gems From The Digital Mailbag

Thanks to the inexplicable popularity of my Submit Music page, I always have a digital backlog of albums, EPs, singles and videos awaiting my perusal. Here are the latest...

20 Questions With Maria Manna

Maria Manna kicked up her heels with a message of love on her sassy single I Like It In The Water, which showcased HERE a couple of months ago....

Bif Naked Broke Into Your Car Last Night To Shoot Her Latest Video

Bif Naked goes the extra mile for love on her new single and video Broke Into Your Car — showcasing today on Tinnitist. “Whoopsie!” cracks the rambunctious rock goddess, author,...

Houston Bernard Celebrates The People We Are In New Single

Houston Bernard stays true to himself and his heritage with his latest single People We Are — showcasing today on Tinnitist. A country boy through-and-through, Bernard writes the majority of his...

Francine Honey Says I’m Coming Home in Latest Single & Video

Francine Honey makes a heartfelt return with her latest single and video I'm Coming Home — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The latest preview of the Ontario singer-songwriter's forthcoming studio album Unfinished...

Kele Fleming Shares The Latest Meme In New Single & Video

Kele Fleming takes stock of our world and herself in her pointed new single and video The Latest Meme — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Existential lyrics like “10 years on...

Anaté Remembers Her First Time In New Single & Video

Anaté rewind the joy and sorrow of young love with their darkly smouldering single and video First Time — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The latest preview of the downtempo duo’s...

The Heels | High Heels On: Exclusive Premiere

The Heels stand up and speak up with their anthemic new single High Heels On — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. A defiantly powerful tale of domestic violence and self-empowerment voiced in...

Groover Playlist 65 | Retirement Is Not An Option

Barry Paquin Roberge strut their stuff, Blitz Union make plastic fantastic, Meresha sees red, DJ Absurd turns blue — and they're just the first courses on today's musical buffet...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 25-31 • The Short List: The Top 3...

I hate a lot of things. Including surprises. But this week turned out to be surprisingly pleasant — thanks to a whole whack of great new albums. See all...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 25-31 • The Long List: 340+ Releases On...

Some people say there are no coincidences. I don't know. But I do know that after putting together this list every week for a while, I've started to notice...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 25-31 • On TV

May you live in interesting times. I always thought that was an ancient Chinese curse. Turns out it's not: Some old English dude made it up. That's kind of...

Now Hear This: Urban Village | Udondolo

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Feet in the tradition, head in the future, the four musicians of Soweto's Urban Village (Lerato Lichaba, Simangaliso Dlamini, Tubatsi Mpho Moloi and Xolani Mtshali) get...

Now Hear This: TRZTN | Royal Dagger Ballet

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Tristan Bechet (aka TRZTN) is a musician, composer, and producer based in New York and Paris. Born in Portugal, raised in Brazil and N.Y.C., he...

Now Hear This: Teen Creeps | Forever

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "If you’ve heard anything about Teen Creeps, it’s that the Belgian trio love the 1990s. Their sound is reminiscent of bands that era, like Dinosaur...

Now Hear This: T.P Orchestre Poly Rythmo De Cotonou – Benin | Vol. 4...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Acid Jazz Records continue their exclusive licensing agreement with Albarika Store, the legendary record label that defined the sound of Benin and influenced the entire...

Now Hear This: Speed Stick | Volume One

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "The Carrboro, N.C. supergroup Speed Stick are an ever-evolving project among a group of friends — Ash Bowie (Polvo), Charles Chace (The Paul Swest), Laura...

Now Hear This: Palberta | Palberta5000

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “While punk music was our first love, pop music has become our fixation. Throughout the making of Palberta5000, we were focused on making music that...

Now Hear This: Lee Rocker | Gather Round

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats has just released Gather Round, the Grammy-nominated upright bass player, singer and songwriter’s first album of all-original music since...

Now Hear This: Lande Hekt | Going to Hell

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Lande Hekt’s debut album Going to Hell represents a time when she was coming out as gay. “I’m no stranger to queer punk and queer...

Now Hear This: Kiwi Jr. | Cooler Returns

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Buildings burning in every direction; macabre unknowns in your friendly neighbor’s basement; undecided voters sharpening their pencils: under pressure we could call Kiwi Jr.’s Cooler...

Now Hear This: James Yorkston & The Second Hand Orchestra | The Wide, Wide...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "James Yorkston and The Second Hand Orchestra’s album The Wide, Wide River came to be after the blossoming of a long-term friendship between James Yorkston and...

Now Hear This: Here Lies Man | Ritual Divination

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Four albums in, the convenient and generalized catchphrase for Here Lies Man’s erudite sound — if Black Sabbath played Afrobeat — might seem a little...

Now Hear This: Fraternity | Seasons Of Change: The Complete Recordings 1970-1974

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Founded in Australia, rock band Fraternity will forever be associated with their lead singer Bon Scott, who would later join AC/DC and enjoy worldwide fame....

Now Hear This: Fox Face | End Of Man

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: Thinking about a fox face may give many of us warm, fuzzy feelings. But don’t forget that foxes have teeth.While Milwaukee quartet Fox Face may...

Now Hear This: Flood Peak | Fixed Ritual

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Flood Peak made their entrance in 2016 as outsiders, but their monolithic, gloom-ridden blackened post/sludge started to spread steadily through word of mouth and live...

Now Hear This: Edgar Jones | The Way It Is: 25 Years Of Solo...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: The Way It Is: 25 Years Of Solo Adventures is the first-ever collection of solo works by Edgar Jones, leader of Liverpool cult heroes The...

Now Hear This: Christopher Shayne | Ten High

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Blood, sweat, and guts. These are three of the core elements required of artists who set out to make music that’s steadfast, honest, and true....

Now Hear This: Carm | Carm

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "The music of ​Carm features horns in roles typically reserved for drums, guitars, and voices, while also escaping the genre categorizations reserved for music featuring...

Indie Roundup | 74 Songs To Get You Through the Weekend (Part 1)

Tunic go into the darkness, Aweful are oh-oh-so-good, Valerie June plays the fool, BRP strut their stuff, Electric Looking Glass share their true colours — and that's just the...

Indie Roundup | 74 Songs To Get You Through the Weekend (Part 2)

Son Of The Velvet Rat mess about, OK Go repeat themselves, Dennis Lloyd is panic-stricken, Moon Taxi have their say — but your Weekend Roundup is really just hitting...

Indie Roundup | 74 Songs To Get You Through the Weekend (Part 3)

In Signs share some hard knocks, Rare Americans sleep with weapons handy, Murky Waters goes it alone, Penfriend sees monsters — and there are still plenty of winners to be...

Now Hear This: Buzzcocks | Late For The Train: Live And In Session 1989-2016

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Buzzcocks require no introduction. Pivotal to the punk and DIY movements, the group, led by frontman Pete Shelley and co-conspirator Steve Diggle, brought an essential...

Now Hear This: Bloodkill | Throne of Control

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Bloodkill were formed in late 2016, with Vishwas Shetty and Yash Wadkar being the founding members. The band initially started off as a typical thrash...

Now Hear This: Black Magic Tree | Through The Grapevine

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Music to warp your mind to under a blazing summer sun. That’s Black Magic Tree: elastic psychedelic hard blues through a uniquely Berlin lens. A...

Now Hear This: Belushi Speed Ball | Stella 1 & Stella 2 Double EP

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "There are bands who do things by the book … and then there's Louisville, KY’s own Belushi Speed Ball, who have successfully thumbed their collective...

Now Hear This: Azmari | Samā’ī

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Created in Brussels in 2015, Azmari is a weaving musical odyssey that expertly fuses Ethiogroove, dub, psychfunk and eastern sounds. Taking inspiration from artists such as...

Now Hear This: Ancient Astronauts | Zik Zak

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Over three years in the making, Zik Zak is an African musical odyssey, featuring some of the freshest talent from nine countries on the mother...

Album Of The Week: Richard Hell And The Voidoids | Destiny Street Complete

richard hell belongs on punk rock's mount rushmore. right next to joey ramone, johnny rotten, joe strummer. think i'm kidding? think again. without hell, punk as we know it might not exist. he's...

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