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The Best & The Rest | This Week’s Top Indie-Pop Releases

Most major-label pop is aimed at kids. Fortunately, the indie ranks tend to aim a little higher. Here are the best offerings I came across this week, in order...

The Best & The Rest | This Week’s Top Indie-Rock Releases

Aside from Ozzy Osbourne’s Ordinary Man, there aren't a lot of major-label rock albums out this week (or at least not a lot that interest me). Good thing the...

Grimes | Miss Anthropocene

It's not easy being Grimes. Oh sure, she's famous and talented and beloved and all that. Plus, she's apparently preggers with Elon Musk’s baby, which means a) She never...

Guided By Voices | Surrender Your Poppy Field

There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who say, 'Fuck, another Guided by Voices album?' and those who say 'Fuck yeah, another Guided By Voices album!'...

Ozzy Osbourne | Ordinary Man

"I'll make you scream, I'll make you defecate," cracks Ozzy Osbourne on the opening track on his dozenth studio album and first solo outing in nearly a decade. Well,...

Indie Roundup | 18 Cuts To Complete Your Thursday

The Earth Below surface, The Contortionist visit 1979, Bart Budwig rolls a live one, Wank shut it, Easy ride the waves and more in today's Roundup. J. Geils, Walter...

A Whack of Posthumous Titles Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Do you prefer your dead rock stars live? You're in luck with the latest crop of posthumous releases from David Bowie and Prince, all of which arrive in time...

Elizabeth Leslie Confronts The Here & Now On Brave Animal EP

Climate crisis and catastrophic capitalism get a sonic shakedown from Canadian darkwave pop artist Elizabeth Leslie on her new EP Brave Animal and its single To The Next —...

Alex Maher | Dream Final: Exclusive EP Premiere

Alex Maher keeps hope alive and kicking on his upbeat new EP Dream Final — premiering exclusively today on Tinnitist. The Vancouver singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist's third release finds him confronting...

Indie Roundup | 12 Songs For A Better Wednesday

RJD2 pull up, Pornohelmut ride the night, Arthur proves some men really are islands, Spinning Coin get high and more in today's Roundup. Anybody heard any good jokes lately? 1...

Single File | 8 Recent Releases To Put On Your Playlist

Every now and then, I download a few hundred recent singles from one of my favourite pirate sites and scroll through the tracks looking for buried treasures. Here are...

Mark Lanegan’s Straight Songs of Sorrow Tops Today’s Album Announcements

It's always a good day when Mark Lanegan announces he's putting out a new album. It's a better one when that announcement comes accompanied by a new song. And...

Neil Young | Giant Re•ac•tor Promo Poster

I saw Neil Young was shooting his mouth off in the media again today. Figured that was as good an excuse as any to show off this large Re•ac•tor...

Indie Roundup (Post-Holiday Edition) | 31 New Songs For Your Tuesday

Stephen Malkmus clears his mind, Horse Lords put it in park, Woorms get a leg up, Vita & The Woolf are smooth operators, Haviah Mighty smokes the competition and...

Single File | 10 Recent Standouts To Add To Your Playlist

Every now and then, I download a few hundred recent singles from one of my favourite pirate sites and scroll through the tracks looking for buried treasures. Here are...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Feb. 18, 2000

Two decades ago, new albums from McMaster & James, Travis, Fu Manchu, Ghostface, Zeke and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to...

Indie Roundup | Six Songs For Your Holiday Monday

Red Mass grace us with their presence, Diners go commercial, Yard of Blondes go to their happy place, He Is We reach a state of grace and more in...

Short Subjects | 8 New EPs That Won’t Waste Your Time

You're busy. I'm busy. Everybody's busy. So we don't always have time to sit down and take in a whole album of new songs. That's where a good EP...

Submission Accomplished | 9 Swell Offerings From The Virtual Mailbag

It's a lazy holiday Monday here at the Tinnitist compound. So I'm using the down time to catch up on some of the indie videos and singles that have...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 17-23 • The Short List: 10 Albums To...

For a couple of years now, an optical outlet in my local mall has maintained a weirdly large BTS shrine in the their display window, and plays videos of...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 17-23 • The Long List: 200 Releases On...

Another week, another 200 albums to put on your playlist. Hope you've got plenty of spare time. Fred A. | De angst voorbij Casey Abrams | Uncovered EP The Amity Affliction |...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 17-23 • On TV & At The Movies

Americans are celebrating Presidents Day this week — insert your own snide political quip about impending dictatorships and/or socialist coups here — so it's a quiet week in late-night...

Against All Logic | Illusions of Shameless Abundance + 2017-2019

WHO ARE THEY? Actually, that pronoun should be he. Against All Logic is the alter ego and musical brainchild of New York electronic button-pusher and envelope-pusher Nicolas Jaar. If...

Posehn | Grandpa Metal

WHO IS HE? Comedian, actor, comic-book author, hulking nerd-behemoth and longtime headbanger fanboy Brian Posehn, whose credits include everything from The Big Bang Theory and The Sarah Silverman Program...

Le Butcherettes | Don’t Bleed

WHO ARE THEY? The aggressively artsy Texas-based garage-punk outfit fronted by singer-guitarist and songwriter Teresa Suárez Cosío aka Teri Gender Bender. WHAT IS THIS? A seven-song EP of new originals...

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