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Indie Roundup (No More Treats Edition) | 12 Tracks For Your Weekend

Brandon Wolfe Scott shares his burden, The Grahams visit Dumpville, Suicide Silence do it to death, Karima Francis looks at life from both sides now, Tylor Dory Trio seek...

Various Artists | If You’re Going To The City: A Sweet Relief Tribute To...

WHO IS HE? Late, great American jazzbo pianist and singer-songwriter Mose Allison, who specialized in dry-witted ditties and finger-popping renditions of blues classics — though his best-known number by...

Juliana Hatfield | Juliana Hatfield Sings The Police

WHO IS SHE? The eternal cult heroine of alt-rock. The onetime member of Lemonheads and Blake Babies. The sometime member of Some Girls, Minor Alps and The I Don't...

The Band | The Band: 50th Anniversary Edition

WHO ARE THEY? Ronnie Hawkins’ old bar band. Bob Dylan’s best basement band. Four Canadians (guitarist Robbie Robertson, bassist Rick Danko, pianist Richard Manuel and organist Garth Hudson) and...

Joe Henry | The Gospel According to Water

WHO IS HE? The veteran singer-songwriter who has found far more acclaim and success producing career-rejuvenating (and often Grammy-winning) albums for heritage artists like Solomon Burke, Ramblin' Jack Elliott,...

DJ Shadow | Our Pathetic Age

WHO IS HE? The innovative hip-hop/electronica/ambient producer, composer, turntablist, beatmaker and sample master who was born Josh Davis 47 years ago in Northern California, and first found fame with...

Coldplay | Everyday Life

WHO ARE THEY? The artsy British pop-rockers fronted by tender-hearted metrosexual singer-songwriter (and consciously uncoupled former hubby of Gwyneth Paltrow) Chris Martin, accompanied by his former college mates Jonny...
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Late-Night TV Music (This or That Edition) | Nov. 14, 2019

As Black Sheep told us all those years ago, you can get with this or you can get with that. Today, that dilemma succinctly sums up your options when...
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Sheila Soares | Les Fraises Sur La Lune: Exclusive Video Premiere

Sheila Soares serves up Les Fraises Sur La Lune in her latest single and video — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. The second single from the Toronto singer-songwriter's March 2019 debut...
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Another Day, Another Whack of New Album Announcements

Someday soon, the seemingly endless daily parade of new album announcements will taper off for the year. Today, however, is not that day. Not by a long shot. Tinashe,...
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Indie Roundup | 10 Songs To Elevate Your Thursday

Tami Neilson keeps on trucking, Jackie does some backseat driving, Kliffs make the best of bad news, Laurent Bourque makes some mood music and more in today's Roundup. The...
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Late-Night TV Music (Non-CMA Edition) | Nov. 13, 2019

Country music fans had a great night on Wednesday, thanks to the star-studded, performance-packed CMA Awards. I thought for a second about including all the musical segments below, but...
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Lee Ranaldo’s Names of North End Women Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Winnipeg really ought to consider giving Lee Ranaldo the key to the city. After all, the former Sonic Youth guitarist has basically been an honourary Winnipegger for decades. He's...
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Indie Roundup | Six Songs To Enhance Your Wednesday

Andy Shauf tries, tries again, Woorms raise an unholy racket, Enslaved paraphrase Peggy Lee, R Grunwald blends style with substance and more in today's Roundup. Insert your own clever...
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Late-Night TV Music (A Little Better Edition) | Nov. 12, 2019

Ask you shall receive. Every now and then, anyway. After sifting through Monday's mediocre musical offerings, I asked the late-night TV gods to take it up a notch. They...

Juliana Hatfield | The Tinnitist Interview

For Juliana Hatfield, the past is a nice place to visit — but she wouldn't want to live there. "I really don't think about the past too much," insists the...
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Indie Roundup (12 For 12 Edition) | A Dozen Tracks For Your Tuesday

James Righton came to play, Hanging Valleys rise and shine, Handsome Dick Manitoba ponders destruction, Tōth gets his Romeo on and more in today's Roundup. It's the 12th and...
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It’s All The Same to Mike Biggar & Manitoba Hal in Raucous Live Video

Roots master Mike Biggar and bluesman Manitoba Hal join forces on an energized live rendition of All the Same — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Shot in the intimate confines of...
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Late-Night TV Music (Very Average Edition) | Nov. 11, 2019

Some people say good things come in threes. Other people say it's bad things. I don't know which is true. Maybe both. But after watching Monday's late-night TV lineup,...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Nov. 12, 1999

Two decades ago, new albums from Joe Strummer and The Clash, Rage Against the Machine, Incubus, CSNY, Master P and others were spinning away in my portable CD player....
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Sultans of String Deliver Heart of Gold For Neil Young’s Birthday

To celebrate Neil Young’s 74th birthday, world music collective Sultans of String have released a rousing rendition of Young’s 1972 classic Heart of Gold — showcasing today on Tinnitist. “Heart...
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Indie Roundup | Four New Tracks For Your Holiday Monday

Wolf Parade go green, The Casualties hate you, Blood Eagle shut your eyes and more in today's Roundup. A quiet Monday is nice every now and then, wouldn't you...
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Sad Songs for Happy People | EP – 01: Exclusive Premiere

Sad Songs For Happy People hide in plain sight on the devastatingly beautiful debut EP - 01 — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. Personifying Irish poet John Boyle O'Reilly’s belief that "anonymity...
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Jay Douglas Inspires Jah Children With Latest Single

Jay Douglas offers words of hope to all Jah Children with his latest star-studded single — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The Juno-nominated reggae master's latest inspirational track features iconic Jamaican dancehall...
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Mauve Shows Off Colourful Palette With Brand New Single

Mauve ushers in a Brand New era with her latest single and debut EP — showcasing today on Tinnitist. A highlight of the award-winning avant-garde electro-popstress's four-track disc Palette, Brand...

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