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Monday Mixtape | 54 Songs To Make A Lousy Day Better (Side 1)

America had Johnny Ramone. England had Steve Jones. Here in Canada, we had Gord Lewis. As the guitarist in Hamilton heroes Teenage Head, he was one of the founding...

Monday Mixtape | 54 Songs To Make A Lousy Day Better (Side 2)

America had Johnny Ramone. England had Steve Jones. Here in Canada, we had Gord Lewis. As the guitarist in Hamilton heroes Teenage Head, he was one of the founding...

Groover Playlist 169 | It’s Too Late To Stop Now

Memphis Blood do it for the people, John Woolloff hearts Geneva, Dominc Seven gets his last orders in, William Is visits Ashland and more in today's submissions from Groover,...

Sam Casey Wants Some New Company

Sam Casey cruises to the end of a one-sided fling in her soulfully seductive single and video New Company — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Slow, smooth, sassy and fresh from...

Stolen From The Sky Freely Admit Mistakes Were Made

Stolen From The Sky cover plenty of ground on their eclectic and eccentric debut album Mistakes Were Made — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Displaying a dynamic and diverse collection of genres...

Jeff Gunn Taps Into His Fretboard Virtuosity With Angelicus

Jeff Gunn has his hands full in the performance video for his new instrumental single Angelicus — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The latest single from his album Momentum — a collection...

Aggie Simply Chooses To Be Happy

Aggie decides that everything is going to be all right in her sweetly endearing single Happy — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Using a simple yet alluring ukulele rhythm as its...

Lisa Humber Sees Life In Shades Of Grey

Lisa Humber states her case in black and white on her bold new ballad Shades Of Grey — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Featuring bold piano and moody, dramatic strings, he...

Next Week in Music | Aug. 8-14 • The Short List: 10 Titles You...

Japanese avant-metal experimenters. Australian boogie monsters. California psyche-rock heroes. Carolina indie-punk upstarts. Canadian and British pop-rockers. A pair of odd couplings. Some star-studded remixes. And a truly magic comeback....

Next Week in Music | Aug. 8-14 • The Long List: 200+ Releases On...

Today in music birthdays: Throwing Muses and 50FootWave leader Kristin Hersh is 56, Mavericks singer-guitarist Raul Malo turns 57, Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson is 64, and Nashville veteran...

Next Week in Music | Aug. 8-14 • New Books

A is for Angel. B is for Bowie. C is for Creedence. D is for Deep Purple. And E is for everyone else on your latest musical reading list....

Next Week in Music | Aug. 8-14 • On TV

Joe Walsh spends the week hanging out with Stephen Colbert, Run The Jewels join them for a night, Fantastic Cat wake you up on Saturday, Lauren Spencer-Smith and Jon...

Stylus Counsel | Area Resident’s Records

As a musician, I use Spotify for marketing — no reasonable indie artist like me would ever expect to get rich and famous on such a platform. As a...

Thunder Pie | We Don’t Even Try

“The great challenge of adulthood is holding on to your idealism after you lose your innocence.” — Bruce Springsteen In the darkness of Ridge Avenue, I would stand there like a...

Weekend Mixtape | 198 Songs To Put You Over The Top (Side 1)

Some weeks feel like a sprint. Others are more like a marathon. I'm not sure how to call this one — I'm just glad I made it to the finish...

Weekend Mixtape | 198 Songs To Put You Over The Top (Side 2)

Some weeks feel like a sprint. Others are more like a marathon. I'm not sure how to call this one — I'm just glad I made it to the finish...

Weekend Mixtape | 198 Songs To Put You Over The Top (Side 3)

Some weeks feel like a sprint. Others are more like a marathon. I'm not sure how to call this one — I'm just glad I made it to the finish...

Weekend Mixtape | 198 Songs To Put You Over The Top (Side 4)

Some weeks feel like a sprint. Others are more like a marathon. I'm not sure how to call this one — I'm just glad I made it to the finish...

Weekend Mixtape | 198 Songs To Put You Over The Top (Side 5)

Some weeks feel like a sprint. Others are more like a marathon. I'm not sure how to call this one — I'm just glad I made it to the finish...

Weekend Mixtape | 198 Songs To Put You Over The Top (Side 6)

Some weeks feel like a sprint. Others are more like a marathon. I'm not sure how to call this one — I'm just glad I made it to the finish...

Albums Of The Week: Bones Shake | Bleed

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Bones Shake are a scuzzy, fuzz-enthused garage-rock trio formed in Manchester in 2011. They play everything to the extreme: Violent bottle-neck blues riffs, drums kicked,...

Albums of The Week: The Movers | Vol​.​ 1: 1970​-​1976

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “The story of The Movers began in 1967 when two unknown musicians – the brothers Norman and Oupa Hlongwane – approached Kenneth Siphayi a stylish...

Albums Of The Week: Andy McCoy | Jukebox Junkie

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Famed Hanoi Rocks guitarist and songwriter Andy McCoy taps into the rich musical history that inspired him on his loose and freewheeling covers album Jukebox...

Albums of The Week: Meridian Brothers | Meridian Brothers & El Grupo Renacimiento

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Meridian Brothers & El Grupo Renacimiento reanimates the forgotten sounds of the fantastical 1970s salsa dura group El Grupo Renacimiento. The group identifies as “B-class”...

Albums Of The Week: Various Artists | Jem Records Celebrates Pete Townshend

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “The third in the series of Jem Records Celebrates series focuses on The Who’s Pete Townshend. With contributions from the Jem roster, the album —...

Albums Of The Week: James Taylor Quartet | Man In The Hot Seat

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “A bona fide legend of the acid jazz / jazz funk scene, James Taylor returns with the stunning new James Taylor Quartet record Man In The...

Albums Of The Week: Mickey Jupp | Up Snakes, Down Ladders

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Mickey Jupp is a critically acclaimed British singer-songwriter, widely credited as a major influence on the pub rock scene that then led to the punk...

Albums Of The Week: Kokoroko | Could We Be More

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Following the acclaim and success of 2018’s Kokoroko EP and the sensational Abusey Junction, Could We Be More is an expansive and ambitious debut album that...

Albums Of The Week: Soulfly | Totem

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “At the dawn of the new millennium, one prominent music magazine declared, ‘Soulfly seem built to last.’ More than two decades, countless worldwide tours, and...

Albums Of The Week: Heavy Gus | Notions

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “California trio Heavy Gus are led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Dorota Szuta, along with multi-instrumentalist Stelth Ulvang of The Lumineers and percussionist Ryan Dobrowski of...

Albums Of The Week: Hurry Up | Dismal Nitch

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Portland, Oregon troublemakers Hurry Up are up to it again. They’ve had it up to here — and they’re here to tell you about it....

Albums Of The Week: Will Stewart | Slow Life

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “From Montgomery’s river region, up through West Alabama and over to Birmingham, a brief stint in Tennessee and tumbling back over Red Mountain to settle...

Albums Of The Week: Lee Bains + The Glory Fires | Old​-​Time Folks

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Since releasing their first album There Is A Bomb In Gilead in 2012, the road-worn Birmingham, Alabama band — singer and guitarist Lee Bains, bassist...

Albums Of The Week: The Flatliners | New Ruin

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “The follow up to 2017’s critically praised full-length Inviting Light, New Ruin is a shot of pure adrenaline from a band striking out at outdated...

Albums Of The Week: The Interrupters | In The Wild

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “After three studio albums and over a decade deep into the music game, The Interrupters deliver their new album In The Wild. This 14-track opus is...

Albums Of The Week: T Bone Burnett | The Invisible Light: Spells

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Spells is the second instalment in The Inivisible Light song cycle, a trilogy of expansive, experimental albums from Grammy and Oscar-winner T Bone Burnett, top-shelf...

Albums Of The Week: Various Artists | Something Borrowed, Something New: A Tribute to...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “There are giants that walk among us. John Anderson is truly a country legend, as his remarkable career has spanned over a staggering 40+ years,...

Albums Of The Week: Neil Young + Promise Of The Real | Noise &...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Neil Young + Promise Of The Real’s new live album and concert film Noise & Flowers captures the group in all their glory on their...

Vanessa Marcoux | Chute Libre: Exclusive Premiere

Vanessa Marcoux waltzes off in bold new directions with her intricate and intriguing instrumental Chute Libre — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. A preview of the groundbreaking Montreal violinist's full-length neoclassical...

Thursday Mixtape | 100 Songs That Are On The Ball (Side 1)

I feel like I've been wandering around in a daze all damn day. Thankfully, these 100 singles, videos, cover tunes, remixes and unburied treasures — including plenty of gems...

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