Monday Morning Mashup | Angel Benny of Yakety Death

It's Monday morning. So what could be better — or at least more alliterative — than kicking off the working week with a mashup? Here's a doozy: A fusion...

DIY Discovery | Rare Americans

Most of the music I hear is sent to me by labels and publicists. But there's nothing like getting it straight from the source. Welcome to the latest instalment...

Indie Roundup (You Do the Math Edition) | Five Great Tracks From Four...

Klaus have the fever, Cherry Glazerr get ready, Sub Pop dredge up some Green River and more in today's Roundup. We didn't start the fire; it was like that...
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Indie Roundup | Four Canadians & One American You Really Should Meet

Mike Edel soars, Shade get told, J Fernandez welcomes winter, Homeshake channels Haruki and more on today's Roundup. Don't look back in anger, I heard you say: 1 | Here's...
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Indie Roundup | Five Fantastic Numbers You Need Right Now

Ministry are tired, Piroshka are all yours, Beliefs play with demons, Fine Points go Underground and more in today's Roundup. Badges? We ain't got no badges! We don't need...
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Indie Roundup (Less is More Edition) | Two Terrific Tracks You Need Today

A lot of days, it's about quantity. Today it's about quality. Which is another way to say it's been a quiet Monday in the indie ranks — there's only...
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Monday Morning Mashup | Sweet Fat Bottomed Alabama

It's Monday. It's morning. So what could be better — or at least more alliterative — than kicking off the working week with a mashup? In honour of the...

DIY Discovery | Nothing Concrete

Most of the music I hear is sent to me by labels and publicists. But there's nothing like getting it straight from the source. Welcome to the latest instalment...
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Indie Roundup | Ten Tremendous Tracks to Try Today

Dead Can Dance get mythical, Cellar Darling hold a wake, Accept take a break, Burning Witches cry, Opeth see ghosts, Fast Romantics head south and much more in today's...
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Indie Roundup | Five Fine Finds To Check Out Right Now

Flasher get meta, Larkin Poe sweeten the pot, Night Flight Orchestra hit the road, Molina likes Mike and more in today's Roundup. Push the button; the button is good. 1...
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The Handsome Shadows | Tom’s Song: Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere!

Canadian duo The Handsome Shadows are paying heart-felt tribute to the one and only Tom Petty — and launching their new lyric video exclusively with Tinnitist! Tom's Song is a love...

Mailbag Grab Bag | 13 Unsolicited Gems You Have to Hear

This week, out of the blue, my inbox got jammed with dozens of random missives from singers, songwriters, DJs and rappers. Turns out a music promotion firm in the...

Indie Roundup | Nine New Numbers For Your Weekend

The Hawk flies solo, Alexis Taylor gets suspicious, Fifth Angel share a secret, Munua hits the midway, Soilwork shoot the moon and more in today's outsized Roundup. Light ’em...
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Indie Roundup | Eight New Entries to Embrace Today

Accept string it out, Favours see the sights, Korpiklaani get wordy, White Lies write code, Folly & The Hunter see the doc and more in today's Roundup. Make it...
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Indie Roundup | Eight Tracks You Need to Hear Yesterday

I was working at a polling station for a local election Wednesday, so I wasn't able to post these videos and tracks. But they're too good to let slip...

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