Classic Album Review: Voice of a Generation | Obligations to the Odd

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Swedish punk bands these...

Classic Album Review: The Old 97’s | Satellite Rides

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   OK, let’s get this...

Classic Album Review: Powderfinger | Odyssey Number Five

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Good old guitar-driven American...

Classic Album Review: Raisins in the Sun | Raisins in the Sun

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   The music biz ranks...

Classic Album Review: The Living End | Roll On

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Kangaroos, koalas, platypuses. Australia...

Classic Album Review: Eleni Mandell | Thrill

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Eleni Mandell is the...

Classic Album Review: Placebo | Black Market Music

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   This U.K. trio are...

Classic Album Review: Stereophonics | Just Enough Education to Perform

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   “I’d like to shoot...

Album Of The Day: Various Artists | Brown Acid: The Twelfth Trip

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “That’s right, we’ve reached a toker’s dozen editions of brilliant long-lost, rare, and unreleased hard rock, heavy psych, and proto-metal tracks from the ’60s-’70s. Clearly...

Classic Album Reviews: 11 Essential Old-School Jazz Albums

Thank Ken Burns. Following the success of his Jazz docuseries, there seems to be a renewed appreciation — and market — for the classic sounds of Count Basie, Duke...

Back Stories | My 2009 Interview With The Offspring’s Noodles

In 2009, I interviewed guitarist Noodles from The Offspring in advance of a Canadian tour. Since the band just released their 10th studio album Let The Bad Times Roll,...

Christopher Ward Is Back In Black Velvet

Christopher Ward tries Black Velvet on for size again for his new single and lyric video — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The Juno-winning Canadian songwriter, artist, author and OG MuchMusic...

Playback Time | Rewinding Tim Curry’s Post-Rocky Road

For many people — maybe most people — Tim Curry’s singing career begins and ends with The Rocky Horror Picture Show. That's understandable. Rocky Horror was, after all, more...

The Jenny Thing | Paper Angel: Exclusive Premiere

The Jenny Thing pen a love letter to a Paper Angel in their blissfully nostalgic new single — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. The opening cut of the reunited Berkeley band's...

Next Week in Music | April 19-25 • The Short List: 8 Titles You...

Hey, I like newfangled things as much as the next guy. But you gotta admit: Sometimes the old ways — not to mention the old musicians — are best....

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