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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...

Next Week in Music | Nov. 11-17 • The Short List: 5 Releases You...

"It's not the notes you play, it's the notes you don't play." Miles Davis said that. He was talking to fellow musicians, of course. But it also makes sense...

Next Week in Music | Nov. 11-17 • The Long List: 200 Releases On...

Get ready! There are more than 200 albums, EPs and singles being released next week. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites — but don’t blame me if things...

Next Week in Music | Nov. 11-17 • New Books

From Aerosmith to Zappa and John Mayall to John Cage, this week's literary offerings really run the gamut. Read all about it: Blues From Laurel Canyon: John Mayall: My Life...
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Next Week in Music | Nov. 11-17 • On TV

Sleater-Kinney visit James Corden, Harry Styles does double duty on SNL, Jeff Goldblum tickles the ivories for Jimmy Kimmel, and another dozen or so musical artists compete for you...

Tom Of England | Sex Monk Blues

WHO IS HE? Restess and rebellious DJ Tom Bullock, who does indeed hail from Britain, and has a globetrotting resume that includes stints with Tonka Hi-fi in England, Wicked...

The Kinks | Arthur (or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) 50th...

WHO ARE THEY? Singer-guitarist and songwriter's songwriter Ray Davies, his eccentric lead-guitarist brother/longtime nemesis Dave and their late ’60s bandmates, who were collectively the most successful and influential British...

Beautiful Dudes | Radio

WHO ARE THEY? A quartet of alt-rock everymen from the hinterlands of Nevada City, Calif. And before you get the wrong impression, their ironically narcissistic handle was actually bestowed...

Nico Duportal & The Sparks | Dog, Saint & Sinner

WHO ARE THEY? A Parisian singer-guitarist who plays the blues so perfectly you'd think he hails from Paris, Texas — and spent years studying at the feet of Doug...

Gang Starr | One Of The Best Yet

WHO ARE THEY? Boston's legendary hip-hop duo of MC Guru and DJ Premier, who are "duelling again and ruling again" — despite the fact that Guru died in 2010...

The Stooges | The Stooges 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

WHO ARE THEY? Living legend Iggy Pop, guitarist Ron Asheton, drummer Scott (Rock Action) Asheton and bassist Dave Alexander. AKA Four Detroit dum-dum boys-turned-demigods who could barely play their...
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Ozzy’s Ordinary Man Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Ozzy Osbourne has risen again. Finally. The Prince of Darkness has announced that he's completed his first solo studio album in a decade — the ironically titled Ordinary Man....

Soundwalk Collective With Patti Smith | Mummer Love

WHO ARE THEY? A multi-disciplinary meeting of minds between legendary punk poet Patti Smith and the experimental NYC/Berlin duo Soundwalk Collective. WHAT IS THIS? The second instalment in a triptych...

Allen Stone | Building Balance

WHO IS HE? The least likely soul singer in existence — a white, blonde-tressed hippie who is also a minister's kid from rural Washington State and got his start...

Simply Red | Blue Eyed Soul

WHO ARE THEY? British singer-songwriter and sole permanent member Mick Hucknall — who is both the world's second-most-popular musical ginger and a self-confessed sex addict who once claimed to...

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