Next Week in Music | June 24-30 • 150 New Releases Headed Your Way

There are more than 150 albums, EPs and singles being released next week. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites — but don’t blame me if things change at...

Next Week in Music | June 24-30 • New Books

Looking for a good book about music to read over the summer? Here are the new titles due this week: Can't Give It Away on Seventh Avenue: The Rolling Stones...
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Next Week in Music | June 24-30 • Music on TV

I know you like to watch. So here's a list of the musicians who will be singing for their supper next week on the boob tube. Of course, everything...

Georgia Anne Muldrow | Vweto II

WHO IS SHE? The artistically restless, constantly experimenting vocalist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and label owner from Los Angeles. WHAT IS THIS? Her 18th solo album, which follows in the footsteps...

Chuck Mead | Close to Home

WHO IS HE? The Kansas singer-songwriter and former frontman of Nashville hillbilly rascals BR549 — who has since branched out into theatre and TV (as musical director of the...

Titus Andronicus | An Obelisk

WHO ARE THEY? The long-serving, artistically ambitious and criminally overlooked New Jersey indie-punk band that fittingly shares a name with the doomed protagonist of a bloody Shakespearean tragedy. WHAT IS...

Cassius | Dreems

WHO ARE THEY? The 30-year-old French EDM and synth-pop duo of Boom Bass and Philippe Zdar — the latter of whom reportedly fell to his death from a 19-storey...

Buddy & Julie Miller | Breakdown On 20th Ave. South

WHO ARE THEY? The husband-and-wife band of veteran Americana singer-songwriters who don't record together nearly often enough — almost exclusively due to MVP Buddy's neverending production and sideman chores...

The Black Keys | ‘Let’s Rock’

WHO ARE THEY? Singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney, two childhood pals from Akron who started a scrappy garage-blues duo that gradually smoothed out their rough edges with...

Black Midi | Schlagenheim

WHO ARE THEY? Four math-rock rule-breakers, noisy non-conformists and exciting experimenters from London who are this week's biggest, buzziest British band — and one of the few acts that...

Drivin N Cryin | Live the Love Beautiful

WHO ARE THEY? The hard-hitting, shape-shifting southern alt-rock vets fronted by singer-guitarist Kevn Kinney. WHAT IS THIS? The 34-year-old band's breathtakingly powerful and devastatingly thought-provoking ninth studio album — which...

Mark Ronson | Late Night Feelings

WHO IS HE? The stepson of Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones, the youngest intern in the history of Rolling Stone Magazine, and — more to the point — the Midas-touched...

Willie Nelson | Ride Me Back Home

WHO IS HE? The Red-Headed Stranger. AKA Shotgun Willie. AKA Booger Red. AKA The Ambassador to Weedville. AKA Sister Bobbie’s Little Brother. AKA Trigger's Master. AKA The World's Oldest...

Hollywood Vampires | Rise

WHO ARE THEY? The L.A. hard-rock supergroup featuring Shock Rock O.G. and alcohol-turned-Republican golf addict Alice Cooper, Aerosmith guitarist and eternal Steven Tyler frenemy Joe Perry, actor-musician and semi-professional...

The Raconteurs | Help Us Stranger

WHO ARE THEY? Former White Stripes leader, sometime Dead Weather guitarist and current Third Man Records mini-mogul Jack White’s indie-rock supergroup with fellow Nashville singer-guitarist Brendan Benson and The...

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