Classic Album Review: John Williams | Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone

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):   For legions of young...

Next Week in Music | March 25-31, 2019 • Birthdays & Anniversaries

I wouldn't want to live in the past. But I still like to visit every now and then. Here are the musical birthdays we'll be celebrating and the anniversaries...

Leonard Cohen | Thanks For the Dance

WHO IS HE? Field Commander Cohen. Your man. A ladies man — hell, THE ladies' man. Not to mention the Buddhist who dressed like one of The Blues Brothers....

Next Week in Music | April 25 – May 1 • On TV

Wednesday's child, as I understand it, is full of woe. Well, perhaps the cluster of artists gracing the airwaves this midweek — including The B-52's, Fontaines D.C., Pete Yorn, Portugal....

Ariella | Terrified: Exclusive Video Premiere

Ariella are Terrified by love in the soulful jazz duo's latest single and video — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. With a fervor for blues, jazz and vintage soul, enigmatic Florida...

Happyness | Floatr

Ladies and gentlemen, we are floating in space. Or at least Wayne Coyne and Flaming Lips’ psychedelic, strangely beautiful art-pop bathwater — as cobweb-voiced Eels frontman Mark Oliver Everett...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Nov. 17, 2000

Two decades ago, new albums from Marilyn Manson, The Offspring, Everclear and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about them...

Albums Of The Week: Sass Jordan | Bitches Blues

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Examining the visceral emotional territory of a pandemic and a world reeling in its rolling aftermath, platinum-selling and award-winning artist Sass Jordan readies herself to...

70 Freaking Titles Top Today’s Album Announcements

This is starting to get silly. And by silly, I mean fucking ridiculous. The beginning of July used to be when the record business started slowing down for the...

Now Hear This: Vestland Sound Machine | VSM

THE TRANSLATED AND EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Vestland Sound Machine are a Ghanaian folk-techno band from Bergen, Norway. While some are inspired by sun and white beaches, others must be...

Classic Album Review: Wyclef Jean | Masquerade

This came out in 2002 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   WHO IS HE? The...

Albums Of The Week: Nicole Atkins | Memphis Ice

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “A multi-media companion to last year’s acclaimed album Italian Ice, Nicole Atkins’ Memphis Ice features lushly elegant, string-sweetened reinterpreations of 10 tracks from the original...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Dec. 15, 2000

Two decades ago, new albums from Our Lady Peace, Roger Waters, Buckethead and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about...

Classic Album Review: Various Artists | Blow Soundtrack

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): Who better to kick...

Century Surfers | Personal Assassin: Exclusive Video Premiere

Century Surfers are their own worst enemies in their latest single and lyric video Personal Assassin — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. “I was thinking about the pandemic and how people...

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