Madonna | Madame X

Ay yi yi. Or to put it another way: It's a weird kind of energy. Or to put it yet another way: Bitch, she’s loca. That's not me talking....

The Struts | Young & Dangerous

You know what they say: There are no coincidences. And when it comes to the timing of this album, they're right. In what can only be described as one...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 17-23

Here are the major album releases, TV appearances, anniversaries and other events coming up in the next seven days. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites — but don’t...

ZZ Top | Goin’ 50

WHO ARE THEY? That Little Ol' Band From Texas — aka The World's Biggest Band From Texas — and power trio whose membership has remained unchanged for half a...

Guided by Voices | Warp and Woof

Some haters claim that if you've heard one Guided by Voices album, you've heard them all. And admittedly, as Robert Pollard has churned out album after album of British...

Priests | The Seduction of Kansas

No, not The Priests. This is not the religious singing group featuring a trio of Roman Catholic clergymen. Not by a long shot. These Priests are the artsy DIY...

Six Songs To Hear Today | Sept. 25, 2018

Another day, another batch of tunes to help you get through it. Here's a six-pack of new songs: 1 | I have written about John Hiatt's upcoming album The Eclipse...

DOG Power | DOG Power

Suicide never goes out of style — the band, I mean, not the practice. But in the wake of the tragic death of frontman Alan Vega back in 2016,...
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Patiently Awaiting the Meteorite | Strange Intuition: Exclusive Video Premiere!

Patiently Awaiting the Meteorite have a feeling that they've been here before — and they're sharing their Strange Intuition exclusively with Tinnitist! The new video from the Quebec trio's debut album...

Ryan Bingham | American Love Song

Ryan Bingham does not seem like a man who is halfway to being an EGOTist. Especially not on the cover of his sixth studio album American Love Song. As...

Next Week in Music | May 20-26, 2019 • New Books

If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, does that make reading about music like juggling about engineering? I don't know. But I do know that these biographies,...

J Mascis | Elastic Days

J Mascis has obviously dished up plenty of lead guitar heroism in his longtime day job with veteran indie-rock power trio Dinosaur Jr. And on some of his previous...
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Indie Roundup | Six New Songs & 1 Doc to Check Out Today

Arctic Monkeys check in, Ty Segall declares war, Krowns fake it to make it, Rob Moir hits the road and more in today's Roundup. Let's make it happen, captain: 1...

Colin Linden & Luther Dickinson With the Tennessee Valentines | Amour

Amour isn't a bad title. But Mutual Admiration Society might be a better one. Or at least a more accurate depiction of this genteel joint effort spearheaded by Blackie...

The Hold Steady Top This Morning’s New Album Announcements

Looks like it's going to be another big day for new-album announcements. Within an hour this morning, I already had a slew of them to compile — topped by...

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