Gang of Four | Happy Now

Happy has never been Gang of Four’s default setting. Or even an option most of the time. And lately, it would seem to be an even-less-likely scenario. The political...

Albums Of The Week: Elton John | Jewel Box

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Jewel Box is an unrivaled collection containing 148 songs spanning 1965 to 2019. The ultimate exploration into Elton John’s extensive back catalog, Jewel Box covers...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 19-25 • The Short List: 7 Releases You...

Any week that includes a new Bruce Springsteen album should be pretty good. And any week when a new Springsteen album has to compete with releases from Jeff Tweedy,...

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band | The Roxy July 7, 1978

"All you bootleggers out there in radioland: Roll your tapes!" Bruce Springsteen boisterously cracks midway through this legendary club set. Naturally, said tapers were only too happy to oblige....

Back Stories | My 2011 Interview With Gang of Four Guitarist Andy Gill

The world is a little quieter and far worse off today: Gang of Four’s Andy Gill has died. The influential and iconic guitarist passed away in a London hospital...

Smith, Weeknd & Dead Top Today’s Album Announcements – Sort Of

Sure, Sam Smith announced that his new album To Die For comes out this spring. The Grateful Dead unveiled their next archival live box devoted to June 1976. And...

James Cohen Is Dreaming My Life Away in Latest Single & Video

James Cohen and the Prairie Roots Rockers dip into their archives again for their latest single and video Dreaming My Life Away — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Pulled from the...

Mick Jagger & Dave Grohl Team Up For Eazy Sleazy

Here's a nice little surprise for a Tuesday morning: A new single from Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl titled Eazy Sleazy. A decent cross of chunky Rolling Stones arena-rock...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 10-16 • The Short List: 8 Albums To...

For those who still care, Justin Bieber has an album coming out next week. I haven't decided yet if I'm going to bother. Frankly, here are eight titles I'm...

Now Hear This: Badge Époque Ensemble | Self-Help

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Recorded live in the months before lockdown, Self-Help is an exploratory record that dances across time and genre, guided by fidgety miniatures and jazz-inflected collage....

Ghost Love | Change Your Mind: Exclusive Premiere

Ghost Love aren't trying to Change Your Mind with the lush beauty of their nostalgic new single — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. Lovingly and authentically channeling the dreamy atmosphere and...

The Drippers | Action Rock

WHO ARE THEY? A kick-out-the-jams Swedish power trio that proudly proclaims to be "Influenced by the shitty rock ’n’ roll of classic bands like The New Bomb Turks, Gluecifer,...

Clearing The Backlog | 100 Great Albums I Missed in 2019 Pt. 3

It never fails: No matter how many albums I listen to every year, hundreds more slip through the cracks. Thankfully, the holidays give me time to go back and...

Next Week in Music | August 17-23 • On TV

Orville and Shania double date, Lemon Twigs sweeten the deal, Bright Eyes gets you up on Saturday morning and more: It's a good week for music on the tube....

Next Week in Music | June 14-20 • New Books

Miles and Miles, Genesis P. and gospel, The Beatles and Bushwick Bill, the Coop and conjunto — and plenty more. If Dad likes to rock and/or read, your Father's...

On Repeat | Best Music