Kevin Gordon | Tilt & Shine

Keith Richards, Levon Helm, Irma Thomas, Southside Johnny and plenty of others have covered his songs. Lucinda Williams has recorded a duet with him. Members of the E Street...

Next Week in Music | Aug. 31-Sept. 6 • New Books

From a trio of 33 1/3 instalments to 666 great metal songs, this week's music books are all about the numbers — though really, that's what they're about every...

Now Hear This: Afel Bocoum | Lindé

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Celebrated Malian songwriter and guitarist Afel Bocoum’s new studio album is Lindé. Named after the wild expanse near Bocoum's hometown of Niafunké, Lindé is a blend...

Next Week in Music | Aug. 26 – Sept. 1 • New Books

You only have a few more days of summer reading left. Good thing there are only a couple of interesting music-related books due this week: Pop Science: Serious Answers to...

DIY Discovery | Sis

Most of the music I hear is sent to me by labels and publicists. But there's nothing like getting it straight from the source. Welcome to the latest instalment...

Live Album Roundup: Hold Steady, Lemon Twigs & Utopia

Welcome to another weekend without live music. But here's the next best thing: New live albums from The Lemon Twigs (presumably to make up for delaying the studio album...

20 Questions With Alex Runions

Earlier this summer, Canadian country singer Alex Runions released his latest single Take It Out On Me. Today, the rising star lives up to the title of that single...

Now Hear This: Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite | 100 Years of Blues

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame guitarist Elvin Bishop and Grammy-winning harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite are fellow blues travelers and living blues giants. The two...

Vile Creature | Glory, Glory! Apathy Took Helm!

Come for the awesome Cronenbergian cover pic. Stay for the headcrushing doom metal. Marvel at the ability of this Hamilton duo to cleave your skull in twain with a...

Jesse Malin | Sunset Kids

WHO IS HE? The former frontman of absurdly underappreciated New York glam-punks D Generation — who has gone on to become an absurdly underappreciated roots-punk singer-songwriter since going solo...

Now Hear This: Lama Lobsang Palden & Jim Becker | Compassion

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Music is a healing force in our universe. With Compassion, Lama Lobsang Palden and Jim Becker have collaborated on an immersive environment, built from ritual...

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...

SH3 Serves Up Gelato in Latest Single & Video

Canadian R&B pop dynamo SH3 dishes up Gelato in her newly minted video and single — showcasing today on Tinnitist. But the fact that she's serving it up at all...

Bush | The Kingdom

Give Gavin Rossdale credit; he's persistent. Nearly three decades since forming Bush — and a decade into the erstwhile post-grunge outfit's second-act rebirth as a modern-rock outfit — he's...

Now Hear This: The Pretty Things | Bare As Bone, Bright As Blood

THE PRESS RELEASE: "The 15th May 2020 marked the death of Phil May, the legendary lead singer with The Pretty Things. At the time of his death, Phil was...

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