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Indie Roundup (Happy Returns Edition) | Four Wednesday Wonders

Shabazz Palaces pair up, Absolutely Free tell time and Foxwarren are the be-all end-all in today's Roundup. Your hands need never touch the meat! 1+2 | Two is clearly the...

The National | I Am Easy to Find

WHO ARE THEY? That Cincinnati indie-rock band all your coolest friends worship — but you've never really been able to get into them no matter how hard you try...

Rewinding May | The Best Rap, R&B & Funk

Sure, you want the funk. You need the funk. You gotta have the funk. But some rap, R&B and soul never hurt either. Here are May's finest, freakiest and...
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Beamer Wigley | I Knew: Exclusive Video Premiere

Beamer Wigley proves that nice guys don't always finish last in his sophomore single and video I Knew — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. "When I first heard this song, it...

Czarface & Ghostface Killah | Czarface Meets Ghostface

The latter is arguably The Wu-Tang Clan’s most colourfully creative, unstoppably prolific and collaboratively daring member. The former is an underappreciated hip-hop supergroup co-starring producer 7L, rapper Esoteric and...

The Specials | Encore • The Beat feat. Ranking Roger | Public Confidential

It may not be the dawning of a new era. But it is a reasonably enjoyable facsimile of an old one. Reconstituted 2-Tone titans The Specials and The Beat...

Rewinding October | The Top Rap & Hip-Hop

Between one thing and another, I haven't had time to check out a lot of new rap and hip-hop albums this month. Hell, I still haven't found time to...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 25-March 3, 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...

Tom Petty | An American Treasure

How do you sum up the career of an artist like Tom Petty? And perhaps more importantly, how do you do it in a way that the famously principled...

Prince | Piano & A Microphone 1983

Within days of Prince's tragic and untimely death in the 2016, much of the talk and speculation quickly centred on the fate of The Vault — the insanely prolific...

Pixies | Beneath the Eyrie

WHO ARE THEY? The beloved and influential Boston alt-rockers who acrimoniously imploded in 1993, vowing never to reunite — until some giant paydays changed their mind in 2004, kicking...
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Next Week in Music | Feb. 4-10, 2019 • Anniversaries & Birthdays

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...

Marc Jordan Doubles Your Pleasure With New Album Both Sides

Marc Jordan has it covered on his upcoming album Both Sides. The award-winning and prolific Canadian singer/songwriter will unleash a newly minted collection of chilled out romantic contemporary jazz arrangements...
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SubmitHub Finds For Wednesday, March 27

I recently joined SubmitHub, a site where artists pay a small fee to send songs to reviewers, labels, bloggers and radio stations. I'm trying it out to see if...

The Hollywood Stars | Sound City

WHO ARE THEY? A long-forgotten band of ’70s Sunset Strip rockers who were originally assembled by notorious impresario Kim Fowley as a West Coast version of The New York...

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