Read A Chapter Of Robert Lawson’s Definitive New Guess Who Listener’s Guide Wheatfield Empire

Canadian rock scribe and former Winnipegger Robert Lawson has just published Wheatfield Empire: The Listener's Guide To The Guess Who, an extensively researched, exhaustively detailed and superbly written deep...

DIY Discovery | Patty PerShayla & The Mayhaps

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...

20 Questions With Tucker Lane’s Leslie Stanwyck

Tucker Lane wound their way into these pages in the fall with their Sheryl Crow-ish single and video Paper Wings. You can read more about that HERE. Today, frontwoman...

20 Questions With Alessandro Montelli

Singer-songwriter Alessandro Montelli took us for a ride last fall, delivering a message of equality, justice and humanity with 1 Race, a  collaboration with Toronto rapper Karizma. You can...

Rewinding 2020 | Tinnitist’s Master List

News flash: I listen to a lot of music. And here's the proof: A list of every album I posted something about in 2020  — or nearly every album;...

Rewinding 2020 | Tinnitist’s Top Albums

Delayed albums. Cancelled tours. The untimely deaths of beloved artists. You don't need me to tell you that 2020 was a shitshow. And things are likely going to get...

Rewinding 2020 | Tinnitist’s Top Videos

I have said it before. I am saying it again: If there's one thing I've learned from running this site, it's that people love music videos. Here's the proof:...

20 Questions With Tony D

Tony D shut up and played his guitar on his new instrumental album Speak No Evil, which I showcased HERE back in September. Today, the Toronto fretboard master lets...

20 Questions With Jeff Gay

Jeff Gay is no starry-eyed romantic. Despite the title of his recent album Stargazer, the disc finds the Nova Scotia folk-rocker eyeing the darker sides of love and romance....

20 Questions With Aimee-Jo Benoit

Aimee-Jo Benoit likes to mix it up. For her latest album Borjoner, the Calgary jazz artist joined forces with Trio Velocity to revamp a set of rock classics by...

20 Questions With Jadyn Lamb

Jadyn Lamb is no sheep — the pop singer-songwriter prefers to stand out from the crowd, as she's demonstrated with her singles Liar, Friends and Bad Sign — all of...

20 Questions With Morchella

Morchella first showed us her true colours when she unveiled her Coat of Arms HERE in the autumn. Today the London indie singer-songwriter rides into battle with my ridiculous...

20 Questions With A Family Curse

If the members of A Family Curse look familiar, no wonder: The psychedelic blues-rock duo of Papa Niz and Baby Kiz are actually 54•50 frontman Neil Osborne and his...

20 Questions With David McLachlan

Singer-songwriter David McLachlan checked us into his Heartache Motel when he shared that new album HERE a few weeks back. Today, the hard-working Canadian roots and country veteran learns...

20 Questions With Sammy Jackson

Sammy Jackson takes a trip With You on her sophomore EP, which the St. Catharines jazz/R&B singer-songwriter shared HERE in October. Today, Jackson takes a trip through my silly...

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