Rewinding March | Tinnitist’s Top Albums Of The Month

Obviously, March has been an exceedingly weird time. But it's also been a surprisingly groovy one, judging by some of the month's top albums. Here are the titles that...

Back Stories | My 2012 Interview With John Prine

Like countless fans around the world, I was shocked and saddened to hear that the magnificent John Prine has been hospitalized with what is presumed to be COVID-19. I...

Fast-Forward | 36 March Releases For Your To-Do List

I don't what it looks like where you are, but outside the Tinnitist bunker, spring is just around the corner. That's definitely something to look forward to. But there's...

Rewinding February | My Top 10 Albums Of The Month

From where I sit, February was not the greatest month for new music. In fact, next to January — which gave us memorable titles from Andy Shauf, Black Lips,...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Feb. 11, 2000

Two decades ago, new albums from Primal Scream, Michael Penn, Robert Palmer, Kittie and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say...

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...

Back Stories | My 2010 Interview with Rush’s Neil Peart

Like every other Canadian rock fan — and every other drummer who spent decades in a futile quest to play half as well as he did — I was...

Back Stories | My 2011 Interview With Lemmy from Motörhead

Like any music journalist, I've been asked the same question countless times: Who are the coolest rock stars you've interviewed? Lemmy from Motörhead is always close to the top...

Rewinding the 2000s (So Far) | My Top Albums of The Past 20 Years

This site has only been around since 2018. But I've been churning out album reviews — and year-end lists — since the dawn of time (or at least that's...

Back Stories | My Favourite Albums of 1999

I’ve never been very good at sifting through 1,000 album reviews and whittling them all down to a Top 10 list. So here, in typically haphazard form, are my...

Rewinding 2019 | The 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. And here's the...

Rewinding 2019 | The Master Album List

This doesn't include every album I heard or reviewed in 2019. But it does have almost everything I thought was worth remembering. I'd call that a good start. To...

Rewinding 2019 | The Busiest Bodies

Back in the '60s and '70s, bands routinely put out two and even three albums a year. Thankfully, there are still a few artists who remember those days —...

Rewinding 2019 | From Beyond & Back

Theses artists are gone, but their musical legacies live on — sometimes with a little help from fellow artists. Here are the best and the rest of this year's...

Rewinding 2019 | The Most Heroic Guitarists

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