DIY Discovery | y(A)pex

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...

DIY Discovery | Destroy Boys

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...

Welcome to Tinnitist!

Hello there. Welcome to Tinnitist. My name is Darryl Sterdan. I'll be your server, chef, sommelier and pretty much everything else around these parts. If you followed me here from...

19 Albums I Definitely Want to Hear in 2019 (& 500 More That I...

If one of your resolutions is to listen to more music in 2019, you're in luck: There's no shortage of stuff coming down the pipe. After sifting through umpteen...

Playback Time | Rewinding Tim Curry’s Post-Rocky Road

For many people — maybe most people — Tim Curry's singing career begins and ends with The Rocky Horror Picture Show. That's understandable. Rocky Horror was, after all, more...

DIY Discovery | The 1984 Draft

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 DIY Discovery, where...

2018 in Review | Tinnitist’s Most Overlooked Canadian Albums

Top Pick: Eamon McGrath | Tantramar There is no shortcut to greatness. There is only the long haul. Eamon McGrath knows. Or at least he should; it's clearly the path...

DIY Discovery | Quasar Wut-Wut

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...

Back Stories | The Evolution of the Concert Ticket Rip-Off

Ticket scalping is back in the news this week, thanks to the Toronto Star's excellent report on Ticketmaster's latest round of skullduggery and scumbaggery. That reminded me of a...

DIY Discovery | Telemonster

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...

DIY Discovery | McGuff & The Dumpster Fires

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...

Moe Berg of The Pursuit of Happiness | The Tinnitist Interview

There's an old saying: Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. Moe Berg can appreciate both sides of that coin. Thirty years ago, the lanky...

DIY Discovery | Spacecadet Lullabies

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 DIY Discovery, where...

DIY Discovery | Pterodactyl Problems

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...

DIY Discovery | Mythical Motors

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...

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