Back Stories | My 2016 Interview With David Crosby

With the David Crosby documentary Remember My Name opening this week, it seems like a good time to revisit my fall 2016 interview with the folk-rock legend. I had...

Back Stories | My 2011 Interview With Liam Gallagher

Does it feel like it's been 10 years since Oasis broke up? Because it has been. Exactly 10 years, as a matter of fact. On Aug. 28, 2009, years...

Rewinding July | The Best Oldies

Everything old is new again — eventually. Here are the best compilations and reissues that came out in July, listed in alphabetical order. Just click on the cover pictures...

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...

JD McPherson: The Tinnitist Interview

JD McPherson has no idea where he's going. "I really don't know," the singer-guitarist says with a chuckle. "They just point and I go where they tell me." He's kidding,...

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...

2018 in Review | Tinnitist’s Top Box Sets

Top Pick: The Beatles | The Beatles (White Album) 50th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition "It was great. It sold. It's the bloody Beatles’ White Album. Shut up!" So said Paul...

DIY Discovery | Joe Kane / Radiophonic Tuckshop

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...

Rewinding June | The Best Tributes

A great cover tune is always a joy to behold. An album full of them is even better. Here are the covers collections that came out June, listed in...

Back Stories | Neil Young’s MusiCares Tribute, Jan. 29, 2010

On this day in 2010, I was in Los Angeles to attend and cover the Grammy Awards, along with all the other sideshows that take place during the week....

Back Stories | My 2010 Interview With Nils Lofgren

Ever since I first heard Cry Tough back in the ’70s, Nils Lofgren has been one of my favourite guitarists. So naturally, I'm pretty pleased that his new album...

DIY Discovery | Joi Noir

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...

2018 in Review | Tinnitist’s Top Alternative Albums

Top Pick: Tropical Fuck Storm | A Laughing Death in Meatspace Just like Smucker's, Monkey Pus and Painful Rectal Itch, Tropical Fuck Storm have a name so awful they've got...

Rewinding July | The Best Roots

From jam-band scions to country-rock waitresses, July had plenty to offer roots-music fans. Here are the top releases in alphabetical order — just click on the cover picture to...

Rewinding September | The Top Boxes & Comps

Fall is box set season, as every music fan knows. This year is no exception — there are dozens of anthologies, compilations, expanded reissues and other collectible packages on...

On Repeat | Best Music