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There are cat people and dog people. No points for guessing which camp is home to Grumpy Kitty Boy. But don't think you know everything about him based on...

Steve Harris | The Tinnitist Interview

Steve Harris and British Lion are roaring across the pond for their first tour of Canada — but it won't really be the band's maiden visit to the Great White...

Rewinding 2019 | The Throwbacks

Some wheels don't need to be reinvented. And some bands don't even bother to try. Instead, they're happy to stick to what they do best or love best —...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 12-18 • The Long List: 540 Releases On...

Need something to be thankful for this year? Well, how about the fact that despite everything going wrong in the world, there are still more than 500 new albums,...

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...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews from Jan. 8, 1999

Two decades ago, new albums from Black Crowes, Opeth, Refused, Flat Duo Jets and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say...

2018 in Review | Tinnitist’s Top Roots Albums

Top Pick: Richard Thompson | 13 Rivers Richard Thompson is at his best when he's at his worst. That's patently obvious to anyone who's spent quality time with Shoot Out...

Luther Russell | The Tinnitist Interview

Luther Russell has just realized something very cool about his latest album Medium Cool. "This is fairly strange," the singer-guitarist, songwriter and producer says from his L.A. home, "but the...

2018 in Review | Tinnitist’s Top Singer-Songwriter Albums

Top Pick: Van Morrison | The Prophet Speaks With Van Morrison, you take what you get. And you can like it or lump it; he doesn't give a good goddamn...

Rewinding July | The Best Grooves

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 July's finest, freakiest and...

Rewinding July | The Best Rock & Pop

Need some new sounds to soak up along with those summer rays? You could do worse than July's pop and rock releases. Here's the best of the bunch, listed...

20 Questions With Chris Grey

A few weeks back, Chris Grey shared his latest video and single Reasons on the site. Today, the up-and-coming alt-R&B popster tackles my unreasonable questions. Read all about it:     Introduce...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews from Nov. 13, 1998

Two decades ago, new albums from various Beatles, U2, The Rolling Stones and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about...

Rewinding 2019 | The Most Exotic Sounds

As Steven Wright says: 'It's a small world ... but I wouldn't want to paint it.' Fair enough. Though I might reconsider if it allowed me more time to...

Rewinding 2019 | The Scenic Trips

To borrow an old slogan from the anti-drug crowd: A mind is a terrible thing to waste. Perhaps. But if you burned through a few brain cells soaking up...

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