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 Jazz

To be clear, my definition of jazz plays pretty fast and loose. As do a lot of the best albums I found time for in July. Here they are...

Rewinding July | The Best Roots & Blues

From country legends to roots-rock upstarts and Americana icons, July was a pretty good month for fans of the twang. Here are the best titles I came across, listed...

Rewinding July | The Best Punk & Noise

What can I tell you? I'm an old guy who's been listening to way too much music way too loud for way too many decades. I regret nothing. Especially...

Rewinding July | The Best Live

Live music is slowly but surely making a comeback — until jackasses who can't obey the rules screw it up for everybody again. In the meantime, enjoy July's top...

Rewinding July | The Best Reissues & Oldies

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

Rewinding July | The Best Indie

For some folks, indie is a sound. For others, it's a business approach. For still others, it's an attitude. For me, it can be some of all three. Ultimately,...

Rewinding July | The Best Pop

Spoiler alert: I don't even spend a lot of time trying to keep up with the endless onslaught of non-threatening boys and interchangeable starlets trying to monetize their 15...

Rewinding July | The Best Rock

Summertime and the livin' is easy? Not around here, bub. Based on the number of posts I churned out last month — a grand total of 236 — July...

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...

20 Questions With Iration’s Micah Brown

Good vibes are something we can always use more of. Especially these days. And California's Iration are only too happy to oblige. Earlier this month, the reggae-influenced alt-rock outfit...

20 Questions With Elyse Saunders

Elyse Saunders is ready to break free. The rising country singer-songwriter from Peterborough, Ont., says her upcoming third album — fittingly titled Free — will live up to its...

Sam Quartin of The Bobby Lees | The Tinnitist Interview

We've all been uncomfortable in our own skin. But probably not as uncomfortable as Sam Quartin of The Bobby Lees. "When I was younger, I had really bad mental issues...

Back Stories | My 2002 Interview With Mark Volman of The Turtles / Flo...

One fine day in 2002 (or perhaps early 2003), The Turtles came through town to play at the local casino (where else?). So naturally, I took advantage of the...

20 Questions With Alexis Lynn

Alexis Lynn shared her latest single I Can't Relate with me a couple of weeks ago. Today, the Vancouver pop singer and songwriter shares a little more of herself...

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