Forest Robots | Exclusive Album & Short Film Premieres

Forest Robots paints a colourful fall landscape with his new album and short film — premiering exclusively (and simultaneously) on Tinnitist. Times When I Know You'll Watch The Sky, the...

Rewinding 2019 | The Coolest Jazz

Jazz is another one of those genres that I wish I had more time for. Thankfully, I found enough of it to listen to these albums in 2019: TINNITIST'S PICK The...

Canadian Alternative & Indie Guide | Author Interview

For every great band that rises to immortality, countless more fall through the cracks of history into sonic oblivion. This is especially true in Canada. With all due respect to...

Back Stories | My 1998 Interview With Royal Trux’s Jennifer Herrema

With notorious rockers Royal Trux poised to release White Stuff, their first studio album of new material in nearly two decades, this seems like a good time to resurrect...

20 Questions With Paul Reddick

Back in August, Paul Reddick penned a love letter to Italy with his tellingly titled latest album Alive In Italia. Today, Toronto's Juno-winning blues singer, songwriter and harmonica master...

Rewinding August | The Best Covers

Everybody loves a great cover tune. And if there's one thing better than a great cover tune, it's a whole album of them. Here are the best tribute discs...

Rewinding August | The Best Rap, Soul & Funk

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 August's finest, freakiest and...

20 Questions With Twin Flames

Twin Flames lit up the site a few weeks back with their video for their revolutionary song Battlefields from their upcoming Omen album (you can check out that post...

20 Questions With Mandy McMillan

A couple of weeks ago, Mandy McMillan was kind enough to share her latest video Dream Catcher with me. Today, the Alberta-bred, Nashville-based singer-songwriter goes the extra mile by...

Now & Then | Danny Michel’s White & Gold + Four Old Faves

I’ve been reviewing Danny Michel albums almost as long as he's been making them. And if he's made a bad one, I haven't heard it. So along with reviewing...

Rewinding 2019 | The Country Rulers

Years ago, while I was driving down to SXSW, a U.S. border agent told me I had to answer one question before he'd let me into the country: Did...

Rewinding September | The Top Grooves

From British rappers to African bluesmen, here are the albums that got me moving in September, presented in alphabetical order. Just click on the cover pic to read the...

Back Stories | My 2009 Interview With The Offspring’s Noodles

In 2009, I interviewed guitarist Noodles from The Offspring in advance of a Canadian tour. Since the band just released their 10th studio album Let The Bad Times Roll,...

Back Stories | My 2011 Interview With Wanda Jackson

Rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson announced her retirement from performing earlier this week. At age 81, after more than 60 years on the road, I figure she's earned a break...

Coney Hatch’s Andy Curran | The Tinnitist Interview

With Coney Hatch, there's a second time for everything. Some 35 years after opening for Iron Maiden on their World Piece Tour, the Can-rock vets are right back where they...

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