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...
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Indie Roundup | Four New Tracks to Check Out Today

Today's lineup: Tim Burgess shakes it, Nêhiyawak flash some Copper, Folly & The Hunter come and go, and Middle Kids get salty. To the videos! 1 | Charlatans frontman Tim...

Quick Hits | Six News Stories From Around the Interwebs

Today's headlines: Punk Rock Bowling sets up a new frame, Drake makes it rain, Joe Perry takes five, APC do AC/DC, Weezer go black and more. 1 | This year's...

Back Stories | My 2011 Interview with The Residents’ Hardy Fox (RIP)

Hardy Fox of The Residents has died of brain cancer at the age of 73, according to a statement from the mysterious San Francisco art-rock collective. “It is with great...
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Toronto Tabla Ensemble | Faceoff: Video Spotlight

The Toronto Tabla Ensemble stage a meeting of musical minds on their video for the song Faceoff, showcasing now on Tinnitist! Faceoff depicts an energetic meeting between the Hindustani and...

Indie Roundup | Three Tracks to Top Off Your Tuesday

Full Throttle Baby dumb it down, Rosalyn comes to the rescue and Victory Chimes spin to win in today's Roundup. Come on, big money! No whammies! No whammies! 1 |...
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Indie Roundup (CanCon Edition): Four Videos to Watch Right Now

Every day I get press releases from indie bands and labels with new songs, albums and videos to hype. Here's the latest batch, which all just happen to be...

Six Songs to Hear Today | Sept. 10, 2018

Another day, another crop of new songs to get you through. Here's a six-pack of sounds to stream: 1 | Canadian punks Fucked Up offered up the typically fierce House...

15 Thoughts On This Year’s Grammy Nominations

These days, when the Grammy nominations are announced, I sigh with relief and think: Thank Ozzy I don't have to write about THAT anymore. Don't get me wrong: I didn't...
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Next Week in Music | Oct. 29 – Nov. 4, 2018

Here are the major album releases, TV appearances, anniversaries and important musical events of the next seven days. Mark your calendars and get in on some pre-order action —...
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Aruba Red | Goddess Vibes: Exclusive Video Premiere!

After taking some breathing space from music, London-based alternative soul artist Aruba Red is returning with the new EP Holy Waters and its premiere single Goddess Vibes — premiering...
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Indie Roundup | Four New Tracks To Make Monday Complete

Rick & Morty get stabbed by clipping., Nightwish look back, Olivia Castriota has it rough and Pearl & The Oysters hit the Sunshine State in today's Roundup. Welcome back...
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Indie Roundup | Six New Songs & 1 Doc to Check Out Today

Arctic Monkeys check in, Ty Segall declares war, Krowns fake it to make it, Rob Moir hits the road and more in today's Roundup. Let's make it happen, captain: 1...
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54•40 | How’s Your Day Going? Exclusive Video Premiere!

54•40 have just one question for you. One question that will define a generation. And they're asking it today exclusively on Tinnitist! The veteran Canadian rockers are gracing our site...
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Indie Roundup | Six Songs to Put On Your Playlist Today

Burnt Tapes send their regrets, Yves Jarvis introduces himself, Cass McCombs sings Juan's praises, Flight of the Conchords finally land and more in today's Roundup. Put on your business...

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