Next Week in Music | Feb. 10-16 • The Long List: 225 Releases On...

After I posted last week's list, some folks online started counting how many of the bands they'd actually heard of (which I found interesting), and wondering whether said count...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 10-16 • On TV

Green Day visit Corden, Wale does some Daily duty, Bonny Light Horseman ride in to rescue Saturday morning and more acts coming to the small screen this week. Set...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 3-9 • The Short List: Three Rockin’ Albums...

Three is the magic number for rock fans this week, with a trio of big-name albums on the way. If they're too loud, you're too quiet. Or something like...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 3-9 • The Long List: 250 Releases On...

Sometimes more is more. And this week there's plenty more. There are nearly 250 albums, EPs and singles being released next week. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 3-9 • On TV

Kesha visits Kelly & Ryan, Rosalia brings the groove to ACL, the Beebs lives it up on Saturday night and more this week. Start your PVRs for these tube-based...

Back Stories | My 2011 Interview With Gang of Four Guitarist Andy Gill

The world is a little quieter and far worse off today: Gang of Four’s Andy Gill has died. The influential and iconic guitarist passed away in a London hospital...

Certain Doom’s Terrible Beauty Accompanies Today’s Album Announcements

There aren't many moments in my sorry-ass life when I get to feel like a character from a blockbuster action movie. But today is most definitely one of them....

Sparks’ A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip Tops The Latest Wave of Album Announcements

If you don't like Sparks, we are not going to be friends. (Full disclosure: The actual odds of us becoming friends — or even casual acquaintances, for that matter...

EXCLUSIVE: All the Winners of The 2020 Juno Awards!

Sure, you could wait until March 15 for the 2020 Juno Awards to be "officially" presented at some arena in Saskatoon in an endless ceremony hosted by Alessia Cara...

Ezra Jordan Stands at the Edge of Cliffs with New Video

Ezra Jordan takes a leap with his new video and single Cliffs — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The track is the latest reveal from the Canadian alt-pop singer, former Launch...

20 Random Thoughts on the 2020 Grammy Awards

Every year when I watch the televised absurdity of the Grammy Awards, I think the same thing: I am so glad I don't have to cover this crap live...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 27 – Feb. 2 • The Short List:...

It's another one of those weeks where there are two kinds of albums being released: The ones I care about, and the ones the rest of the world cares...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 27 – Feb. 2 • The Long List:...

There are more than 160 albums, EPs and singles being released next week. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites — but don’t blame me if things change at...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 27 – Feb. 2 • On TV

Michael Stipe finally comes out of hiding, Little Big Town and Kelsea Ballerini make the rounds, Billie Eilish tears up her ACL, K-popsters invade and more — all headed...

Stephen Malkmus’ Traditional Techniques Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Stephen Malkmus has never struck me as much of a traditionalist. So colour me intrigued to find out the ex-Pavement foreman has titled his March 6 album Traditional Techniques...

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