Next Week in Music | Oct. 14-20 • The Long List: 210 Releases On...

The days are getting shorter — but the new release lists are definitely getting longer. This week, there are more than 210 albums, EPs and singles dropping. Peep the...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 14-20 • New Books

Along with the usual assortment of rock-star memoirs and biographies, coffee-table photo collections and scholarly tomes, this week's extensive list boasts a first: A musical cookbook! Feast your eyes: Me By...
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Next Week in Music | Oct. 14-20 • On TV

It's one of those quiet weeks when most of the talk shows are on hiatus, so unless you're into reruns, your options are limited — but rest assured, what...

QOTSA Vinyl Reissues Top Today’s Album Announcements

The best new stuff announced today? Old stuff — specifically, vinyl reissues of four classic Queens of the Stone Age albums. So if you've got a working turntable and...

Frank Zappa’s Hot Rats Sessions Box Tops Today’s Album Announcements

A couple of weeks ago, I watched Dweezil Zappa and his crack band play his dad Frank’s 1969 jazz-rock classic Hot Rats in its entirety. So it only makes...

A Trillion Record Store Day Titles Top Today’s Album Announcements

This year's Record Store Day Black Friday event will be held Nov. 29, and as always, there will be about a trillion cool vinyl titles coming out, including one-of-a-kind...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 7-13 • The Short List: Five Albums &...

It's a good week for indie-rock fans, with everyone from Joseph Arthur and Art Alexakis to Kim Gordon dropping new albums. For those who prefer their music a little...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 7-13 • The Long List: 180 Releases On...

There are more than 180 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 | Oct. 7-13 • New Books

Every rock musician and pop star has a story to tell — and plenty of them are sharing theirs this week. Here's the lowdown: Horror Stories: A Memoir By Liz Phair THE...
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Next Week in Music | Oct. 7-13 • On TV

It's not every week you see Liz Phair on the tube. Especially not on Saturday morning. But the provocative indie-rock goddess will be on CBS This Morning next week,...

Barenaked Ladies & Mavericks Top Today’s Album Announcements

You want hits? You got ’em. And in more ways than one. The first way: Canadian pop-rockers Barenaked Ladies just announced they're releasing a new vinyl anthology titled Original...
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Pig Man, Pythons, Mondays & More Additions to The Upcoming Albums List

Another day, another couple of dozen new titles to put on the fall album calendar. Today's additions include the wonderfully named Pig Man Lives Volume 1 — a massive...

More Than 40 New Upcoming Releases For Your To-Do List

I spent most of Monday working on freelance jobs, including a bio for a veteran Canadian artist with a great new blues album on the way. You won't see...

Next Week in Music | Sept. 30-Oct. 6 • The Short List: Nine New...

Bigger isn't always better. Case in point: This week's new albums. You won't find any chart-topping superstars on the playlist — just a slate of albums you definitely need...

Next Week in Music | Sept. 30-Oct. 6 • The Long List: 180 New...

There are more than 180 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...

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