Another Slew Of Acts Top Today’s Album Announcements

It seems like only yesterday that I posted a slew of new album announcements — because it was. If there is any sign that the music business is getting...

Vivian Girls | Memory

WHO ARE THEY? The female indie-punk trio from Brooklyn who named themselves after the crusading prepubescent heroines of outsider artist Henry Darger’s 15,000-page magnum opus The Story of the...

Next Week in Music | July 6-12 • New Books

A jazz icon, a country songwriter, a Canadian journeyman, an acid-house flashback and more — there aren't a lot of new music books arriving this week, but there is...

Jont Says Thank You For The Medicine With Jubilant, Joyful Album

Canadian alt-folk and dance-pop artist Jont says Thank You For The Medicine with his new album — showcasing today on Tinnitist. Electronic beats — plus a choir, string quartet, sitar...

Anti-Flag | 20/20 Vision

THE PRESS RELEASE "Anti-Flag is a political punk band, which is obvious from their name alone. But over the course of 12 albums across more than 25 years together, they've...

Now Hear This: Gypsy Pistoleros | The Greatest Flamenco Sleaze Glam Band Ever!

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Gypsy Pistoleros, the flamenco-glam-sleaze-rock 'n' roll pioneers, have returned with a new album, The Greatest Flamenco Sleaze Glam Band Ever! — a best-of 18 track anthology!...

Albums Of The Week: The Hold Steady | Heaven Is Whenever 10th Anniversary Super...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "I’ve always had a hard time thinking about Heaven is Whenever, as it wasn’t a ton of fun to make. But 10 years later, going...

Body Salt | Just Want To Know: Exclusive Single Premiere

Body Salt Just Want To Know that you're OK in their tender new electro-pop ballad — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. Built around ringing keyboards and a gently thumping heartbeat rhythm,...

Now Hear This | Crack Cloud | Pain Olympics

I ran out of time and words before I ran out of music to write about this week. So strictly speaking, this isn't a review — but it's definitely...

Now Hear This: Various Artists | We’re Gonna Miss You: An Aussie Tribute to...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Roger ‘Roky’ Erickson is often heralded as one of the most influential psychedelic musicians that ever lived. Despite leaving his earthly incarnation just last year,...

Dumama + Kechou | Buffering Juju

THE PRESS RELEASE: "buffering juju, the title of dumama + kechou’s debut album, relates to the process of “excavating spiritually charged content from within.” the duo’s textural sound, driven...

Bat! | Bat Music For Bat People

WHO ARE THEY? A high-concept "crime -fighting supergroup" from L.A. whose masked, black-clad, fedora-topped members go by colourful handles like Red Bat, Blue Bat and Green Bat, although they're...

Next Week in Music | July 27-Aug. 2 • On TV

Well, that was quick. It seems like the late-night talk shows just returned from their post-Independence Day hiatuses (hiatii?). But most of them — along with their daytime counterparts...

Days N Daze | Show Me the Blueprints.

These Houston hillbillies aren't the first folk-punks. But their eighth full-length (and long-overdue first release for Fat Wreck Chords) makes it clear they're first-rate. Brimming with zippy energy, built...

The Cravats | Hoorahland

THE PRESS RELEASE: "After 43 years, Hoorahland is The Cravats totally in control of where they want to be sonically. A polished progression from 2017's critically acclaimed Dustbin of...

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