Shelby Lynne | Shelby Lynne

Shelby Lynne’s name speaks for itself. Or at least it ought to. With more than a dozen stellar albums under her belt, a Grammy Award on her mantle, a...

Waco Brothers | Resist!

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Just in time for primary season, Waco Brothers are releasing a collection of their songs about resistance and protest on Feb. 28, entitled Resist! The Chicago-based/UK-born...

Graham Show Urges You To Follow Your Dreams With Latest Release

Matt Graham and his band Graham Show encourage listeners to Follow Your Dreams with their new sophomore EP and title-track single — showcasing today on Tinnitist. “The song Follow Your...

Indie Roundup | Six New Tracks to Sample Right Now

On today's lineup: The Flesh Eaters rise, The Glands double back, Ellevator head for the basement, Jeremy Dutcher gets remixed and more new indie happenings. 1 | L.A. punk supergroup...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 9-15 • New Books

Still haven't found a book for that music fan on your Christmas list? You have a few last-minute options to consider. Namely these: Zappa Gear: The Unique Guitars, Amplifiers, Effects...

Rheostatics | Here Come the Wolves

WHO ARE THEY? The beloved Canadian indie-rock foursome of Dave Bidini, Dave Clark, Martin Tielli and Tim Vesely, who reunited and returned to active Rheostatics duty in 2016 after...

Water Tower | Fly Around

THE PRESS RELEASE: "For every band, there is that moment when they ask themselves, “should we call it quits or keep going?” Even in the strongest of bands, that...

Sam Weber | New Agile Freedom EP

Some guys can sing. Some guys can play guitar. Some guys can write songs. Some guys know their way around the recording studio. Then there are guys like Sam...

Destroyer | Have We Met

WHO ARE THEY? The on-again, off-again, shape-shifting indie-rock crew formed and fronted by singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and all-around musical eccentric Dan Bejar — who may or may not still be...

Nick Mason | Unattended Luggage

If you only think of Nick Mason as Pink Floyd's former timekeeper — and current keeper of their legacy — you need to rethink. And here's the place to begin...

Big Brother & The Holding Co. | Sex, Dope & Cheap Thrills

If anybody deserves a do-over, it's Janis Joplin. And with their entry into this fall's parade of 50th-anniversary reissues, she and her bandmates in Big Brother and The Holding...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From July 14, 2000

Two decades ago, I was clearly having an indie music week — new albums from Weakerthans, Arab Strap, Archers of Loaf and other independent artists were spinning away in...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 18-24, 2019 • Music on TV

I know you like to watch. So here's a list of the musicians who will be singing for their supper next week on the boob tube. Of course, everything...

Lord Fowl | Glorious Babylon

It's good to be the king. Though it's not too bad being a subject of Lord Fowl either. The Connecticut retro-rockers are royally entertaining on the third album Glorious...

Rewinding July | The Best Indie

For some folks, indie is a sound. For others, it's a business approach. For still others, it's an attitude. For me, it can be some of all three. Ultimately,...

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