Canadian Acts Top Today’s Album Announcements

You'd probably never catch Anvil, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings and Destroyer on the same bill anywhere. Except here — and only because all three have just announced new...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Oct. 22, 1999

Two decades ago, new albums from Eurythmics, ZZ Top, Matthew Sweet, Primus and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about...

Richard Duguay | Bad JuJu: Exclusive Album Premiere

It's showtime, suckers! And Richard Duguay is the host with the most, laying down some hard-hitting hoodoo-voodoo on his latest album Bad JuJu — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. With a...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 21-27 • The Short(ish) List: 17 Albums You...

No excuses: With nearly 300 new albums, EPs and singles arriving this week, there's literally something for everybody out there. In fact, if you can't find 10 albums you...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 21-27 • The Long List: 280 Releases On...

There are nearly 300 albums, EPs and singles being released next week. And this isn't even the busiest week of the fall. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 21-27 • New Books

One posthumous bio of a rock legend. A few collections of photos, lyrics, poems and flyers. An examination of women in hip-hop. And a comic book — sorry, graphic...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 21-27 • On TV & At The Movies

The Boss does double-duty with his new Western Stars movie, while a strong slate of big-name players — including Jim James, David Byrne, Chance the Rapper, H.E.R. and more...

7 Miles to Pittsburgh | Revolution on Hold

WHO ARE THEY? A quintet of rock journeymen who actually hail from The Netherlands — so really, their name should be 3,907 Miles From Pittsburgh. WHAT IS THIS? Their tellingly...

GA-20 | Lonely Soul

WHO ARE THEY? A Boston blues trio fronted by singer-guitarist Pat Faherty and guitarist Matthew Stubbs, GA-20’s sound takes its cues from vintage Chicago blues and rock ’n’ roll...

Captain Cheesebeard | Deadwood

WHO ARE THEY? A 10-piece crew from Brussels who got their start as a Frank Zappa tribute act — and maintain that conceptual continuity with their own cozmik concoction of...

The Wildhearts | Diagnosis

WHO ARE THEY? The on-again, off-again, ever-changing and recently reunited British hard-rock antiheroes fronted by singer-guitarist, chief songwriter and sole permanent member Ginger Wildheart. WHAT IS THIS? A six-track EP that...

Jimmy “Duck” Holmes | Cypress Grove

WHO IS HE? A 72-year-old blues singer-guitarist who also owns Mississippi's Blue Front Cafe, which is reportedly America's longest-operating juke joint — so presumably Jimmy "Duck" Holmes had no...

Dead Soft | Big Blue

WHO ARE THEY? An indie-rock power trio led by musical and romantic partners Nathaniel Epp and Keeley Rochon, who spend their offstage time in the peace and quiet of...

Kinky Friedman | Resurrection

WHO IS HE? The Kinkster. The Original Texas Jewboy. The almost-governor of the Lone Star State. The semi-private dick of 221B Vandam Street. And the singer-songwriter behind provocative country...

Down ’n’ Outz | This Is How We Roll

WHO ARE THEY? A supergroup side-project from Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott, Quireboys guitarists Paul Guerin and Guy Griffin, Vixen bassist Share Ross, keyboard player Keith Weir and Wayward...

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