Indie Roundup | A Six-Pack of New Songs To Sample Right Now

Matt Muse amuses, Bernice do double duty, Far Away get volcanic, Burly look the part and Ten Fe park it in today's Roundup. My friend David gave me a...

Mitch Ryder | Christmas (Take a Ride)

Nobody gets everything they wish for at the holidays. Not even Mitch Ryder fans. At least, not if they were wishing the Detroit soul-rock legend would bring his hard-driving...

Jessie J | This Christmas Day

Naughty or nice? Even someone who lives under an ice shelf at the North Pole knows that Jessie J tends to skew toward the latter. But like so many...

Quick Hits | Today’s Music News Highlights

Today's headlines: A Runaways victory on Jeopardy, a pitch for some Oscar-mired collusion, a bunch of comebacks that nobody asked for and a descent into podcast infinity. Remember to state...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 17-23

Here are the major album releases, TV appearances, anniversaries and other events coming up in the next seven days. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites — but don’t...

Indie Roundup | 10 New Tunes to Fire Up Your Friday Night

Evi Vine celebrates the Sabbath, Wooden Horsemen stock up, Avantasia go big, Overkill stand tall, Gabriel Birnbaum goes it alone and more in today's Roundup. Welcome to the weekend!...

Greenleaf | Hear The Rivers

Every month, just like clockwork, some loudmouth opens their big yap to proclaim for the umpteenth time that rock is dead. And every month, just like clockwork, another album...

Died | Anonymized Internal Criminals

Plenty of people have told me I need to have my head examined. Died are the first band that could probably do the job — and definitely the first...

Jonwayne | Yuletide Bangerz

There are two kinds of Christmas music people: Traditionalists and progressives. You know which group you're in. But no matter which it is, you might want to take Jonwayne's...

Three Times a Boss | Reviewing Springsteen’s New Trio Of Live Albums

It's a good month to be a Bruce Springsteen fan. With his typical too-much-is-not-enough approach to performance, The Boss is dropping not one, not two, but three different live...

Quick Hits | Today’s Music News Highlights

The latest headlines: Nicks enjoys seconds, Swift faces trouble, Yeezy tweets Zimmy, a metalhead goes mental and more. 1 The Cure, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music...

Eiko Ishibashi | The Dream My Bones Dream

The title of Eiko Ishibashi’s The Dream My Bones Dream sounds like it belongs to a movie. Or perhaps an autobiography. That might not be coincidence. You'll find elements...

Quick Hits | Five News Stories From Around the Interwebs

Today's headlines: Keef dries out, Snoop goes west, Iggy sees the doc and more. 1 Keith Richards has reportedly quit drinking. “It’s been about a year now,” the Rolling Stones...

Sha La Das | Love In The Wind

You know what they say about the family that plays together. But what about the family that sings doo-wop together? It seems they not only stay together; they also...

Blackberries | Disturbia

Too many psychedelic bands spend too much time noodling — as if their chosen genre gives them an excuse to be undisciplined. Not these Germans. At least, not on...

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