Lizzo | Cuz I Love You

Subtlety is not in Lizzo’s playbook. And why should it be? These are not subtle times, after all. And Lizzo is nothing if not a pop star for our...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From April 16, 1999

Two decades ago, new albums from Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Tal Bachman and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about...

Small Glories Announce New Album Assiniboine & The Red

Winnipeg folk duo The Small Glories — the pairing of acclaimed singer-songwriters Cara Luft and JD Edwards — will release their sophomore album and U.S. debut Assiniboine & The...
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Little Coyote | Witness: Exclusive Video Premiere

Little Coyote is looking for a Witness in her enigmatic and powerfully intimate new video — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist. “Last year, after experiencing domestic abuse from a partner, I wrote...

Next Week in Music | April 15-21, 2019 • 110 New Releases Headed Your...

There are more than 110 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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Next Week in Music | April 15-21, 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...

Next Week in Music | April 15-21, 2019 • New Books

I couldn't read music if you put a gun to my head. But I have no trouble reading about music. Here are the biographies and other books due this...
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Next Week in Music | April 15-21, 2019 • Birthdays & Anniversaries

I wouldn't want to live in the past. But I still like to visit every now and then. Here are the musical birthdays we'll be celebrating and the anniversaries...

PJ Harvey | All About Eve: Original Music

No need to fasten your seatbelts. This is anything but a bumpy ride. In fact, PJ Harvey plays it surprisingly smooth on this primarily instrumental score to Ivo Van...

Johnny Thunders | Madrid Memory

Johnny Thunders was not exactly a consistent performer. Unless you count the fact that he was consistently inconsistent. One night the glam-punk legend could have it together; the next...

Pearl Harbor & The Explosions | Pearl Harbor & The Explosions Deluxe

Better late than never. Even this late. It's been four decades since mischievously named singer Pearl E. Gates (actually Patricia Gilbert) and her San Francisco bandmates — who operated...

The Budos Band | V

That's V as in 5. Though really, the title of The Budos Band’s latest album could just as easily stand for Victory. Chiefly because the underappreciated Staten Island crew...

Fontaines D.C. | Dogrel

"I'm gonna be big!" announces Fontaines D.C. frontman Grian Chatten on the first track of his band's misleadingly titled debut album Dogrel. One assumes he's being sarcastic. But he's...

T Bone Burnett | The Invisible Light: Acoustic Space

Everybody loves a big finish. But they don't come much bigger than T Bone Burnett’s The Invisible Light: Acoustic Space. Or much stranger, to be honest. The superstar producer...

Anderson .Paak | Ventura

Third time was not the charm for Anderson .Paak. The California R&B/soul/hip-hop/funk phenom's last album — his November release Oxnard — put some purists' noses out of joint with...

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