Albums Of The Week: Melvins | Tarantula Heart

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “The new Melvins album Tarantula Heart is like nothing they have done before. It could be the best work they’ve ever recorded. It's certainly one...

Albums Of The Week: Pearl Jam | Dark Matter

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “In 2023, the members of Pearl Jam — vocalist Eddie Vedder, bassist Jeff Ament, rhythm guitarist Stone Gossard, lead guitarist Mike McCready and drummer Matt...

Travis Reuter Delivers An Explosive High Five With Quintet Music

Travis Reuter is definitely not playing by the numbers on his exploratory and extraordinary improvisational jazz release Quintet Music — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The long-overdue followup to the cutting-edge...

Uncanny Make The Most Of Shroomsday

Uncanny take you on a mind-expanding sonic trip with their high-flying debut full-length Shroomsday — showcasing today on Tinnitist. But don't let the druggy title fool you: Uncompromisingly, unabashedly and...

Albums Of The Week: Various Artists | Brown Acid: The Eighteenth Trip

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “If you survived trips 1-17 with one tiny speck of psychedelic sunshine intact, Brown Acid: The Eighteenth Trip will be your coming-of-age nightmare. Vintage underground...

Canada’s Teen Jam Wants You

Some of the best, most innovative musical acts ever started out when they were merely teens — The Runaways, Strokes and Arctic Monkeys, to name just a few — and...

Area Resident’s Record Store Day Picks

I must admit, I don't usually line up for Record Store Day. If there's something I really want, I'll let some of my shop-owning pals know. But I buy...

Back Stories | My 2012 Interview With Maynard James Keenan

Since multi-talented musical maverick Maynard James Keenan just celebrated his 60th birthday, it seemed like a good time to post the chat we had back when he was just...

Ruth Moody Wonders If She’s Already Free

Ruth Moody can't tell if she's running from the future or the past on her sweetly soaring new single Already Free — showcasing today on Tinnitist. The second single from...

Classic Album Review: Mission of Burma | Accomplished: The Best of

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   THE SKINNY: Back in...

Classic Album Review: Hootie & The Blowfish | The Best of (1993 Thru 2003)

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   THE SKINNY: If, for...

Classic Album Review: Jim Croce | Classic Hits

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   THE SKINNY: Talk about...

Classic Album Review: Various Artists | Bad Boy’s 10th Anniversary: The Hits

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   THE SKINNY: Rap mogul...

Classic Album Review: Various Artists | Rykodisc 20th Anniversary

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   THE SKINNY: The world’s...

Classic Album Reviews: Various Artists | Zen CD / Zen RMX

This came out in 2004 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   THE SKINNY: The influential...

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