The Dexateens | Live from Athens, GA: Heathens Homecoming 2020

OK, maybe you can't go home again. So what? You can still grab your guitar, head down to the bar and play one more awesome show with your old...

Keleketla! | Keleketla!

Music brings people together. But few Afrobeat albums have brought together a cast like this. Along with legends and former Fela Kuti sidekicks like the late, great drummer Tony...

Boris | NO

Good old Boris. The long-running, ultra-prolific Japanese noisemakers are firing on all cylinders on the contrary-soiunding NO,  their 27th studio album (and third release in less than a year)....

David Bowie | Ouvrez Le Chien (Live Dallas 95)

By now, you'd think that every David Bowie tour had been preserved, documented, refurbished and represented by an officially released album and/or video. Amazingly not. Hence the arrival of...

Willie Nelson | First Rose of Spring

You're never too old for love. Just look at Willie Nelson. He recently turned 87. But his 70th solo studio album First Rose of Spring very definitely finds the...

The Grateful Dead | Workingman’s Dead: The Angel’s Share

The Dead did not live by jamming alone. Beneath all that freewheeling drug-fuelled improvisation, there was a sold foundation of hard work and focus. The latter is what you'll...

Paul Weller | On Sunset

Paul Weller has never been a man who likes to repeat himself. But even he has his limits. Or at least he used to. The former Jam / Style...

70 Freaking Titles Top Today’s Album Announcements

This is starting to get silly. And by silly, I mean fucking ridiculous. The beginning of July used to be when the record business started slowing down for the...

Rewinding 2020 (So Far) | The Short List: Tinnitist’s Top 20 Albums

Delayed albums. Cancelled tours. The untimely deaths of beloved artists. You don't need me to tell you how messed-up the music world has been this year. And it's probably...

20 Questions With Kenny ‘Blues Boss’ Wayne

Being born in Canada is one of the smartest things I've ever done. But Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne has done something even smarter — he moved up here from...

20 Questions With Fresh Breath

Hope you're enjoying your Canada Day! And my celebration of homegrown artists. Up next: The husband-and-wife duo of Josh and Katie Pascoe, collectively known as Fresh Breath. The alt-country...

20 Questions With Katie Ditschun

More Canada Day CanCon? Of course! My next interviewee is a familiar face around here: Jazz-pop singer-songwriter Katie Ditschun has been kind enough to premiere or showcase a trio...

20 Questions With Oliver James Brooks

And the Canada Day CanCon keeps on coming! My next victim is folk-rocker Oliver James Brooks. The singer-songwriter has already made a couple of appearances in these pages: He...

20 Questions With Bryce Clifford

The next Canada Day contributor has some cross-border appeal: Singer-songwriter Bryce Clifford recently returned to The Great White North after a decade-long stint in Austin, Tex. A few weeks...

20 Questions With Ori Dagan

My Canada Day celebration of homegrown talent carries on with jazz crooner Ori Dagan. You might already know him from his video for Non Dimenticar, which he premiered HERE,...

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