Back Stories | My 2011 Interview With Randy Newman

Back in 2011, I was lucky enough to chat with one of my favourite artists — and arguably one of the finest songwriters of his (or any) generation: The...

Albums Of The Week: Cha Wa | My People

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Grammy-nominated New Orleans band Cha Wa return with My People, a new collection that honours and builds upon the rich culture and traditions of the...

Albums Of The Week: Willie Nile | The Day The Earth Stood Still

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “While many of us have struggled to salvage a sense of purpose from a year’s worth of isolation, veteran New York rocker Willie Nile has...

Ides | Hikikomori

THE PRESS RELEASE: There isn't one that I can find. Unless you count their one-line Bandcamp bio: "I'M NOT HAVING FUN ANYMORE." And even though that might be a...

Ace Frehley | Spaceman

"I know that things will never be the same," claims Ace Frehley midway through his eighth solo album. Who is he kidding? If there's one thing in this world...

Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen | OTO Live Party

Music might not be the universal language. But it's certainly an international one. Exhibit A: The latest collaboration between Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen. For those who aren't up...

Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile | Not Our First Goat...

What do you get when you combine a globally beloved classical cellist, a respected Nashville fiddler and banjo master who's backed everyone from Dolly Parton to George Strait, a...

Album Of The Week: Sass Jordan | Rebel Moon Blues

WHO IS SHE? The raspy-throated rock ’n’ roll queen (and former Canadian Idol judge) behind Can-rock classics like Make You A Believer, Tell Somebody, Rescue Me and the Joe...

Rewinding 2019 | The Most Heroic Guitarists

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Albums Of The Week: Twenty One Pilots | Scaled And Icy

Rocking out by yourself just seemsm pathetic. Dancing by yourself is another thing entirely. Twenty One Pilots are savvy enough to know the difference. And kind enough to put...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 25-31 • On TV

May you live in interesting times. I always thought that was an ancient Chinese curse. Turns out it's not: Some old English dude made it up. That's kind of...

Fresh Breath Get Outta Town in New Single & Video Time For A Change

Fresh Breath are taking off with their new country-inspired single Time For A Change — showcasing today on Tinnitist. “At face value, it’s a song about wanting to break free...

20 Questions With Mike Felten

Mike Felten introduced us to his alter-ego Fast Mikey Blue Eyes when he premiered his fantastic album of the same name right HERE last month. Today, the veteran Chicago...

19 Albums I Definitely Want to Hear in 2019 (& 500 More That I...

If one of your resolutions is to listen to more music in 2019, you're in luck: There's no shortage of stuff coming down the pipe. After sifting through umpteen...

Albums Of The Week: Deerhoof | Actually, You Can

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Over 18 boundless albums as experimental as they are pop, Deerhoof have continuously quested for daring storytelling and radical sounds, creating a new shared language...

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