Indie Roundup | Five Tunes To Choose This Tuesday

Kalle Mattson is a Christmas card, Cold Collective play with dolls, Ocean Potion have a notion, Murray Lightburn grows up and more in today's Roundup. If you're lookin', it...

Indie Roundup | Seven Songs You Need In Your Life Right Now

Foxwarren take the long view, Confidence Man show their Claus, Cat Power has it covered, Orville Peck takes to the sky, Norvhar troll you and more in today's Roundup....

DIY Discovery | Super 8

Most of the music I hear is sent to me by labels and publicists. But there's nothing like getting it straight from the source. Welcome to today's instalment of...
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Next Week in Music | Dec. 3-9, 2018

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...

Sonic Youth | New York, NY • CBGB • December 13, 1988

I was lucky enough to see Sonic Youth play a bunch of times over the years. And like every punk fan who goes to New York, I made the...

Dolly Parton | Dumplin’

No, Dolly Parton isn't singing the praises of dough balls for a new foodie documentary. Dumplin' the movie is a new Netflix feature based on a YA novel about...

Foxwarren | Foxwarren

You know how it is with old friends. You don't see each other for months — maybe even years — but then when you finally do get together, you...

Daniel Romano | Finally Free

Some artists are all about quantity, churning out album after album like so many musical sausages. Others are all about quality, releasing nothing that feels half-baked or unfinished. Then...

Phish | Kasvot Växt / í rokk

When is a covers album not a covers album? When it's this elaborate prank by the men of Phish. For more than two decades now, the jam-band vets have...

Indie Roundup (Almost Legal Edition) | 17 Songs To Finish Off Friday

Jeff Whalen goes pop, Beast in Black go back, Gotthard go soft, Amerlia White goes there, Marlon Chaplin takes you there, three little elves tune up for Christmas and...

Big Brother & The Holding Co. | Sex, Dope & Cheap Thrills

If anybody deserves a do-over, it's Janis Joplin. And with their entry into this fall's parade of 50th-anniversary reissues, she and her bandmates in Big Brother and The Holding...

Bryan Ferry | Bitter-Sweet

Another time, another place, another album of jazzed-up Roxy Music chestnuts and solo fare from Bryan Ferry. Not that there's anything wrong with that. After all, the Roxy frontman...

Neil Young | Songs For Judy

Let's be honest: Being a Neil Young fan isn't always easy. Because he doesn't make it easy. He changes his mind more often than his underwear. He releases albums...

The 1975 | A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships

You can swipe through all the British bands you want looking for your perfect match, but in the end, there are really only two types: The ones that can...

Jeff Tweedy | Warm

"I break bricks with my heart," claims Jeff Tweedy a couple of songs into his album Warm. "Only a fool would call it art." Well, it ain't the first...

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