Back Stories | Black Eye Peas X Green Eggs & Ham

This week in Reunions Nobody Really Asked For: The Black Eyed Peas — or at least will.i.am and the other two dudes — have reportedly resurfaced and released their first new...

Billy F. Gibbons | The Big Bad Blues

Billy Gibbons (I don't know why he needs the F; is there another famous Billy Gibbons out there?) is one of those guys who makes it look easy. Too...

Prince | Piano & A Microphone 1983

Within days of Prince's tragic and untimely death in the 2016, much of the talk and speculation quickly centred on the fate of The Vault — the insanely prolific...

Back Stories | The Evolution of the Concert Ticket Rip-Off

Ticket scalping is back in the news this week, thanks to the Toronto Star's excellent report on Ticketmaster's latest round of skullduggery and scumbaggery. That reminded me of a...

Indie Roundup: 13 Tracks to Try | Sept. 20, 2018

Every day I get press releases from indie bands with new songs, albums and videos to hype. Here's the latest batch: • Nashville duo Striking Matches (Sarah Zimmerman and Justin...

Low | Double Negative

Art imitates life. Form follows function. Those basic principles fuel and rule countless artistic and creative endeavours. Including the monumental Double Negative, Low's dozenth album in 25 years. Now, I'm...

Soulskin | Lost in Space: Exclusive Video Premiere!

Soulskin is a band reborn on its latest album Beneath a Dimmer Crown and new lyric video for the song Lost in Space — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist! "Lost in...

Dead Now | Dead Now EP

The primordial sludge is a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to live there. Plenty of heavy bands do, of course. Fortunately, Dead Now ain't one of...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews from Sept. 18, 1998

Two decades ago, new albums from Gomez, Godsmack and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here's what I had to say about them back then (with...

Buck-N-Nice | EMAG: Exclusive Video Premiere!

Hard-hitting hip-hop duo Buck-N-Nice are fighting the good fight on their new video for the title cut from their sophomore album EMAG — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist! Directed and produced...

Aruba Red | Goddess Vibes: Exclusive Video Premiere!

After taking some breathing space from music, London-based alternative soul artist Aruba Red is returning with the new EP Holy Waters and its premiere single Goddess Vibes — premiering...

Jeff The Brotherhood | Magick Songs

One of the joys of working for yourself is that you can do pretty much whatever you want, however you want, whenever you want. That level of freedom might...

Watch all this year’s Polaris Prize performances

It's been a long time since I paid attention to the Polaris Prize. If you do, you may already know singer Jeremy Dutcher won this year's award on Monday...

Aphex Twin | Collapse EP

Relapse might be more like it. But in a good way. When he returned from a self-imposed decade-long hiatus in 2014, the man known as Aphex Twin (but born...

Sleaford Mods | Sleaford Mods EP

Everybody loves an angry young man. Nobody loves an angry old coot. But something tells me that if and when Sleaford Mods frontman Jason Williamson well and truly reaches...

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