Next Week in Music | Oct. 7-13 • The Short List: Five Albums &...

It's a good week for indie-rock fans, with everyone from Joseph Arthur and Art Alexakis to Kim Gordon dropping new albums. For those who prefer their music a little...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 7-13 • The Long List: 180 Releases On...

There are more than 180 albums, EPs and singles being released next week. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites — but don’t blame me if things change at...

Next Week in Music | Oct. 7-13 • New Books

Every rock musician and pop star has a story to tell — and plenty of them are sharing theirs this week. Here's the lowdown: Horror Stories: A Memoir By Liz Phair THE...
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Next Week in Music | Oct. 7-13 • On TV

It's not every week you see Liz Phair on the tube. Especially not on Saturday morning. But the provocative indie-rock goddess will be on CBS This Morning next week,...

Bonus Discs | Four New Avant-Garde Releases

Glenn Branca’s music ascends, ESSi unveils a creature feature, Julie's Haircut goes electric and more this week. I didn't have time to write about these albums, but I gave...

Bonus Discs | Six New Roots & Blues Releases

Jeb Loy Nichols works month to month, The Kernal live it up, Daniel Martin Moore stares you down and more this week. I didn't have time to write about...

Bonus Discs | Six New Punk & Garage Releases

Gino and the Goons let it rip, King Salami and the Cumberland Three are looking for a kiss, Menzingers go into exile and more this week. I didn't have...

Bonus Discs | Six New Pop & Electronic Releases

Labrinth sparks euphoria, Chromatics go grey, Carla dal Forno looks sharp and more this week. I didn't have time to write about these albums, but I gave them a...

Bonus Discs | Six New CanCon Releases

Lightning Dust raise a spectre, Bedouin Soundclash aim for mass appeal, Kacy and Clayton carry on and more this week. I didn't have time to write about these albums,...

Bonus Discs | Five New Metal Releases

White Collar Sideshow add shock value, Exhumed rise again, Gatecreeper hit the desert and more this week. I didn't have time to write about these albums, but I gave...

Bonus Discs | Nine New Rock Releases

Parlor Snakes serenade you, Bison Machine sail the seas, Dan Luke and the Raid work blue and more this week. I didn't have time to write about these albums,...

Los Lobos | Llegó Navidad

WHO ARE THEY? The wolves of East. L.A. The men who introduced La Bamba to a new generation. And most importantly, America's oldest, coolest and most innovative Chicano-rock ensemble. WHAT...

Robert Gordon & Chris Spedding | Tear Up the House

WHO ARE THEY? The American rockabilly singer and the British retro-headed guitar slinger who have both crafted long, memorable and productive solo careers — but have never sounded bigger,...

GospelbeacH | Let It Burn

WHO ARE THEY? A prestigious Los Angeles country-rock quartet fronted by former Beachwood Sparks singer-guitarist Brent Rademaker and featuring current and former members of Chris Robinson Brotherhood, The Cardinals,...

The Darkness | Easter is Cancelled

WHO ARE THEY? The ridiculous British retro-rock ensemble led by tight-trousered screamer-guitarist Justin Hawkins, a man who makes Freddie Mercury seem like Barry White. WHAT IS THIS? Their sixth studio...

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