The Airborne Toxic Event | Hollywood Park

As Tolstoy taught us: "Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." But I doubt even he could have concocted an upbringing like the one experienced by Airborne...

Albums Of The Week | 4: Pressure Cracks | This Is Called Survival EP

THE PRESS RELEASE "Pressure Cracks features Jason Aalon Butler of Fever 333 / Letlive notoriety and ex-members of hardcore metal group Scars of Tomorrow. Started initially as a project amongst...

Albums Of The Week: Pete Yorn | Hawaii

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “More than 20 years after Pete Yorn’s acclaimed 2001 debut album musicforthemorningafter, the singer-songwriter releases his 10th album Hawaii, featuring the first single Elizabeth Taylor,...

Next Week in Music | Aug. 2-8 • The Short List: 3 Titles You...

Welcome to August. Things are getting off to a slow start. Not that I mind, after the last few weeks of craziness. Here's the lowdown:   Ellen Foley Fighting Words THE EDITED PRESS...

Albums Of The Week: µ-Ziq | Magic Pony Ride

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Planet Mu welcomes back owner Mike Paradinas (aka µ-Ziq) for Magic Pony Ride, an album of joyfully melodic jungle-inspired music — and his first LP...

Adeline Hotel | Solid Love

You know what they say about first impressions. And when you push play to kick off the opening number of Adeline Hotel’s Solid Love, you might think you're in...

Now Hear This: Belushi Speed Ball | Stella 1 & Stella 2 Double EP

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "There are bands who do things by the book … and then there's Louisville, KY’s own Belushi Speed Ball, who have successfully thumbed their collective...

Next Week in Music | March 21-27 • New Books

A is for Adam And The Ants. B is for Beatles, Bowie and Beauvoir. C is for Cage and country. D is for dada. And E is for every...

Sonic Reducers | Are You Ready To Rock?

Concerts are coming back in a big way. At least for the moment. In case you haven't noticed, about 70 bajillion acts have announced they're heading back out on...

Albums Of The Week: Peter Doherty & Frédéric Lo | The Fantasy Life of...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Peter Doherty & Frédéric Lo’s album The Fantasy Life of Poetry & Crime is another piece de resistance from this constantly evolving and challenging Libertines...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Nov. 17, 2000

Two decades ago, new albums from Marilyn Manson, The Offspring, Everclear and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about them...

Classic Album Review: Miles Davis | Live At The Fillmore East (March 7, 1970)

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Miles Davis fans take...

James Culleton Uses AR Technology to Bring Unusual Friendships to Life

James Culleton introduces his augmented-reality children's album Unusual Friendships with his new single Little White Paws — showcasing today on Tinnitist. “Little White Paws describes each of the characters in...

Next Week in Music | June 29-July 5 • New Books

If you're looking at the list of new music books due this week and asking yourself, "Is that all there is?" — well, you're probably somebody who can appreciate...

Album Of The Week: Lucero | When You Found Me

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Lucero’s When You Found Me reunites the acclaimed rock/alt-country quintet with Grammy winner Matt Ross-Spang (Jason Isbell, Margo Price, Drive-by Truckers), who produced their 2018...

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