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Indie Roundup | Eight Tracks to Top Off Your Tuesday

Rodney Crowell decks the halls, Jeff Tweedy gets warmer, The Darcys fall, Sharon Van Etten creeps, Entrepreneurs party down and more in today's Roundup. All aboard for funtime! 1 |...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Nov. 27, 1998

Two decades ago, new albums from RZA, Less Than Jake and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about them back...
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Indie Roundup | Eight Tracks You Need to Hear Today

Aruba Red makes family time, White Lies head south, Renee Landry gets bossy, a double serving of Danish and more in today's roundup. Does anybody else smell burning toast? 1...

King Nun | I Have Love

WHAT I SAY: Sharing a record label with The 1975 and Wolf Alice has already put these young British guns in good company. And up against some stiff competition....

Flohio | Wild Yout

WHAT I SAY: This young London rapper is turning countless heads — and earning waves of rapturous ink — in her homeland. And while there has never been a...

Bullfrog | High Flyer

WHAT I SAY: Screw imitation; authenticity is really the sincerest form of flattery. And blues-rock bands don't come much more authentic-sounding than Bullfrog, this long-serving power trio from Italy....

Lee Hazlewood’s Woodchucks | Cruisin’ For Surf Bunnies

WHAT I SAY: These boots were made for surfin'. Reportedly unearthed from the back of Lee Hazlewood's tape archive, these dozen gently twangin' instrumentals find the underground icon hitting...

Zapruder | Zapruder

WHAT I SAY: It's a magic bullet, all right. Fearsome French post-everything unit Zapruder's self-titled sophomore album — their first release since their singer relocated to Canada — zigs...
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Next Week in Music | Nov. 25-Dec. 2, 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...

Indie Roundup (Get Some Edition) | Five Freaky Friday Finds

U.N. Jefferson get down, Daniel Romano gets his freak on (again), Bad Animal get destructive, Jean-Michel Blais gets kicked out and more in today's Roundup. A man, a plan,...

DIY Discovery | Telemonster

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 the latest instalment...

Finders/Keepers | Three Great Recent Albums You Might Have Missed

Today's finds: Recent gems from Greek rockers The Callas and Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo, Mississippi blues scion Cedric Burnside and London dance masters Skeewiff. Get up for the downstroke. The...
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Indie Roundup (All-Canada Edition) | Three Homegrown Videos To Salute Today

Tom Wilson re-introduces himself, JD Era rolls his own way and more in today's Roundup. Do geese see God? 1 | Tom Wilson has been through an identity crisis –...

Quick Hits | Six News Stories From Around the Interwebs

Today's headlines: Punk Rock Bowling sets up a new frame, Drake makes it rain, Joe Perry takes five, APC do AC/DC, Weezer go black and more. 1 | This year's...

Back Stories | My 2010 Interview With Hendrix Bassist Billy Cox

Since I reviewed the new Electric Ladyland box set last week, I figured I'd dig a littler further into my Jimi Hendrix files and resurrect this 2010 interview I...

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