Back Stories: My Unabridged 2010 Interview With Steve Miller

Since Steve Miller’s latest retrospective Welcome to the Vault arrives Friday — and since the man hisself showed up The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday to promote...

Indie Roundup | 11 New Songs to Make the Most of Your Midweek

Your Highness get born, War Twins get it right (or wrong), Aaron Smith does better and more in today's Roundup. I've been listening to Juliana Hatfield’s upcoming covers album...

A Trillion Record Store Day Titles Top Today’s Album Announcements

This year's Record Store Day Black Friday event will be held Nov. 29, and as always, there will be about a trillion cool vinyl titles coming out, including one-of-a-kind...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Oct. 8, 1999

Two decades ago, new albums from David Bowie, Paul McCartney, John Paul Jones and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say...

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...

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,...

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