Plasmatics | NSFW Wendy O. Williams Chainsaw Poster

How many people remember Wendy O. Williams and The Plasmatics these days? Whatever that number is, it's not enough. Love them or loathe them, The Plasmatics were definitely one...

Late-Night TV Music (Halloween Edition) | Oct. 31, 2018

The bad news: Another Halloween has come and gone. The good news: There were plenty of musical treats and almost no tricks on the late-night talk shows. For those...

The Handsome Shadows | Tom’s Song: Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere!

Canadian duo The Handsome Shadows are paying heart-felt tribute to the one and only Tom Petty — and launching their new lyric video exclusively with Tinnitist! Tom's Song is a love...

Indie Roundup | Ten Terrific Tracks to Tempt You Today

Hunt Sales gets it together, Low hit the market, Grapetooth bleed, Yukon Blonde go digital, Sabaton spell it out, Cameron Nickerson repeats himself and more in today's Roundup. Let's...

Late-Night TV Music (Early Halloween Edition) | Oct. 30, 2018

Have you noticed that Halloween starts earlier and earlier every year? Way back when I was a tiny Tinnitist, we didn't go out trick-or-treating until after dinner, when it...

Indie Roundup | Eight Excellent Numbers to Experience Now!

Vessel makes change, Sharon Van Etten comes back, Jon Fratelli grows flowers, Cass McCombs erupts, Shabazz Palaces are NSFW, Bodega are back in business and more on today's Roundup....

Mailbag Grab Bag | 13 Unsolicited Gems You Have to Hear

This week, out of the blue, my inbox got jammed with dozens of random missives from singers, songwriters, DJs and rappers. Turns out a music promotion firm in the...

Late-Night TV Music | Oct. 29, 2018

Sometimes good things really do come in threes. Case in point: The idiosyncratic trio of musical artists who popped up on Monday night's chat shows. First, performance artist Taylor...

Indie Roundup | Seven Songs Suitable For Sampling Today

Matt Jaffe gets his just desert, Real Friends make an unreal enemy, The Silver Field stay home, Living Hour take the stairs, Balthazar drive on and more in today's...

Ron Davis’ SymphRONica | Sashagraha: Exclusive Video Premiere!

Virtuoso pianist and musical mash-up artist Ron Davis plays it short and sweet in the live video for Sashagraha — his fourth and final exclusive clip for Tinnitist #MusicMondays! We've...

Monday Morning Mashup | Sad But Superstitious

It's Monday morning. So what could be better — or at least more alliterative — than kicking off the working week with a mashup? Here's one that lives in...

Zoelly | Blowing Smoke: Exclusive Video Premiere!

Rising star Zoelly offers a real-life look at young love in her new single Blowing Smoke — and we're premiering the video exclusively on Tinnitist! In the elegantly romantic clip,...

Indie Roundup | Nine New Numbers For Your Weekend

The Hawk flies solo, Alexis Taylor gets suspicious, Fifth Angel share a secret, Munua hits the midway, Soilwork shoot the moon and more in today's outsized Roundup. Light ’em...

Late-Night TV Music | Oct. 25, 2018

If a single picture is worth 1,000 words, does that mean a single word is worth 1,000 pictures? Or at least a late-night TV appearance? Because one-word titles and...

Indie Roundup | Eight New Entries to Embrace Today

Accept string it out, Favours see the sights, Korpiklaani get wordy, White Lies write code, Folly & The Hunter see the doc and more in today's Roundup. Make it...

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