Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Metal Dad #819: “Oldest Dude at the 1975 Concert, Part 1.”

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Music, Popdose

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Woman Problem

This is the first in a series of articles about the various problems the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has with its nomination and election...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad Announcement: Coming Soon …

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Music, News, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Dylan and Kendrick

Rob Smith reflects on the death of Kendrick Castillo, and why it hits close to home....

The 8th Day

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The 8th Day, “She’s Not Just Another Woman”

After nine years and well over 400 columns, I’ve decided to change Soul Serenade from a weekly to an occasional column. Obviously,...

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: Terry Zwigoff’s “Louie Bluie”

In a career spanning 34 years, director Terry Zwigoff has only directed four major films. His 1994 feature Crumb may be the greatest...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Nine

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Nine The more the world spins out of control, the more Jon and Rob...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #818: “1988 Flashback: Scritti Politti”

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Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #817: “Anxiety & Depression”

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Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Eight

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Eight In another throwback to “freeform” radio, Jon and...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #55: They Will Never Find Me Here — The Sun and the Moon, Vol. I

Tears for Fears fans know where the next show is going. ...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway, “The Closer I Get to You”

When an artist dies too young it is always tempting to mourn not only the loss of his or her spirit but also the loss of the great work...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Video Premieres

Popdose Exclusive Video Premiere: James Billett, “Never Lose Flight”

  London-based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist James Billett is gearing up for the release of his new single, “Never Lose...

Film

I Was Born to Be an Example of Misfortune: Terry Gilliam’s “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote”

“If you asked a random person what their most anticipated release of April 2019 was, they likely said Avengers: Endgame. Yet I picked...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Seven

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Seven Once again, Rob and Jon roll out an absolute smorgasbord of...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #816: “Domestic Recap”

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Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #815: “Film Criticism”

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Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #814: “Important Update”

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Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #813: “Meeting Recap”

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Howard Jones

We have a new favorite phrase, and it is ‘virtuous spiral.’ ...

The Soul Children

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Soul Children, “The Sweeter He Is”

We’ve heard about one-hit wonders and even no-hit wonders but what about groups that had multiple hits and still manage to be...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Westmoreland, “The Sparrow”

When it comes to the music of John Westmoreland, founder of the band that bears his surname, there’s a lot more to what meets the eye or...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Six

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Six As quickly as the boys conclude one installment of Radio...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #812: “The Conversations Daddy Doesn’t Hear”

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Exit Lines, Theatre

Exit Lines: Off Key

High and low notes Off Broadway, with Isabelle Huppert as The Mother....

Blu-ray Reviews, Music

Blu-ray Review: “Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records”

Starting this weekend, trendy music genres like trap, EDM, trance house, crunk, or whatever the hell else the kids are listening to these...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #811: “Final Four, 2019”

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Stine Bramsen of Alphabeat

"Touring with Katy Perry was a great opportunity to try to enter the US scene, but that would also mean that we had to spend two more years...

Garland Green

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Garland Green, “Jealous Kind of Fella”

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Danny White, a southern soul singer who toiled for years looking for a hit that proved elusive. This...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Five

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Five From the duo that doesn’t know when to slow down, Jon and Rob...