Author: Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy

When not dissecting some of the greatest records ever recorded, Messrs. Holmes and Dunphy actively thwart the nefarious machinations of Moriarty.

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1973: Frank Sinatra, “Ol’ Blue Eyes Is Back”

Holmes and Dunphy take on the revival of a true music icon in 1973....

Platters That Matter, Episode 4: Queen — Queen II

Music, Podcast

Platters That Matter, Episode 4: Queen, “Queen II”

Join co-hosts Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy as they demonstrate why Queen II is a platter that matters....

Popdose Flashback

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1993: Billy Joel, “River of Dreams”

In 1993 Billy Joel made people feel awkward and sad. ...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Ben Folds Five, PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ, 7/20/13

Platters That Matter podcasters brave the summer heat for Ben Folds Five live....

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1993: Korn Again

1993 was ground zero for the nu-metal movement. We just didn't know yet....

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1973: Paul McCartney & Wings, “My Love”

And when the cupboard's bare, will you still even care?...

Ben Folds Five - The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner

Music, Podcast

Platters That Matter, Episode 3: Ben Folds Five, “The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner”

The third Platters That Matter podcast looks at the third album from this great trio. Whoooooa!...

Music, Podcast

Platters That Matter, Episode 2: Genesis, “Duke”

Duke was the album that changed how the world viewed Genesis. Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy look at this game-changing record on Platters...

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1993: Snow, “Informer”

Wherein Holmes and Dunphy make like The Carpenters and go on hurting each other....

Music, Podcast

Platters That Matter, Episode 1: Joe Walsh — But Seriously, Folks…

In the debut installment of the Platters That Matter podcast, Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy explore Joe Walsh's 1978 solo album But...