Author: Dan Walsh

Music. Beer. Running. Milwaukee via Nebraska. Father of 2 awesome daughters. I use words, poorly. @dwalsh76

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Song Premiere: Trapper Schoepp, “Freight Train”

Led by Wilco’s Patrick Sansone on piano, Schoepp and his band become another link in this song’s chain....

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Josh Lovelace

Making music for families and kids isn’t something a lot of artists dream of doing. Some artists stumble into it. Some artists do it out...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Dan Zanes

We last chatted with Dan Zanes back in 2012 when the Del Fuegos got back together for a new EP and brief reunion tour. After he got that...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, “Young Soul”

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, the King of Kindie Hip Hop, is back with a new batch for the young ones. Infinity Plus One the...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Trapper Schoepp, “Ogallala”

I’ve always been obsessed with songs that mention my hometown of Omaha and it seems songwriters are obsessed with mentioning...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: The Not-Its!, “Dance With Me”

photo credit: Mike Hipple Seattle’s The Not-Its! ask a simple question with the title of their new record: Are You Listening? If...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Song Premiere: Renee & Friends featuring Lisa Loeb, “Gather Round”

Renee & Friends is just that. Renee Stahl and a bunch of her friends writing and recording songs with producer Rich Jacques for her new...

Film, Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” Soundtrack

The fine folks at Rhino Records are set to release the original soundtrack for the film Diary of A Teenage Girl, set in 1976 San...

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: R.E.M. on DVD and Vinyl

The R.E.M. By MTV documentary was just released on DVD and Blu-Ray and to celebrate we’ve got a special giveaway. R.E.M. By...

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Tori Amos Vinyl Bundle

Nearly 25 years since the initial release of her first two solo records, Tori Amos’ Little Earthquakes and Under The Pink have...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Boh Doran, “Rainbow”

After building firm, yet humble roots in the Midwest, soulful indie pop singer-songwriter Boh Doran headed East and formed Milly...

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Eagles/Fleetwood Mac/Captain Beefheart Vinyl Bundle

Did the Easter Bunny only bring you Peep flavored milk? He did for me, and now I have gross taste in my mouth. Lucky for you, our good...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Eric Hölljes of Delta Rae (2015)

Major labels simply don’t have the patience to watch a band develop. If their first album isn’t a breakthrough success, they’re...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: 311, “311” and “Evolver”

For Dan Walsh, it would be nearly impossible to improve on anything 311 has ever done, but these remasters do the trick....

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Interviews: P-Nut of 311 and Wil-Dog of Ozomatli

After a combined 40+ years together (311, 24 years; Ozomatli, 19 years) but decidedly different career paths, both bands find themselves at...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Leagues, Summerfest, Milwaukee, 7/3/13

Playing a large festival is both a blessing and a curse, especially for up and coming bands. The blessing – The band is playing to a...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: A Guide to Summerfest 2013

If you search for the “Best music festivals of 2013”, you will find lots of lists – here, here, here, here, here, here,...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Drew Holcomb on Songwriting, Fatherhood, and the NBA

You’ve probably heard a Drew Holcomb song before. His music has been featured on an endless amount of television shows: Parenthood,...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Thad Cockrell of Leagues

When describing Leagues music, I make an unfair comparison: “It’s like Maroon 5 without the douchebaggery.” At first I...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Bob Hallett of Great Big Sea

Popdose talked to Bob Hallett from Great Big Sea about frozen horses, the music industry (or what’s left of it), the songwriting...

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Dadnabbit, Music, Popdose Interviews

Dadnabbit: Q&A With Justin Roberts

Can you make a lullaby record that is not boring? The answer is “Yes” because Justin Roberts just did. Lullaby is a gorgeous,...

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Dadnabbit, Music

Dadnabbit: The Figureheads, “Holy Monkey Mixtape”

After a looooooong hiatus, Milwaukee’s The Figureheads are back with a new batch of hip hop for kids. The trio consists of Greg...

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Dadnabbit, Music, Popdose Interviews

Dadnabbit: A Conversation With Randy Kaplan

Randy Kaplan is new school with tip of the hat to the old school. Actually, he’s fully immersed in old school blues. Randy’s...

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Dadnabbit, Music

Dadnabbit: Hullabaloo, “Dad Upside Down”

Hullabaloo won’t release their new record, Raise a Ruckus, until early September. That hasn’t stopped them from releasing a...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Eric Hölljes of Delta Rae

Delta Rae is a sextet from North Carolina, consisting of three siblings and three additional friends. They’re the only band...

Music

Found On… Delta Rae, Burning Condors, Show Me Island, and More

Discover new music from Delta Rae, Carousel, Burning Condors, Show Me Island and Johnny Makes Music. ...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive: Scythian, “It’s Not Too Late”

Folk/Celtic/Rock/Gypsy/Americana/Klezmer Washington DC based band, Scythian, are set to release a new album It’s Not Too Late in...

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Dadnabbit, Music

Dadnabbit: Hullabaloo, “Out Standing”

Kid folk duo Hullabaloo are set to release their new album, Raise a Ruckus on September 4th. The album is the duos 10th release and...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Jukebox the Ghost

Jukebox the Ghost are set to release their fantastic new album, Safe Travels, on June 12th. Guitarist Tommy Siegel talks about the new...

Music

Found On… Jukebox the Ghost, Lower Dens, Twerps, and More

Lots of free or cheap, new-ish, under-the-radar music. We scour the interwebs so you don't have to. ...