Author: Jeff Giles

Jeff Giles is the founder and editor-in-chief of Popdose and Dadnabbit, as well as an entertainment writer whose work can be seen at Rotten Tomatoes and a number of other sites. Hey, why not follow him at Twitter while you're at it?

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Stream Now: Miniature Tigers, “Oblivious”

Who needs youth and riches when you've got a catchy chorus and some synths?...

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Stream Now: Roses & Revolutions, “These Walls” (feat. Elvio Fernandes)

Missing the Civil Wars? Jonesing for fresh Lumineers-style folk pop? Look no further....

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Song Premiere: DeQn Sue, “Magenta”

Popdose presents "Magenta," the first single from DeQn Sue's new album "Zeitgeist."...

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Stream Now: Bubonik Funk, “TV on My Head”

Funk rock gets a bad rap because of the way it’s been misappropriated by frat-friendly bands like 311 and Sublime, but when...

Music

Does the Streaming Economy Have iTunes in a Hi-Res Panic?

Apple reportedly wants to give consumers more audio fidelity -- but is that enough to fix falling download sales?...

Television

How the Major TV Networks Can Learn to Love the Internet

It's eaten into their ratings and wreaked copyright havoc, but the web could end up becoming the Big Four's most powerful tool....

Books

33 1/3 Annnounces Shortlist for 2014 Proposals

106 shall enter. Only 10 to 20 shall leave....

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Stream Now: Claire London, “Hit the Switch”

For a song that threatens to start a revolution with boots to the ground, Claire London‘s “Hit the Switch” is...

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Stream Now: Japanther, “Take Me In and Let Me Go”

Japanther? Is that like an Indiantelope or a Mexicostritch? I don’t know, but I do know that the Brooklyn duo’s new single,...

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Watch Now: I Am Snow Angel, “Grey White December”

Here in New Hampshire, it just yesterday broke 60 degrees for the first time since November, and we’re all in full-on spring fever,...

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Download Now: Slim Wray, “I Gotta Girl (With A List of Needs)”

Grab a free track from the Brooklyn duo's new LP, "Sack Lunch."...

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Stream Now: TOWER, “Can’t Vibe”

Modern pop music tends to be so personality-driven that getting an email from a band like Tower is as refreshing as it is bewildering. Who...

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Stream Now: Luke Elliot, “Virginia”

If Jerry Lee Lewis and Bob Dylan had a baby, and then that baby had a baby with Tom Waits, it might grow up to sound like Luke...

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Stream Now: Rory Partin, “Everybody’s Got Somebody But Me”

You say “soulful big-band crooner,” and I say “There’s somewhere else I need to be right now” — most of...

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Stream Now: Ryan Hobler, “All Along”

Ryan Hobler‘s “All Along” sounds like early morning sunlight through your bedroom window, with a haunting melody that...

Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “Newhart: The Complete Second Season”

The Bob Newhart Show is the Newhart sitcom that most people seem to remember most fondly, but for me, it’s his second long-running...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Dog on Fleas, “I Must Be a Genius”

It’s February, which means two things: One, many of us are trying to ward off the coldest weeks of winter with multiple cuddly layers...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Various Artists, “The 78 Project”

Nine times out of 10, if I heard a group of people were going around recording musicians’ performances live to 78 using a vintage...

Music

On Reunions

Reunions are the Hostess cakes of the music world — they often sound like a treat, but by the time they’re finished,...

A Fine Mess, Podcast

A Fine Mess, Episode 7: Comedian Brian Moote

How to you go from growing up on a Washington farm to getting a master’s in social work to embarking on a career as a stand-up comic?...

A Fine Mess, Podcast

A Fine Mess, Episode 6: Songwriter Darden Smith

One of the biggest sources of pop music’s appeal is its immediacy — the way a well-written song can take you on an emotional...

Gear

Rush Trailer Everyone's Driven by Something

Rush has flown under the radar, delivering a visually exciting first preview seemingly out of nowhere. ...

Cars

The Lamborghini Aventador Roadster

The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 defines the sport auto Supertest towards an extrovert appearance and delivers what it promises...

Gear

The Spectacular Simplicity of Gravity

Despite some rough patches in the script, Alfonso Cuaron’s film is a visual wonder. This movie rips a ground from under our...

Consumerism

Bowers & Wilkins Speakers

Few simple powered speakers for the PC has been around for a tenner.You do not have to spend much more to give his ears to hear...

Consumerism

Apple iPhone 5S Review

A paginated review video post format which includes a table specifications. This is a big week for Apple; it has two new phones hitting...

Cars

Vespa GTS 300 Super Review

Before content review box and a Vespa scooter is not conventional, but a special kind to ride on two wheels with leg shield. Whether the...

Consumerism

The Breeder’s Cup

The biggest race on the fall schedule could very well feature a British import at the front of the pack....

Consumerism, Product Tests

Product Review: Onkyo LS3100 Envision Cinema 2.1-Channel Bluetooth Speaker System

Looking to beef up your home theater system, but don’t have a ton of room or a few thousand dollars burning a hole in your pocket?...