Author: Keith Creighton

Keith is a music correspondent for Popdose and an advocate on women's empowerment, gender identity and gender liberation issues. His Popdose beats include new releases (reviews, interviews), box sets and reissues, and Gender Nation X (coloring outside gender's rigid lines). He's marketing writer by day for Sudden Monkey.

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Richard Marx, “Another One Down”

The video for "Another One Down" finds Marx doing what Cher wished she could have done for ages, turn back time....

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Those Pretty Wrongs, “You and Me”

If the names don’t immediately ring bells, their contributions to decades of American music most certainly do....

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Other Americans, “Neon Sunrise”

As 2019, let alone this decade, heads into the final stretch, a bumper crop of epic new releases will sprint to the finish with hopes of...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: The Ocean Blue’s David Schelzel (2019)

In a wide-ranging new interview, The Ocean Blue's David Schelzel discusses the band's new album, what's hiding in the archives, his...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Song Premiere: the black watch, “Mad”

For years I’ve wondered why the heck John Andrew Frederick’s indie rock collective, the black watch, has not enjoyed even the cult-like...

Music, 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...

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...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Song Premiere: French Horn Rebellion, “Renaissance Man”

A new French Horn Rebellion hits collection, Graduation Compilation, is out today -- Popdose presents one of the set's new songs,...

Music, Popdose Interviews, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Grace Gaustad, “Best Self”

For the past two years, Grace Gaustad, 17, has been steadily building momentum on two fronts – to finish high school and launch a career...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Single Premiere: Holden Laurence Flies Solo (Again) With “Shadows of Old Love”

Holden Laurence, guitarist for cinematic pop darlings, The Modern Electric, will soon release his second solo album, Rewire. It promises to...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Bill Pritchard Doubles Down on “Forever”

Pritchard's melodies are usually quite hummable off the bat, but his stories can take you just about anywhere — through love and anger,...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Single Premiere: The Lines Between Beth // James Get “Blurry”

Beth // James is an indie folk pop duo from Austin, Texas, a city where one can imagine 70 percent of the population is a member of an...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Reverend Horton Heat’s Half New Band and Whole New Life

In the year 2019, some 33 & 1/3 years after they started (give or take), The Reverend Horton Heat is bigger than ever. This past...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

2018’s 50 Best Albums: An Apocalypse Survival Guide

While it’s safe to say most of us want to forget all about 2018, there are hundreds of incredible albums by stellar artists across...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: DR King, “Gravedigger”

Popdose is proud to present the world video premiere of DR King's new single, "Gravedigger."...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Thank You, Next: 18 of 2018’s Other Epic Singles

Friends, robots, Kardashians, lend me your ears. Remember the days when you didn’t rely on a streaming algorithm to turn you onto new...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Looping Back In With Hailey Knox

One of my fondest memories from the fall of 2016, before the autumn of life as we knew it, was writing up the first POPDOSE profile of...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Claudia Brücken (Propaganda) and Jerome Froese (Tangerine Dream) “Beginn” Again

There are only two types of music fans in this world, those who believe Propaganda’s audacious German synth pop opus, A Secret Wish, from...

Current Events, Gender Nation X

Gender Nation X: Defending Rita Ora in the War on “Girls”

This week, pop star Rita Ora issued an apology for living her truth. That’s right, she’s not apologizing for using slurs, defaming or...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Ken Sharp Focuses His Power-Pop Lens on Classic-Rock Heroes

Popdose first met rock journalist and power pop musician Ken Sharp through the supernova that is Omnivore recording artist, Cait Brennan,...

Music

Reissues: Earn Your Post-Punk Ph.D. Via These Essential Box Sets

Music consumption seems to be diverging into two directions. To the right we have streaming, where complex algorithms turn you onto new...

Music, News

Music News: Foo Fighters’ Favorite “Kiss Guy” Has a Song, and It’s Epic

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett promised the Concrete and Gold world tour would be...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose EP Premiere: Lexie Rose, “On My Own”

A few years ago, while promoting Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl told the Television Critics Association, “I don’t want my kid to...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Video Premieres

Popdose Exclusive Video Premiere: Ashley Delima, “Stay in America”

A week after the latest government shutdown, the fates of Dreamers, the 800,000 people currently in the Deferred Action for Childhood...

Music, New Artists

New Artists: Circling Back With Popdose’s Best of 2017

  It would take a stadium-sized record store to inventory at least one copy of every album and single produced in a given year (at at...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Exclusive: Jonny Polonsky’s Explosive Record Storegasm

We’re not gonna lie to you, what you’re about to see might terrify your brain space or arouse your nether regions. Whereas...

Music

The Popdose Comeback Club: Class of 2017 (Round 2)

There are some comebacks the world doesn’t need: Sean Spicer, Bill Cosby, another Spiderman reboot — and plenty that are long...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2017: 10 Albums for the Buy Curious

In the age of streaming, does anyone still care about someone else’s top albums list when every album in the known universe is at...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Amilia K Spicer’s Spellbinding “Wow and Flutter”

This Los Angeles singer/songwriter releases albums at a pace that makes both Axl Rose and Kate Bush seem prolific. Wow and Flutter,...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: Dead or Alive, Deee-Lite, the Vibrators, Tammy Wynette …

Record Store Day 2017 has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t treasure to be found online and at your local...