Author: Ken Shane

Ken Shane lives in Narragansett, R.I. He is the New Music Editor for Popdose and a freelance writer. Ken is far and away the oldest Popdose writer. In fact, he may be the oldest writer, period. He wants you to know that he generally does not share his colleagues' love for the music of the '80s, and he does not forgive them for loving it.
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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, “Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!”

A couple of weeks ago I watched a new documentary about the creation of the Doors’ first album. Almost immediately after that, I dove...

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Music, News

In Memoriam: Danny Federici (1950-2008)

The news of Danny Federici’s death has sent my mind reeling back over the dozens of E Street Band shows that I’ve seen over the...

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Was (Not Was), “Boo!”

Don’t look now, but there appears to be something of a soul revival going on these days, and I’m not talking about that...

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Listening Booth: Duffy, “Rockferry”

It’s a new year, and with it comes another British pop-soul diva to tempt us. You may recall that a very young Joss Stone turned up...