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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...

Gene Chandler

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Gene Chandler, “Groovy Situation”

Gene Chandler's career spanned the years from doo-wop to disco with lots of hits in between...

Dobie Gray

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dobie Gray, “Drift Away”

"Drift Away" was a smash in 1973 and then again 30 years later...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Popdose Mixtape: Election Day 2018 Edition

You don’t need me to tell you. You can see it with your own eyes. You don’t need me to tell you that everything we warned of,...

The Delfonics

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Delfonics, “Ready or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide From Love)”

Do you remember when you first fell in love with Philly Soul? For me, it was in 1968 because that was the year when the Delfonics’...

NOW NY

A Fan's Notes, Music, Video Premieres

A Fan’s Notes: NOW NY

By 1978, Brian Eno had already changed the face of art rock with his production and collaboration on David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy, as...

Otis Rush

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Otis Rush, “Homework”

Otis Rush died recently but not before leaving a lasting blues and soul legacy...

Music, New Artists, Video Premieres

Popdose Premiere: Faux Co., “Set the Record Straight” b/w “Prozac Spaceman”

Popdose has a dual treat for you!  Chicago’s Faux Co. is the brainchild of songwriter Ben Mackey. Originally from Santa Rosa,...

Stax '68

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Stax ’68 — A Memphis Story

1968 was a momentous year for the nation, the city of Memphis, and Stax Records...

Music, What's THAT Supposed to Mean?

What’s THAT Supposed to Mean?: A Tori-fic Finale

It’s time to wrap up this series for a variety of unimportant reasons, but before I go, it’s time to pay a debt. Nearly three years...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Video Premieres

Popdose Exclusive Video Premiere: Rachel Taylor Brown, “Wedding Song (Bag of Bones)”

Popdose is pleased to bring you the video for “Wedding Song (Bag Of Bones)” from Run Tiny Human, the latest album from...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Tahiti 80’s Xavier Boyer

"That's what I like about pop music: the only truth is the three and a half minutes of music you're presenting to the audience."...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #49: Hot Dog, Jumping Frog, Albuquerque — Royals, Volume I

I thought there would be tons of songs about princesses. I had maybe four....

The Joe Jeffrey Group

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Joe Jeffrey Group, “My Pledge of Love”

The Joe Jeffrey Group established themselves as one-hit-wonders with a 1969 hit...

Music, New Artists

Popdose Song Premiere: Austin Prince, “Hard to Bare”

Last year, Popdose introduced you to a duo, Brothers Prince, who impressed us with their smooth, soulful grooves and quality...

Rose Royce

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Rose Royce, “Car Wash”

In 1977 Rose Royce's debut single rose to the top of the pop and R&B charts...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Sawyer Fredericks, “Hide Your Ghost”

Hide Your Ghost, the sophomore album from singer-songwriter Sawyer Fredericks, sheds the high gloss major label treatment, and plays closer...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive Song Premiere: Ryan Auffenberg, “Daisy Chain”

Popdose is pleased to bring you the title track from the new album by Bay Area singer songwriter Ryan Auffenberg, “Daisy Chain”. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #49: Days of the Week, Vol. I

Thursday needs to fire its publicist....

Hot Chocolate

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Hot Chocolate, “You Sexy Thing”

A soulful British band took a song to the upper reaches of the US charts in 1975...

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Popdose Choice Track: Palmyra Delran & the Doppel Gang, “Come Spy With Me”

Guitar rock diva, songwriter, on-air personality and masterful entertainer Palmyra Delran is inciting espionage and bringing fans along for...

The Vibrations

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Vibrations, “My Girl Sloopy”

"Sloopy" was a bigger hit for the McCoys but the Vibrations got there first...

Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Mark Knopfler, “Good On You Son”

Mark Knopfler returns to form on "Good On You Son" ...

Music

Popdose Choice Video: Eva B. Ross, “Messy”

Singer-songwriter Eva B. Ross crafts perfect pop on “Messy,” the first single from her upcoming E.P.; Popdose is pleased to share this...

Music

Popdose Choice Single: Emma Charles, “Far From Here”

  Singer-songwriter Emma Charles has released, “Far From Here,” which pairs her strikingly clear vocals along with producer Doug...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #47: Don’t. Just … Don’t (“Don’t” Songs, Vol. I)

Tell me you love me. Change. Go. Disturb this groove. Or, you know, do the opposite of all those things. Your call. It's cool. ...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Moon, “Extinction”

Moon is chiming echo-laden guitar, post rock bass, propulsive drumming, shifting time signatures, and haunting, ethereal vocals. Formed in...

Willie Tee

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Willie Tee, “Thank You John”

Despite a lack of chart success, Willie Tee became a New Orleans legend...

Music, New Artists, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive Song Premiere: The Persian Leaps, “Time Slips!”

Popdose is very pleased to bring you this exclusive new track off the debut full-length album from St. Paul, Minnesota’s The Persian...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Robert Poss, “Frozen Flowers Curse the Day”

Frozen Flowers Curse The Day is the latest release from pioneering avant-guitarist Robert Poss, a founding member of the legendary...