The first of two parts on female artists in popular music and their relationships to the political, either through their music or image.
Matt and Jeff welcome singer/songwriter Steve Poltz to discuss his new album Noineen Noiny Noin. Steve also plays several songs live during the podcast.
The Popdose Podcast pays tribute to the late Levon Helm.
Episode 3 focuses on MTV: the role of politics in its history and programming, and the politically motivated artists who’ve been a part of it.
For the second episode of “Popdose Presents: Songs of Freedom”, Matthew Bolin and Lyana Fernandez focus on the Occupy movement, especially its beginning point at Occupy Wall Street.
Perfect for your soul-crushing trip to the mall on this Black Friday: A rundown of a classic Top 10 from November 1983. It’s the Popdose Podcast, Episode 22: CHART ATTACK! Edition!
In the first episode of “Popdose Presents: Songs of Freedom”, Popdose music contributor Matthew Bolin and Lyana Fernandez look at R.E.M., P.J. Harvey, and how the internet changes the way we look at political music.
One of Popdose’s favorite artists discusses his brilliant new album, I Recall Standing as Though Nothing Could Fall.
It’s Labor Day, and we didn’t feel like working, either. So here’s a bonus episode with more from our pal Peter Lubin.
To celebrate the twentieth episode of The Popdose Podcast, Jeff, Jason and Dave are joined by music industry veteran (and longtime Popdose supporter) Peter Lubin for a varied and fascinating discussion on the biz. Take a listen!
So what’s this Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour thing all about anyway? If you follow Jeff Giles (@jefito) and Matt Wardlaw (@mwardlaw, @addictedtovinyl) on Twitter, you’ll be somewhat familiar with the musical discussions that go back and forth in 140 character bursts (and fast food related pontification as well). While there is quite a bit of division between the two of us on various musical topics relating to singer/songwriters (Tommy Shaw) and bands (too many to speak of!), we have a good amount of common ground on quite a few things.
Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton finally take the heat off of mothers and focus on fathers — Jason’s dad Gary joins us for Episode 19 of The Popdose Podcast!
It’s been two years since Michael Jackson died, and several of Popdose’s Michaels paid tribute in this special Popdose Podcast extra.
Fandom: what does it mean, who inspires it, and where will you go in its name? We have some thoughts on the subject, and you’ll hear ’em on Episode 18 of The Popdose Podcast!
Matt Wardlaw and Jeff Giles launch a brand new podcast with 35 minutes of Bruce Hornsby worship as they discuss Hornsby’s new live album.
The Popdose Podcast returns with an interview with Gorman Bechard, the creative force behind Color me Obsessed: A Film About The Replacements.
After a three-month hiatus, Jeff, Jason, and Dave are back to rip apart a Billboard Top 10 from 1985. It’s the Popdose Podcast, Episode 16: CHART ATTACK! Edition!
In a world filled with awkward family holiday reunions, three men gather to remind you that it could be worse: you could be a Brady or Stewart Copeland. Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for a discussion of the best and worst pop culture reunions on Episode 15 of The Popdose Podcast!
What’s the easiest way for a record company to take your money every holiday season? Box sets! Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for a discussion of the best and worst compilations on the most recent episode of the Popdose Podcast!
What happens when pop culture forces collide, and why do they almost always suck? Matt Wardlaw, Michael Parr, and Dave Lifton discuss it on the Popdose Podcast!
Your Popdose Podcast hosts may be on vacation this month, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have fresh content for you! Episode 12 brings an hour’s worth of excellent outtakes from Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton!
The Popdose Podcast returns with yet another show devoid of a theme, but with an added bonus – alcohol!
While there may not be a specific topic for Episode 10 of the Popdose Podcast, we promise you more intriguing and immature conversation between Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton, culminating in an analysis of prosthetic…well, you’ll have to listen for yourself. Enjoy!
Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for a fantastic discussion about Drooling Fanaticism with special guest Steve Almond, author of the book Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life. It’s all in Episode 9 of the Popdose Podcast!
In honor of Easter, join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton as they talk about resurrection — pop culture style! It’s all in Episode 8 of the Popdose Podcast!
On Episode 7 of the Popdose Podcast, your three favorite a**holes convene to discuss the science of a**holeology — with a very special guest from the actual field. Our best episode yet is but a click away!
Join us for Episode 6 of the Popdose Podcast, where Jeff Giles, Dave Lifton and Jason Hare celebrate Black History Month in their own unique way — featuring very special guest Mike Heyliger!
Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton return for more irreverent conversation on music, movies and Michael McDonald — all in this very special bonus episode of the Popdose Podcast!
Don’t know what to get your friends and loved ones for the holidays this year? If they’re lovers of merriment, obnoxious humor and immature behavior, we can think of no better gift than The Popdose Podcast, Episode 4! Sure, it doesn’t cost anything to give as a gift, but that just leaves you more money to spend on yourself this season. Because let’s face it — you’re worth it. In this episode, our illustrious hosts discuss — you guessed it — the holiday season, from gifts to music and everything in between. You’ll also find out exactly how Cabbage Patch Kids are born. We only wish we were making this up. Please leave us your thoughts in the comments, and if you like the show, please leave a review on iTunes. Enjoy! The Popdose Podcast, Episode 4: Cabbage Section (1:01:45, 70.7 MB), featuring Jeff Giles, Jason Hare, and Dave Lifton. Download from You can also subscribe to the podcast’s RSS feed. Show Notes 0:00 Intro, leading into a varied holiday discussion. We start by discussing …
What’s tastier than day-after-Thanksgiving leftovers? A fresh new episode of the Popdose Podcast, featuring the immature humor of Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton!