Tag: America

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #46: Never, Ever, Always, and Forever

Proof that there is always something good that can come from even the worst of things. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #27: Shouting at Windmills

Thomas Dolby is one of the few people to have enough money to have Oprah killed. Not that he would. ...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Dispatch, “America, Location 12”

Precisely what city or small town or hidden, leafy enclave is mapped in America, Location 12, the recently released sixth LP from indie...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2015, Music

The Thirteenth Day of Mellowmas: Lost Mellowmas — Venturamas

In which America robs their own vault for the second time on their own holiday album...

Wilton Felder

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilton Felder, “(No Matter How High I Get) I’ll Still Be Lookin’ Up To You”

A career of brilliant variety came to an end when Wilton Felder died this week...

Music, Popdose Conceptual Theater

Popdose Conceptual Theater: Music for Fireworks

Not so much a conceptual piece this time around as a practical musical tool, designed to solve one of the many pressing problems of...

Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Medleys

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation...


Spin Cycle: Band of Horses, Mirage Rock

Band of Horses reign it in and craft a harmonic homage to 70s AM radio on fourth album "Mirage Rock"...

AM Gold: 1975

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 56

As we will learn in this, the fourth and final installment in AM Gold: 1975, few things inspire passion and raw emotion in us like... Glen...

AM Gold: 1974

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 50

We're up to week #50 in our AM Gold series. That's half of 100!...

AM Gold: 1972

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 43

It takes a strong piece of music to overcome sub-par song lyrics. We're looking at you, America....


Thank You for the Music!

Join the Popdose Staff as they say "Thank You" to the people that introduced them to the music that shaped their lives....

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: America, “Back Pages”

America's latest is a covers album which is titled after a Bob Dylan song. If this sounds intriguing to you, read on....


Desert Island Discs, Music, Popdose

Desert Island Discs with Marc Pinansky

Singer/songwriter Marc Pinansky imagines himself on a desert island and comes up with 5 discs to make the trip with....


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 8/20/10 — Late Summer, Late Seventy-something

This week's Popdose mixtape features deep tracks from the 1970s, including music from Jackson Browne, Syreeta, Grand Funk, John Lennon,...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “America”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE The theme of America in popular music has run the gamut of idealized notions of a land where one can pursue...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: Jason’s Holiday Edition

Despite what you’ve seen every day so far this month, I really do enjoy listening to holiday music. In fact, I’m downright...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 11/20/76

A duck, a muskrat, and Rod Stewart in a bowtie -- the only thing that could save this Billboard Top 10 is a four-minute talkbox solo. It's...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 2

Popdose...in your ear! Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for another irreverent pop culture discussion -- it's Episode 2 of the...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Apple’s Genius Mix”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE I think David Medsker can relate to this… Back in my salad days of college, I made extra money with two...


Chart Attack!, Music


Mellow Gold tracks, country crossovers, and uncomfortable backing vocals -- join Jason Hare (and his childhood haircut) as he takes us back...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 4/22/72

Jason Hare is back for another installment of Chart Attack! -- and this week, he takes us all the way back to April 22, 1972, and a top 10...


No Concessions

No Concessions: Fallen Stars

I got word that Natasha Richardson had died Wednesday evening. But the Internet had killed her off Tuesday afternoon. And that bothers me....


Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Kyle Vincent, “Wow & Flutter”

When Kyle Vincent released his eponymous album on Hollywood Records in 1997, it looked for all the world that, after spending over a decade...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 3

So, we’re on the third post of this series, and I haven’t yet told you about my collection, and the reason I can actually do...