Tag: Asia

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #50: Heat Beneath Your Winter — Dreams, Vol. I

The idea came, as a lot of my ideas do, from a Duran Duran song. Do I have enough songs to do a full show about dreams? As I quickly...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Dukes of the Orient, “Dukes of the Orient”

The route to the Dukes of the Orient debut is complex, but the album is not....

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… David Cassidy (1950-2017) and Tommy Keene (1958-2017)

The universe indeed has a sense of humor...it's just disturbingly dark....

Music

Assessing Asia: The John Payne Years, Part Two

Asia performs an Aria....

Music

Assessing Asia: The John Payne Years, Part One

Popdose takes a look at the oft-forgotten Asia albums with John Payne as singer....

Music

Influences: Bret Busch

How do steamy, tropical nights emerge from the Green Acres Theme?...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… When Yes Comes to Shove

This is why we can't have nice things....

Music, News

Asia/U.K./King Crimson Vocalist and Bassist John Wetton Passes Away From Cancer

Wetton fought a long battle with cancer....

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Asia, “Gravitas”

The new album Gravitas features a sound closer to "classic" Asia....

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Nine Replacement Lead Singers for Bands You Know Well

Here are a few names you may not recall, fronting bands you cannot escape from....

Alpha, Asia (1983)

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Top 10 Roger Dean Album Covers

Expand your mind and gaze upon this gallery showcasing ten of the best album covers ever drawn by the great Roger Dean....

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 4

Remember Artie the 1 Man Party? How about Bad Boys Blue? No? Then get familiar with them again as Dave Steed takes a trip back to the...

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Listmania, Music

Popdose 2010: Will Harris’s Top Albums and Songs

I don’t even know why I’m here, frankly. I think it’s pretty well documented that all I do these days is write about...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Asia in Cleveland, Ohio, 8/13/10

The need for new material from Asia is a subject that on paper, is highly debatable in certain circles. But for those that have caught the...

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50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part Two

The second installment of Dw. Dunphy's countdown includes three-lettered prog legends like Yes, ELP, and...XTC?...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

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

In this series we’re taking a look at songs that hit the Rock and Modern Rock charts in the 1980s that didn’t cross over to the...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Asia, “Omega”

Omega is Greek for that which is last, and although it’s a thought I wouldn’t have considered five years ago, that might be the...

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Letter From the Editor, Music

Letter From the Editor: Rockin’ the Unemployment Line

We like to think that once a musician has "made it big," life is an endless series of MTV shoots and screaming fans -- but like any career,...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Supergroup … or Superdud?”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE On paper, it sounds like a moneymaking formula: take individual members from successful bands, put them together...

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Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 7/4/08

kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/l7TUVOYAW28" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" / Mainstream Rock: Asia, “Heat...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 4

So, where did we leave off last week? That’s right, the kid finally got some cash money. It’s 1999, and I’m in my...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… How to Kill a Supergroup

As of this writing it is the wrinkly end to the middle of March (the 21st, for those who hate metaphor) and rumor and tempers are rumbling...