Tag: Beatles

Music, Single Reviews

Single Review: Jeff Betten, “Learning It as I Go” b/w “Small Doses”

Anybody as active in a scene as Misra Records head and Pittsburgh indie-rock impresario Jeff Betten has to have a soft spot for the music....

Album Reviews, Music

Nobody’s Favorite Record Reviews #1: Ringo Starr’s “Ringo the 4th”

Johnny Bacardi has Ringo on his mind....

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode Five (The One You Can Count on One Hand)

Making way for a discount of a pre-determined nature involving digits, this podcast is quite the steal! ...

Music

WHAT I LISTENED TO DURING THE HOLIDAYS…

Two-plus weeks at home is a lot of time to unwind, if one doesn’t have travel plans.  And come the holidays, I...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Paul McCartney, “Pure McCartney”

  What can you really say that hasn’t already been said about Paul McCartney?  This isn’t some “rock...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Kurt Cobain, “Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings”

Kurt Cobain’s first solo record – recently released 21 years after his 1994 suicide and paired with a suspect “documentary” film...

Contests

Popdose Giveaway: “The Beatles in Mono” Vinyl Box Set

Popdose is giving away "The Beatles in Mono" vinyl box set!...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Exclusive: Extreme’s Gary Cherone Previews The New Hurtsmile Album “Retrogrenade”

Gary Cherone is perhaps best-known for being the longtime vocalist of the Boston-based rock band Extreme and after that, the guy who picked...

Music, Popdose

No More Yesterdays: A Beatles-Less Paul McCartney Concert

What if Macca didn't play anything by the you-know-whos?...

Music, News, Popdose

Beatlefest 2014: And?…

So it came to pass that this weekend is the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ arrival in the United States.  It is well established...

Music

The Man Who Brought The Beatles To America… And America To The Beatles

February 9, 1964. 8:00pm. The click-clack of changing dials rings through American homes as the fuzzy gray picture on the television screen...

Popdose Conceptual Theater

Popdose Conceptual Theater: The Fool on the Hill

I read Matt Ruff’s fantasy classic “Fool on the Hill” at a rather strange time in my life.  I was living on the beach in...

AJOBO, Music

AJOBO: Why I Quit the Beatles

This upcoming weekend marks a milestone in music history; unless you live under a rock, you already know that it was 50 years ago Sunday...

Book Reviews, Books, Popdose

Seven Fun Beatles Facts from Mark Lewisohn’s “Tune In”

What can you learn from a 944-page book on the Beatles? Let's start with these seven things....

CD Reviews, Music, Podcast, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Audio Interview: Terry Scott Taylor of Daniel Amos

A conversation with DA's lead architect Terry Scott Taylor about the band's new album, Dig Here, Said The Angel (and an album review to...

Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: Leroy Justice

Rob Smith Can't Say No to the nouveau classic rock of Leroy Justice....

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: R.E.M., “Automatic for the People”

Rob Smith reflects on R.E.M. in the latest "Vinyl Diaries."...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: The Beatles, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

Rob Smith meditates on memory, music, and the Beatles in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

Blue Sky Riders

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Kenny Loggins and Gary Burr of Blue Sky Riders

The Blue Sky Riders might be the best band you've never heard of (featuring a few people you might be familiar with)....

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: “Magical Mystery Tour”

As if there wasn’t enough evidence of the vast gulf between record industry marketing practices of the 1960s and today, consider...

DVD Reviews

DVD Review: Strange Fruit: The Beatles’ Apple Records

Want the whole story? Here it is, come and ... oh never mind....

Music

Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah #03: The “Think for Yourself” Session

Do what you want to do — just get the f#%&ing note right....

Music

Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah #02: “Recording the Beatles”

"Recording the Beatles": no Fabs library is complete without it....

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Brandon Schott, “13 Satellites”

Brandon Schott's latest album, "13 Satellites," is really good. Just ask Rob Smith ......

Music

Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah #01: How Compleat Was “The Compleat Beatles”?

Dan Wiencek serves up a double-size helping of Beatle-y goodness...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Introduction and E.L.O., “Discovery”

Rob Smith's new vinyl column opens with E.L.O.'s disco record, "Discovery."...

Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Extreme, “More Than Words”

"Death by Power Ballad" explores Extreme's "More Than Words."...

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Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Thinks Graphs Are Sexy!

Our new column, where we dissect the latest rantings from the crazy, fucked-up world of America's creepiest music and technology...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing A Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 14

Popdose concludes the ever-popular series that imagines a Beatles world without a breakup....

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Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Jaime Michaels

If you had to go away for awhile and you could only take five of your favorite albums with you, which ones would you choose? Yes, we know...