Tag: Boston

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...

Music, News

Former Panama Strongman Manuel Noriega Dead at 83

So what does this have to do with music?...


Popdose Oral History: “Papas Fritas” (1995)

The three members of Papas Fritas — Shivika Asthana, Keith Gendel, and Tony Goddess — discuss the creation of their self-titled debut...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Boston, “Life, Love & Hope”

For such a positive-sounding title, you probably wouldn't expect such a negative reaction, but......

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: November 29, 2013

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Susanna Hoffs

Susanna Hoffs drops by the Popdose lounge to talk about the latest Under The Covers album, her ongoing collaboration with Matthew Sweet....

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Music, Popdose Interviews

Michael Sweet Of Stryper Talks About The Band’s New Album + Performing With Boston

Michael Sweet of Stryper talks about the band's new album, No More Hell Left To Pay in our exclusive interview....


Popdose Giveaway: Win “The Heat” on Blu-ray Combo Pack

Win the comedy hit, THE HEAT, on Blu-ray Combo Pack!...

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....


Brad Delp Day

Remembering Brad Delp with his other band RTZ....

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1983: Introducing The Compact Disc

We don't mean Certificate Of Deposit either....


Big Money Presents…Aging Hip Replacement 2.0: Born & Raised

Sub-sub titled: A very interesting week, indeed....

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Jimi Jamison of Survivor

In more than four decades in the music business, Jimi Jamison has worn quite a few different hats. While perhaps best known for his work...


The Faint @ Paradise Rock Club, Boston, 12.8.12: Concert Review

The Faint return to Boston for the first time in over 3 years to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Danse Macabre. Check out our concert...

AM Gold: 1978

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 65

We hope you've been enjoying our collective journey through the fields of AM Gold so far, because the end is nearly in sight....


The Singles Bar: Bleu, “It’s Not Over (‘Til it’s Over and Done)”

Two Popblerd favorites, Bleu and David Mead, team up for a wonky, catchy new track; check out "It's Not Over ('Til it's Over and Done)"!...

king's x 1992

Music, News

A special video message from King’s X drummer Jerry Gaskill

King's X drummer Jerry Gaskill is recovering nicely after a heart attack suffered in February. Here's how you can help him with his medical...

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Michael Laine Hildebrandt of Bubble Gum Orchestra

Bubble Gum Orchestra's Michael Laine Hildebrandt recounts the power pop and rock albums that inspired him....

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 9

Bon Jovi, Boyz II Men and lots of harmony highlight this week's Bottom Feeders. ...

Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to New Edition

A comprehensive look at the careers of the members of one of the most influential R&B acts of all time....

Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: Cliffs of Dooneen, “The Dog Went East and God Went West”

Twenty years ago, it was possible to be a regional success without breaking out nationally. This is the story of the rise and plateau and...



Turn-Ons: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble — Once You Get It, You Can’t Forget It

You have no idea what you're missing. That's what Judd Marcello's here for. He says Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble is a rare musical...


Mellowmas, Music

The Tenth Day of Mellowmas: Selloutmas

Just in case your holidays weren't bland enough, Train and Coca-Cola have joined forces to "shake" them "up."...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 6

It’s another week for the letter B as we take a look at songs that hit the Billboard Rock charts but failed to cross over into the...


Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Boston, “Hollyann”

Sixties nostalgia is a curious thing—make-a one man weep, make another man sing. Tom Scholz—the guitarist/mastermind/evil...


Current Events

Teddy, and Larry, and Me

Ever since Senator Edward Kennedy died on Tuesday, there’s been a movie playing over and over in my head. I come from the Sixties. I...


Contests, Music

Popdose Contest: Win Tickets to See Maxwell!

Maxwell. Boston. Free Priority Access tickets. Need we say more? Click to enter the contest — from Popdose, Samsung, and AT&T!...



New Music: The Everyday Visuals, “Boom! Boom! Boom!”

Ken Shane is high on the music of the Everyday Visuals -- and to show its gratitude for his enthusiasm, the band has given us an exclusive...


Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: Tribe, “Abort”

I’ve written literally hundreds of pieces for various web sites and newspapers, but nothing I have ever written has produced as much...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 11/1/86

Howdy, everybody!  Happy Halloween!  Between Tina Turner’s hair and Eddie Money’s face, it’s quite a scary week...