Tag: Cherry Red Records

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Claudia Brücken (Propaganda) and Jerome Froese (Tangerine Dream) “Beginn” Again

There are only two types of music fans in this world, those who believe Propaganda’s audacious German synth pop opus, A Secret Wish, from...

Music

Reissues: Earn Your Post-Punk Ph.D. Via These Essential Box Sets

Music consumption seems to be diverging into two directions. To the right we have streaming, where complex algorithms turn you onto new...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: Dead or Alive, Deee-Lite, the Vibrators, Tammy Wynette …

Record Store Day 2017 has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t treasure to be found online and at your local...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Exclusive: Holden Laurence’s Electric Solo Debut, “Cover Me in Roses”

With the May 5th release of his jaw-droppingly stellar album, Wild Empty Promises, Holden Laurence joins an elite group of artists on my CD...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2016: An Aging Hipster’s Top Albums, EPs and Reissues

Year end album round-ups are no longer a consensus of the nation’s listening experience. We live in a hyper fragmented world —...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Reviews: ABC, Daniel Ash and Others Reinvent the ’80s in 2016

One of my favorite musical trends of the 2010’s is the glorious “return to form” comebacks from a dizzying array of...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Cherry Red Records

  Long before Prince’s death, fans were wildly discussing if and when the vast contents of his audio library – the legendary vault...

Holiday Gift Guides, Music

2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Five Must-Have Limited Editions to Gift Your Music Nerd

Cyber Monday is here, that time of the year where people who would never dream of camping outside of a Target in sub zero temps...

Music

Popdose Music Preview: 10 Essential September Releases for Kids of the ’80s

For jaded hipster Millennials and their streaming services, September 2015 will be just another month of the year, a time to wander...

Album Reviews, Music, News

Album Reviews: Sarah Cracknell, Adam Lambert, and FFS Lead June Releases

Forget Christmas or “Christmas in July”, most of the year’s top new albums arrive this month to a record store (way...

Music

Op-Ed: Why Record Store Day 2015 Should Be the Last

People have been griping about eBay since the beginning, but there are many more reasons why we should save our independent...

Music

New Albums: The Fall, Echosmith, Local H, Jimmy Somerville, and More

On Record  Store Day, do you really want to stand in line for hours at the crack of dawn to get your mitts on a bunch of half...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Marc Almond, “The Velvet Trail”

If you’re a softer Soft Cell fan like me, it’s been hard to keep up with Marc Almond all these years. If you’re more ambitious,...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2014: The Best Reissues You’ve Never Heard

There’s no shortage of scrape the vaults, lost demos saturated, resist the urge overkill, 10-pound, 20-disc, collector’s...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Claudia Brücken

I own a bajillion records on every format known to man, and the #1 record of them all, bar none, is a left-field, one-off smash called...

Music, Popdose

Labels We Love: Cherry Red Records, Where Retro Is Reborn

Name the London hotspot where you’ll find Alice Cooper, Bauhaus alumni (Daniel Ash, David J and Peter Murphy), Suzi Quatro, Taylor...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: 286 Essential ’80s Tracks Missing From Your Record Collection

Network TV used to sell summer reruns with the zingy catchphrase, “If you haven’t seen it, it’s new to you.” Swap...