Tag: Craig Finn


A Fan's Notes, Music, Year-End Best-Of Lists

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Albums of 2017

In early 2015 I published a list of my favorite albums of the previous year. In my story, I chastised writers who had rushed to get their...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries, Year-End Best-Of Lists

The Vinyl Diaries: Favorite Music of 2014

Rob Smith explores some fine 2014 vinyl releases....

Music, Popdose Interviews

Justin Currie On His New Album “Lower Reaches” + The Future Of Del Amitri

Justin Currie of Del Amitri joins us to talk about his new solo album Lower Reaches....


Rock of Aging: Here’s the Proof Bob Dylan Was Good in the ’80s

Maybe it’s because it’s when I first discovered Dylan, but I’ve always had a soft spot for his much-maligned ’80s output. I was...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Concert Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: The Hold Steady, the Met, Pawtucket, RI, 4/12/14

The Hold Steady held forth in RI last week...


Listmania, Music

Popdose 2010: Dw. Dunphy’s Top Albums

2010 was a difficult year for music, despite there being so much of it to choose from. Some high profile albums made no mark on me, while...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Hold Steady, “Heaven Is Whenever”

It’s the dobro on the song “The Sweet Part of the City” that you hear first on the new Hold Steady album Heaven Is...


Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: XPoNential Music Festival, Camden, N.J.

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CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “The Hold Steady: A Positive Rage”

“There are so many of these indie-rock shows that you go to that are so joyless. I just want people to feel this joy and celebratory...