Tag: David Bowie

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “The Coolest Songs in the World! Vol. 8”

Various Artists – The Coolest Songs in the World! Vol. 8 (2009, Wicked Cool) Purchase this album (Amazon) Let us now praise famous...

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Lost in the '70s, Music

Lost in the ’70s: The Sweet, “Blockbuster”

Eight children, four each from different families, puréed Brady Bunch style in a $250-a-month, four-bedroom apartment in mid-’70s...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Dark Was the Night” and “War Child Presents Heroes”

It’s no secret that tribute albums and charity compilations can be hit-or-miss affairs at best. In the case of the latter, all you...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Tin Machine, “Tin Machine”

Tin Machine was flat-out great, featuring fierce guitars, edgy lyrics and even edgier production. The world thought it stunk, and threw...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for… David Bowie

You never know when your college friends may become useful professional contacts. One night 17 years ago, Lev Skwatzenschitz and I found...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Best of 2008

Test of the Boomerang – Top Ten of 2008 I will dispense with the usual bullshit “Let’s take a look back…”...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Richard Barone, “Cool Blue Halo” and Other Works

Live albums have been a staple of the music business for ages, and even if you’re someone who loudly proclaims to have no interest in...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Winter Mix

Things have been hectic at the Test of the Boomerang headquarters: I just became a father, and things have been understandably hectic. I...

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Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs: Dan Wilson and Hugo Burnham

Dan Wilson (Trip Shakespeare, Semisonic, solo artist) Okay Darren, here are my picks! I’m sure if I thought about it more I’d...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 10/5/85

Howdy, everybody! It’s CHART ATTACK! time once again!, What can I tell you about this week? Well, at least three of our artists owe...

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Song-Off

Song-Off: Major Tom

David Bowie – “Space Oddity” Peter Schilling – “Major Tom (Coming Home)” DwDunphy: It almost seems...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Ava Cherry

Hardcore David Bowie fans are probably familiar with the name Ava Cherry, but for the benefit of everyone else, Ava was Bowie’s lover...

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Bottom Feeders, Music, Popdose

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 10

Welcome to double digits! This marks the tenth week of posting every song from the Billboard Hot 100 in the 1980s that peaked at #41 and...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “What Is Rock ‘n’ Roll?”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Hi, kids! Are you back for more? Okay then, let’s settle in for another weekly mix brought you by yours...

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Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs: Tim Smith and Michael Quercio

Tim Smith (ex-Jellyfish, current member of Sheryl Crow’s band) 1. The Beatles, Rubber Soul My favorite period for the band, as they...