Dw Dunphy’s Top 10 Albums Of 2014

It’s that time of year again, when music reviewers attempt to convince you that their ten favorite records either are better than your ten favorites, or serve to justify your opinion of your own taste, or more likely justify your discrediting music ...

Top 5 Music Autobiographies That Need to Be Written

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley recently admitted that he’s working on his autobiography, making him the last of the original four members to do so. I’m guessing that as far as the ratio of honest insight to revisionist bullshit goes, the Starchild’s ...

Paul McCartney’s Top 10 Solo Deep Cuts

I kept refreshing Popdose on June 18, 2012, looking to see what would be posted to celebrate Sir Paul McCartney’s 70th birthday. The results….nada.

Popdose, I am disappoint.

Far be it from me to interrupt the seemingly endless stream of pimping the ...

CD Review: Bryan Ferry, “Olympia”

It bothers me that Bryan Ferry’s new album Olympia slips into the “what might have been” category so easily. For what it is, being a release primarily comprised of Ferry’s original tunes versus his standard slate of cover songs, it works rather ...

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 20

We’re going to end the letter G this week with a super post filled with great tunes and the Grateful Dead. Enjoy a ton of music as we continue our alphabetical trek through the rock end of the ’80s.

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Listmania: Top 50 Guitarists (#10-1)

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

CD Review: Various Artists, “Live at Knebworth”

Live albums, more than any other, date themselves immediately, and not merely because the date is plastered all over the recording. Multiple artists on a roster are even more susceptible. If the choices of songs don’t lock you into a particular era, ...

Test of the Boomerang: Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” at 30

The double album turns 30 this year. In upcoming installments of Test of the Boomerang, ‘ll be taking a look at the album’s creation, live spectacle, aftermath and legacy. In this first installment we’ll be looking at ...

Basement Songs: Pink Floyd, “On the Turning Away”

Through the eyes of my son, I’ve been reliving a part of my youth in the form of colorful costumed super heroes from cartoons and the pages of comic books. Because Jacob’s sister, Sophie, and his mom have no ...

White Label Wednesday: David Gilmour, “Blue Light”

I’ll be honest: I downloaded this mix a few months ago, after searching for it for years (decades, even), but planned to do nothing with it…until I read the comment in Dave Steed’s awesome “Bottom Feeders” column that “Blue ...

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 36

Hey! It’s Wednesday, so let’s continue taking a look at the letter G and the ass end of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Andy Gibb and Victoria Principal
“All I Have to Do Is Dream” — 1981, #51 ...

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…” year-end review. USA Today will have that shit in spades for the next four to six weeks. Nothing is ever truly ...