Tag: David Medsker

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: The 75 Best Paul McCartney Songs

On June 18, Paul McCartney celebrated his 75th birthday. With enviable longevity and prodigious musical gifts, he’s amassed a legacy...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode Three

Return to Radio City with your intrepid hosts Jon Grayson and Rob Ross!...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #9: We’re Not Superstars

Not gonna lie, this is a strange show, but it all makes sense in the Medskerverse, if you take a step back....

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #4: Marbles in the Sun

Join us for this week's show, in which The 1975 travel back to 1989. ...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Monkees, “Good Times!”

So this obscure thing came out last week we're sure you know nothing about....

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: June 2014

This article can be summed up in one quote: "I will pay someone to shoot you, Walsh."...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Little Boots, “Nocturnes”

UK electro pop songstress releases second album, makes certain Popdosers tingly. ...

Listmania, Meta, Popdose Lists

Top 10 Popdose Articles Of All Time

Five years! Longer than many marriages, yet Popdose is still here and still going....

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: End of the World Edition

Well, it's been fun. Last one out, make sure to turn out the lights. ...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Roxy Music: The Complete Studio Recordings

Get ready to buy your third copy of Avalon, and smile while doing so. ...

CD Reviews, Music

Album Review: Ultravox, “Brilliant”

UK synth-rock pioneers revive golden-years lineup, make startlingly good album. ...

Music, Popdose Flashback '92

Popdose Flashback ’92: The Beat Mix

David Medsker runs 1992 through the beat mix blender. ...

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Music

Popdose Roundtable: Streaming Chickenfoot’s “Big Foot” (and Striking Up the VH Debate Again)

Your Popdose staff gathers 'round the new Chickenfoot single and can't help arguing about Van Halen. Again....

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Film

Trailer Talk: Did Brett Ratner Do the Impossible with “Tower Heist”?

Jeff Giles: So…is Brett Ratner going to make Eddie Murphy funny again? Let us discuss. David Medsker: I saw this in front of Cowboys...

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Music, Name That Tune

Name That Tune, Game Forty-Eight

Think you know your music? How about just a snippet of music? Put your knowledge to the test in Popdose's latest edition of Name That Tune....

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Music, Popdose Flashback '91, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: Popdose Flashback ’91 — The Beat Mix

  In between more timely projects and content, the Popdose staff are dissecting albums from 1991, which happens to be one of my...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 12/24/10 (Medskermas)

Merry Christmas, Popdose Nation. God knows you’ve earned this. AC/DC – Mistress For Christmas Band Aid – Do They Know...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/29/10 — Fiendishly Yours

This week, The Friday Mixtape has been specially super-sized in order to provide you with 31 fiendishly good songs to keep you grim and...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 9/3/10 — Unpopular Pop

If someone asks me what kind of music I listen to, I’ll give them the simple answer: modern rock. The truth, though, is a little more...

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Music, Name That Tune

Name That Tune, Game Forty-Seven

I’m baaaaaaack! Well, for a day, anyway. Took some long-overdue vacation time, and what was the first thing I wanted to do with my...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape, White Label

The Friday Mixtape: 7/9/10 — White Label Madness!

It’s White Label Friday, kids! When I say dance, you best dance, muthafucka! Note: It should be said up front that most of these MP3s...

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Music

Popdose’s Greatest Bits: Billy Joel

Some artists are world renowned for their hit songs, others may never have had a hit at all, but they’ve recorded music that has lasted...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 5/14/10

In the late ’90s and early ’00s, I went head first down the power-pop rabbit hole. I eventually regretted it for some reason...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: a-ha v. U2

All rise. The rules of this courtroom are simple. You will be presented with two songs, one by the plaintiff and one by the defendant. It...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 3/19/10

No theme this week. Just a bunch of random stuff I’ve received in the past year that grooves me in one way or another. Enjoy! April...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: Nik Kershaw v. Nestles Chocolate

All rise. The rules of this courtroom are simple. You will be presented with two songs, one by the plaintiff and one by the defendant. It...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: Led Zeppelin v. Franz Ferdinand

All rise. The rules of this courtroom are simple. You will be presented with two songs, one by the plaintiff and one by the defendant. It...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: Ben E. King vs. The Police

All rise. The terms of this courtroom are simple. You will be presented with two songs, one by the plaintiff and one by the defendant. It...

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Music, Name That Tune

Name That Tune, The Final Game of 2009

This will serve, for the time being anyway, as my last Name That Tune. And worse, I have yet to find a successor, but I assure you the game...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Medsker’s 2000 Beat Mix

First and foremost, I would like to extend a hearty thank you to frequent Popdose reader and commenter King of Grief, who volunteered to...