Tag: David Medsker

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Forty-Five

Hello. And goodbye, unfortunately. This will serve, for the time being anyway, as my final Cover Me. Cold, hard reality is beckoning, so I...

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Film, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Best Movies of the Decade

As the decade draws to a close, the Popdose staff looks back at its favorite films of the last 10 years....

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Medsker’s Retro Beat Mix

David Medsker goes back in time and returns with a retro beat mix this week, featuring songs from a-ha, Wham!, Pet Shop Boys, Go West, and...

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Music, Name That Tune

Name That Tune, Game Forty-Five

The Rules: MAXIMUM THREE GUESSES between updates of the list, to give everyone a chance to play. An update of the list is when I post the...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: ABC, “How to Be a…Zillionaire,” the remixes

They've mostly been forgotten in the US, but ABC is one of David Medsker's favorite bands -- and their 1985 remixes are perfect for this...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Forty-Four

It's time once again to test your knowledge of album artwork with David Medsker's brain-busting bi-weekly quiz, Cover Me!...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: Derek Webb, “Jena & Jimmy”

This week in Pop Goes the World, David Medsker takes us to church -- sort of -- with a look at a track from Derek Webb's latest album....

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Music, Name That Tune

Name That Tune, Game Forty-Four

The Rules: MAXIMUM THREE GUESSES between updates of the list, to give everyone a chance to play. An update of the list is when I post the...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: This Is Halloween

While Mr. Dunphy’s upcoming Friday Mixtape is one of the most esoteric tributes to All Hallow’s Eve that you will ever see, I...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: “Ruby Trax,” Disc 3

This week, David Medsker reaches the third and final disc of the NME's 40th birthday compilation, featuring covers both ridiculous and...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Forty-Three

How well do you know your album covers? David Medsker is back with another senses-shattering test of your knowledge. It's time for Game 43...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Simple Minds Six-Pack

A girl on whom I held a massive crush in high school gave me one of her senior year photos, and on the back she wrote, “I will never...

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Music, Name That Tune

Name That Tune, Game Forty-Three

The Rules: MAXIMUM THREE GUESSES between updates of the list, to give everyone a chance to play. An update of the list is when I post the...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: “Ruby Trax,” Disc 2

David Medsker has returned with the second disc of the NME's wonderfully strange covers compilation, featuring the biggest artists of the...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Forty-Two

Think you know a thing or two about album artwork? David Medsker is back with another brain-busting test for you. Game 42 of Cover Me is...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Summer 1986 Mixtape

This week in White Label Wednesday, David Medsker flashes back to the summer of 1986 with remixes of tracks by Pet Shop Boys, Level 42, and...

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Music, Name That Tune

Name That Tune, Game Forty-Two

The Rules: MAXIMUM THREE GUESSES between updates of the list, to give everyone a chance to play. An update of the list is when I post the...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: “Ruby Trax,” Disc 1

In 1992, to celebrate their 40th birthday, NME enlisted 40 bands to cover Number One hits by other artists, and the results were nothing if...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Forty-One

Lord Jefito and I are still trying to figure out how this posted nearly a month early. My apologies to those of you who already submitted...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: 9/16/09 Remix Six

David Medsker is back with another mix of those block rockin' beats, featuring remixes of tracks by Scritti Politti, Kool Moe Dee, Roxette,...

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Music, Name That Tune

Name That Tune, Game Forty-One

The Rules: MAXIMUM THREE GUESSES between updates of the list, to give everyone a chance to play. An update of the list is when I post the...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: ’80s Dance Mixtape!

Are you ready to dance? No, seriously -- are you ready to dance? Then hit the floor, because David Medsker has pulled some classic...

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Music, Name That Tune

Name That Tune, Game Forty

Now with 100% longer clips! Seriously, I made them longer this time. The Rules: MAXIMUM THREE GUESSES between updates of the list, to give...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: Blink, “The Girl with the Backward Skin”

This album and band brings out my innermost old codger (which isn’t nearly as inner as it should be), because it has me telling...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Forty

Cover Me has now used over 1,000 album covers! And truth be told, I’m running out. Cover Me will continue, but don’t be...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Quincy Jones featuring Ray Charles and Chaka Khan, “I’ll Be Good to You”

David Medsker takes us back to the waning moments of the '80s this week, with a look at what happened when a bouncy pop hit from Q, Brother...

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Music, Name That Tune

Name That Tune, Game Thirty-Nine

Ah, it’s good to see all y’all again. Sorry, but last Monday was a travel day after Lolla, so I needed a mental health day. The...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: Icecream Hands, “Sweeter Than the Radio”

It's time for another week of Pop Goes the World -- and a look at what David Medsker calls "the best album Crowded House never made."...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Romeo Void, “A Girl in Trouble (Is a Temporary Thing)”

People like to joke that if the Rolling Stones were to debut today, they would never be popular because they’re not attractive...

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Cover Me, Music

Cover Me, Game Thirty-Nine

How well do you know your album covers? Find out now -- David Medsker is back with another brain-busting week of Cover Me....