Tag: Duran Duran

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #50: Heat Beneath Your Winter — Dreams, Vol. I

The idea came, as a lot of my ideas do, from a Duran Duran song. Do I have enough songs to do a full show about dreams? As I quickly...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #49: Days of the Week, Vol. I

Thursday needs to fire its publicist....

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #43: It’s So Fresh! Popdose Flashback ’88 (Mostly) — The Beat Mix

Yes, I opened a 1988 beat mix with a song from 1987. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #41: When You Think It’s All Over, It’s Not Over — Questions, Vol. I

In which I execute a pivot so sharp that only John Cleese can effectively prepare the audience for what's about to happen. And so he does....

Music

Popdose Sunday Brunch: Episode One

The turkey is on the platter, but you may not want to take a bite. This one is RARE....

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #26: Mom

Have you thanked your mother lately? No, seriously, thank your mother. ...

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: August 27, 1987

Let us return to a time when la vida seemed a little less loca....

Music

The Popdose Comeback Club: 2017 Inductees

While playing the nostalgia concert circuit — state fairs, package tours and casinos — seems like a depressing way for members...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Reviews: Haley Reinhart, “Better”; Halo Circus, “Bunny”

Dear American Idol, Since you’ve been gone, I’ve been thinking about your legacy. Your original premise was to take an unknown...

Film, Music

Excess and Perversity: The James Bond Theme Songs

Radiohead released their rejected James Bond theme song over the holidays. How did it stack up against the accepted songs of the series?...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Video Premieres

Popdose Exclusive Video Premiere: Repeater, “Never Forget”

To kick off 2016 in high style, Popdose proudly premieres the latest video from one of our favorite bands. Ideal listening for fans of New...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2015: An Unintentionally Retro-Heavy List of the Top Albums of the Year

Give 50 music writers a forum to tout their top 50 albums of the year and you’ll probably see 45 or so unique bands and...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Duran Duran, “Paper Gods”

Seriously hoping the PR firm will use this as a pull quote: "The production doesn’t totally fuck everything up."...

Music

Popdose Music Preview: 10 Essential September Releases for Kids of the ’80s

For jaded hipster Millennials and their streaming services, September 2015 will be just another month of the year, a time to wander...

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Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 29, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Here Comes The Reign Again: The Second British Invasion”

Songs you know by heart performed (often) in a brand new way....

Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Andrew Curry, Executive Producer, “Here Comes The Reign Again – The Second British Invasion”

Announcing his latest project, Andrew Curry discusses the 1980s and how the Europeans led a brand new musical movement. ...

Book Reviews, Books, Music, Popdose

BOOK REVIEW: “Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists & Songs That Defined The 1980’s” by Lori Majewski & Jonathan Bernstein

  This book is a proverbial “Top Of The Pops” greatest hits – most of which can be looked upon with a warm nostalgic...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Most Awesome ’80s New Wave Comebacks Ever

Ready for an excellent adventure? Fire up the Delorean, pad your shoulders, grab a turbo dog and bag of corn nuts, we’re about to...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 9

And it’s on to Disc 3 of this seven-disc compilation — and it looks like we’ve pinpointed the moment when the ‘80s become,...

Styx, Kilroy Was Here

Music, Podcast

Chart Attack!, Episode 2

Chart Attack! is back for episode 2, covering the Top 10 from March 19, 1983....

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music, Popdose

Aimee Mann “Charmer” — So Nice, We Reviewed It Twice

Give two critics THREE months to listen to one album, and of course we will wait ‘Til Tuesday to publish our reviews. Which in this...

Don DiLego

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Don DiLego

Singer-songwriter Don DiLego gives us his five Desert Island Discs....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-Ray Review: “Duran Duran: Live 2011 — A Diamond in the Mind”

It’s strange to see Duran Duran churning out live videos every other album like some New Romantic version of the Dave Matthews Band,...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 23

Woof. DMX barks at Duran Duran, Doctor Dre & Ed Lover and more in Bottom Feeders. ...

TalkFine

CD Reviews, Music

Album Review: TalkFine, “Lesser Known Hits”

Brooklyn synth pop duo TalkFine revel in the comic absurdity of urban awkwardness on their new album, Lesser Known Hits....

Music

Call It a Comeback: Duran Duran, “Duran Duran” (a.k.a. “The Wedding Album”)

Welcome to our latest feature, in which we dissect the album that restored an artist's chart prominence. First up: Duran Duran, and their...

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weekend ’80s Dance Party – Special New Year’s Eve Edition

Kelly Stitzel helps you ring in 2012 with a special New Year's Eve* edition of the Week(end) '80s Dance Party. *Garry Marshall was not...

Music

Thank You for the Music!

Join the Popdose Staff as they say "Thank You" to the people that introduced them to the music that shaped their lives....

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Matthew Chojnacki, “Put The Needle On The Record”

Author Matthew Chojnacki has a tremendous new book devoted to the great cover art found on 7" & 12" vinyl singles in the '80s. Here are his...