Tag: E.L.O.

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

An Aging Hipster’s Top 50 Albums of 2019

With no offense to all those year-end lists filled with artists you've never heard of, this list should include lots of familiar names for...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #61: “Summer” Songs

In which we say farewell to summer - and title-themed shows, for now - with a title-themed show about summer. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

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

Thursday needs to fire its publicist....

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Pugwash’s “Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends)” On Ruby Red Vinyl!

Enter to win Pugwash's “Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends)” on ruby red vinyl!...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Pugwash, “Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends)”

Pugwash is a band that jumped in the time machine in 1969 and, fortunately for us, arrived right on time now....

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Art Decade, “Art Decade”

If there is a universal truth among people who dedicate their lives to music, either the creation of it or the consumption it, it is that...

Music, News

2012 Outlook: Jeff Lynne, Katatonia, And Reissues Galore

Hey there, Mr. Blue. Tell me, please, what else is new?...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Introduction and E.L.O., “Discovery”

Rob Smith's new vinyl column opens with E.L.O.'s disco record, "Discovery."...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 09/16/2011

Fall is coming so get happy, dammit. Here's a mix to help you along....


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Paul Melancon, “Camera Obscura”

This review is late. Eight years late, to be exact but I do have an excuse. The only way I could have gotten it in on time would be to dust...


50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part Three

So after having posted a couple editions, and having offered up some wildly unorthodox examples of what I believe progressive rock to be,...


Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Cheap Trick, “Busted”

In a very personal Flashback '90, Popdose writer Michael Fortes revisits the lows and highs of Cheap Trick's Busted, song by song....


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Besnard Lakes, “The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night”

I wish that record companies, publicists, and critics for that matter, would kick the habit of feeling the need to describe artists in...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: fun., “Aim and Ignite”

fun. is one of those bands that take all the music that they love, throw it in a blender, and pour the resulting mixture into an album. In...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Paul Steel, “Moon Rock”

Some things just don’t go quite the way they’re planned. For instance, I was supposed to be over the moon and in love with...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 29

We’re going to jump right into the songs this week as we have an extended post in order to finish up the letter E in just two weeks....


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Cover Songs — Why and Why Not

Some people are just flat-out smart-asses. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to be at times, mind you, but a good smart-ass pulls it...


Music, One Day in Your Life

One Day in Your Life: March 19, 1976

March 19, 1976, is a Friday. Newspaper readers learn that Democratic Senator Frank Church of Idaho entered the presidential race yesterday,...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Ben Folds

Instincts run hot and cold, depending on who is relying on them. Some artists go against the grain and it works out fantastically for them....