Tag: Franz Ferdinand

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 #45: The Alliteration Show

There is an alternate universe version of this show with Spinal Tap and Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots. Be thankful that we don't live in...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #29: And a Robot Wife

In which I come face to face with the fact that I am still 'Sitting on the Floor Playing with Tapes' David, and always will be. ...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Franz Ferdinand, House of Blues, Cleveland, 5/31/17

We had the chance to see Franz Ferdinand's current U.S. tour. Here's our review!...

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, Music, News

Album Reviews: Sarah Cracknell, Adam Lambert, and FFS Lead June Releases

Forget Christmas or “Christmas in July”, most of the year’s top new albums arrive this month to a record store (way...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 2013’s Five Best Buzz-Band Comebacks From the Distant 2000s

The year 2000 was a much simpler time. The only creature on earth who Tweeted was the Rockin’ Robin (and not the Thicke kind)....

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Burden Brothers’ “Beautiful Night” (2003)

Of all of the at least pretty good, moderately successful alt rock bands of the mid-‘90s, the one that everybody in my high school loved...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Electric Six’s “Danger! High Voltage” (2003)

Certain songs are so well-known that we assume they were hits, but their popularity is actually retroactive. “I Want Candy,” by...

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Consumerism

Ten Years: Stuff We Didn’t Have in 2001

There are events, items and personalities that become so absorbed in the culture, it is hard to believe they weren’t always there....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: Ethan’s Mix

Hi! This is Ethan. Well, technically, he’s Super Ethan in this picture. Which makes sense, ’cause Ethan is my super-awesome...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Take It or Leave It

The mayor of Bootleg City sends an update from prison, and the final two volumes of Y100 Sonic Sessions are featured in their...

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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...