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Album Reviews, Music, Popdose

Album Review: The Floor Models, “Floor Your Love”

All of us who have had written reviews have had had the same answer shot back at us by a fan of a band we slammed. “Oh, yeah?” it...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: August 9, 2013

5... 4... 3... 2... 1... Shuffle! Join in this week's Friday Five....

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,...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: December 7, 2012

Shuffle through Michael's Top Five records of 2012, and share your own!...

CD Reviews, Music

Fandango: On Ben Folds Five, Nostalgia, and the Lies I Ought to Tell

I am an objective reviewer. I have listened to a record. This record is by Ben Folds Five. It is called The Sound of the Life of the Mind....


Mike Love: The World’s Most Ironically Named Musician

Fuck that guy. Fuck him in the fuckhole....


Fandango: On Bruce Springsteen and Silver-Plated Assholes

Lashing out against the latest Springsteen backlash....


Spin Cycle: The Beach Boys, That’s Why God Made The Radio

Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys return after a lengthy absence with "That's Why God Made The Radio." Does the iconic group still have the...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 11, 2012

It's a very special Friday Five, dedicated to little Evan James. ...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Broken Axl

Axl Rose sent a (no) thank you card to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Popdose staff couldn't help but analyze it....

Grand Hotel - Explorers Club

Music, News

New Music: The Explorers Club, “Grand Hotel”

I love new music. And I love old music. Therefore, by extension, there are very few things I love more than when new bands make old music....

Music, Popdose Roundtable

SMiLE-ology: Inside The Beach Boys’ SMiLE Sessions

Literally almost fifty years in the making, last week saw the release of The SMiLE Sessions, a boxed set of material from the Beach Boys...


The Beach Boys Are Reuniting! Oh Wait, No They Aren’t

Poor Al Jardine. Always the last to know....

Music, News

Music News: R.I.P., R.E.M. — The Boys Call It Quits

It’s nothing more than a short, direct statement on their website, along with a band photo: “To our Fans and Friends: As...


Fandango: George Lucas Doesn’t Give a Shit About You

Well, he doesn't....

Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Didn’t Know Brian Wilson Wrote the Beach Boys’ Songs

Bob meets Brian Wilson and realizes he was the guy who wrote all those classic songs....


Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Wants to Know Where His French Fries Come From!

In which Bob Lefsetz tries to turn Five Guys' success into a metaphor for the music industry and fails miserably....


Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: R.E.M., “Out of Time”

It’s not often that a band releases two solid albums in the same week — twenty years apart. But such a gesture is just all in a...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 2/11/11 (“I Love You, Let’s BLANK”)

Songs of love and sex, in alternating doses, for the day that is of valentines....


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 15

In a world filled with awkward family holiday reunions, three men gather to remind you that it could be worse: you could be a Brady or...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 14

What's the easiest way for a record company to take your money every holiday season? Box sets! Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 13

What happens when pop culture forces collide, and why do they almost always suck? Matt Wardlaw, Michael Parr, and Dave Lifton discuss it on...


Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Wilson Phillips, “Wilson Phillips”

I blame Mike Love. Yes, it’s so easy to blame the guy for everything wrong in music. I mean, he’s egotistical, gave money to...


Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Heart, “Alone”

Singer Ann Wilson powered Heart's power ballad "Alone." Rob Smith pays tribute to the song and the voice in this week's Death by Power...