Tag: Howard Jones

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #46: Never, Ever, Always, and Forever

Proof that there is always something good that can come from even the worst of things. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #27: Shouting at Windmills

Thomas Dolby is one of the few people to have enough money to have Oprah killed. Not that he would. ...

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

Best of 2016: An Aging Hipster’s Top Albums, EPs and Reissues

Year end album round-ups are no longer a consensus of the nation’s listening experience. We live in a hyper fragmented world —...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 19: Howard Jones

'80s synth pioneer Howard Jones is our guest this week to talk about touring with Barenaked Ladies and OMD this summer as well as the new...

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. ...

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 8

Allison and Brian haven't seen each other in a week. Now, they find themselves wandering through the women's swimwear department of Sears,...

Music, The Very Guest Of...

The Very Guest Of… Phil Collins

There are two kinds of people in this world: those that say Phil Collins is a doughy, ineffectual frontman who ruined the prog-rock outfit...

Popblerd!

The Popblerd Halftime Report: Mike D.’s Best Reissues of the Year (So Far)

The best reissues, remasters and box sets of the first half of 2012, picked by Mike Duquette of The Second Disc....

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 4/26/12

It's time to get your dance on once again with the Weeknight '80s Dance Party!...

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Rewind: “Better Off Dead”

The last of the Soundtrack Saturday reruns revisits one of the column's first posts, about the John Cusack classic Better Off Dead....

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Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Duncan Sheik

First he was "Barely Breathing," then he was "On A High," but having taken home a couple of Tonys, Duncan Sheik is now taking a trip back...

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Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 4/13/11

Get your hair sprayed and your neon leg warmers washed, because it's time for Popdose's Weeknight '80s Dance Party!...

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Listmania, Music

Popdose 2010: Will Harris’s Top Albums and Songs

I don’t even know why I’m here, frankly. I think it’s pretty well documented that all I do these days is write about...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Popdose Holiday Mixtape 2010

Last Christmas, we gave you our heart, but you were too busy doing real stuff. Hey, it’s perfectly understandable. We launched a...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: Special Anniversary Video Mix Edition

Soundtrack Saturday turns two with a very special video retrospective. Join the celebration!...

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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, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Howard Jones

Howard Jones is best remembered as an icon of '80s pop, but he's never stopped working -- as evidenced by Ordinary Heroes, the new...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 47

Dave Steed's Bottom Feeders series has reached the end of the letter J, and you know what that means -- Grace Jones sighting!...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Phil Collins, Session Drummer”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE There was a time — maybe 25 years ago — when mentioning Phil Collins in the pantheon of...

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Cutouts Gone Wild!, Music

Cutouts Gone Wild!: Howard Jones, “In the Running”

Howard Jones – In the Running (1992) purchase this album (Amazon) To type these words pains me more deeply than words can say, but...