Tag: iTunes

Music, News

What You Need to Know: The Streaming Beatles

At 12:01 AM this morning, the world was gifted by The Beatles' music appearing on virtually every available streaming service. But what...

Music

Does the Streaming Economy Have iTunes in a Hi-Res Panic?

Apple reportedly wants to give consumers more audio fidelity -- but is that enough to fix falling download sales?...

Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Blockbuster Greatest-Hits Albums

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation...

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1983: Introducing The Compact Disc

We don't mean Certificate Of Deposit either....

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Brandon Schott Is a Man on (Many) Missions

Independent musician Brandon Schott is using his talents in an unexpected way -- to fight cancer....

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Blue Oyster Cult, “The Essential Blue Oyster Cult”

In one fell swoop, the word "Essential" is reduced to meaninglessness....

Music, News

Top of the Charts – March 8, 2012

Welcome back to the Rihanna Show....

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw Dunphy On…”Crying”

There is nobody singing today that can parallel the pain in Roy Orbison's voice....

Film

A Few Qwik Thoughts on the Netflix Split

Netflix's run of befuddling PR moves continues with the launch of Qwikster....

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Artists We Had To Warm Up To

In conjunction with Chris Holmes' fantastic Friday Mixtape, here are more Popdose musical turning points....

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: When Rock Stars Aren’t “Rock Stars” Anymore

Rock stars? Grace and dignity?! Bwaahhh haaahhh haaahhh! (Here are a few reasons why not, provided by the Popdose Roundtable.)...

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Century Media Pulls Its Catalog from Spotify. Does It Matter?

Dave Steed: Indie label Century Media has pulled its catalog from Spotify. First of many? Or first one I’ve heard of of many that...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Weird Al Yankovic, “Alpocalypse”

Every generation gets their Weird Al Yankovic. Popdose.com weighs in on this one's....

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50CCM50, Music, Popdose Giveaway

50CCM50 Giveaway: iTunes Edition

iPodders prepare! This Popdose.com giveaway is just for you!...

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50CCM50, Music, Popdose Giveaway

50CCM50 Giveaway: Bacon Edition Part One

Get in on a Popdose Giveaway!...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing a Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 13

Part 13: Private Salt’s Accompanied Spades Unexclusive Solo (2001) What does the title mean?  If it isn’t already obvious, my idea for...

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50CCM50, Music, Popdose Giveaway

50CCM50 Giveaway: Lucena, “Mercury Light”

Win an iTunes download of the LCNA EP "Mercury Light."...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing a Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 12

Part 12: Flaming Pie (1997) This is where we officially get into the Beatles’ modern era.  By this point, the Fabs are a band which...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 1/28/11

Popdose.com's Weekly Mixtape returns with Kelly Stitzel's ode to the flip side....

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Singledom, or How I Learned to Stop Recording and Love the Download

The Popdose Staff mulls over the continuing slow-motion fall of the "record album."...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, “The Live Anthology” (Deluxe Edition)

On a warm evening at the end of June of 1981, the dimly lit stage at the Los Angeles Forum illuminated to reveal a musical band of...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 1

We've invaded your browser, your radio dial, and your pop culture fantasies -- and now, at long last, it's time for us to snuggle up to...

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21st-Century Digital Boy, Television

21st Century Digital Boy: Hulu, “Star Trek,” “Idol” Loss, and “Jon & Kate”

Jon & Kate Plus … Date?: Can’t help but start with the worst first. If there’s one thing that’s certain in...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 30

You know, I don’t rant in public too often (yeah, right), but I’ve been getting really annoyed with iTunes and my iPod lately,...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… The End of the Album

Okay, this is how I think it’s going to go down: before the end of the year, a major player in the music industry will announce that...

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Film, Music, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Robert’s Rules of Order

I didn’t mean to take a three-week vacation from writing Sugar Water, but here I am with my first post for the month of April, which...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On…Vinyl

My mom, God rest her soul, hit the nail on the head. She always used to ask me, “Why must you do everything ass-backwards?” She...