Tag: Jack Feerick

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode Six (A Magic Number)

The guys are back! Unfortunately, some of the great all-time rock tunes are back too in commercial form. ...

Music

The Cheer-Up Is On: Songs to Break the Gloom

Your friends are liars., your family in pieces, and your country is confused. What do you do next?...

Music

The Greatest Cover Songs of All Time: Honorable Mentions

Last week, we published a compilation of the 100 greatest cover songs of all time, as voted by the Popdose staff.  Of course, our way of...

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Cover Songs of All Time

Look, Ma! We can count to a hundred!...

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Film

Trailer Talk: Did Brett Ratner Do the Impossible with “Tower Heist”?

Jeff Giles: So…is Brett Ratner going to make Eddie Murphy funny again? Let us discuss. David Medsker: I saw this in front of Cowboys...

Music

Bob Dylan: The Poet At 70

Bob Dylan is 70 years old, and the Popdose Staff has pulled together a massive post to honor him. Here are 70 of our favorite Dylan songs,...

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Music

Popdose’s Greatest Bits: Steely Dan

You remember the greatest hits...and now we take you into Steely Dan's deep cuts with a Greatest Bits for all you major dudes....

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Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Luka Bloom, “Riverside”

Jack Feerick reflects on 20 years of listening to Luka Bloom -- and takes us back to the days when finding music sometimes took hard work...

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Film, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Best Movies of the Decade

As the decade draws to a close, the Popdose staff looks back at its favorite films of the last 10 years....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: Popdose Staff Edition

To paraphrase an old adage: those who can, do, and those who can’t, write. For the last couple of years now, you’ve been good...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 8/28/09

I know what you were expecting. “See You In September” or “Summer Nights” from Grease or, in a sarcastic vein,...

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How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: Livan, “Happy Returns”

Who the heck is Livan, and where does he get off describing his sound as "Nine Inch Nails meets the Clash"? Jack Feerick investigates in...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Peter Gabriel, “Passion”

For this week's installment of Popdose Flashback, Jack Feerick takes the reins and leads us through a celebration of Peter Gabriel's...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 5/01/09

Jeff Buckley – Kashmir from Live at l’Olympia (2001) The Tea Party – Save Me from Splendor Solis (1994) Orchestre...

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How Bad Can It Be?

How Bad Can It Be?: “Across the Universe”

Hey, you! You dig the Beatles, right? ‘course you do! That’s because you belong to some subset of the umbrella group Human...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: “Lyle Lovett and His Large Band”

By 1989, Lyle Lovett had already been kicking around for a couple of years. He cut a unique figure from the start, a Texan Eraserhead with...

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How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: Britney Spears, “Circus”

What’s weird about the discourse surrounding popular culture is how quickly it becomes self-reflexive. That is, it becomes possible...

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to the Pogues

In The Pogues’ breakthrough 1988 single “Fairytale of New York” (download), songwriter Shane MacGowan and guest vocalist...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “The (Last) Last Airbender”

Greetings from the bottom of my glass of bourbon! Okay, my vacation wasn’t a complete alcoholiday, but I have to admit to a few hazy...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Dog Days of Summer”

Hey, Mix Six fans! I’m on a much needed vacation this week, so Jack Feerick is going to be in charge of the mixing duties for a...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “White Hot Days”

Once again kids, yours truly is handing over the mixing duties to Jack Feerick — who brought us a mix that “gave the drummer...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Drums Take the Melody”

Hiya kids! This week I have a guest DJ mixin’ it up for you. Jack Feerick wrote a great Popdose Guide to Traffic and, unsatisfied...

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Traffic

This story I’m telling, it starts in the middle. But this is a story that loops and circles in on itself, like a cloverleaf roadway;...