Tag: Jeff Giles

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The Popdose Guide to the Replacements

“The radio, that was my big influence … Bands that were faceless, that didn’t really have anything other than what you...

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The Popdose Guide to Chris Whitley

Let’s talk about the blues. It only seems appropriate, after all, given that it’s Tuesday, the bluesiest day of the work week...

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The Popdose Guide to Ry Cooder

I’ve been working up to a Ry Cooder Idiot’s Guide for awhile now. He’s one of my longtime, all-time favorites, but...

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The Popdose Guide to the Push Stars

Now here’s a band that would be huge if the world made any sense. A trio of non-threateningly scruffy alterna-pop minstrels, singing...

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The Popdose Guide to Randy Newman

“Randy Newman Finds Something New Under the Sun,” proclaimed the back cover of his 1968 debut, and even if that wasn’t...