Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 41

With Bottom Feeders we take a look at the songs on the Billboard Hot 100 that only got a little love. It’s an A-Z look at songs that charted no higher than #41 in the decade. Take a listen, enjoy and ...

Popdose Roundtable: Penultimate Songs

Dave Lifton: I was just skimming through my iTunes library and “Poor Places” by Wilco jumped out at me. I thought about how perfect it is as the second-to-last song on Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, simultaneously bringing resolution to the themes of ...

Desert Island Discs with Megan Slankard

If you had to go away for awhile and you could only take five of your favorite albums with you, which ones would you choose? Yes, we know it isn’t a fair question, but that hasn’t stopped us from asking music ...

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 15

Happy Black Friday! If you’re a sensible human being, you’re reading this post shortly after waking up instead of reading it on your way back from a four-hour shopping spree at Best Buy. Perhaps you’re at work ...

The Friday Mixtape: 10/15/10

It’s October and the downhill run into the end of the year and I, for one, welcome it openly.

I was singing a different tune earlier this year, once winter had finally taken its claws out of us. ...

You’re the Voice: Grey DeLisle

Welcome back, animation fans, to Popdose’s recurring look into the wonderful world of voice actors. I think it may now officially be a running gag about how we’re still waiting to hear back from Billy West about scheduling his interview with ...

The Getting-to-Know-You Megamix

Love stinks. Trying to get to love stinks more.

Here’s the deal: there’s a woman I’ve been interested in. I only cross her path every other weekend, but she’s always been sweet and kind when I’ve had time to talk to ...

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part One

For some, the progressive rock movement was when rock ‘n roll grew up. For others, it’s when the institution fell apart. Popdose presents, in five installments, my choices for fifty important prog rock albums, but I should warn you a ...

Uncovered: Jellyfish, “Spilt Milk”

Have you ever wondered what inspired the images on your favorite album covers? With Uncovered, we discuss the stories behind the artwork with the people who made them. This week, we talk with Mick Haggerty, ...

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 9

If you’re a regular listener of The Popdose Podcast, we can safely assume two things about you:

1) You’re passionate about music, and you enjoy listening to other people talk about that passion.

2) You enjoy jokes ...

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 8

Easter is almost upon us, and this leaves your three favorite morons very excited. Because not only does it give each of us an opportunity to end the weekend three pounds heavier than the one before, but it also ...

Hooks ‘N’ You: Wonderboy, “Napoleon Blown Apart”

I can still remember the first time I became acquainted with the band known as Wonderboy. I was writing for Flash Magazine – the Hampton Roads entertainment publication formerly known as RockFlash – and I’d stopped by their offices to shoot ...

Bootleg City: Jellyfish

According to an article I found on Magnet magazine’s website, Jellyfish’s lead singer, Andy Sturmer, wasn’t afraid to sting people. “I was told that Jellyfish would be an equal three-piece, with us writing and playing everything,” said the band’s original ...

Hooks ‘N’ You: The Merrymakers, “No Sleep ‘Til Famous”

Even since Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus first realized that they had a knack for writing songs together, it’s been an accepted fact that there’s something in the water of Sweden which gifts the residents of this kingdom with the abilities ...