Tag: Lady Gaga

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

2018’s 50 Best Albums: An Apocalypse Survival Guide

While it’s safe to say most of us want to forget all about 2018, there are hundreds of incredible albums by stellar artists across...

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

Thank You, Next: 18 of 2018’s Other Epic Singles

Friends, robots, Kardashians, lend me your ears. Remember the days when you didn’t rely on a streaming algorithm to turn you onto new...

Podcast, Popdose Poplab

Popdose Poplab, Episode One: Pop Chorus 101

Popdose's new video series dissects the strange animals of pop culture so you don't feel guilty....

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 —...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Reviews: The Dear Hunter, “Act IV” and “Act V”

In the act of rewriting what a concept album saga can be, The Dear Hunter also explores the history of popular music....

Music, Television

Grammy Schmammy

Were we...amused?!...

Music, News, Popdose Giveaway

Music News: Paloma Faith Launches U.S. Tour (Win Seattle Tickets)

One of the best things about being a feverish fan of British music while living in the States is getting to see massively popular UK arena...

Download Now, Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Song Premiere: Lilly Wolf, “Burn With You”

Charli XCX is taking forever and a day to release her second LP. Lady Gaga is moving on from her Artflop with a promising jazz duets album...

Music

Rock of Aging: What Bruce Springsteen Could Learn from Emblem3

My regular readers may recall my ongoing connection with the boy band Emblem3 — they’re the “X-Factor” finalists with...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Beatles USA 50, and If We’ll See Such a Thing Again

Are moments like Beatles on Sullivan, The Elvis Comeback, Moonwalk on Motown and the Smells Like Teen Spirit music video doomed? Here's...

Music

Popdose Prime: Six Mod Holiday Songs You Just Gotta Play on Christmas Day

I could tell my holidays were on the highway to hell when thanks to Jason and Jeff’s annual Mellowmas cavalcade of saccharine Xmas...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2013, Music

The Thirteenth Day of Mellowmas: Beware of False Kermits

Jason: Quick, Jeff: tell me your favorite Christmas record of all time. Jeff: Oh, man. If you’d asked me that during the first couple...

2013 Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Gift Guides, Music

2013 Holiday Gift Guide: 13 Digital Album Deals for Cash-Strapped Hipsters

Tis almost the season for giving, so before you trek out to the malls to take care of your loved ones, why not give yourself a little...

Music, Popdose

Disappointed by Lady Gaga and Katy Perry? Try These Instead.

On Monday, the pop culture universe let out a collective “meh” when Lady Gaga and Katy Perry rushed their latest singles to...

Lesley Gore -- Love Me By Name

Music

20 Awful Album Covers (from Artists Who Should Know Better)

The next time someone complains that album covers aren't big enough anymore thanks to CDs and digital music, show them this gallery. ...

Download Now, Music

Download Now: Charli XCX Drops a Free EP

This summer, I’ve been so into the new Charli XCX album, True Romance, that I’ve all but given up listening to anything else....

Film, Music, Popdose Lists

Short Attention Span Oscars: 11 Mini Movie Music Video Classics

I haven’t seen ANY of this year’s slew of “Best Picture” nominees. Besides the high price of tickets and parking, I...

Download Now, Music, Popdose

Download Now: Yulianna “Don’t Take Your Love Away”

One of the hottest topics debated around the POPDOSE roundtable is the severe lack of quality pop stars coming from Kazakhstan. Well,...

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Here’s to My Sweet Satan — Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Ball Makes Devil Worship Fun Again

L.J. Williamson reviews Lady Gaga's recent stop in L.A. on her Born This Way Ball tour....

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: Episode Four

The first of two parts on female artists in popular music and their relationships to the political, either through their music or image....

Music, News

Top of the Charts – March 15, 2012

On the top of the pops, everything changes...except the songs....

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Porcelain Black’s “This Is What Rock n’ Roll Looks Like” (2011)

Being influenced by and being extremely similar to are two different things, separated by a thin line. The biggest musical success of the...

Music

Here’s Something Else!: Going, ahem, gaga for Queen again

While we're still trying to digest the idea of Lady Gaga fronting Queen (embarrassing attention grab? or nervy post-modern tribute to...

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Music, Wandering the Aisles

Wandering the Aisles: Going Gaga for Madonna

When I set out to chronicle the musical offerings of America’s supermarkets, pharmacies and other not-quite-cutout bins in this...

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Listmania, Music

Listmania: Never Mind The Parodies, Here’s 20 Weird Al Yankovic Originals

"Weird Al" Yankovic: he's not just about Lady Gaga parodies, you know. Join Popdose as we look back at 20 of Al's most memorable original...

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Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: The Misfit Empowerment Project

Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" exemplifies the shift among pop's reigning divas -- from P!nk to Katy to Ke$ha -- away from self-aggrandizement...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: Madonna v. Lady Gaga

The question's not whether Gaga's latest sounds like Madonna's hit. The question is whether she meant it or whether it was just born that...

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Current Events, Random Play

Random Play: “Born This Way”

Still unsure whether kids are born gay? Robin Monica Alexander spotlights a new blog whose emphatic and adorable response is yes....

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Consumerism

Ten Years: Stuff We Didn’t Have in 2001

There are events, items and personalities that become so absorbed in the culture, it is hard to believe they weren’t always there....