Tag: Matthew Ryan


A Fan's Notes, Music, Year-End Best-Of Lists

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Albums of 2017

In early 2015 I published a list of my favorite albums of the previous year. In my story, I chastised writers who had rushed to get their...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Song Premiere: Matthew Ryan, “(I Just Died) Like an Aviator”

Matthew Ryan's new song is called "(I Just Died) Like an Aviator" -- hear from Matthew what that means exactly....


Pre-Order Popdose’s Benefit Album, ‘You Can’t Live on Love Alone: Songs for the Fight Against Multiple Myeloma’

Sometimes it helps to ask if there’s anything you can do. A little over a year ago, Pigeon O’Brien, a longtime friend to many of us at...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Favorite Albums of 2014

Ken Shane's favorite albums of 2014...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: Matthew Ryan, “Boxers”

Matthew Ryan can write a song and make you feel it in no time at all.  He’s got it; he understands the craft.  And on this, his...

News, Popdose

MATTHEW RYAN, “An Anthem For The Broken”

“An Anthem For The Broken” by Matthew Ryan, is now officially available for downloading.  As was first reported last week,...

Music, News, Popdose

SPECIAL SINGLE RELEASE: Matthew Ryan, “An Anthem For The Broken”

Matthew Ryan, who is set to release his newest album, Boxers, in the upcoming months, has announced a special single release to come out on...

2012 Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Gift Guides

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Jeff Giles Picks His Favorite Music, Movies, Books, and Gadgets

A fond look back at some of the many pop culture highlights from the 2012 that was....


Spin Cycle: Matthew Ryan, In The Dusk Of Everything

Singer/songwriter Matthew Ryan delivers another outstanding album of confessional music with his latest, "In The Dusk Of Everything." Check...


The Popblerd New Release Report 10/30/12: Ho Ho Ho!

Let Rod Stewart put a little jingle in your bells...and other hot albums coming out this week, in our latest New Release Report!...

Music, News

Song Premiere: Matthew Ryan, “And It’s Such A Drag”

Popdose debuts a track from Matthew Ryan's new album In the Dusk of Everything....


The Singles Bar: Matthew Ryan, “She’s A Sparrow”

One of our favorites, singer/songwriter Matthew Ryan, returns with "She's a Sparrow." It's the first taste of music from his upcoming...


Popdose 2011: Jeff Giles’ Favorite Albums of the Year

The Editor-in-Chief runs down some of his favorite music from the year that was...


Popdose 2011: Ken Shane’s Favorite Albums of the Year

There was a lot of new music released this year. Ken Shane wades through it all to find a handful of albums with real staying power....

Matthew Ryan

Podcast, The Matt 'N' Jeff Radio Hour

The Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour, Episode 4: Matthew Ryan Interview

One of Popdose's favorite artists discusses his brilliant new album, I Recall Standing as Though Nothing Could Fall....


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Michael Gomoll of Joey’s Song

Michael Gomoll was someone that I first came to know in the early ’90s when we started trading bootleg tapes of concerts. Mike was a...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Freedy Johnston, “Rain on the City”

If you read the Jon Cummings interview with Freedy Johnston on Popdose yesterday, you know that Rain on the City (Bar None) is his first...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 2

Popdose...in your ear! Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for another irreverent pop culture discussion -- it's Episode 2 of the...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Matthew Ryan, “Dear Lover”

I can’t tell you now where I’ve been now darlin’ There are hawks inside my head And every smile and every good thing Are...


Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Lindsey Buckingham in Boston, 10/17/08; Matthew Ryan in Asbury Park, 10/15/08

The career of a music writer certainly does have its perks. While it very often lacks in financial reward, it occasionally compensates with...



“Some Streets Lead Nowhere”

Yesterday as I sat in traffic, I looked in the rear view mirror and saw one of those couples. One of those couples that can scare you....


Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Matthew Ryan

Yes, gentle readers, we treated you to an interview with Matthew Ryan on Monday, and today — which just happens to be the day his new...


Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Interview: Matthew Ryan

  He may not be a household name, but Matthew Ryan’s raw, emotional songs have struck a chord with enough fans to support a...