Tag: Mojo Flucke

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 7/30/88

Eric Carmen goes heavy on the Aqua Net, Jane Wiedlin makes googly-eyes at Jason Hare and Jeff Giles loses $20 -- it's all part of the...

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Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: “Bowie: A Biography”

Being a Bowie fan is one thing; being a fan of Bowie books can be an altogether separate fetish. There’s such a wide variety of tomes...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Giving Thanks for Mojo Workin’

Each Thanksgiving at the Flucke household, we have a special tradition where we open up the mojo bag and drop in some new gris-gris,...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Mike Bloomfield, “Try It Before You Buy It”

Mike Bloomfield's second album has received the digital reissue treatment, and Mojo Flucke revels in the "classic 1970s R&B and funk stew."...

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CD Reviews, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Heavy Trash, “Midnight Soul Serenade”

Jon Spencer’s the reigning court jester of blues, a smart-aleck white guy who is part clown, part serious musician, part genius, and...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Goodbye, Saffire

In his latest Cold Shot, Mojo Flucke bids a fond farewell to blues queens Saffire, who are calling it quits next month after a wonderful...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: The Albert King Pencast

He may have been born under a bad sign, but this week, Albert King gets his due as Mojo Flucke looks back on the life and times of the...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court: The People vs. Eric Clapton

Rock Court is back in session, and this time, the fate of God -- a.k.a. Eric Clapton -- hangs in the balance. Take your seat in the jury...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Bo Diddley, “Drive By: Tales From the Funk Dimension”

One of the many things I love about Popdose is our collective freedom to write different kinds of posts: Sometimes you gets yourself a Cold...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Paul Reddick

The kids are back in school, and Mojo Flucke is taking advantage of the peace and quiet the right way -- by blasting some blues harp with a...

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Concert Flashback, Music

Popdose Concert Flashback: Big Ass Truck, Northampton, Mass., 1997

There’s no ticket from this show to scan; I was just one of the guys on the guest list. Turns out that when this band came to the...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: James Booker

Mojo Flucke is back, and this week, he's pouring us a Cold Shot of James Booker. Drink up!...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Super Session Live at the Fillmore East

Mojo Flucke has returned from an unexplained disappearance, still woozy from a cold shot of '60s blues powerhouse Super Session....

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: John Cougar Mellencamp, “Big Daddy”

This week on Popdose Flashback, Mojo Flucke recalls the beautiful, yet challenging final album by the man known as John Cougar Mellencamp,...

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Current Events, Music

Michael Jackson and Me

Stay tuned throughout the weekend as we continue our tribute to Michael Jackson, with reflections and remembrances from the Popdose staff....

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Terence Trent D’Arby, “Neither Fish Nor Flesh”

A couple years after 12 million buyers signed their name across his heart, Terence Trent D'Arby got sophomore jinxed but good -- and in...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: The Stone Roses, “The Stone Roses”

For this week's Popdose Flashback, Mojo Flucke talks about Madchester, the Stone Roses' much-loved debut, and one very special denim...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Bride of Popdose: A Wedding Songs Mixtape

The Popdose Staff, led by the intrepid Jon Cummings, has banded together to present a mixtape full of songs from our own weddings. Walk...

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Lo-Fi Mojo, Music

Lo-Fi Mojo: The Godfathers

Sorry mates, don’t mean to confuse y’all. For the record, Ed Murray’s currently writing Lo-Fi Mojos, and this is the...

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Jimmy Smith

For all the Hammond-deficient Memorial Day barbecues out there, Mojo Flucke has prepared a treat: The Popdose Guide to Jimmy Smith....

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Do We Call What White Rockers Play “Blues?”

Since I started listening to blues, that’s been a hard question for me to answer. It’s important, because it speaks to what...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Booker T., Tupelo Music Hall, Londonderry NH, 4/29/09

Full disclosure: I’m a Hammond B-3 soul and soul-jazz freak, so I’m a homer here. My universe aligns around the likes of great...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Happy 70th, Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson

This column, sadly, sometimes looks like the blues obituary page. Well, forget that for now! This Shot, we’re celebrating the life...

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Concert Flashback, Music

Popdose Concert Flashback: David Bowie and Nine Inch Nails, 9/16/95

Mojo Flucke caught Bowie with Nine Inch Nails in September of '95 -- and in his latest Concert Flashback, he tells you which half of the...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Allen Toussaint, “The Bright Mississippi”

If I were Allen Toussaint, I’d have taken a decade’s hiatus from making solo records, too. While the great New Orleans...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens

Be still my soul. Lawd have mercy. When soul first came out, so many social issues made so many people so PO’d (civil rights,...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Gary “Dream Weaver” Wright

Gary Wright, The Dream Weaver, has two new EPs out, Waiting To Catch The Light, a set of new-age compositions, and The Light of a Million...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Setting the Record Straight on Etta James

To the hardcore fan of 1950s blues, R&B, and soul, Etta James can be vexing. To anyone following the news lately, her calling out of...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Tin Machine, “Tin Machine”

Tin Machine was flat-out great, featuring fierce guitars, edgy lyrics and even edgier production. The world thought it stunk, and threw...

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Concert Flashback, Music

Popdose Concert Flashback: George Clinton & The P-Funk All-Stars, 4/22/95

“Incongruous” is the only way to describe this night. First of all, UNH is perhaps the whitest venue in the whitest state in...