Tag: Music

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Criticism

In a special Friday edition of Dw. Dunphy's column, we look at what motivates a critic -- and it isn't necessarily what you think....

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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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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Fields of the Nephilim

My colleague John Hughes has graciously let me take the wheel today for this edition of Lost in the ’80s. Fields of the Nephilim were...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Steelheart, “I’ll Never Let You Go (Angel Eyes)” (1990)

STEELHEART Title: I’ll Never Let You Go Album: Steelheart Released: May 10, 1990 Why You Remember Them: Previous installments of this...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Macca, Supersuckers, 0 for 4, and Life on Wilshire

In this week's column, Tom Werman recounts the strange new world of the mid-'90s, and his struggles to prove his worth after hair metal...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Tori Amos @ the Murat Theater in Indianapolis, 8/7/09

Last Friday, I saw my 25th Tori Amos show  since 1996. Yes, I said 25th show. That may sound excessive, but believe me, that’s...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Lita’s “Dangerous Curves” and the Writing on the Wall

Tom Werman's career retrospective reaches the early '90s this week -- a time when trends shifted, metal sales slowed, and change was in the...

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Letter From the Editor, Music

Letter From the Editor: Who’s Ready to Rock With Jack Wagner?

Got plans for next Friday? Popdose's Jeff Giles and Jason Hare will be in Uncasville, CT, waiting for you to buy them a beer...and standing...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Just for Kix, Loading LA Guns, and Scolding Billy Idol

It has been over two weeks since I sent the two emails to Dee Snider’s web site and to his publicist. No reply so far, so I guess I...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Prologue — Step Inside, Walk This Way

Jeff Vrabel was a hair metal cowboy, and on a steel horse he rode...and he's here to relive those Aqua Netted days with a new series that...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court: Huey Lewis (& the News) Edition

Rock Court is back in session -- and today, the defendants are the definitive '80s bar band made good. Guilty or innocent? You decide!...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Tori Amos

With a new album on shelves and a tour coming soon to an arena near you, Tori Amos has lots to talk about -- something Katherine Hoffert...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Robbie Rist Revisited

I’d just like to start this very, very belated follow-up to my piece on Wonderboy’s Napoleon Blown Apart album with a profound...

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Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Stone Roses, “The Stone Roses”

“Anniversary editions” of an album rarely stand up to the hype. It’s as if the record companies, having run out of new...

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Caught on Tape, Music

Caught on Tape: Slash and Burn

The interview is set for 2:00 PM. At a quarter ‘til, the black hat, cascading curls, and nose ring saunter through the management...

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Caught on Tape, Music

Caught on Tape: Jimmy Page and the Plane Truth

In this week's edition of Caught on Tape, Steven Rosen journeys back to 1977, and his time spent in the eye of the Led Zeppelin hurricane....

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Current Events, Music

Remembering Michael

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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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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Music

New Music: Dirty Projectors, “The Stillness Is the Move”

The album art for Bitte Orca, the Dirty Projectors’ upcoming fifth album, shows band members Amber Coffman and Angel Deradoorian,...

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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: Left Lane Cruiser

On one hand, Jon Spencer, in my book, has a lot to answer for. The half-baked, half-rehearsed stuff he sometimes releases is offensive to...

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Music

Popdose Lost Classics: Jeff Giles, “Hot Nights/Cool Sounds” (2002)

Our first installment of the new Popdose Lost Classics series is an album from earlier this decade by none other than our own Popmeister,...

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Letter From the Editor, Music

Letter from the Editor: Radio is Dying, but Music Has “One Life to Live”

I try to do right, I try to do right, because I only got, only got, only got, only got…all that I have is one life to live. These are...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Les Rita Mitsouko

French duo Fred Chichin and Catherine Ringer met at a theater production in the late ’70s and an instant musical bond was formed, one...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Charles Spearin’s Happiness Project @ Le Poisson Rouge, 3/15/09

One of many highlights of Broken Social Scene’s performance at CMJ last fall was the presentation of “Mrs. Morris,” the...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Raul Malo

It’s nice to see Raul Malo back in the spotlight. The onetime Mavericks frontman hadn’t exactly gone quiet, but over the last...

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Music, Way Out Wednesday

Way Out Wednesday: With Love and Kisses from Tiny Tim: Concert in Fairyland

Tiny Tim (born Herbert Khaury) was a staple of late ’60s TV, appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Tonight Show and Rowan and...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Face To Face, “10-9-8”

Big things were planned for Boston’s Face To Face in 1984.  Signed to Epic, the New Wave group was pushed heavily by the label...

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Letter From the Editor, Music

Letter from the Editor: Tuning Out the Static

I miss buying an album and lying on the floor for three days and going over it with a magnifying glass. I still go to the record store and...

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Music

New Radio Roundtable: 3/6/09

Do not be alarmed! Do not adjust your set! Chartburn hasn’t gone away — it’s just sharing space with some more Friday...