Tag: Nada Surf

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 —...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose’s Ridiculously Late Summer-of-2016 Music Roundup

Before we review a bunch of stellar new records, let’s have a quick recap of the year: fireworks, hangover, Bowie dies. Frey dies....

Music

Best of 2016 (So Far): Finding Salvation in the Year’s Best New Music

For my final Popdose post until Fall, I am going out with a bang — or better yet, a shake, rattle and roll. Cancer sucks. I am...

Music

2016 Music Preview: Nada Surf, Angela Perley, M.I.A. and more

With 2016 right around the corner, POPDOSE peers into the future to see what will be rocking your boots in the new year. Nada Surf • You...

Music

Confessions of a College Music Major: I Love Rock and Roll

Majoring in music was never the most practical choice, but I did it anyway. I double-majored in philosophy and called myself “pre-law”...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Single Premiere: Repeater, “Lonely”

Interpol and the Faint both staged massive artistic and commercial comebacks in 2014, so what better time for Long Beach,...

Popblerd!

Popblerd’s Best Albums of 2012: Steve’s List

Steve's short list of the best music of 2012 features Nada Surf, Van Halen, and John Mayer....

Popblerd!

The Popblerd Halftime Show: KBOX’s Best of 2012 So Far

Love it or hate it, here's Popblerd's KBOX with his list for the halfway point of 2012......

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: The (Municipal) Political Shocker of the Decade of the Week!

Mayor Cass tips his hat (and the rest of his wardrobe) to the outgoing mayor of Chicago, Richard M. Daley, and uploads a Nada Surf concert...

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Music, Song-Off

VIDEO Song-Off: Cheerleaders

In the 1988 film Tapeheads, aspiring video jockeys Ivan (John Cusack) and Josh (Tim Robbins) put together a ludicrous first effort for...

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Music

Boys Must Be Strong

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away lived a kid who hadn’t a care in the world. In the small Indiana town he called home, he...