Tag: Neil Finn

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #49: Hot Dog, Jumping Frog, Albuquerque — Royals, Volume I

I thought there would be tons of songs about princesses. I had maybe four....

Music, News

Music News: Lindsey Buckingham Fired From Fleetwood Mac

Can’t the “classic” version of this band stay on good terms for more than a few months at a time without everything...

Drake

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...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Neil Finn, “Out of Silence”

Be prepared to spend a long time with a short album....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 19, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Neil Finn, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Toronto, 4/5/14

Going all the way back his days in Split Enz, Neil Finn has always found a welcoming audience in Canada (that group’s True Colours...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: February 2014

It's the Popdose Music Roundtable for February 2014 -- wherein the staff gabs about any music, new or old, that has been moving us over the...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: January 2014

It's the Popdose Music Roundtable for January 2014 -- wherein the staff gabs about any music, new or old, that has been moving us over the...

Music

On Reunions

Reunions are the Hostess cakes of the music world — they often sound like a treat, but by the time they’re finished,...

Popblerd!

The Singles Bar: Neil Finn, “Song Of The Lonely Mountain”

Crowded House/Split Enz/Pajama Club/Finn Brothers/solo artist/songwriter extraordnaire Neil Finn helps his Kiwi brother Peter Jackson out...

City Squirrel

Music, News

Free Music: City Squirrel, “Lockerbie”

The Portland band City Squirrel are set to release their excellent third album, defeat....

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Penultimate Songs

We're such geeks that we even think about albums with great second-to-last songs....

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Mellowmas, Music

The Fifth Day of Mellowmas: BoyleFinnmas

Most Christmas albums contain the same old songs, but this year, Susan Boyle has brought us a rather unusual Gift....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Crowded House, “Intriguer”

A new Crowded House album is always cause for celebration, and Ken Shane thinks their latest is one of their best....

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Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: 7 Worlds Collide, “The Sun Came Out”

7 Worlds Collide, spearheaded by Crowded House’s Neil Finn, is a loose collective formed with friends, acquaintances and...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Neil Finn

The Crowded House frontman talks about the new 7 Worlds Collide project, and answers reader questions about his long career....

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Music, Popdose Interviews

Calling All Questions: Neil Finn

Jon Cummings is gearing up to interview Neil Finn, but instead of hogging the questions all to himself, he wants to know what you...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: 7 Worlds Collide, “The Sun Came Out”

The coolest thing about 7 Worlds Collide’s The Sun Came Out is also its biggest flaw: Namely, that “group” founder Neil...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: Icecream Hands, “Sweeter Than the Radio”

It's time for another week of Pop Goes the World -- and a look at what David Medsker calls "the best album Crowded House never made."...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/19/09

You guys give up, or you thirsty for more? Bobby Jimmy & the Critters – Roaches from Look at All These Roaches 12″ (1986)...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Interview: Jonatha Brooke

Jonatha Brooke is one of those artists whose name always sounds familiar – if only because, really, how many people named...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Neil Finn, “Last to Know”

Late. I was late getting to the damn airport. If I hadn’t stopped by the library to renew that Le Carre book, I would have been on...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Crowded House

I don’t get it. I simply don’t. 2007 was a pretty good year for music, all in all. Maybe not great for the actual industry of...