Tag: New Orleans

Chris Kenner

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Chris Kenner, “I Like It Like That”

Chris Kenner hit it big in '61. Covers of his songs were massive hits for others....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Battles, “La Di Da Di”

It’s been a handful of weeks since Warp Records released Battles’ La Di Da Di, the experimental outfit’s third full-length LP...

DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Killing Them Softly”

Somewhere at the crossroads of Coen and Tarantino, you’ll come upon Andrew Dominik’s Killing Them Softly. ...

Popblerd!

We Saw It!: Dr. John and the Lower 911 at the Flood City Music Festival

Back in the spotlight thanks to a new album produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, we caught Dr. John and the Lower 911's performance at...

Music, Popdose, Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Good golly, Ms. Dolly, rock our date night right into Preservation Hall. Have a ball....

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: John Michael Rouchell of MyNameIsJohnMichael

Who are MyNameIsJohnMichael, and why do you need to stop what you're doing and listen to them? Find out here....

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Steve Conn

He’s never been a household name, but Steve Conn has produced, played with, and written for a long list of artists over the last...

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Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: The Neville Brothers in San Francisco, February ’89

In our last Ticket Stub, I pointed you at a killer Dr. John concert from 1978. Two weeks later, I’m still stuck in New Orleans...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: “Treme: Music From the HBO Original Series, Season One” (Win a Copy!)

Earlier this year HBO aired the New Orleans-based series Treme, featuring remarkable music each week. Now it's been collected in a...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Harry Connick Jr., “We Are in Love”

Twenty years ago, Harry Connick shared his recipe for love -- and led a new generation of pop crooners to rediscover some time-tested...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, “The New Orleans Album”

The 1980s were not, to put it mildly, a good decade for brass sections. We still heard horns on the Top 40, sure — but more often...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Reviews: A Slam Dunk and a Missed Layup—”More Than a Game” and “Hurricane Season”

With the NBA All Star Game behind us and March Madness just around the bend, two new DVD releases about basketball should keep all you...

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Jazz Don't Hurt, Music

Jazz Don’t Hurt: Five Recent CDs For New Listeners

Recently, the fine folks over at NPR’s A Blog Supreme have started asking young jazz aficionados to recommend five recordings from...

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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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Caught on Tape, Music

Caught on Tape: New Orleans, Van Halen Style

Steven Rosen's series of journalistic remembrances continues with a look back at a wild weekend spent in the company of the one and only...