Tag: New York

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: The Bipeds, “Dressful of Dreams”

Antique-garde aficionados, take note: The Bipeds has arrived. The Bipeds is a dance-theater company/rock and roll band under the artistic...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Matt Mehlan

He’s going it on his own again and it sounds great. Tomorrow, after a decade-plus at the helm of the thought-rock ensemble/b(r)and...

Music, What's THAT Supposed to Mean?

What’s THAT Supposed to Mean?: Blondie, “Long Time”

Some people get crankier when they get older. They drift off and sit in front of whatever TV shows best reinforce their stereotypes and...

CD Reviews, Music

REVIEW: Christian Frederickson, Jason Noble and Ryan Rumery – “The Painted Bird / Amidst”

I cannot stop listening to The Painted Bird / Amidst, a carefully self-released affair that is, without question, the most riveting and...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: “Ork Records: New York, New York”

Ork Records: New York, New York is the vital compilation of all the output from the legendary New York City label of the late...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Rachel Grimes — Last Things Last

Rachel Grimes knew how to play the piano before she learned to walk. “My dad and grandmother played, so I was always sitting beside them...

Music

Songstress Alice Sungurov’s Un-broken Heart

In the vein of other iconic voices (both literal and lyrical) from the past few years, including Taylor Swift and Christina Perri comes New...

Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: Edward Rogers, “Kaye”

Five albums into his solo career and English-born, New York-bred Edward Rogers delivers a grand slam of a release with this offering,...

Music, Popdose, Single Reviews

PICK OF THE WEEK: Douglas Keith, “Harvest Home”

A name I hadn’t heard before, but was impressed by on first listen.  Warm and melodic, this New York based songwriter offers up his...

Film, Popdose

BREAKING NEWS: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dead at 46

Various news organizations are reporting that actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his New York apartment of an apparent...

Music, New Artists

Single of the Week: Ryan Hobler, “Got a Ways to Go”

Upbeat piano-pop by native New Yorker Ryan Hobler is my nod for “Single Of The Week” – catchy, well-crafted.  Airy...

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Win Tickets To SpaceGhostPurrp At Santos Party House

Two pairs of tickets are up for grabs to see SpaceGhostPurrp in NYC....

Contests, Music, News

Popdose Giveaway: Are You Ready For Yacht Rock Revue?

Float along with the sounds of yesterday...today!...

Popblerd!

Big Money Presents…Aging Hip Replacement 2.0: Born & Raised

Sub-sub titled: A very interesting week, indeed....

Music, News, Television

New TV: Front Row Center

A new PBS music program promises no Celtic nothing...but gives you Train instead. Who has failed?...

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels, Film

Ghost Rider, Creator’s Rights And Bill Mantlo

What might the recent legal win for property rights mean for comic book creators?...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Listmania, Music

Popdose 2011: Dw. Dunphy’s Best Of (And The Rest Of)

Popdose's year-end wrapup continues with Dw. Dunphy's favorites from 2011....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD/DVD Review: Billy Joel, “Live at Shea Stadium”

I’ve had Live at Shea Stadium for a couple of weeks now, and I’ve spent them alternating between watching 30-minute chunks of...

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Film

Liza from A to Z

Liza Minnelli has a new CD, titled Confessions. There's a lot to confess regarding her film and TV career--and cause for...

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Theatre, Theatre Is Easy

Theatre Is Easy: “Groovaloo”

BOTTOM LINE: An incredible dance show, unlike anything you’ve seen before. The Groovaloos are a dance company from LA. They’re...

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Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: Take “Woodstock”—please!

Bob Cashill has just gotten back from Taking in a screening of Ang Lee's latest. Does he wish he could give it back? Read this...

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Film, Film Reviews, No Concessions

No Concessions: The Dumbing of “Pelham 1 2 3”

New Yorkers aren’t a sentimental bunch. But there are some things we’re fiercely protective of. One of those is the 1974...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Glasvegas @ Webster Hall, 3/30/09

They may only have an album and a Christmas EP behind them, but Glasgow’s Glasvegas are already performing like a big-time rock band....

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Akron/Family @ Union Pool, 3/29/09

“Everyone is guilty,” Akron/Family sang at their second gig at Union Pool, but if their performance was any indication, that...

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Music, The Producers

The Producers: Tom Werman, Chapter One

(Editor’s Note: Since Popdose’s earliest days, we’ve been blessed with some of the smartest and most music-savvy readers...

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Lost MP3 of the Week, Music

Lost MP3 of the Week: John Coltrane, “A Love Supreme, Part 1: Acknowledgement”

The first time I heard A Love Supreme, I was on a train coming back from MacArthur Airport in Islip, Long Island. I was in my senior year...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Recovering From Performer’s Bias

Cover bands and karaoke hustlers, I am sorry. I have been far too rude to you for far too long. Accept my penance....

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Happy Valentine’s Day!

Hola Amigos! I know it’s been a while since I last rapped at you, but with being a new dad and all, I’ve been busier than a...