Tag: NPR

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Christian Frederickson — Finding Rachel’s Halo

It is May 25, 2006. You are sitting in a capacity crowd at Kaufman Center’s intimate Merkin Concert Hall in New York City, listening to...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Amilia K Spicer’s Spellbinding “Wow and Flutter”

This Los Angeles singer/songwriter releases albums at a pace that makes both Axl Rose and Kate Bush seem prolific. Wow and Flutter,...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Jonathan Coulton

Coulton's latest, Solid State, explores the promise of the interconnected world, and how people still mess it up....

Current Events

An Open Letter To NPR’s Mara Liasson

Public radio that does not study Fox News' history is doomed to repeat it....

Music, Welcome to Pittsburgh

Welcome to Pittsburgh: The Gotobeds Sign to Sub Pop

Yes, the rumors are true, Mr. and Ms. Column Follower. Local Pittsburgh indie-rock superheroes The Gotobeds have signed to Sub Pop Records....

Popular Culture

Radio Review: Invisibilia

Public radio shows are usually very good at self-policing. The shows that fit the stereotypes of public broadcasting — of being...

Sam Cooke - A Change is Gonna Come

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sam Cooke, “A Change Is Gonna Come” at 50

When Sam Cooke died in '64 he left behind his most important song...

Current Events, Television

Bill Cosby’s Un-Interview

The comedian is waging a silent defense of rape allegations, and the nation faces a crisis of conscience. ...

Camper Van Beethoven - Jason Thrasher

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: David Lowery

Hearing the stories behind how the new Camper Van Beethoven album came together, we’re not surprised to find out that God is a CVB fan....

Popblerd!

The Singles Bar: The Jackson 5 “If The Shoe Don’t Fit”

An exhaustive collection of Jackson 5 rarities is arriving soon, and "If The Shoe Don't Fit" is the first taste. Have a listen!...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad no. 160: “Vowell & Verb”

Welcome to Suburban Metal Dad, Popdose’s new webcomic. It runs every Monday and Friday. Each edition of SMD features Sort-Of...

News

Listen to the New Tori Amos Album, “Night of Hunters”

Dying to hear the new Tori Amos record, Night of Hunters? You’re in luck — NPR has unveiled a First Listen stream of the album,...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Newport Folk Festival 2010, Part Two

If anything, the final day of the 2010 Newport Folk Festival was even more beautiful than the day before, and Newport Harbor was at the...

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Current Events, Dw. Dunphy On...

Dw. Dunphy On… Public Broadcasting Pledge Drives

I may have to change my radio habits. As a general habit, my car is tuned to the local public radio station out of New York. I like it, it...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Talking Heads, 8/5/83

It’s taken me a few weeks to find my way back to Bootleg City — I made an unscheduled stop in Layoff Land, an increasingly...