Tag: OMD

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #46: Never, Ever, Always, and Forever

Proof that there is always something good that can come from even the worst of things. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #43: It’s So Fresh! Popdose Flashback ’88 (Mostly) — The Beat Mix

Yes, I opened a 1988 beat mix with a song from 1987. ...

Music

The Popdose Comeback Club: Class of 2017 (Round 2)

There are some comebacks the world doesn’t need: Sean Spicer, Bill Cosby, another Spiderman reboot — and plenty that are long...

Music

The Popdose Comeback Club: 2017 Inductees

While playing the nostalgia concert circuit — state fairs, package tours and casinos — seems like a depressing way for members...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 19: Howard Jones

'80s synth pioneer Howard Jones is our guest this week to talk about touring with Barenaked Ladies and OMD this summer as well as the new...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Cherry Red Records

  Long before Prince’s death, fans were wildly discussing if and when the vast contents of his audio library – the legendary vault...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2013: Keith Creighton’s 13 Favorite Pop and Rock Albums of the Year

More than 70,000 albums likely hit the market this year — along with just as many year-end “Best Of” lists. While word...

2013 Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Gift Guides, Music

2013 Holiday Gift Guide: 13 Digital Album Deals for Cash-Strapped Hipsters

Tis almost the season for giving, so before you trek out to the malls to take care of your loved ones, why not give yourself a little...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Most Awesome ’80s New Wave Comebacks Ever

Ready for an excellent adventure? Fire up the Delorean, pad your shoulders, grab a turbo dog and bag of corn nuts, we’re about to...

Like Omigod!, Music, Popdose

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 25

This week marks the true beginning of the end. At last, we have reached the final disc of this seven-disc compilation. There will be time...

Music, News, Popdose

OMG! NEW OMD! ON CD. In 2013!

It’s hard to believe the original incarnation of Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes...

Download Now, Music, News

Download Now: J.P. Rose “What If I Were You?”

J.P. Rose gave up the blustery winds of San Francisco, where he fronted electro/pop outfit Hot Challenge, for the sunny shores of Los...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark’s “Electricity” (1979)

OMD's dark electronic sounds were right in step with New Order and Depeche Mode, and yet "Electricity" couldn't find an audience on either...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 36

It's time to put the Popdose mascot in hiding for the week as everyone's favorite carnivore, Mr. Ozzy Osbourne comes to town. He's bringing...

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Listmania, Music

Popdose 2010: Will Harris’s Top Albums and Songs

I don’t even know why I’m here, frankly. I think it’s pretty well documented that all I do these days is write about...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Medsker’s Retro Beat Mix

David Medsker goes back in time and returns with a retro beat mix this week, featuring songs from a-ha, Wham!, Pet Shop Boys, Go West, and...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 65

In this week's Bottom Feeders, Dave Steed takes us through a decade's worth of chart-scraping tracks from acts whose names start with the...

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Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 8/01/08

kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/0KL_fgWgK40" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" / Mainstream Rock: Mike + the...

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Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: John Hughes, Sixteen Candles, and a Kiss … of Death

If you were a GenXer coming of age in the 1980s, moviegoing meant heavy doses of Harrison Ford, too much Tom Cruise, an occasional journey...