Tag: Patti Smith


The Popdose Interview: The Paley Brothers

If you’re a fan of catchy pop tunes and you aren’t familiar with the Paley Brothers, prepare yourself: you’re about to...

Charlie Haden & Hank Jones

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Favorite Albums of 2012

Ken Shane's favorite albums of the year...

Music, World's Worst Songs

World’s Worst Songs: “You Light Up My Life”

This was too easy. We're ashamed of ourselves....


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 48

The sun shines down on rock music this week with a heaping of Squeeze, Squier and a concert's worth of Springsteen tunes. ...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: R.E.M., “Collapse Into Now”

With a new R.E.M. album in hand, Annie Zaleski tackles the difficult task of assessing the latest offering by her favorite band....


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/22/10 — Peace and Love

Peace and love - they were meant to be together. With that in mind, Michael Fortes brings together a mix of 20 songs with "peace" and...


Lo-Fi Mojo, Music

Lo-Fi Mojo: Gang War

Ed Murray is back with another chunk of lo-fi goodness, and this time, he's cranking up some live recordings from Wayne Kramer and Johnny...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Spell It!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE First off, let me say that “Y.M.C.A.” didn’t make the cut on this mix. Yeah, it’s a...


Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Metaphorical Pie

“When you die, if you get a choice between going to regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven. It might be a trick, but if...


Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for… Michael Stipe

With this week's installment of Unsolicited Advice, Rob Smith's uncle Don Skwatzenschitz becomes the latest in a long line of people to try...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “The Coolest Songs in the World! Vol. 8”

Various Artists – The Coolest Songs in the World! Vol. 8 (2009, Wicked Cool) Purchase this album (Amazon) Let us now praise famous...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Heartless Bastards, “The Mountain”

Erika Wennerstrom is a genuine force of nature. If you’re hearing her voice for the first time, you quickly realize that it qualifies...


No Concessions

No Concessions: Seventies Highs — “Pineapple Express,” “Man on Wire,” and Patti Smith

If I ever run for office, and someone asks the drug-use question, I can honestly say I didn’t inhale. While pop-music critics are a...


Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Patti Smith and Kevin Shields, “The Coral Sea”

From a place apart Morpheus, God of dreams, awakes The artist Robert Mapplethorpe died from complications of AIDS in 1989. According to his...