Tag: Pet Shop Boys

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #49: Hot Dog, Jumping Frog, Albuquerque — Royals, Volume I

I thought there would be tons of songs about princesses. I had maybe four....

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #45: The Alliteration Show

There is an alternate universe version of this show with Spinal Tap and Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots. Be thankful that we don't live in...

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

Influences: no:carrier

Migrating from ’90s Germany to today’s San Francisco scene, the members of dark-pop outfit no:carrier embrace the here and now....

Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Andrew Curry, Executive Producer, “Here Comes The Reign Again – The Second British Invasion”

Announcing his latest project, Andrew Curry discusses the 1980s and how the Europeans led a brand new musical movement. ...

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: Episode Seven — 2014 So Far

Matthew Bolin & Lyana Fernandez are back with the 7th episode of Songs of Freedom, as they use protest music associated with events of the...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 71

This week: Liz Phair before she sucked, Pet Shop Boys, Tom Petty and more. ...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: End of the World Edition

Well, it's been fun. Last one out, make sure to turn out the lights. ...

Popblerd!

Spin Cycle: Pet Shop Boys, Elysium

A quarter century after "West End Girls," the Pet Shop Boys are still here. Mike A. reviews Neil and Chris's brand new album Elysium...

Popblerd!

Spin Cycle: Bright Light Bright Light Make Me Believe In Hope

Combining ’90′s hip-hop elements, 80′s new wave, and some of the best club anthems this side of an Ibiza compilation,...

Popblerd!

The Popblerd Halftime Show: Mike A’s Best of 2012 So Far

Popblerd writer Mike A. lists his Top 10 albums of the first half of 2012 as well as a few of his most anticipated releases for the second...

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 11/23/11

Kelly Stitzel wants you to have something to drown out the sounds of children screaming, realtives fighting, and in-laws nagging this...

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Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 4/13/11

Get your hair sprayed and your neon leg warmers washed, because it's time for Popdose's Weeknight '80s Dance Party!...

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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1988

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos, let it go. It’s never going to happen, not while there’s...

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Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: Chilliwack in Bermuda, March ’83

Alright, let me get something off my chest right away:  I’m lying when I tell you that this show took place in Bermuda. The truth...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Medsker’s 2000 Beat Mix

First and foremost, I would like to extend a hearty thank you to frequent Popdose reader and commenter King of Grief, who volunteered to...

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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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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Summer 1986 Mixtape

This week in White Label Wednesday, David Medsker flashes back to the summer of 1986 with remixes of tracks by Pet Shop Boys, Level 42, and...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 68

Tom Petty might have been one of the biggest artists of the '80s, but not even he was immune to the cold hand of Dave Steed's Bottom...

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Music

Top of the First: Popdose’s Music Picks for 2009 (So Far)

With the first six months of 2009 on the books, the Popdose staff has once again huddled up, made a list of its favorite albums of the year...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music

Hooks ‘N’ You: Kylie Minogue, “Light Years”

Stop laughing, you bastards! A few weeks ago, I was having a conversation with David Medsker – my comrade in arms both here and over...

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Music

The Popdose Guide to Pet Shop Boys, Part One

Jefito’s Note: Today begins a three-part Idiot’s Guide to Pet Shop Boys, written with typical wit and flair by our pal John...