Tag: Peter Buck

DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “Scarred But Smarter: Life N Times of Drivin N Cryin”

I can remember when the name of Drivin’ ‘N Cryin’ was all the buzz in the early ’90’s; it was just as I began...

Album Reviews, Music, Popdose


Good thing I didn’t let this one slip through the cracks.  This guy just doesn’t slow down – rocking harder than before...

EP Reviews, Music

EP Review: Peter Buck, “Opium Drivel”

I don’t know if Peter Buck, the fellow who played guitar in that band from Athens, Georgia, intended his third solo release to be...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: R.E.M., “7IN-83-88”

As it stands, the R.E.M. nostalgia/reissues campaign hasn’t slowed a bit, although this is definitely one for the completist/hardcore...

DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “R.E.M. by MTV”

It’s already three years since Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe officially announced the end of R.E.M. as a band (after a...

CD Reviews, Music, Popdose

CD REVIEW: R.E.M., “Unplugged: 1991/2001 – The Complete Sessions”

For so many, R.E.M. was one of the most important bands to come along since The Beatles; they helped redefine and reshape the musical...

Album Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: Peter Buck, “I Am Back To Blow Your Mind Once Again”

I was as surprised as anyone when it was announced in early 2012 that Peter Buck would be releasing a solo album and even more surprised...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Susanna Hoffs

Susanna Hoffs drops by the Popdose lounge to talk about the latest Under The Covers album, her ongoing collaboration with Matthew Sweet....

Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Jody Stephens (Big Star)

When it comes to bands whose critical acclaim far outweighs their record sales, few can compete with Big Star. The band, which initially...

Book Reviews, Books, Music

Book Review: Tony Fletcher, “Perfect Circle: The Story of R.E.M.”

Originally released in 1990 as Remarks:  The Story Of R.E.M. (and subsequently updated, minus the photos, as Remarks Remade in 2002),...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: R.E.M., “Green” (25th-Anniversary Edition)

In revisiting Green, I have to remove myself from the R.E.M.-worshiper that I was in the ’80’s; I was younger and a bit more...

Music, News

Music News: R.I.P., R.E.M. — The Boys Call It Quits

It’s nothing more than a short, direct statement on their website, along with a band photo: “To our Fans and Friends: As...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 17

The Popdose Podcast returns with an interview with Gorman Bechard, the creative force behind Color me Obsessed: A Film About The...


Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: R.E.M., “Out of Time”

It’s not often that a band releases two solid albums in the same week — twenty years apart. But such a gesture is just all in a...


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....


Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: We Love to Fly Drunk and It Shows

U.S. airports will soon be selling more alcohol to raise revenue for cash-strapped local governments, while airlines continue to charge...


Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 50 Guitarists (#50-36)

We made a list of our favorite guitarists of all time, and this week, we count down from 50 to 36. Who made the cut?...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Big Star, “Keep an Eye on the Sky”

Ken Shane reviews a release that will have power-pop lovers drowning in ecstasy for the rest of the year: the new Big Star box set from...