Tag: Pink Floyd

Music, What's THAT Supposed to Mean?

What’s THAT Supposed to Mean?: Beastie Boys, “Gratitude”

A killer bass line fed through one of the fuzziest pedals ever invented. A heavy dose of wah-wah on a two-note guitar solo. A powerful...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Roger Waters, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, 8/8/17

The co-founder of Pink Floyd offers bombast and protest during Philadelphia tour's opening night....

Music, News

Former Panama Strongman Manuel Noriega Dead at 83

So what does this have to do with music?...

Music

Influences: Ivan Beecroft

Australian pop-rocker Ivan Beecroft shares a wealth of similarities with many classic-rock artists. He comes from a working class...

Film, Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: “Songs, Bond Songs” Executive Producer Andrew Curry

The classic Bond songs, shaken, stirred, and disrupted....

Music, News

Roger Waters Announces Title Of Forthcoming Album, “Is This The Life We Really Want?”

New music will be included in upcoming tour....

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Protest Songs of All Time

Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure,...

David Bowie

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Albums of 2016

Ken Shane lists his favorite albums of 2016...

Music, News

Music News: Anticipating the Imminent Reemergence of Paul Melancon

Like Harry Lime with a thumbdrive, here comes Paul Melancon....

Jason Isbell

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2015

Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all....

CD Reviews, Music

2014 Music Wrap-Up, Lest We Forget

Before this year closes, here are some more releases we should talk about......

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

Best of 2014: Dw. Dunphy’s Top Albums of the Year

Top Ten lists are inherently flawed in that they are based completely upon subjective opinion. So don't start complaining that I didn't...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Pink Floyd, “The Endless River”

The Popdose staff discusses Pink Floyd's swan song....

Field of Poppies

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 11 Great Songs in Honor of Veterans Day

For Veterans Day, November 11, here are 11 great songs to help us remember and honor all those who have served in our military....

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, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Blockbuster Greatest-Hits Albums

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation...

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1973: Pink Floyd, “Dark Side of the Moon”

The lunatic is forty years on......

Popblerd!

bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Seven

No list of the Seventies' best albums is complete without Pink Floyd, right? Well, we got two of their albums here!...

Led Zeppelin O2 Arena reunion

Music, Popdose Lists

The Top 8 Reunions I’ll Never See Because the World Is Ending

You can't say these eight bands didn't have their chance to do it one last time before the world came to an end....

James Hetfield

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 5 Music Autobiographies That Need to Be Written

There are a lot of great music autobiographies out there, but there are great ones still to be written. Chris Holmes counts down the Top 5....

AM Gold: 1976

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 58

Gasoline might have been in short supply in the '70s, but mellow tunes were not....

Music

Paul McCartney’s Top 10 Solo Deep Cuts

A day late and more than a dollar short, here are my choices for the Top 10 Paul McCartney solo deep cuts....

Music

The Life and Times of “Comfortably Numb”

How a classic was born, and kept on going....

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Happy End’s “Kaze wo Atsumete” (1971)

An unlikely song hit #1 on the U.S. in 1962: “Sukiyaki” by Kyu Sakamoto. It’s the only song in Japanese to top the charts...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Doris Troy, “Just One Look”

Doris Troy may have had only big hit, the 1963 classic "Just One Look," but she had a long and successful career working with the biggest...

Music

Judging an Album by Its Title

Sometimes, an album has such a great title that you just have to buy it....

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Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Class of ’99’s “Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)” (1998)

Grunge rock came out of the punk tradition, sidestepping the decade and a half of corporate rock that came in between punk’s prime of...

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Music, Popdose

Here’s Something Else!: Everything 1980s, Pink Floyd Edition

Pink Floyd‘s A Momentary Lapse of Reason, alas, was no Dark Side of the Moon. Criticized then as now for being transitional and...

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Music, Popdose

Here’s Something Else!: Alan Parsons Project, Overlooked Prog-Rock Band … or Futuristic Hovercraft?

The What-ing What Project? Never, perhaps, has a figure in rock music been simultaneously so famous and so … anonymous....