Tag: Pink Floyd

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Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Trey Lockerbie

If you had to go away for awhile and you could only take five of your favorite albums with you, which ones would you choose? Yes, we know...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 3/25/11

Popdose.com, The Weekly Mixtape. Need we say more?...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 38

We may have record amounts of snow and ice across the US but we still turn the heat up with more rock from Robert Plant, Pink Floyd and the...

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Singledom, or How I Learned to Stop Recording and Love the Download

The Popdose Staff mulls over the continuing slow-motion fall of the "record album."...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 15

In a world filled with awkward family holiday reunions, three men gather to remind you that it could be worse: you could be a Brady or...

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50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part Five

There’s been a lot of comments about this series and I want to thank everyone, even the folks who are incensed that I didn’t...

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50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part Three

So after having posted a couple editions, and having offered up some wildly unorthodox examples of what I believe progressive rock to be,...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Pink Floyd, “Wish You Were Here”

I have a hammock. Last week, upon returning home from work, I shut off the Jetta and got out of my car, sweating and tired. The side gate...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Bettye LaVette, “Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook”

I had never heard of Bettye LaVette until about four years ago. A friend had made me a mix CD to listen to on a road trip and on it he had...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Live at Knebworth”

Live albums, more than any other, date themselves immediately, and not merely because the date is plastered all over the recording....

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: Rob Thomas v. Pink Floyd and INXS

All rise. The rules of this courtroom are simple. You will be presented with two songs, one by the plaintiff and one by the defendant. It...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Uglysuit, “The Uglysuit”

In 2008 the Uglysuit came riding out of Oklahoma City. Their debut album impressed a lot of people, and their live show is winning them new...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Flaming Lips, “Dark Side of the Moon”

I spent close to a decade playing songs from Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon on the radio every single day.  I’ve...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Phish, “Joy”

Phish is back with their first album in five years, and Ben Wiser thinks it might be their best yet. Also: A list of potential candidates...

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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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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: The Trashcan Sinatras, Pt. 2

Now, where were we? Oh, that’s right: we were chatting with the one and only Francis Reader, frontman for the Trashcan Sinatras. If...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” at 30

In the first part of a multi-week look back at the double album, Ben Wiser revisits the birth of Pink Floyd's The Wall....

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for … The Ramones

As I’ve mentioned previously, Uncle Donnie’s been writing these things for years—decades, even. Lev brings over another...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Penguimania 2009, Set 4

May is the unofficial start of the summer concert season, so to unofficially celebrate the shows of 2009, Popdose.com and internet radio...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Penguimania 2009, Set 3

May is the unofficial start of the summer concert season, so to unofficially celebrate the shows of 2009, Popdose.com and internet radio...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Doves, “Kingdom of Rust”

When I first heard that the new Doves album, Kingdom Of Rust, hearkened more toward their first album, Lost Souls (2000), than their most...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Pink Floyd, “On the Turning Away”

Through the eyes of my son, I’ve been reliving a part of my youth in the form of colorful costumed super heroes from cartoons and...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: David Gilmour, “Blue Light”

I’ll be honest: I downloaded this mix a few months ago, after searching for it for years (decades, even), but planned to do nothing...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Remember a Day

Another sad day in Floyd land. “The Violent Sequence” (early version of “Us and Them” from the Zabriskie Point...

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Music, When Good Albums Happen to Bad People

When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Roger Waters, “Amused to Death”

You probably won’t be surprised when I tell you that this has been the hardest post for me to write since Popdose started. I mean,...

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Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 4/11/08

kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/r-XtvR6-ckg" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" / Mainstream Rock: Pink Floyd,...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Cover Songs — Why and Why Not

Some people are just flat-out smart-asses. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to be at times, mind you, but a good smart-ass pulls it...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Hurricane Smith

My grandfather loved his guitars. He listened to old Hank Williams Sr. records, a bit of Les Paul and Mary Ford, and a smattering of...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On…Vinyl

My mom, God rest her soul, hit the nail on the head. She always used to ask me, “Why must you do everything ass-backwards?” She...