Tag: Prince

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Tahiti 80’s Xavier Boyer

"That's what I like about pop music: the only truth is the three and a half minutes of music you're presenting to the audience."...

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 #43: It’s So Fresh! Popdose Flashback ’88 (Mostly) — The Beat Mix

Yes, I opened a 1988 beat mix with a song from 1987. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #39: The Devil Take Your Stereo — “(This) and (That)” Songs, Vol. I

I am not afraid to admit that the themed shows are better because my friends' song suggestions are better than mine. ...

Graham Central Station

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Graham Central Station, “Your Love”

No one brought the funk to the '70s more than the originator of the "slap" bass, Larry Graham...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #37: Uh-uh, Not Katherine — Numbers, Vol. I

It's been...time this show had a leprechaun dance moment. Can't understand what I mean? You soon will. ...

Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels, “Little Latin Lupe Lu”

Bill Medley wrote a moderate hit for the Righteous Brothers in 1963. Three years later, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels made it a smash....

The Suburbs

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Exclusives, Video Premieres

A Fan’s Notes: The Suburbs, “Je Suis Strange” (Exclusive Video Premiere)

Popdose hosts the exclusive video premiere of "Je Suis Strange" by the legendary Suburbs....

Sam Huber

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Exclusives, Video Premieres

A Fan’s Notes: Sam Huber, “Turn Around” (Exclusive Video Premiere)

Popdose is proud to host the exclusive video premiere of "Turn Around" by Sam Huber...

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Graphic Novelist Greg Ruth

Artist/writer Greg Ruth looks at Geronimo, The Lost Boy, the mystery at The White Lodge and more....

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Cait Brennan

On Friday, April 21, 2017, power pop rock goddess Cait Brennan releases Third, her second album and first on Omnivore Recordings....

In:Sound, Podcast

In:Sound, Ep. 2: Oeuvre Easy: The Time

Michael Parr and Zack Stiegler are back with another episode of In:Sound, featuring a deep dive into The Time's discography....

Current Events, Gender Nation X, Music

Gender Nation X: Bathroom Bill Resistance and 8 Songs That Saved My Gender Non-Binary Life

As news broke that Trump was rescinding Department of Justice guidelines to protect transgender students, I was immediately swept back in...

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,...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Jane Siberry, “Angels Bend Closer”

Angels Bend Closer, billed as Jane Siberry’s first official album in five years, is actually her first one in close to 20 that...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose’s Ridiculously Late Summer-of-2016 Music Roundup

Before we review a bunch of stellar new records, let’s have a quick recap of the year: fireworks, hangover, Bowie dies. Frey dies....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Eliot Sumner, “Information”

Earlier this year, Eliot Sumner quietly released Information, one of the loudest, most ambitious, most exhilarating and inventive rock/pop...

Music

Prince: A Remembrance

On what would have been Prince's 58th birthday, Jeff Hall pays extended tribute to the great one's music, film and life....

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 18: Steve Lukather

We talk with legendary guitarist Steve Lukather about Toto's upcoming summer tour and the band's plans for their 40th anniversary. ...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 17: Bill See (33 Days, Divine Weeks)

Singer-songwriter and author Bill See joins us to talk about his book 33 Days and the brand new Divine Weeks reunion album....

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Prince: Nothing Good Hides in Vaults

Are we ready should the illusion be shattered?...

CD Reviews, Music

On Second Thought… Prince, “Chaos and Disorder”

Prince's "Chaos and Disorder" reconsidered....

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Cherry Red Records

  Long before Prince’s death, fans were wildly discussing if and when the vast contents of his audio library – the legendary vault...

Rufus with Chaka Khan

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Rufus & Chaka Khan, “Ain’t Nobody”

Rufus scored one last hit with this 1983 smash...

Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Prince”

A throwback to 2008 when the weekly Mix Six was a thing on Popdose and Prince got his week in the spotlight. ...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together With Matt Wardlaw, Episode 15: Mark Mulcahy (Miracle Legion, Polaris)

Singer/songwriter Mark Mulcahy joins us to talk about the new Miracle Legion reissues and the band's plans for upcoming reunion shows....

Latimore

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Latimore, “Let’s Straighten It Out”

Latimore scored with his Miami soul hit in 1974...

Music, Popdose Interviews

What the World Needs Now: The Incredible Music and Story of Cait Brennan

Cait Brennan has an amazing story. One of conquering incredible odds of gender identity, disease, abuse and homelessness, getting her shit...

Popdose Interviews, Popular Culture

Popdose Q&A: Troy Gua

Last summer, Popdose talked with Seattle artist, Troy Gua, about his years-long celebration of a funky lil musical genius named Prince...

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

Best of 2015: An Unintentionally Retro-Heavy List of the Top Albums of the Year

Give 50 music writers a forum to tout their top 50 albums of the year and you’ll probably see 45 or so unique bands and...