Tag Archives: R.E.M.
It’s the Popdose Music Roundtable for February 2014 — wherein the staff gabs about any music, new or old, that has been moving us over the past month.
Much like Pee Wee Herman, these examples of the PR shuck ‘n jive “meant to do that.”
Susanna Hoffs drops by the Popdose lounge to talk about the latest Under The Covers album, her ongoing collaboration with Matthew Sweet.
This week, a look at R.E.M., The Rentals, Republica and even REO Speedwagon makes a final appearance on the chart.
Grant-Lee Phillips pays a visit to the Radio Hour to discuss his latest album Walking In The Green Corn.
Looking back on a quarter century with R.E.M.’s breakthrough record
This one goes out to the contest winner
Rob Smith reflects on R.E.M. in the latest “Vinyl Diaries.”
Every Wednesday, music nerd and serial list-maker Drew brings you a small, highly specific, pop culture-related list to either enjoy or inspire debate. He remains the only Popblerd staffer pretentious enough to name a column after himself. First things first: these aren’t necessarily the most underrated albums of all time. That’s a different column for a different day, and for my money, would probably be populated with a fairly tiresome amount of Boston bands (still the liveliest music city I’ve [...]
Well, it’s been fun. Last one out, make sure to turn out the lights.
You know that one song, but there’s a lot more that you should also know about Dada.
Episode 3 focuses on MTV: the role of politics in its history and programming, and the politically motivated artists who’ve been a part of it.
A rollicking Popdose Roundtable that explains why you’ve been listening to Rumours in the wrong order, among other things.
Michael Fortes looks back on five major musical highlights as part of Popdose’s 2011 year-end wrap-up.
This week, Kelly Stitzel revisits the one — and only — TV edition of Soundtrack Saturday, which featured one of the best shows about teen angst ever to get prematurely canceled, My So-Called Life.
Join the Popdose Staff as they say “Thank You” to the people that introduced them to the music that shaped their lives.
In the first episode of “Popdose Presents: Songs of Freedom”, Popdose music contributor Matthew Bolin and Lyana Fernandez look at R.E.M., P.J. Harvey, and how the internet changes the way we look at political music.
Fred Schneider of the B-52’s followed up the success of “Love Shack” with a re-release of a 1984 solo album featuring the synth pop treasure “Monster.” Despite the band’s newfound cultural relevance, the song was too weird or too dated to hit big.
The Popdose staff sits down for an in-depth discussion of how much it hurts to break up with a favorite artist.
Fandom: what does it mean, who inspires it, and where will you go in its name? We have some thoughts on the subject, and you’ll hear ‘em on Episode 18 of The Popdose Podcast!
Bob Dylan is 70 years old, and the Popdose Staff has pulled together a massive post to honor him. Here are 70 of our favorite Dylan songs, one for each year.
“Weird Al” Yankovic: he’s not just about Lady Gaga parodies, you know. Join Popdose as we look back at 20 of Al’s most memorable original compositions.