Tag: R.E.M.

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #47: Don’t. Just … Don’t (“Don’t” Songs, Vol. I)

Tell me you love me. Change. Go. Disturb this groove. Or, you know, do the opposite of all those things. Your call. It's cool. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #42: With the Prepositions, Vol. I

Followed a song by Bowie with a song about Bowie. I am not deep. ...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #709: “World Leader Pretend”

METAL DAD: THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE NOW. COLLECTS YEARS 3 & 4! Click here. METAL DAD shirts! Click here to get yours....

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: Dead or Alive, Deee-Lite, the Vibrators, Tammy Wynette …

Record Store Day 2017 has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t treasure to be found online and at your local...

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,...

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

Best of 2016: An Aging Hipster’s Top Albums, EPs and Reissues

Year end album round-ups are no longer a consensus of the nation’s listening experience. We live in a hyper fragmented world —...

Album Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: PETER BUCK, “Warzone Earth”

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

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 3: Don Dixon and Marti Jones

Two of our favorite singer/songwriters stop by to talk about their latest albums and play a few songs live....

Music, What's THAT Supposed to Mean?

What’s THAT Supposed to Mean?: R.E.M., “What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?”

You wore a shirt of violent green and never understood, don’t f— … hey! Whoa! What’s that supposed to mean? Greatness has often...

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: R.E.M. on DVD and Vinyl

The R.E.M. By MTV documentary was just released on DVD and Blu-Ray and to celebrate we’ve got a special giveaway. R.E.M. By...

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, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2014: The 2014 Music Notable Awards!

Yes, at WickedLocal.com I’ve already run down my picks for the year’s standout albums, my 2014 mixtape suggestions and my ratings for...

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...

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: R.E.M., “7IN – 83-88” Box Set

Popdose is giving away R.E.M.'s new vinyl box set, “7IN – 83-88”!...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 19, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: July 10, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

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 Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: February 2014

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...

Books, Film, Music, Television

10 Pop Culture Lies, Deceptions, Miscommunications, And Unrealized Ambitions

Much like Pee Wee Herman, these examples of the PR shuck 'n jive "meant to do that."...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: 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 Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Matthew Sweet

Matthew Sweet may not be the king of pop – the title was pretty much taken before he was ever in contention – but he certainly...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 75

This week, a look at R.E.M., The Rentals, Republica and even REO Speedwagon makes a final appearance on the chart. ...

Music, Podcast, The Matt 'N' Jeff Radio Hour

The Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour, Episode 22: Grant-Lee Phillips

Grant-Lee Phillips pays a visit to the Radio Hour to discuss his latest album Walking In The Green Corn....

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

You Never Know: Reflections on R.E.M.’s “Green” As It Turns 25

Looking back on a quarter century with R.E.M.'s breakthrough record...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: R.E.M., “Automatic for the People”

Rob Smith reflects on R.E.M. in the latest "Vinyl Diaries."...