Tag: R.E.M.

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: End of the World Edition

Well, it's been fun. Last one out, make sure to turn out the lights. ...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Michael Gurley of Dada

You know that one song, but there's a lot more that you should also know about Dada....

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

Boxed In: The Top Music Reissues of 2012

Every year, while lording over an impressive amount of music catalogue news and views at my site, The Second Disc, I think the same thing...

Los Lobos - photo credit: Drew Reynolds

Music, Popdose Flashback '92, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos

As music fans, bands find their way into our song-obsessed hearts in a variety of ways and some of the best experiences come about very...

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: Episode Three

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...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Off on the Wrong Foot: the Art of Album Sequencing

A rollicking Popdose Roundtable that explains why you've been listening to Rumours in the wrong order, among other things....

Listmania, Music

Popdose 2011: Mike Duquette’s Top Catalogue Projects

According to crazy people, next year will see the wholesale demise of compact discs as well as the heroic efforts of Jon Cusack saving...

Ash Reiter

Music

Popdose 2011: Michael Fortes’ album highlights of the year

Michael Fortes looks back on five major musical highlights as part of Popdose's 2011 year-end wrap-up....

Soundtrack Saturday, Television

Soundtrack Saturday Rewind: “My So-Called Life”

This week, Kelly Stitzel revisits the one -- and only -- TV edition of Soundtrack Saturday, which featured one of the best shows about teen...

Music

Thank You for the Music!

Join the Popdose Staff as they say "Thank You" to the people that introduced them to the music that shaped their lives....

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Popdose Presents Songs of Freedom: Episode One

In the first episode of "Songs of Freedom", Popdose music contributor Matthew Bolin and Lyana Fernandez look at R.E.M., P.J. Harvey, and...

Music, News

Music News: R.I.P., R.E.M. — The Boys Call It Quits

It’s nothing more than a short, direct statement on their website, along with a band photo: “To our Fans and Friends: As...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Fred Schneider’s “Monster” (1984/1991)

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...

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Artists We Used to Love (And Why We Stopped Loving Them)

The Popdose staff sits down for an in-depth discussion of how much it hurts to break up with a favorite artist....

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 18

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...

Music

Bob Dylan: The Poet At 70

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,...

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Listmania, Music

Listmania: Never Mind The Parodies, Here’s 20 Weird Al Yankovic Originals

"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...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: R.E.M., “Out of Time”

It’s not often that a band releases two solid albums in the same week — twenty years apart. But such a gesture is just all in a...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 42

Was Michael Stipe bat-shit crazy back in the '80s too? Did REO Speedwagon have any balls at all? Debate these and other topics as we look...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: R.E.M., “Collapse Into Now”

With a new R.E.M. album in hand, Annie Zaleski tackles the difficult task of assessing the latest offering by her favorite band....

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Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: Material Issue, “International Pop Overthrow”

When Material Issue front man Jim Ellison committed suicide in June of 1996, the act was sharp and sudden. The 32-year-old wasn’t a...

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Music

2011 Outlook: Blackfield Return with “Welcome to My DNA,” and Other News

Popdose runs down reunions, new releases and rumors of new releases for 2011....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 1/21/11 (Blue Period)

When it hurts so bad, you need a soundtrack of songs that that put your pain to music. This week's Weekly Mixtape is a deeply blue playlist...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Demos”

Extra! Extra! It's a bunch of demos you thought were left in a closet somewhere to be forgotten. This week's Mix Six dusts them off just...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Popdose Holiday Mixtape 2010

Last Christmas, we gave you our heart, but you were too busy doing real stuff. Hey, it’s perfectly understandable. We launched a...

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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1991

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos again, let it go. It’s never going to happen, and certainly...

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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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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Cure, “Disintegration – Deluxe Edition”

This review, really, should be able to write itself. If you’re a fan of the Cure you don’t need to be sold on the merits of...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: The Movie!

To fully enjoy the following piece of news from the mayor of Bootleg City, you must put on your 3-D glasses. And in order to be fully...