Tag: Rob Smith

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Goodbye, Tina

Rob Smith bids farewell to an old friend in his "VInyl Diaries."...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: The 75 Best Paul McCartney Songs

On June 18, Paul McCartney celebrated his 75th birthday. With enviable longevity and prodigious musical gifts, he’s amassed a legacy...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Happy Birthday, Mr. Bickler

Rob Smith thanks one of the great voices of his youth in the new "Vinyl Diaries."...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Old Guys Rule

Rob Smith reviews recent music from elder statesmen Ian Hunter and Willie Nelson in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

Music

The Cheer-Up Is On: Songs to Break the Gloom

Your friends are liars., your family in pieces, and your country is confused. What do you do next?...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: 2016—The Long Rest

Rob Smith wakes up from a long, propofol-induced slumber to discuss some fine 2016 music in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

Music, News

In Memoriam: George Michael (1963-2016)

Remembering the music of George Michael (1963-2016)...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: The Importance of Being Earnest and/or Jackson Browne

Rob Smith explores Jackson Browne's three finest albums in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

Film, Television

Staff Meeting: Our Favorite (?) Movie and TV Cliches

The best of the worst of movie and TV cliches. If you've seen 'em once, you know 'em all!...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries, Year-End Best-Of Lists

The Vinyl Diaries: 2015—Death, Ignominy and Necessary Voices

Rob Smith reviews sounds that sustained him in 2015, in his new "Vinyl Diaries."...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Weather Report, “The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981”

Rob Smith explores the expansive live box set by electric jazz pioneers Weather Report....

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: David Baerwald, “Someday When You’re Young Again”

Rob Smith remembers his father, in his new "Vinyl Diaries" column....

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Shelby Lynne, “I Can’t Imagine”

Rob Smith reviews the new Shelby Lynne album, a slice of southern country/soul deserving of a large audience....

Music, The Vinyl Diaries, Year-End Best-Of Lists

The Vinyl Diaries: Favorite Music of 2014

Rob Smith explores some fine 2014 vinyl releases....

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 Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Various Artists, “American Hustle”

Rob Smith pens a love letter to indie record stores, and the "American Hustle" soundtrack....

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Alvin Lee Reissues

Popdose is giving away three new Alvin Lee reissues!...

Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Joni Mitchell, “Love Has Many Faces”

Popdose gives away the new Joni Mitchell box set....

CD Reviews, Music, Popdose

CD Review: Pink Floyd, “The Endless River”

The Popdose staff discusses Pink Floyd's swan song....

Contests, Music

Popdose Giveaway: Neil Diamond T-Shirt & CD Bundle

Popdose gives away the greatest t-shirt ever, and a copy of Neil Diamond's new CD....

Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “The Midnight Special” (Collector’s Edition Box Set)

If you dig Seventies music, you'll dig the massive DVD box set celebrating "The Midnight Special." Rob Smith reviews....

Contests

Popdose Giveaway: “The Beatles in Mono” Vinyl Box Set

Popdose is giving away "The Beatles in Mono" vinyl box set!...

Contests, TV on DVD

Popdose Giveaway: “The Midnight Special” 11-DVD Collector’s Edition Box Set

Popdose gives away a copy of The Midnight Special 11-DVD Collector's Edition!...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Allman Brothers Band, “At Fillmore East” and “The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings”

"The Vinyl Diaries" and Popdose GIVEAWAY: Allman Brothers's new box set!...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: June 2014

This article can be summed up in one quote: "I will pay someone to shoot you, Walsh."...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Air Supply, “The One that You Love”

Rob Smith declares his love of Air Supply in his new "Vinyl Diaries" column....

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Aerosmith, “Done with Mirrors”

Remember when Aerosmith’s Music from Another Dimension was supposed to be the band’s return to rockin’ form, a Seventies-style...

Year-End Best-Of Lists

Popdose 2013: Rob Smith’s Favorite Music of 2013

  If these records could talk … 1. Jason Isbell, Southeastern The last time I saw her, she was standing in a doorway, about to go...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Last Thoughts (for Lou Reed)

A journal entry, October 28, 2013, evening (later amended). It figured, the last sound you made for others would be a drone, 20 minutes of...