Yes’ “Close to the Edge” is a thing of beauty, at least in Rob Smith’s “The Vinyl Diaries.”
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Southern rock’s studio pros make their finest record.
Rob Smith’s Vinyl Diaries explores Bruce Springsteen’s “Tunnel of Love.”
Rob Smith’s new vinyl column opens with E.L.O.’s disco record, “Discovery.”
The mother of year-end lists: Popdose’s Top Albums of 2011.
Rob Smith Can’t Say No to The Beehavers
Rob Smith’s Top Ten Albums of 2011
Rob Smith discusses Laura Veirs’ first kindie folk record.
Rob Smith mourns a friend and discusses Dream Theater.
“Death by Power Ballad” explores Extreme’s “More Than Words.”
Recess Music’s “Best Foot Forward” series reviewed in “For the Kiddies.”
Chickenfoot writes a mature rock song about adult relationships. Imagine that …
Popdose’s new kindie column features new records from Dan Zanes, Caspar Babypants, and the Jimmies.
Survivor’s “Ever Since the World Began”: The Ultimate Wedding Anthem? Rob Smith discusses in “Death by Power Ballad.”
Rob Smith looks back at music that provided some small comfort after 9/11/2001, in this week’s “Weekly Mixtape.”
This week’s “Death by Power Ballad” pays tribute to ex-Warrant front man Jani Lane and his greatest power ballad, “Heaven.”
The moody music of Smoke Fairies enchants Rob Smith in this week’s “Can’t Say No” column.
You realize you’re in love, and the song that’s playing is Kenny Loggins’ “Meet Me Half Way.” Rob Smith explores in “Death by Power Ballad.”
Wanna read about Peter Cetera squealing like a pig? Check out Rob Smith’s review of Chicago’s Live in ’75.
Peter Bradley Adams talks with Rob Smith about his new album, Between Us.
Rob Smith Can’t Say No to the gorgeous music of singer/songwriter/HBO producer (?) Jenn Grauer.
In this week’s installment of “Death by Power Ballad,” Rob Smith takes on Razor & Tie, the Kidz Bop franchise, and that media whore/singer, Bret Michaels.
Rob Smith Can’t Say No to the boyish faces and solid rock of Chicago’s Filligar.
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.
When Scottish cock rockers Nazareth slowed things down to play “Love Hurts,” the whole world slowed with them. Rob Smith pays tribute in this week’s Death by Power Ballad.
Rob Smith reviews the new Journey record, “Eclipse,” and finds a lot to like.
Rob Smith Can’t Say No to the surreal pop brilliance of a little yellow alien named Gustafer Yellowgold.
Death by Power Ballad returns, with Rob Smith discussing Sammy Hagar’s book, unheralded albums, and terrific power ballad “Halfway to Memphis.”
Rob Smith discusses war, faith, and music in the new “Death by Power Ballad” entry, on Styx’s “Show Me the Way.”
Can Rob Smith Say No to the awesome kindie power pop of California’s Hipwaders? Of course he can’t.