Tag: Rob Smith

Music, Popdose Interviews

Truth & Salvage Co.: The Popdose Interview

If you were looking for me the last few months and couldn’t find me, it’s very possible that I was off somewhere, curled up inside...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Jason Isbell, “Southeastern”

Since maybe late February (when it leaked online), my favorite record of the year has been the Flaming Lips’ The Terror. The...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: U2, “The Joshua Tree”

Rob Smith ruminates on high school, time, energy, and U2....

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."...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Juice Newton, “Juice”

Rob Smith takes the guilt out of guilty pleasures and proclaims his love for Juice Newton....

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: The Beatles, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

Rob Smith meditates on memory, music, and the Beatles in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Billy Joel, “The Nylon Curtain”

Rob Smith's "Vinyl Diaries": Billy Joel, "The Nylon Curtain"...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Nine Times Blue, “Falling Slowly”

Rob Smith reviews Nine Times Blue's debut album, "Falling Slowly."...

Music, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Popdose 2012: Rob Smith’s Favorite Music of 2012

Rob Smith shares his favorite albums of 2012....

Download Now, Music

Download Now: Parks, “Sweater Weather”

Download the new single from Boston's Parks....

Music, Popdose Interviews

Hayley Reardon: The Popdose Interview

Popdose interviews 16-year-old singer/songwriter Hayley Reardon....

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Kenny Loggins, “High Adventure”

Rob Smith finds "High Adventure" with Kenny Loggins....

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Bob Dylan, “Empire Burlesque”

Rob Smith contemplates Bob Dylan in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Fogelberg Reconsidered, Part 1—”Nether Lands”

Dan Fogelberg, reconsidered, in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: Kenny G & Rahul Sharma, “Namaste”

Rob Smith Can't Say No to Kenny G's Indian collaboration record, "Namaste."...

Music, Popular Culture

Rob Smith’s Media 6ix: June 15, 2012

Rob Smith's Media 6ix: Beach Boys, D'Angelo, and more....

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Bee Gees, “Spirits Having Flown”

Some Gibby action going on in Rob Smith's "The Vinyl Diaries."...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Paul Kelly: The Popdose Interview

Rob Smith interviews Australian songwriter Paul Kelly....

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Yes, “Close to the Edge”

Yes' "Close to the Edge" is a thing of beauty, at least in Rob Smith's "The Vinyl Diaries."...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Atlanta Rhythm Section, “Champagne Jam”

Southern rock's studio pros make their finest record....

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Bruce Springsteen, “Tunnel of Love”

Rob Smith's Vinyl Diaries explores Bruce Springsteen's "Tunnel of Love."...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Introduction and E.L.O., “Discovery”

Rob Smith's new vinyl column opens with E.L.O.'s disco record, "Discovery."...

Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Popdose’s Top Albums (and More) of 2011

The mother of year-end lists: Popdose's Top Albums of 2011. ...

Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: The Beehavers

Rob Smith Can't Say No to The Beehavers...

Music

Popdose 2011: Rob Smith’s Top Ten Albums

Rob Smith's Top Ten Albums of 2011...

Music

For the Kiddies: Laura Veirs, “Tumble Bee”

Rob Smith discusses Laura Veirs' first kindie folk record....

Death by Power Ballad, Music, Popdose, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Dream Theater, “I Walk Beside You”

Rob Smith mourns a friend and discusses Dream Theater....

Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Extreme, “More Than Words”

"Death by Power Ballad" explores Extreme's "More Than Words."...

Music

For the Kiddies: Recess Music’s “Best Foot Forward” Series

Recess Music's "Best Foot Forward" series reviewed in "For the Kiddies."...

Death by Power Ballad, Music

Death by Power Ballad: Chickenfoot, “Different Devil”

Chickenfoot writes a mature rock song about adult relationships. Imagine that ......