Tag: Ryan Adams


A Fan's Notes, Music, Year-End Best-Of Lists

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Albums of 2017

In early 2015 I published a list of my favorite albums of the previous year. In my story, I chastised writers who had rushed to get their...

Album Reviews, Music, Popdose


What had begun as a vehicle for singer-songwriter Reed Kendall’s solo project has now developed into a full band – a rollicking...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose 2015: 20 Music Trends That Probably Weren’t Actually Trends

After running down the best 2015 albums from classic rockers and taking a look at the rock/pop and country/rootsrecords you don’t want to...

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

Best of 2015: An Unintentionally Retro-Heavy List of the Top Albums of the Year

Give 50 music writers a forum to tout their top 50 albums of the year and you’ll probably see 45 or so unique bands and...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Ryan Adams, “1989”

"Problem" does not now nor will ever rhyme with "solve them." ...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Favorite Albums of 2014

Ken Shane's favorite albums of 2014...

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

The Vinyl Diaries: Favorite Music of 2014

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

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Ryan Adams, Massey Hall, Toronto, 11/12/14

Nearly a decade removed from Ryan Adams’s most prolific year, when he released three full-lengths over seven months (while leaving...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2014

Exhilarating. Emotional. Exhausting. The 2014 Newport Folk Festival....

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo

Jim Cuddy joins us to talk about the new Blue Rodeo album, In Our Nature....

Goin' Country, Music

Popdose Presents: Goin’ Country

Popdose is Goin' Country with a new weekly column...

Humor, Music

Fight Courtney, F*** Winona, Be the Biggest Rock Star of All Time: A Scientific Analysis

Hole founder, rumored songwriter behind Live Through This, and all around difficult human being Courtney Love once remarked that,...


Popdose 2011: Ken Shane’s Favorite Albums of the Year

There was a lot of new music released this year. Ken Shane wades through it all to find a handful of albums with real staying power....

Desert Island Discs, Music, Popdose

Desert Island Discs with John Mark McMillan

Singer/songwriter John Mark McMillan recently released his fourth studio album, Economy. Hailing from Charlotte, NC, McMillan’s music...


Free Music: Ryan Adams, “Lucky Now”

Hear the first single from Ryan Adams' new album!...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Ryan Adams & the Cardinals, “III/IV”

Leave it to the enigmatic Ryan Adams to release one of the year's best albums after most year-end lists are already put to bed....



Popdose’s Greatest Bits: Elton John

You've heard Elton John's greatest hits -- and now the Popdose staff gives you their favorite deep cuts from his catalog....


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: Emmylou Harris, the Great Harmonizer

Emmylou Harris burst on to the music world when the late Gram Parsons brought her into his band. Over the course of two albums and an...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six Six Six (’09)

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last year, I was feeling all boo hoo about the fact that no one, and I mean no one comes to our house on...


Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Ryan Adams & the Cardinals, “Cardinology”

Ryan Adams & the Cardinals, Cardinology (2008) purchase this album (Amazon) It’s been fashionable for the last few years to slag...