Tag: Sonic Youth

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with John Arthur of the Deafening Colors

What influences the musicians that go on to influence others? Popdose invited John Arthur to add his Top Ten All-Time albums to the...

Album Reviews, Music

Review: Jim O’Rourke – “Simple Songs”

Jim O’Rourke can resemble a complicated musical chameleon. Since the late 80s, he has blended a patchwork career in the avant-garde with...

Music, Welcome to Pittsburgh

Welcome to Pittsburgh: The Gotobeds Sign to Sub Pop

Yes, the rumors are true, Mr. and Ms. Column Follower. Local Pittsburgh indie-rock superheroes The Gotobeds have signed to Sub Pop Records....

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,...

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...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 48

The sun shines down on rock music this week with a heaping of Squeeze, Squier and a concert's worth of Springsteen tunes. ...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 3/11/11 (Paving Memory Lane)

Fall into a Memory Lane pothole of Nineties goodness, in the Popdose Weekly Mixtape....


Music, Parlour to Parlour

Parlour to Parlour, Class of 2009 Update: The New Up

Michael Fortes catches up with the stars of Parlour to Parlour's 14th episode, The New Up, as they release a new EP and prepare for another...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/22/10 — Peace and Love

Peace and love - they were meant to be together. With that in mind, Michael Fortes brings together a mix of 20 songs with "peace" and...


Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Sonic Youth, “Goo”

Though Sonic Youth are the quintessential indie rock group, they actually spent 18 years on a major label. Michael Fortes looks back at the...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Ride in Cambridge, March ’91

Last week in Bootleg City, it was discovered that Mayor Cass had gone missing after what appeared to be a New Year’s Eve celebration in...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Jim O’Rourke, “The Visitor”

Jim O’Rourke is either a master provocateur or just plain infuriating; it all depends on how you feel about his career as a whole. If...


Music, Parlour to Parlour

Parlour to Parlour, Episode 6: The Parson Red Heads, Part Two

Michael Fortes concludes his visit with the Parson Red Heads in L.A. with a tour of their blissfully communal pad and an unexpected run-in...


Current Events, How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: Fightstarters

The point of a column like this is not to be a consumer guide, or to give “thumbs up”/”thumbs down” to the latest...


Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Neuromancer

Sonic Youth – “The Sprawl” Straylight Run – “Existentialism on Prom Night” “He sat beside Molly...