Tag: Spandau Ballet

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #53: Gold

This one's for you, Ponyboy. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #30: Hayley Mills

When it takes an hour to come up with a follow-up track to a song...that's a sign. ...

Film, Film Reviews

FILM REVIEW: “Spandau Ballet – Soul Boys Of The Western World”

I will make no apologies for what I am about to say:  I loved Spandau Ballet and I still think their albums – especially the...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: “Here Comes the Reign Again: The Second British Invasion”

Songs you know by heart performed (often) in a brand new way....

Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Andrew Curry, Executive Producer, “Here Comes The Reign Again – The Second British Invasion”

Announcing his latest project, Andrew Curry discusses the 1980s and how the Europeans led a brand new musical movement. ...

Book Reviews, Books, Music, Popdose

BOOK REVIEW: “Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists & Songs That Defined The 1980’s” by Lori Majewski & Jonathan Bernstein

  This book is a proverbial “Top Of The Pops” greatest hits – most of which can be looked upon with a warm nostalgic...


CD Reviews, Music

Album Review: TalkFine, “Lesser Known Hits”

Brooklyn synth pop duo TalkFine revel in the comic absurdity of urban awkwardness on their new album, Lesser Known Hits....

Music, News

New Music: Dirty Projectors, “Gun Has No Trigger”

Preview "Gun Has No Trigger," the soulfully abstract new single by Dirty Projectors, at Popdose....

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 10/12/11

Pop some popcorn and polish your dancing shoes. The latest Weeknight '80s Dance Mix features songs from some of your favorite '80s movies....


Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: Special Anniversary Video Mix Edition

Soundtrack Saturday turns two with a very special video retrospective. Join the celebration!...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: X:THC, “X: The Human Condition”

Trip hop meets New Romanticism as X:THC's new multimedia project takes Popdose writer Michael Fortes on a deep existential trip....


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 82

Whew. Friday morning was a big ol’ sigh of relief for me. My wife and I moved last Wednesday (hence my late-Thursday responses to...


Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Spandau Ballet, “Through the Barricades”

We know this much is true: John C. Hughes is Lost in the '80s again, and this time, he's reminiscing about Spandau Ballet....


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “UK in the ’80s”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Okay…I admit to being a UK popophile (Hey now!). What can I say? The ’80s was the decade of my...


Lost in the '80s, Music

"Reasons, reasons, we’re part of the art"

Like the vast majority of Americans in 1983, I had no idea Spandau Ballet existed before True, much less were funky New Romantics embracing...