Tag: the Bangles

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #52: Someday We’ll Be Happy Again — Breakup Songs Part 2 (The Ballads)

If the first show was a Hormone Monster, this one's the Depression Kitty. ...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Matthew Sweet Looks at Tomorrow Forever

Life, death, and territory changes play into Sweet's new album....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Derrick Anderson, “A World of My Own”

A lot of interesting things can be said about Derrick Anderson, the Los Angeles-based bass guitar master; for a start, he’s now...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 20: Vicki Peterson (The Bangles, Continental Drifters)

Vicki Peterson of the Bangles joins us this week to discuss the band's new archival release of '80s rarities and the group's colorful...

Album Reviews, Music

ALBUM REVIEW: Continental Drifters, “Drifted: In The Beginning & Beyond”

There are some bands that everyone should know, be aware of, embrace and revere.  The Continental Drifters are one of those...

Album Reviews, Music

ALBUM REVIEW: The Bangles, “Ladies And Gentlemen… The Bangles” (download only)

Having been a fan of The Bangles from the moment I first heard “The Real World” sometime in late ’82, I was always...

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

Best of 2014: The Best Reissues You’ve Never Heard

There’s no shortage of scrape the vaults, lost demos saturated, resist the urge overkill, 10-pound, 20-disc, collector’s...

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 27

Allison has two unexpected run-ins as she tries to leave Eric's party....

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Susanna Hoffs

Susanna Hoffs drops by the Popdose lounge to talk about the latest Under The Covers album, her ongoing collaboration with Matthew Sweet....


The Top 20 Prince Songs (Written/Composed for Others) of All Time (Part 1)

Prince Rogers Nelson-one hell of a songwriter, as evidenced by this list of the Purple One's top 20 songs (written/produced for others.)...

Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

Susanna Hoffs and Andrew Brassell: Someday Tour Surprises

Rain is the predominant metaphor on Susanna Hoffs’ stellar 2012 album, Someday, so it was only fitting that Seattle welcomed the...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Susanna Hoffs (2012)

Susanna Hoffs takes readers on a tour through her exquisite 2012 solo album, Someday, before diving into the Bangles vault to discuss lost...

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 4/4/12

The latest Weeknight '80s Dance Party is all about the ladies....

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weekend ’80s Dance Party – Special New Year’s Eve Edition

Kelly Stitzel helps you ring in 2012 with a special New Year's Eve* edition of the Week(end) '80s Dance Party. *Garry Marshall was not...

The Bangles

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Vicki Peterson of the Bangles

The Bangles are back with Sweetheart of the Sun, their wonderful new album that pays homage to the '60s rock sound that long has been an...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Lillix’s “It’s About Time” (2003)

Teen rock acts bridged the teen pop and Avril Lavigne eras. Despite a large corporate push, all-girl Canadian band Lillix failed to catch...


Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 6/22/11 – Kelly’s Birthday Edition

It's Kelly's birthday and she wants to celebrate by dancing....


Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 4/20/11

Put on your dancing shoes and strap on your guitar. It's time to rock a little and dance a little at the Weeknight '80s Dance Party....


Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: Susanna Hoffs, “When You’re a Boy”

Kelly Stitzel takes a look at Susanna Hoffs's solo debut, which just celebrated its 20th birthday....


Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1987

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos, let it go. It’s never going to happen, not while...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 4

This week we begin the letter B, looking at songs that hit the Billboard Rock and Modern Rock charts in the 1980s but failed to cross over...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Power Pop”

This week, Ted Asregadoo takes a big swan dive into a pool of power pop tunes. Come on in! The water's fine. ...


Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Three O’Clock, “Vermillion”

It sold so poorly that it broke up the band, and more than 20 years later, most people still haven't heard of it -- but Will Harris thinks...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Susanna Hoffs

She made many Popdosers' hearts flutter during the wild and innocent '80s, and now she's here for a chat with -- and answering reader...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Mashups”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last week, I was trying to figure out the awkwardly titled decade called “The 2000s.”  Yes,...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Matthew Sweet

He's got a new album with Susanna Hoffs on the shelves, but he isn't too busy to answer your questions. Ladies and gentlemen, the Popdose...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: “Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch,” 6/28/00 (Pt. 3)

Here are some fun facts about singer-songwriter Jules Shear: 1. He’s from Pittsburgh. So is actor Jeff Goldblum, who stars in the...


Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’80s

Jon Cummings' ongoing look at great #2 hits in Billboard history moves into the '80s this week, with hit tracks from the Bangles, Journey,...


Music, Popdose Interviews

Calling All Questions: Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs

Will Harris is going to be having a chat with Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet soon, and -- thoughtful guy that he is -- he'd like to know...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Kelly Jones

Her new album, SheBANG!, features appearances from Mike Viola and Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger. Clearly, it's a good time...