Tag: The Bongos

Album Reviews, Music, New Artists

Album Review: Tulula!, “Singing Songs in the Dark”

Accord, New York’s Tulula! has been stomping around Rip Van Winkle’s dreamland since 2006. The acid-cowboy quintet of Jason Broome...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Richard Barone, “Bleecker Street”

Popdose is pleased to present the first video from Richard Barone’s newly released collection of folk songs born in Greenwich...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Richard Barone, “Sorrows & Promises: Greenwich Village in the 1960s”

This new album by Bongos frontman and New York City mainstay Richard Barone is both a labor of true love and an incredibly detailed and...

Album Reviews, Music

ALBUM REVIEW: EAST OF VENUS, “Memory Box”

This release makes me alternately happy and sad.  Happy because of who the musicians are; knowing them as well as I do from their...

CD Reviews, Music, Popdose

CD REVIEW: Living With Elephants, “Home”

This beautiful, other-worldly sophomore album from Living With Elephants is an emotional and spiritual uplift.  The Ulster County, New...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Richard Barone and Nick Celeste, Mexicali Live, Teaneck, NJ, 3/8/14

At this point, I think I’ve lost count on how many times I’ve seen Richard Barone and Nick Celeste perform; that’s how...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music, News, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: The Bongos, “Drums Along The Hudson” (special edition re-issue)

So there’s this band I like and have written about a few times.  You may have heard about them by now – The Bongos.  This...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: The Bongos, the Living Room, New York City, 10/15/13

Seeing The Bongos live is always a joyful event.  But last night was the first time I had the chance to see them on the heels of a new...

Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

Riding On The Phantom Train: A Conversation With RICHARD BARONE

When I spoke with Richard Barone back in February, we covered a lot of topics, one of which was the unreleased Bongos album, Phantom...

Album Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEWS: Richard Barone: “Cool Blue Halo” (original album) and “Cool Blue Halo 25th Anniversary Concert”

It’s a wonderful testimony that not only did Cool Blue Halo strike an emotional chord in many hearts when it first appeared on...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Most Awesome ’80s New Wave Comebacks Ever

Ready for an excellent adventure? Fire up the Delorean, pad your shoulders, grab a turbo dog and bag of corn nuts, we’re about to...

Album Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: The Bongos, “Phantom Train”

It is nearly impossible for me to distinguish the reviewer from the fan; I will fail miserably in my job as the reviewer but succeed in...

Music, News, Popdose

Maxwell’s Last Dance – The Finale, July 31st, 2013

So it came to pass that Maxwell’s in Hoboken closed on July 31st. This was difficult for me to digest, even after ample time had gone...

Music, Popdose

New Track From THE BONGOS on August 1st

And as reported last week, The Bongos return with the release of their first “new” material in 27 years.  Hitting digital...

Music, News, Popdose

FLASH: Marty Scott Resurrects Jem Recordings; Legendary “Lost” Album From The Bongos To Be Label’s 1st Release

In a time when everything good is better with age and new again, Marty Scott, the music industry veteran has revived the legendary Jem...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Richard Barone

The "Frontman" shares his good vibes in a career-spanning one on one chat....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Deni Bonet, “It’s All Good”

I’ve seen the lovely Ms. Bonet of the blue violin perform on several occasions as part of Richard Barone’s band and it’s...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Amy Speace

Singer-songwriter Amy Speace’s new album is one of those projects whose success you’re tempted to attribute to the big names...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Richard Barone, “Cool Blue Halo” and Other Works

Live albums have been a staple of the music business for ages, and even if you’re someone who loudly proclaims to have no interest in...