Tag: The Cars

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #24: Maybe Now Baby

For the first time in this show's history, I stay in my ('80s) lane. ...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: January 23, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 5, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Album Reviews, Music, New Artists, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: The Empty Hearts, s/t

Imagine being catapulted through a portion of the ’80’s, picking up four fine musicians and then landing around 1966,...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Smashing Pumpkins, “The Aeroplane Flies High”

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness was one of the most popular (and epic) rock albums of the ‘90s, but it still feels kind of...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 17, 2013

T.G.I.F.F. Thank goodness for the Friday Five. Join in the party....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: March 15, 2013

The Friday Five is back and shuffling you into the weekend....

Like Omigod!, Music, Popdose

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ‘80s Pop Culture Box, Part 4

It’s a super-sized extravaganza this week as we wrap up Disc One, and man oh man have we got the Kojak variety pack here. Sit back and...

The Beatles - "Nowhere Man"

Music, Popdose Lists

Bronze on the Charts, Gold in Our Hearts: 10 Great Singles That Peaked at #3

Just because a song gets stuck at #3 on the charts doesn't mean it's not an all-time great....

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Michael Laine Hildebrandt of Bubble Gum Orchestra

Bubble Gum Orchestra's Michael Laine Hildebrandt recounts the power pop and rock albums that inspired him....

Dw. Dunphy On..., Listmania, Music

Popdose 2011: Dw. Dunphy’s Best Of (And The Rest Of)

Popdose's year-end wrapup continues with Dw. Dunphy's favorites from 2011....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Reviews: Urge Overkill and The Cars

Popdose.com checks out two comebacks: The Cars' Move Like This and Urge Overkill's Rock & Roll Submarine....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 1/14/11

Mixtape madness, honest voices, strangeness ensues!...

Be Bop Deluxe

Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Be Bop Deluxe

Chris Holmes provides an overview of '70s rock band Be Bop Deluxe. Led by guitarist extraordinaire Bill Nelson, Be Bop Deluxe produced...

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Consumerism

Popdose Roundtable: Looking at Eleven

2011 is only hours away now. For some of us, the past year was a reevaluation of priorities, for others a positive sea change. For many, it...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “The Sure Thing”

John Cusack goes on a cross-country journey with Daphne Zuniga to find The Sure Thing and Kelly Stitzel finally decides to go along...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 8

This week in Bottom Feeders, Dave Steed serves up minor hits from the Cars, Camper Van Beethoven, and a certain man who will fight for your...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Cheap Trick, “Busted”

In a very personal Flashback '90, Popdose writer Michael Fortes revisits the lows and highs of Cheap Trick's Busted, song by song....

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: The Cars in Houston, September ’84

Back in the mid- to late ’80s, before Bob Marley, David Byrne, and I had even met the eventual mayor of Bootleg City, otherwise...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Cars, “Candy-O”

The Cars seldom seem to get enough credit for being a fine band. That of course is because they had the temerity to be too successful,...

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Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Cars, “The Cars”

I say this with only a slight bit of embarrassment; The Cars’ debut album is my most-purchased title ever. I received it on vinyl one...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 7/31/09

We, at the site, really do strive to bring the coolest stuff possible to the readers and I think you’d agree our commitment pays off....

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Summertime Songs”

School's out and the calendar says summer's here -- so Ted Asregadoo picked the perfect week to celebrate the season with a summery Mix...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 5/8/09

Brainiac – Kiss Me, You Jacked Up Jerk from Hissing Prigs in Static Couture (1996) Buck Dharma – Cold Wind from Flat Out (1982)...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music

Hooks ‘N’ You: The Click Five, “Modern Minds and Pastimes”

How can you tell the difference between a good music critic and a bad music critic with a single question? Well, your mileage may vary on...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… My Holiday Music

Grab a hold of something, folks, and take a deep breath. Next week is Halloween, the unofficial start of the holiday season. Christmas Club...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 15

A few weeks ago I was at a record show for a few hours flipping through thousands of $1 records. I fully admit that I am a nosy person...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Benjamin Orr

The Cars were on an extended hiatus in 1986 and its members were off doing their own thing. Ric Ocasek and Elliot Easton had both released...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Glamour Camp, “She Did It”

By 1989, The Cars were history and leader Ric Ocasek embarked as a full-time solo artist, flexing his Roxy Music/Iggy Pop/Suicide...