Tag: The Edge

Film, Music

Excess and Perversity: The James Bond Theme Songs

Radiohead released their rejected James Bond theme song over the holidays. How did it stack up against the accepted songs of the series?...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: U2, Air Canada Centre, Toronto, 7/6/15

For a group that once loudly and proudly proclaimed that they were reapplying for the job of best band in the world, U2 have faced their...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Mylets, “Arizona”

Now, that is what the fuck I’m talking about. From the first grungy, then vaguely pixelated, guitar chords of album-opener “Trembling...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review, U2, “Songs Of Innocence”

Now that the long national terror has abated, we can talk candidly. ...

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Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Turn Off the Dark, Push the Panic Button, Rinse, Repeat

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark doesn't officially open until March 15, but it's already been slammed with some of the worst reviews...

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Music, The Very Guest Of...

The Very Guest Of… Sinéad O’Connor

Untrammeled craziness is a disastrous career move. But sometimes craziness, tactically deployed, can raise a recording to greatness. A look...

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Theatre

Popdose Roundtable: “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark”

Molly Marinik – I am always pleased when theater gets to stand in line with the pop culture stories of the day.  It affirms its...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: A New, Radical Concept for the Future

There’s been a lot of negativity here in Bootleg City the past few months. From last fall’s mayoral election to the criticism...

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Contests, Television

Popdose Contest: Win a “Spectacle” Prize Pack

The second season of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With … is upon us. Year two of the acclaimed Sundance Channel music series debuted...

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Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Spectacle: Elvis Costello with … “

TV viewers who enjoy good conversation about, and performance of music will be pleased to know that Elvis Costello’s acclaimed series...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: U2, “The Unforgettable Fire” (Remastered)

So, friends, here we are again to determine whether you need to purchase the latest entry in Island’s U2 remastering series. First a...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: U2, Foxborough, Mass., 9/20/09

We’ve got old songs We’ve got new songs We’ve got songs we can’t play We’ve got a spaceship But we...