Tag: the English Beat

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #39: The Devil Take Your Stereo — “(This) and (That)” Songs, Vol. I

I am not afraid to admit that the themed shows are better because my friends' song suggestions are better than mine. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #34: Film the World Before It Happens

I got an idea and then ran with it...for an hour and 40 minutes....

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....

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

Boxed In: The Top Music Reissues of 2012

Every year, while lording over an impressive amount of music catalogue news and views at my site, The Second Disc, I think the same thing...


The Popblerd Halftime Report: Mike D.’s Best Reissues of the Year (So Far)

The best reissues, remasters and box sets of the first half of 2012, picked by Mike Duquette of The Second Disc....

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Squeeze, Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ, 4/25/12

What does a somewhat-recently reunited band with a pretty good live album on their hands do after several live tours and a prime spot on...


Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “Grosse Pointe Blank”

"Dear Alumni: Can you believe it's been ten years? Where are you now...?" Kelly Stitzel catches up with the classic soundtrack to Grosse...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Dave Wakeling

This is how the history of Dave Wakeling goes: The English Beat, General Public, solo career, then back to General Public, and then to...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “The Trumpet! The Trumpet!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE You what song I can’t get out of my mind? “Mambo No. 5.” And really it’s only the part...