Tag: The Fall

Book Reviews, Books, Music

Book Review: Brix Smith Start, “The Rise, the Fall, and the Rise”

This is now the second time I’ve had the pleasure of reading an autobiography of someone who’s career I’ve followed...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Reissue Reviews

Popdose Exclusive: Martin Bramah, “The Battle of Twisted Heel”

While Popdose recently reviewed the new, long-overdue release from Blue Orchids, the band led and fronted by guitarist/frontman Martin...

Album Reviews, Music

ALBUM REVIEW: BLUE ORCHIDS, “The Once And Future Thing”

Once upon a band called The Fall, Martin Bramah was the original guitarist in this most important and seminal Manchester group.  But...

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

Best of 2015: An Unintentionally Retro-Heavy List of the Top Albums of the Year

Give 50 music writers a forum to tout their top 50 albums of the year and you’ll probably see 45 or so unique bands and...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: The Fall, “Sub-Lingual Tablet”

There was a period in my life that The Fall was the most important band in the world to me because of their utter desire to wipe away the...

Music

New Albums: The Fall, Echosmith, Local H, Jimmy Somerville, and More

On Record  Store Day, do you really want to stand in line for hours at the crack of dawn to get your mitts on a bunch of half...

Music, Welcome to Pittsburgh

Welcome to Pittsburgh: The Gotobeds Sign to Sub Pop

Yes, the rumors are true, Mr. and Ms. Column Follower. Local Pittsburgh indie-rock superheroes The Gotobeds have signed to Sub Pop Records....

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Neil Arthur of Blancmange

The first three Blancmange albums came in quick succession between 1982 and 1985. The next three as well, save for the quarter century in...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: “Ruby Trax,” Disc 3

This week, David Medsker reaches the third and final disc of the NME's 40th birthday compilation, featuring covers both ridiculous and...