BOOK REVIEW: Graham Nash, “Wild Tales”

This autobiography from the Hollies/Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young mainstay isn’t your standard book of revelations.  It is one of those rare musical life reflections that, although dishing some “dirt”, isn’t filled with the usual bitterness, accusatory sniping at former ...

Top 10 Colin Moulding XTC Songs

Although he may not have been quite as prolific a songwriter as Andy Partridge, XTC’s Colin Moulding penned some of the great songs of the New Wave era and beyond. It would be rather easy, in fact, to put together a few unofficial ...

The Popdose Holiday Mixtape 2010

Last Christmas, we gave you our heart, but you were too busy doing real stuff.

Hey, it’s perfectly understandable. We launched a “special gift” on Christmas morning 2009 with zero fanfare. Is it any wonder that so few knew something was waiting ...

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: The Hollies v. The Posies

All rise.

The rules of this courtroom are simple. You will be presented with two songs, one by the plaintiff and one by the defendant. It is your task to decide if the defendant’s track is only coincidentally similar to the ...

CHART ATTACK!: 9/2/72

Welcome back to another edition of CHART ATTACK!, everyone! Sick of the ’90s? Sick of the ’80s? Sick of … uh … the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s, 1970, 1971, and 1973 – 1979? (I’m reaching here.) Then have we got a year ...