Tag: The Kinks

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #49: Hot Dog, Jumping Frog, Albuquerque — Royals, Volume I

I thought there would be tons of songs about princesses. I had maybe four....

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #47: Don’t. Just … Don’t (“Don’t” Songs, Vol. I)

Tell me you love me. Change. Go. Disturb this groove. Or, you know, do the opposite of all those things. Your call. It's cool. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #45: The Alliteration Show

There is an alternate universe version of this show with Spinal Tap and Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots. Be thankful that we don't live in...


Popdose Playlist: February 19, 2018

You said "mix." We mixed....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Ray Davies, “Americana”

The original Kink works a deal....

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Pugwash’s “Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends)” On Ruby Red Vinyl!

Enter to win Pugwash's “Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends)” on ruby red vinyl!...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Pugwash, “Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends)”

Pugwash is a band that jumped in the time machine in 1969 and, fortunately for us, arrived right on time now....

The Zombies

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Interviews

A Fan’s Notes: The Colin Blunstone Interview

The Zombies were the second English group to have a #1 single in the US, trailing only the Beatles for that distinction, when their 1964...

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, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1964: The Kinks, “Kinks”

When making up a list of the most important British Invasion bands, why aren't The Kinks higher to the top?...

Comrades, Podcast, Television

Comrades Podcast: Episode 3, “Cardinal”

Dinner plans and busy work schedules. These are the reasons for the delay in the latest podcast! Welcome back to Comrades, a weekly podcast...

Current Events, PopSmarts

PopSmarts: It Only Begins With L-O-L

Thanks to the fortunes of History and the inevitable bending of the Universe’s moral arc towards justice, our children, gay and straight,...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Punk: A Braindump

You know the rest of the Twenty-Teens will be a hard slog when even the quality of our rebellion is mediocre. Look at the so-called...

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1983: The Kinks, “State Of Confusion”

Popdose asks, "Why not? It's only natural!"...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Peter Beckett of Player

Remember the band Player? Sure you do…and even if you think you don’t, it’ll only take three words to remind you who they...

Film, Music, Popdose Lists

Short Attention Span Oscars: 11 Mini Movie Music Video Classics

I haven’t seen ANY of this year’s slew of “Best Picture” nominees. Besides the high price of tickets and parking, I...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: November 2, 2012

Not even a major power outage can stop the Friday Five!...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Don DiLego, “Western And Atlantic”

Don DiLego's first album in five years, the Western And Atlantic EP, is an excellent return to form....


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: Some Rays of Sunshine in All This Darkness

It's been a rough summer for a lot of people out there, so let Popdose provide just a small pick-me-up for everyone....

Desert Island Discs, Music, Popdose

Desert Island Discs With Chris Price

If you could only listen to five albums, which ones would you choose? In this edition of Desert Island Discs, singer/songwriter Chris Price...

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Popdose Presents Songs of Freedom: Episode One

In the first episode of "Songs of Freedom", Popdose music contributor Matthew Bolin and Lyana Fernandez look at R.E.M., P.J. Harvey, and...

Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Believes in Rock Again After a Concert, Episode 1,829

In sports, there’s nothing more annoying than a fan who jumps on the bandwagon of a winning team, then overcompensates for the time he...

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 9

AM Gold: 1964 beckons! Enjoy the Supremes and the Zombies! Make it through Gene Pitney!...


Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 1

Popdose breaks down the first five songs from Time-Life Music's AM Gold: 1962 compilation album, and takes time to enjoy a classic 1980s...


Books, Music

The Popdose Book Club Presents: Our Favorite (And Least Favorite) Rock Books

Put down your iPod and pick up one of these Popdose Staff endorse books....



Five for 1-1-11

WAKEY WAKEY!! It’s almost noon (eastern standard time), the streamers streamed, the fireworks worked (with fire!), and the punch is,...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 15

In a world filled with awkward family holiday reunions, three men gather to remind you that it could be worse: you could be a Brady or...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders, The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 28

Jessica Hahn, I think you move me and I know it fo' sure! ...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: Rock ‘n’ Roll Disco Party!

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Whenever I fill in at Ted’s desk here at the Mix Six, I like to have a good time. Case in point, this week’s...