Tag: The Smithereens

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #44: “Blue” Songs, Vol. I

Man, why are all of these songs with "blue" in the title so melancholy? Oh, right. ...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Derrick Anderson, “A World of My Own”

A lot of interesting things can be said about Derrick Anderson, the Los Angeles-based bass guitar master; for a start, he’s now...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 3: Don Dixon and Marti Jones

Two of our favorite singer/songwriters stop by to talk about their latest albums and play a few songs live....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: July 17, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Rewind: “Bull Durham”

Scott Malchus revisits the soundtrack to that seminal film celebrating America's two favorite past times: Sex and baseball....

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol 84.

College radio staples, The Smithereens and Sneaker Pimps highlight this week of Bottom Feeders. ...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 48

The sun shines down on rock music this week with a heaping of Squeeze, Squier and a concert's worth of Springsteen tunes. ...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Mixtape Extra: Crown Vic’s Snapshot Soundtrack

Popdose starts the week with an extra added goodie you weren't expecting....


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 9/18/09

Remember that mixtape from last week? One hundred Beatles covers? That thing was EPIC! It was freaking magnificent! Yup… That...


Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: “Hey, Hey, Julie!” … A Mixtape

Two years ago, when I was working on this column’s debut, I wrote about Bruce Springsteen’s “Book of Dreams” and...


Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Fast Food Burgers

As people eat more meals outside the home, they consume more calories, less fiber, and more fat. Commodity prices have fallen so low that...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/19/09

You guys give up, or you thirsty for more? Bobby Jimmy & the Critters – Roaches from Look at All These Roaches 12″ (1986)...


Meta, Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/31/08 — Everybody’s Doing Springsteen Except Bruce (But He Has a Mean Woody)

Badly Drawn Boy – Thunder Road from Uncut Magazine Bruce Springsteen Tribute Volume 1(2003) The Knack – Don’t Look Back...


Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: “Produced by Don Dixon”

Last week’s column opened by noting that, when you hear the name “Don Dixon,” you’re probably more likely to think...


Music, Popdose

Kylie Kontest!

Sometimes, it’s good to be a Popdose reader, and this is one of those times…if you’re a fan of Kylie Minogue, that is. As...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… The Smithereens

I like the power pop. When done right, it can be a deceptively potent thing, like the best of Cheap Trick, or Jellyfish’s Spilt Milk....