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. ...

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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. ...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Mixtape Extra: Crown Vic’s Snapshot Soundtrack

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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)...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

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....