Tag: The Smiths

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #53: Gold

This one's for you, Ponyboy. ...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Single Premiere: Holden Laurence Flies Solo (Again) With “Shadows of Old Love”

Holden Laurence, guitarist for cinematic pop darlings, The Modern Electric, will soon release his second solo album, Rewire. It promises to...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Bill Pritchard Doubles Down on “Forever”

Pritchard's melodies are usually quite hummable off the bat, but his stories can take you just about anywhere — through love and anger,...

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 #41: When You Think It’s All Over, It’s Not Over — Questions, Vol. I

In which I execute a pivot so sharp that only John Cleese can effectively prepare the audience for what's about to happen. And so he does....

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #24: Maybe Now Baby

For the first time in this show's history, I stay in my ('80s) lane. ...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Exclusive: Holden Laurence’s Electric Solo Debut, “Cover Me in Roses”

With the May 5th release of his jaw-droppingly stellar album, Wild Empty Promises, Holden Laurence joins an elite group of artists on my CD...

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Protest Songs of All Time

Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure,...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together With Matt Wardlaw, Episode 15: Mark Mulcahy (Miracle Legion, Polaris)

Singer/songwriter Mark Mulcahy joins us to talk about the new Miracle Legion reissues and the band's plans for upcoming reunion shows....

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #416. “There’s an App If You’d Like to Go…”

Welcome back to Suburban Metal Dad, Popdose’s resident webcomic. Read a new one every Monday and Friday.  Click the pic to...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 20, 2014

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

Books, Legendary

Legendary: Chapter 1

Popdose presents "Legendary," a serial novel with art and music. Chapter 1: It's 1987. Meet Allison, a girl who's just gotten through the...

Book Reviews, Books, Music, Popdose

BOOK REVIEW: “Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists & Songs That Defined The 1980’s” by Lori Majewski & Jonathan Bernstein

  This book is a proverbial “Top Of The Pops” greatest hits – most of which can be looked upon with a warm nostalgic...

Book Reviews, Books, Music, Popdose

BOOK REVIEW: Morrissey, “Autobiography”

So the enigmatic former frontman for The Smiths – and solo star for a quarter century – finally gave in and wrote his...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: R.E.M., “Automatic for the People”

Rob Smith reflects on R.E.M. in the latest "Vinyl Diaries."...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: End of the World Edition

Well, it's been fun. Last one out, make sure to turn out the lights. ...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 28, 2012

It's Friday! Time to shuffle into the weekend with the Friday Five!...

Music, Popdose, Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Surrender. Surrender is the thread of this date night. Morrissey and Zander. Zoolander. ...

Music, Popdose, Rock Court

Rock Court: Which band’s music is more harmful for your children, Radiohead or the Smiths?

Both gods of modern rock, both capable of causing night terrors....

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Rewind: “Pretty in Pink”

Soundtrack Saturday fans rejoice! Kelly Stitzel is reposting some of the most popular, most requested Soundtrack Saturday columns as a gift...

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Penultimate Songs

We're such geeks that we even think about albums with great second-to-last songs....

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Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Duncan Sheik

First he was "Barely Breathing," then he was "On A High," but having taken home a couple of Tonys, Duncan Sheik is now taking a trip back...

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Music, Random Play

Random Play: The Smiths, “The Queen Is Dead”

Bigmouth strikes again: Robin Monica meets you at the cemetry gates to observe the 25th anniversary of the seminal British album....

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Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 5/25/11

Another week, another '80s Dance Party. This week, Kelly finds further evidence of her theory that when an '80s remix introduces the flute,...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Demos”

Extra! Extra! It's a bunch of demos you thought were left in a closet somewhere to be forgotten. This week's Mix Six dusts them off just...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

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...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/29/10 — Fiendishly Yours

This week, The Friday Mixtape has been specially super-sized in order to provide you with 31 fiendishly good songs to keep you grim and...

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Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 50 Rhythm Sections (#50-36)

We're counting down our Top 50 favorite rhythm sections of all-time! See who made the bottom of the list as we look at numbers 50 through...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: Tribe, “Sleeper”

The sophomore album. I hear it’s tricky. So begins the second and final chapter on our tribute to one of Boston’s finest. It...

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Film, Motion Picture Soundtrack

Motion Picture Soundtrack: “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

Yeah, we just visited the Ferris Bueller soundtrack in one of Kelly Stitzel's excellent Soundtrack Saturday posts -- but one good...