Tag: the Who

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #703: “This Song Is Over.”

METAL DAD: THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE NOW. COLLECTS YEARS 3 & 4! Click here. METAL DAD shirts! Click here to get yours....

Music

Boxset Review: The Who, “Maximum As & Bs: The Complete Singles”

If you’re thinking, “another Who compilation?  So what?”  you’d be both right and wrong.  Right, because there...

CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, Music

DVD/CD Review: The Who, “Isle of Wight 2004 Festival”

Only two years after the long-dormant festival was resurrected, one of the bands who left a pretty timeless mark previously at the storied...

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,...

Book Reviews, Books, Music

Book Review: Ben Marshall, “The Who: 50 Years — The Official History”

With all the incredible events, programs, releases and moments we’ve been fortunate enough to see, hear and experience this year, the...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Who, “The Track Singles, 1967-1973”

So now we’re on boxset number three – the period that truly defined The Who, as they transitioned from “pop” band...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Hollywood Vampires, “Hollywood Vampires”

Doesn't suck, but lacks bite....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 11, 2015

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

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Who, “The Reaction Singles, 1966”

This second box set of 45 singles, restored to their original label pressings by The Who for “The Who Hits 50” series, is now...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: The Who, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, 5/26/15

I’m not going to write this as a critic – there are plenty of pundits out there, I’m sure, who will write reviews of...

Book Reviews, Books, Music

Book Review: Mark Blake, “Pretend You’re in a War: The Who & the Sixties”

In this period of celebration for The Who’s 50th Anniversary comes this excellent book by Mark Blake.  Pretend You’re In A...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Who, “The Brunswick Singles, 1965-1966”

This is pure gold.  I’m speaking both as a fan and as a music critic (!); this is a small, but perfect reminder of how a record...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Who, “Sell Out”

The brilliance – musically and conceptually – of The Who’s third album, humorously titled The Who Sell Out, cannot be...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Who, “A Quick One”

Started in September of 1966, the second album by The Who was to be a very different affair from their debut, My Generation, for several...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Who, “My Generation”

With The Who’s 50th anniversary here, Universal, the owners of The Who’s catalog, have seen fit to bring out vinyl reissues of...

Book Reviews, Books, Music

Book Review: Casey Harison, “Feed Back: The Who and Their Generation”

The first rock bio I ever bought was in 1979, when I was 14.  It was about The Who, Headliners by John Swenson, as I had just become a...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #410. “Shoveling to the Oldies”

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

Contests, Music

Popdose Giveaway: Win a copy of The Who’s “Quadrophenia: Live in London” on DVD

“I’m remembering distant memories/ Recalling other names” In 2012/2013, The Who embarked on the Quadrophenia and More...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Exclusive: Extreme’s Gary Cherone Previews The New Hurtsmile Album “Retrogrenade”

Gary Cherone is perhaps best-known for being the longtime vocalist of the Boston-based rock band Extreme and after that, the guy who picked...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Exclusive: Extreme’s Pat Badger Takes Us Inside The Studio With His New Project “Badger”

Extreme bassist Pat Badger joins us to discuss his current PledgeMusic campaign, Van Halen and jamming with Roger Daltrey....

Music, Popdose Lists

5-Plus Albums That Are Song-For-Song Covers of Other Albums

Every year, Record Store Day brings us new musical releases to surprise and delight. One of the most delightful surprises this year was a...

Popblerd!

bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Seven

No list of the Seventies' best albums is complete without Pink Floyd, right? Well, we got two of their albums here!...

Popblerd!

Blerd Radio 2013 Episode 5: Smokey & the Blerd

A very very special-and very very random-podcast. Also, we're talking about the Gute....

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...

Like Omigod!, Music, Popdose

Like, Omigod! Digging through the ‘80s Pop Culture Box, Part 2

Early hip-hop! Leftover classic rock! Italian sex disco! Racist tomfoolery! And the luckiest bar band in the Midwest! All in our continuing...

Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Is a Sexist, Racist Pig!

Bob Lefsetz went beyond the pale in his column about Beyonce's performance at the Super Bowl. I respond with dick jokes....

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: “Woodstock”

Years ago, I worked at a radio station in small-town Illinois. An on-air discussion about Woodstock prompted one of the sales reps to...

Popblerd!

The Blerd & Gonzo Cover Convo: “Baby Don’t You Do It”

It's Marvin vs. The Who vs. The Faces vs. The Band in the latest Cover Convo. Will the power of Keith Moon put the British legends on top?...

Music

Thank You for the Music!

Join the Popdose Staff as they say "Thank You" to the people that introduced them to the music that shaped their lives....

Music, Popdose Lists

Five Rock Sidemen with Awesome Names

Maybe you aren't a rock star because your parents weren't creative enough....