Tag: the Zombies

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Sun Machine, “Turn on to Evil”

The Sun Machine certainly has its musical reference points down pat. On its evocative Turn On To Evil LP, which was released two days ago...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Matthew Sweet Looks at Tomorrow Forever

Life, death, and territory changes play into Sweet's new album....

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2015: An Unintentionally Retro-Heavy List of the Top Albums of the Year

Give 50 music writers a forum to tout their top 50 albums of the year and you’ll probably see 45 or so unique bands and...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Zombies, “R.I.P.”

With all the recent talk and writing about the return of the original Zombies, touring and performing their 1968 masterpiece Odessey &...

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...

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: The Zombies, Central Park SummerStage, New York City, 6/15/13

Must resist making a corny pun… must resist. Oh, what the hell. It’s the “Time of the Season” – the summer...

Music, SXSW 2013

SXSW Day Four: Feelin’ About Half Past Dead

The final official night of all the South by Southwest (SXSW) lunacy in Austin sparkled with stars that seemingly tumbled in from nowhere....

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!...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 2/4/11 — In Love At Last

Chris Holmes offers a selection of songs that helped him fall in love with some of his now-favorite artists, such as Randy Newman, Wilco,...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Mellodrama”

In 1978, a band I was working with was recording an album at A & R Studios in New York City. In the studio was the keyboard called a...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: The Zombies, “Odessey & Oracle: The 40th Anniversary Concert”

In June of 1967, the Zombies entered EMI’s Abbey Road studios to record their masterpiece, Odessey & Oracle. Earlier that year,...

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Lo-Fi Mojo, Music

Lo-Fi Mojo: The Zombies

The Zombies are celebrating the 40th anniversary of Odessey and Oracle, and Ed Murray says the band's new DVD is chock full of tasty...

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Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’60s

Welcome to the second installment of an ongoing series celebrating songs that fell excruciatingly short of ascending to the top of...