Tag: Tom Waits

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: Tom Waits, “Alice” and “Blood Money”

Tom Waits never has sounded better, at least in terms of fidelity, than he does on the new, re-mastered versions of Alice and Blood Money...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: STNNNG, “Veterans of Pleasure”

STNNNG simply has outdone itself with Veterans of Pleasure, its fifth full-length record, out tomorrow on vinyl and digital platforms via...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Big Lazy, “Don’t Cross Myrtle”

Stephen Ulrich and his jazz/rock noir band Big Lazy will take up residency at the renowned Brooklyn joint Barbes starting in a couple short...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Jolie Holland, “Wine Dark Sea”

Second take? Such a treasure! On Wine Dark Sea, Jolie Holland’s sixth LP, the eclectic singer-songwriter doesn’t just sit at the...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2014

The Newport Jazz Festival celebrated 60 years in grand style...

Blues for Dracula – Philly Joe Jones Sextet

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Boo! Top 20 Halloween Songs

20 spooktacular songs to liven up any Halloween party, courtesy of your pals at Popdose....

Conspiracy of Venus

Music, Parlour to Parlour, Popdose Interviews

Parlour to Parlour, Episode 41: Conspiracy of Venus

An all-women's choir playing in the same venues on the same nights as indie rock and folk bands? That's exactly what Conspiracy of Venus...

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Jason Myles Goss

If you had to go away for awhile and you could only take five of your favorite albums with you, which ones would you choose? Yes, we know...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Porcelain Black’s “This Is What Rock n’ Roll Looks Like” (2011)

Being influenced by and being extremely similar to are two different things, separated by a thin line. The biggest musical success of the...

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs With John Common

A little classical, a little jazz, a little Leonard Cohen...singer/songwriter John Common gives us his five Desert Island Discs....

Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Popdose’s Top Albums (and More) of 2011

The mother of year-end lists: Popdose's Top Albums of 2011. ...


Popdose 2011: Ken Shane’s Favorite Albums of the Year

There was a lot of new music released this year. Ken Shane wades through it all to find a handful of albums with real staying power....

Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: The Beehavers

Rob Smith Can't Say No to The Beehavers...


Popdose 2011: Rob Smith’s Top Ten Albums

Rob Smith's Top Ten Albums of 2011...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Listmania, Music

Popdose 2011: Dw. Dunphy’s Best Of (And The Rest Of)

Popdose's year-end wrapup continues with Dw. Dunphy's favorites from 2011....

Julian Velard

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Julian Velard, Schubas, Chicago, 11/4/11

A review of Julian Velard concert last Friday at Schubas in Chicago....

Gaston Light

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Gaston Light

If you could only listen to five albums, which ones would you choose? In this edition of Desert Island Discs, Jason Corcoran of Gaston...

Music, The Very Guest Of...

The Very Guest Of… Keith Richards

We couldn’t talk about Mick Jagger without talking of his dark twin, soulmate and nemesis … wait a minute, we’ve done this...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Reviews: Four Discs from Hank3

Dave Steed puts on his sh*t kickers and dives into the four new albums Hank3 is about to release. ...

Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: “Tom Waits On Tom Waits”

Kirkus Reviews, founded in 1933, is a venerable institution in the media world. For more than 75 years, Kirkus has served as the industry...


Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Artists We Had To Warm Up To

In conjunction with Chris Holmes' fantastic Friday Mixtape, here are more Popdose musical turning points....


Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Josh Ritter, “Bright’s Passage”

I must admit a few things before I begin: First, this is the only book review I have ever written. I’ve written reviews of concerts and...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Sarah Jarosz, “Follow Me Down”

Sarah Jarosz avoids the sophomore slump — mostly — on her latest release, Follow Me Down....

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 18

Fandom: what does it mean, who inspires it, and where will you go in its name? We have some thoughts on the subject, and you'll hear 'em on...


Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Patrick Joseph

If you had to go away for awhile and you could only take five of your favorite albums with you, which ones would you choose? Yes, we know...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 1/14/11

Mixtape madness, honest voices, strangeness ensues!...


Popular Culture

The Pop-Culture Year That Wasn’t: Top Stories of (Fake) 2010

Popdose teams up with world-renowned CAP News for a look at the most important pop culture stories of the past year. February: Stern Gets...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 9/17/10 — Double Shots

In this week’s mixtape you’ll find pairs of the same song by two different artists. I did try to lay down some ground rules for...


Music, Redeeming Rod

Redeeming Rod: Once in a Blue Moon

A lost Rod Stewart album...from the '90s? It's gotta be awful, right? Not so fast, says Matthew Bolin....


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, “Preservation: An Album to Benefit Preservation Hall”

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band has always been rooted in tradition, and at this point, the group is a tradition itself — to the...