Tag: Toto

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Dukes of the Orient, “Dukes of the Orient”

The route to the Dukes of the Orient debut is complex, but the album is not....

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… J. Geils, Steve Miller, and Bob Seger

Three musicians - one similar turning point....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Reviews: Six and One, Still Half a Dozen

Classic rock -- and those who love them -- get covered with reviews of Aisles, Bubble Gum Orchestra, The Beach Boys, Journey, Toto, Mecca,...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 18: Steve Lukather

We talk with legendary guitarist Steve Lukather about Toto's upcoming summer tour and the band's plans for their 40th anniversary. ...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Toto, “Toto XIV”

A record born of obligation turns into a career-defining effort....

Listening Booth, Music

Three Singles: Toto, “Orphan,” Black Star Riders “The Killer Instinct,” and Revolution Saints “Back On My Trail”

Three bands tied directly or indirectly to legacies are releasing new albums roughly at the same time. What do their lead singles indicate?...

Music

On Reunions

Reunions are the Hostess cakes of the music world — they often sound like a treat, but by the time they’re finished,...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Stripped Down: A Conversation With Eric Martin Of Mr. Big

Eric Martin stops by the Popdose Lounge to talk about his acoustic tour, possible new music from Mr. Big & his memories of working with...

Podcast, Popdose Interviews, The Matt 'N' Jeff Radio Hour

The Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour, Episode 18: Bill Payne of Little Feat

A founding member of Little Feat stops by the Radio Hour to discuss his distinguished career and new solo tour...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 12

A super-sized fun-pak to round out Disc 3! #16 Bertie Higgins, “Key Largo” (1982) Billboard Top Ten; #1 adult contemporary. youtube...

Books, Film, Television

Back To Oz – L. Frank Baum’s Fantasy World In Popular Culture

Popdose takes a brief overview beyond the yellow brick road....

AM Gold: 1979

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 69

It's 1979! That also means it's the final year of our look at the AM Gold series....

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Atlanta Rhythm Section, “Champagne Jam”

Southern rock's studio pros make their finest record....

Music, Popdose Lists

Five Band Members No One Bothered to Replace

It's bad enough to lose your job, but this is just insulting....

Music, Popdose Lists

Please Excuse Me While I Make Some Noise: 10 Rock Songs by Artists Who Do Not Rock

Sometimes it's just better to stay mellow....

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 52

Bottom Feeders continues on with the letter T featuring Mr. Townshend, Toto and even Tin Machine. ...

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Music

Here’s Something Else!: Stuff by Toto That Doesn’t, You Know, Suck

Critics hung a soft-rock stone around their necks after the success of tunes like “I Won’t Hold You Back,”...

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Mellowmas, Music

The Twenty-First Day of Mellowmas: Double Ex-Totomas

In which two of Toto's many former lead singers wish you a very merry Mellowmas -- or a maudlin, senselessly overblown one, whichever comes...

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Mellowmas, Music

The Tenth Day of Mellowmas: Selloutmas

Just in case your holidays weren't bland enough, Train and Coca-Cola have joined forces to "shake" them "up."...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 9

Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for a fantastic discussion about Drooling Fanaticism with special guest Steve Almond, author of...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 92

We're smack dab in the middle of the letter T in this week's Bottom Feeders, and you know what that means: You can New Jack Swing on Dave...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 6

Join us for Episode 6 of the Popdose Podcast, where Jeff Giles, Dave Lifton and Jason Hare celebrate Black History Month in their own...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 5

Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton return for more irreverent conversation on music, movies and Michael McDonald -- all in this very...

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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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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: George Benson, “Songs and Stories”

Four years ago GRP/Verve released Best of George Benson Live, recorded at a concert the veteran jazz guitarist and singer gave in Belfast,...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: Michael Jackson Edition

Jason Hare takes a look at some of Michael Jackson's most (and least) memorable tracks to grace the Top 10 on this week's CHART ATTACK!...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 7/19/86

Four songs from movie soundtracks! Two videos set in courtrooms! One cat sitting on Peter Cetera's face! It's all in Jason Hare's latest...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 1/15/83

Welcome back to CHART ATTACK!, all new for 2009! This year we’ll be doing much like we’ve done in the past: ripping apart...

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Toto

I love rooting for the underdog. In almost any scenario, whether it’s sports or politics or just plain real life, I root for the...