Tag: XTC


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Beatlesque”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Call this mix the postscript of Beatles Week at Popdose … a postscript that’s a couple of weeks...


Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: “Hey, Hey, Julie!” … A Mixtape

Two years ago, when I was working on this column’s debut, I wrote about Bruce Springsteen’s “Book of Dreams” and...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Duckworth Lewis Method, “The Duckworth Lewis Method”

Two of pop’s most studious classicists, Neil Hannon (The Divine Comedy) and Thomas Walsh (Pugwash), converge on what could only be...


Lost in the '90s, Music

Lost in the ’90s: Sam Phillips

In 1988, Leslie Phillips turned her back on a successful career as a Christian Contemporary artist, changed her performing moniker to...


Meta, Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Andy Partridge

You submitted your questions for former XTC member Andy Partridge, and he answered them (well, most of them, anyway) during his Popdose...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Spell It!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE First off, let me say that “Y.M.C.A.” didn’t make the cut on this mix. Yeah, it’s a...


Music, Popdose Interviews

Who’s Got a Question for Andy Partridge, Then?

Will Harris has lined up a Popdose Interview with pop songwriter extraordinaire and ex-XTC member Andy Partridge. Got any questions for Mr....


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Fake Deux!

No time for love, Dr. Jones. The fakes await! As I mentioned last week, this post is devoted to the cinematic musical alter egos (and some...


Mope Like Me, Music

Mope Like Me: One Final Mix Tape

This will be the last Mope Like Me column. In truth, I didn’t think I would be saying this, at least not this soon after launching...



Vinyl Record Day: Porcupine Tree, “Lightbulb Sun”

Porcupine Tree has been, for well on a decade now, a cult favorite trying to simply be a favorite, but there has been a problem in making...


Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Dogs Die In Hot Cars, “Please Describe Yourself”

If there’s anything more deadly to a band’s career in the States than being pegged (however briefly) as the next big thing in...



Hall of Fame Week: Todd Rundgren

“All the lies, all the truth, all the things that I offer you / All the sights, all the sounds, all the times that you turned me down...


Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs: Tim Smith and Michael Quercio

Tim Smith (ex-Jellyfish, current member of Sheryl Crow’s band) 1. The Beatles, Rubber Soul My favorite period for the band, as they...


Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 7/27/07

Mainstream Rock: Sammy Hagar and the Waboritas, “Mas Tequila” (1999) Will: Where to start with this? Well, how about that Gary...