For many years, I’ve been posting this story on Christmas Eve. People seem to enjoy it so I thought I’d post it again this year. May the peace of the…
A Fan’s Notes
Rick Barry enjoys working in his garden. Sometimes it seems that he’s happier getting his hands in the dirt than he is getting his hands on a guitar. And yet,…
By 1978, Brian Eno had already changed the face of art rock with his production and collaboration on David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy, as well as “invention” of ambient music. He…
Newport Jazz Festival 2018 set out to push boundaries and succeeded admirably
The sublime Concert for George has been released in a stunning new four-LP box set
In early 2015 I published a list of my favorite albums of the previous year. In my story, I chastised writers who had rushed to get their lists out early…
Popdose has the exclusive premiere of a track from Kevin Jenkins’ tribute to Joni Mitchell
Popdose hosts the exclusive video premiere of “Je Suis Strange” by the legendary Suburbs.
In the capable hands of Christian McBride this year’s Newport Jazz Festival was one for the ages
Popdose is proud to host the exclusive video premiere of “Turn Around” by Sam Huber
Popdose hosts the new video from Philadelphia’s Cold Roses
Wishing you a very Happy New Year with a stirring version of the old Scottish standard
Ken Shane lists his favorite albums of 2016
2016 was a bad year for musicians, but a good year for music books
The exclusive premiere of the first track from Kate Ferber’s debut album, The Great Thaw
Popdose hosts the exclusive premiere of the new video from Rick Barry
Acclaimed songwriter Keith Monacchio is back with a new album. Popdose has an exclusive track premiere.
It was another banner year for the venerable festival
The Silks are back with a new album and Popdose has the exclusive stream
Bob Dylan turns 75 today. Ken Shane celebrates.
It seems that there are a number of musicians in NJ with the name Anthony D’Amato, or something similar enough to make it uncomfortable for all of the Anthonys. So…
Ken Shane selects his favorite albums of 2015
Ken Shane recommends some of the year’s best music books
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 debut single “She’s Not There”…
Legends, upstarts, and an honored but absent guest at this year’s festival.
Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all.
Brian Wilson and his band played a dazzling show in Boston last week
The new film about Brian Wilson is a triumph
No Pier Pressure is another triumph in a legendary career
Ken Shane’s favorite albums of 2014