“Linda Creed was such a sweet young lady. She started out wanting to be a singer and she wasn’t a bad singer but she was a great, great writer. All…
Welcome to the San Fernando Valley, circa 1976. Los Angeles’ own The Quick released one full-length album in their three year existence for Mercury Records – and now Real Gone…
Popdose brings to you the debut of The Dream Rebel’s new track, “Hurt Me Bad”. The Dream Rebel is a native New Orleans indie/alternative vocalist and multi-instrumentalist influenced by Bowie,…
From the first, forceful moment of their debut full-length album, OK, Wreck Loose, Pittsburgh-bred Wreck Loose announce themselves as heirs to the tradition of loud, thoughtful pop rock that dominated…
So here’s the short version – Stax Records, in conjunction with Ardent, has finally released a sensible compilation of Big Star’s best moments – even though there have been several…
The Blood Rush Hour simply knocked us all out with 2014’s And Then… The Unthinkable Happened, with its incredible mixture of ’70’s influenced power pop, rock, prog-pop and symphonic pop…
Northern Soul is a 2014 British film directed by Elaine Constantine. Set in 1974, it’s about two Lancashire teens, Matt and John, whose lives become intertwined are changed forever by…
They probably made out to “You and Me” a year after they grounded you for blasting “Elected!”
The lyrics scan like a battle cry — so why does Aerosmith’s “Dream On” sound like defeat?
Join co-hosts Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy as they demonstrate why Queen II is a platter that matters.
Get ready to get funky and then mellow with this list of the ten greatest TV theme songs from the 1970s. No drum machines need apply.
Let’s count down the 10 best pre-Buckingham/Nicks Fleetwood Mac songs, shall we?
A look at the 15 best songs written by Brian May and performed by the legendary hard rock band Queen.
Expand your mind and gaze upon this gallery showcasing ten of the best album covers ever drawn by the great Roger Dean.
A countdown of the Top 10 songs written or performed by Ace Frehley, both as the lead guitarist in Kiss and as a solo artist.
Not a fan of Chicago? You may change your mind after hearing these ten tracks.
In the debut installment of the Platters That Matter podcast, Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy explore Joe Walsh’s 1978 solo album But Seriously, Folks…
Let’s take a look back at the 10 finest moments from XTC’s catalog as written by Colin Moulding.
With this, the fourth installment of our look at AM Gold: 1979, the Digging for Gold series comes to a close. Thanks to everyone for reading, listening, and mellowing with us!
One more. Just one more installment of Digging for Gold after this week’s and our journey through Time-Life’s AM Gold series is at an end. Here we go with the third batch of tracks from AM Gold: 1979.
Thanks to this week’s “Digging for Gold,” in which we look at the second batch of songs from AM Gold: 1979, you can now cross the words “shriveled testicles” off the list of phrases you thought you wouldn’t read on the internet today.
It’s 1979! That also means it’s the final year of our look at the AM Gold series.
That’s a wrap on AM Gold: 1978, friends. That means we have just one more year of Time-Life treasures to explore before our little experiment comes to an end. But as a wise man once said, all mellow things must come to an end. Or something like that.
This week’s installment of AM Gold: 1978 features no Bee Gees songs, but two songs written by the Brothers Gibb.
In the words of our own Jason Hare, esteemed curator of all things mellow, this second part of AM Gold: 1978 is, “seriously, the Mellow Goldiest list of all.”
We hope you’ve been enjoying our collective journey through the fields of AM Gold so far, because the end is nearly in sight.
It’s the beginning of the Carter Administration and the malaise has started in the world of AM Gold.
Say what you want about the cultural phenomenon that was Star Wars, but boy could you dance to its theme song.
One song in this room just filled the expanse with methane. Can you guess which one? – Dw. Dunphy, on seeing the second batch of songs for AM Gold: 1977.