When it comes to the music of John Westmoreland, founder of the band that bears his surname, there’s a lot more to what meets the eye or ears. He was…
Important ’90s rock album is now a Kickstarter reissue campaign.
Ken Shane lists his favorite albums of 2016
It’s the best (and some not-so-best) of 2016, a year when we really needed it.
Leonard Cohen, dead at 82. Bursting on the scene in 1967, Cohen embodied the songwriter as writer, highly articulate, literate to a fault, and indeed a tad overly dramatic.
After running down the best 2015 albums from classic rockers and taking a look at the rock/pop and country/rootsrecords you don’t want to miss from the past year, you’d think…
Margo Timmins of Cowboy Junkies drops by to discuss Notes Falling Slow, the band’s new box set, their return to touring and the early days of the group.
You knew we’d be revisiting this one, didn’t you?
Ken Shane’s favorite albums of 2014
Justin Currie of Del Amitri joins us to talk about his new solo album Lower Reaches.
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 is.
Ken Shane’s favorite albums of the year
Being a meditation on the occasion of Alan Light’s new book, The Holy or the Broken … Even Leonard Cohen is getting sick of ”Hallelujah.” A few years ago, after his…
Only Leonard Cohen could transform a space as impersonal and corporately stamped as the HP Pavilion into a dazzling concert hall on a tired Wednesday night. Suburban yuppies filed in…
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All aboard the Friday Five! Next stop: the weekend!
A little classical, a little jazz, a little Leonard Cohen…singer/songwriter John Common gives us his five Desert Island Discs.
Here you will find mp3s for the artists and songs featured in Episode Two of the Songs of Freedom podcast.
Popdose’s year-end wrapup continues with Dw. Dunphy’s favorites from 2011.
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 Episode 18 of The Popdose Podcast!
We’re pleased to welcome The O’s for today’s edition of Desert Island Discs. A couple of years ago, their debut album prompted Alternative Press to name them as one of…
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 Ellen, Kara DioGuardi to Kiss at…
Having a mopey summer, like me? This is the mix for you. Chris Isaak – Dancin’ from Baja Sessions (1996) Cotton Jones – Gotta Cheer Up from Paranoid Cocoon (2009)…
In a time where anyone with a laptop can churn out a record, it is difficult to know where to stop and listen. Michael Parr has one that deserves your time.
Released during the tumult of 1968, this Judy Collins album served Ken Shane as an oasis of serenity during some dark days.
Don Was (born Don Fagenson) and David Was (born David Weiss) grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, and met in junior high school in the 1960s. It was a…
Singer songwriter Lila Nelson takes Michael Fortes to some of the most intimate places in her home… and ends up doing some Parlour to Parlour filming herself!
Watchmen (2009, Warner Bros.) purchase from Amazon: DVD | Blu-ray Others may have summarized Watchmen more eloquently, but my friend and colleague David Medsker struck right at the essence of…
Jon Cummings chats up eMusic CEO Danny Stein in this week’s Jesus of Cool, talking about the ramifications of the site’s new deal with Sony — and what may be in store for eMusic customers.