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…
Remembering the great songwriter Rod Temperton whose songs were the soundtrack of the ’80s
Matt Wardlaw and D.X. Ferris are joined by author Greg Renoff to discuss Van Halen Rising, his popular new book that covers the early years of the legendary group.
Bring out your inner Jew at “The Last Schmaltz” at the Highline Ballroom.
It’s the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community.
The contestants: Christopher Cross is the undisputed king of ultra laid-back, early 1980s soft rock with songs a working-class man’s man could relate to, such as ”Sailing.” Kris Kross were teenage…
Jeff: Ah, one day closer to the 25th. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel! Soon, we will be free once more from the tyranny of…
Kenny Loggins and the Blue Sky Riders returned to Cleveland. We were there.
Git your Steely Dan on in the latest installment of our ’70s list. Plus…so much more!
Michael McDonald. Aw yeah.
A new series in which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation of culture, or merely…
Hey, remember when big soundtrack albums were a thing?
The Blue Sky Riders might be the best band you’ve never heard of (featuring a few people you might be familiar with).
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.
Sometimes it’s just better to stay mellow.
He’s gone sailing, ridden like the wind, and been caught between the moon and New York City. Now, Christopher Cross is back with a new album: “Doctor Faith.”
New albums from a classic band or artist can sometimes be a dodgy proposition. But when I saw the news last year that The Doobie Brothers had a new album…
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Kelly Stitzel discusses her favorite Van Morrison song and its many cover versions.
What would Christmas time be without the king, Michael McDonald. Bottom Feeders continues with the letter M and wishes you a McDonald filled Christmas.
What happens when pop culture forces collide, and why do they almost always suck? Matt Wardlaw, Michael Parr, and Dave Lifton discuss it on the Popdose Podcast!
In this week’s mixtape you’ll find pairs of the same song by two different artists. I did try to lay down some ground rules for myself, though: 1. No parody…
You remember the greatest hits…and now we take you into Steely Dan’s deep cuts with a Greatest Bits for all you major dudes.
I am 16. It’s July, and I’m in Florida, where, to quote my uncle Larry, the air is so fucking wet that you won’t notice if you towel off after…
It’s a rare but welcome event for Ken Shane when Jimmy Webb releases a new album.
Rob Smith tells himself he’s over the Pretty Woman soundtrack, but is he the king of wishful thinking?
Who the hell is Greg Guidry? Why is he goin’ down, and apart from the usual, what does Michael McDonald have to do with all of this? Find out in Jason Hare’s latest Mellow Gold adventure!
This week’s Ticket Stub finds Michael McDonald and James Ingram on the run from Kenny Loggins and Jeff “Skunk” Baxter. Plus, we wish McD a happy birthday!
Join us for Episode 6 of the Popdose Podcast, where Jeff Giles, Dave Lifton and Jason Hare celebrate Black History Month in their own unique way — featuring very special guest Mike Heyliger!
Thirty-one years ago this week, Michael McDonald and some other dudes released one of the greatest songs ever written. Happy birthday, “What a Fool Believes”!