Rob Smith bids farewell to an old friend in his “VInyl Diaries.”
On June 18, Paul McCartney celebrated his 75th birthday. With enviable longevity and prodigious musical gifts, he’s amassed a legacy matched by only a tiny handful of artists. Much of…
The Magnificent Seven(th episode)!
Rob Smith thanks one of the great voices of his youth in the new “Vinyl Diaries.”
Rob Smith reviews recent music from elder statesmen Ian Hunter and Willie Nelson in “The Vinyl Diaries.”
Your friends are liars., your family in pieces, and your country is confused. What do you do next?
Rob Smith wakes up from a long, propofol-induced slumber to discuss some fine 2016 music in “The Vinyl Diaries.”
Remembering the music of George Michael (1963-2016)
Rob Smith explores Jackson Browne’s three finest albums in “The Vinyl Diaries.”
The best of the worst of movie and TV cliches. If you’ve seen ’em once, you know ’em all!
Rob Smith reviews sounds that sustained him in 2015, in his new “Vinyl Diaries.”
Rob Smith explores the expansive live box set by electric jazz pioneers Weather Report.
Rob Smith remembers his father, in his new “Vinyl Diaries” column.
Rob Smith reviews the new Shelby Lynne album, a slice of southern country/soul deserving of a large audience.
Rob Smith explores some fine 2014 vinyl releases.
Popdose is giving away R.E.M.’s new vinyl box set, ”7IN — 83-88″!
Rob Smith pens a love letter to indie record stores, and the “American Hustle” soundtrack.
Popdose is giving away three new Alvin Lee reissues!
Popdose gives away the new Joni Mitchell box set.
The Popdose staff discusses Pink Floyd’s swan song.
If you dig Seventies music, you’ll dig the massive DVD box set celebrating “The Midnight Special.” Rob Smith reviews.
“The Vinyl Diaries” and Popdose GIVEAWAY: Allman Brothers’s new box set!
This article can be summed up in one quote: “I will pay someone to shoot you, Walsh.”
Rob Smith declares his love of Air Supply in his new “Vinyl Diaries” column.
Remember when Aerosmith’s Music from Another Dimension was supposed to be the band’s return to rockin’ form, a Seventies-style throwback to the groovin’, Stonesy, Yardbirdsy, slap-happy lewdness of Toys and…
If these records could talk … 1. Jason Isbell, Southeastern The last time I saw her, she was standing in a doorway, about to go inside and do something—something,…
A journal entry, October 28, 2013, evening (later amended). It figured, the last sound you made for others would be a drone, 20 minutes of drone and guitar and poetry…