Twentysomething me is having a moment here.
This one’s for you, Ponyboy.
Holden Laurence, guitarist for cinematic pop darlings, The Modern Electric, will soon release his second solo album, Rewire. It promises to be essential listening for fans of The Smiths, New…
Pritchard’s melodies are usually quite hummable off the bat, but his stories can take you just about anywhere — through love and anger, darkness and light.
I thought there would be tons of songs about princesses. I had maybe four.
In which I execute a pivot so sharp that only John Cleese can effectively prepare the audience for what’s about to happen. And so he does. And a new Dizzy Heights tradition is born.
For the first time in this show’s history, I stay in my (’80s) lane.
With the May 5th release of his jaw-droppingly stellar album, Wild Empty Promises, Holden Laurence joins an elite group of artists on my CD wall, including Dave Grohl, Chris Mars,…
Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure, but meant to be played among…
Singer/songwriter Mark Mulcahy joins us to talk about the new Miracle Legion reissues and the band’s plans for upcoming reunion shows.
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It’s the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community.
Popdose presents “Legendary,” a serial novel with art and music. Chapter 1: It’s 1987. Meet Allison, a girl who’s just gotten through the worst year of her life.
This book is a proverbial “Top Of The Pops” greatest hits – most of which can be looked upon with a warm nostalgic smile as “’80’s Top 40” pop…
So the enigmatic former frontman for The Smiths – and solo star for a quarter century – finally gave in and wrote his “tell all” autobiography. And in truth, to…
Rob Smith reflects on R.E.M. in the latest “Vinyl Diaries.”
Well, it’s been fun. Last one out, make sure to turn out the lights.
It’s Friday! Time to shuffle into the weekend with the Friday Five!
Surrender. Surrender is the thread of this date night. Morrissey and Zander. Zoolander.
Both gods of modern rock, both capable of causing night terrors.
Soundtrack Saturday fans rejoice! Kelly Stitzel is reposting some of the most popular, most requested Soundtrack Saturday columns as a gift to you this holiday season. First up, John Hughes’s classic Pretty in Pink.
We’re such geeks that we even think about albums with great second-to-last songs.
First he was “Barely Breathing,” then he was “On A High,” but having taken home a couple of Tonys, Duncan Sheik is now taking a trip back in time…to the 1980s.
Bigmouth strikes again: Robin Monica meets you at the cemetry gates to observe the 25th anniversary of the seminal British album.
Another week, another ’80s Dance Party. This week, Kelly finds further evidence of her theory that when an ’80s remix introduces the flute, it means business.
Extra! Extra! It’s a bunch of demos you thought were left in a closet somewhere to be forgotten. This week’s Mix Six dusts them off just for you!
Last Christmas, we gave you our heart, but you were too busy doing real stuff. Hey, it’s perfectly understandable. We launched a “special gift” on Christmas morning 2009 with zero…
This week, The Friday Mixtape has been specially super-sized in order to provide you with 31 fiendishly good songs to keep you grim and grinning throughout the Halloween weekend.
We’re counting down our Top 50 favorite rhythm sections of all-time! See who made the bottom of the list as we look at numbers 50 through 36.
The sophomore album. I hear it’s tricky. So begins the second and final chapter on our tribute to one of Boston’s finest. It was 1993, and in those pre-internet days,…