Concert, List, Review
Closing of 2018. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What blog stories were favorite? A look back at 2018.
Tags: Ace Frehley, Altın Gün, Anderson .Paak, Blood Orange, Bruce Springsteen, Carters, Cat Power, David Bowie, David Byrne, Dweezil Zappa, Father John Misty, Frank Zappa, Herman Brood, Janelle Monáe, Kamasi Washington, Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Mazzy Star, N.W.A., New Order, Prince, Public Enemy, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Van Halen, Waterboys
After many top 10 lists it was about time to present my best Dutch albums. Enjoy!
Tags: Ayreon, Brainbox, Child Of Lov, Claw Boys Claw, Doe Maar, Earth And Fire, Fatal Flowers, Focus, Golden Earring, Gruppo Sportivo, Herman Brood, Ivy Green, Kayak, Postmen, Solution, Supersister, Tröckener Kecks, Urban Dance Squad, Urban Heroes
When I was a boy, singles were the indicator for success and a cheap alternative to the (mega) expensive LP. All singles I received as a present or bought myself during my elementary school days.
Tags: ABBA, Afric Simone, Boney M, Carl Douglas, Diana Ross, Eruption, Fats Domino, Fleetwood Mac, Gérard Lenorman, Gibson Brothers, Gladys Knight, Golden Earring, Jimmy Castor Bunch, Kate Bush, KC & The Sunshine Band, Moments & Whatnauts, Mother's Finest, Pippi Langkous, Queen, Roger Daltrey, Santana, Tavares
The band that moves me the most in the 21st century is LCD Soundsystem. Never made a bad album, never recorded a bad song and never gave a bad show. Pretty impressive. The 10 best songs!
Tags: LCD Soundsystem
Closing of 2017. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What stories were favorite? A look back at 2017.
Tags: Arcade Fire, Benjamin Lazar Davis, Grace Jones, Ibeyi, Joan As Police Woman, Kamasi Washington, LCD Soundsystem, Nick Cave, Prince, Solange, Thundercat
This year my son asked me if I had published my 10 best songs yet. Why not was the next question. Hereby I present my list.
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, D'Angelo, David Bowie, LCD Soundsystem, Prince, Public Enemy, Sly & The Family Stone, Solange, Talking Heads, Underworld
This year my son asked me if I had published my 10 best songs yet. Why not was the next question. Hereby I present my son’s list.
Tags: Amy Winehouse, Bruce Springsteen, Charlie Puth, David Bowie, Doe Maar, Lianne La Havas, Outkast, Prince, Sufjan Stevens, Volkan Konak
The World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band: The Rolling Stones. So much great music. A selection of the 10 best singles. A tribute to The Rolling Stones
Tags: Rolling Stones
My blog A Pop Life (My life with music) is one year old already. The best and most read stories of the past year!
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In honor of the 1-year anniversary of my blog A Pop Life (My life with music), the list of best albums per year from 1966.
Tags: Amy Winehouse, Anderson .Paak, Anthony Hamilton, Arcade Fire, Beatles, Blood Orange, Bob Marley, Buddy Guy, Clash, D'Angelo, Dâm-Funk, David Bowie, Dead Kennedys, Discharge, Frank Ocean, Frank Sinatra, Genesis, Ice Cube, Japan, Jimi Hendrix, Kanye West, Lauryn Hill, LCD Soundsystem, Maria McKee, Marvin Gaye, Maxwell, Miles Davis, Neil Young, Parliament, Pavement, Plant Life, Prince, Prodigy, Public Enemy, Queens Of The Stone Age, Sly & The Family Stone, Smashing Pumpkins, Specials, Sufjan Stevens, Sugar, Thundercat, Underworld, Van Halen, Velvet Underground, Waterboys
Underworld singer Karl Hyde turns 60 years old on May 10th 2017. As a tribute the very best Underworld singles in a row!
I don’t own many albums made by women. Unfairly, as it seems. While making the best 10-list many are discarded.
Tags: Amy Winehouse, Bangles, Beyoncé, Bonnie Raitt, Cat Power, Danielle Dax, Dixie Chicks, Dusty Springfield, Heather Findlay, Heather Nova, Imani Coppola, Joni Mitchell, Julie London, Kate & Anne McGarrigle, Kate Bush, Lauryn Hill, Maria McKee, Sezen Aksu, Sinead O'Connor, Tanita Tikaram, Tracy Chapman, Wendy & Lisa
ABBA: Sweden’s hitmachine. But no formula music. Beautiful, emotional music. Ingenious melodies and beautiful singing. Particularly thanks to Agnetha Fältskog!
In light of an upcoming emigration, the 10 best songs from artists with Australian ties. From AC/DC to Olivia Newton John!
Tags: AC/DC, Bee Gees, Church, Crowded House, Go-Betweens, Icehouse, INXS, John Paul Young, Men At Work, Midnight Oil, Nick Cave, Olivia Newton John, Saints, Triffids
After the greatest, now the ugliest albumcovers, including on not in my possession, expanded with visitors’ covers. Great watching!
Tags: Andre Hazes, Beach Boys, Beck, Malcolm McLaren, Michael Jackson, R.E.M., Rolling Stones, Smashing Pumpkins, Sufjan Stevens, Van Halen
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