A Pop Life
Concert, List, Review
by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
Closing of 2019. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What blog stories were favorite? A look back at 2019.
Tags: Bauhaus, Billie Eilish, Blood Orange, Bruce Springsteen, Clash, Crass, Fatal Flowers, FKA Twigs, Genesis, LCD Soundsystem, New Order, Nick Cave, Pixies, Prince, Revolution, Robert Glasper, Solange, Underworld, Waterboys
by Timur Barendregt Ates
Excactly two years ago my son Timur published his top 10 best songs. He feels his list is no longer correct. So: a newly edited list, here on A Pop Life!
Tags: ABBA, Amy Winehouse, Bruce Springsteen, Doe Maar, LCD Soundsystem, Lianne La Havas, Outkast, Prince, Sufjan Stevens, Underworld
Bruce Springsteen turned 70 years old today. A tribute to the artist by celebrating the stunningly beautiful Racing In The Street!
Tags: Bruce Springsteen
Following my favorite soundtracks, here are my favorite music movies. From Woodstock to Whiplash, which music movies did I enjoy most?
Tags: Anvil, Bruce Springsteen, Joy Division, Kiss, Spinal Tap
What are the best live albums of all time? A selection from my personal collection. My most played, sometimes with the most childhood memories, concert recordings!
Tags: AC/DC, Aretha Franklin, Bauhaus, Bob Marley, Bruce Springsteen, Cheap Trick, Chuck Brown, David Bowie, Donny Hathaway, Earth Wind & Fire, Frank Zappa, Grand Funk Railroad, Herman Brood, Japan, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Lou Reed, Miles Davis, Motörhead, Neil Diamond, Neil Young, Nick Cave, Nirvana, Peter Frampton, Peter Gabriel, Ramones, Roger Waters, Roxy Music, Simon And Garfunkel, Simple Minds, Siouxsie And The Banshees, UFO, Underworld, Waterboys, Who
5 years ago 1984 was proclaimed to be the best year for pop music. Indeed, the year did spawn many great albums. But was it all really that special?
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, David Sylvian, Gun Club, Nick Cave, Prince, Waterboys
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
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
Tunnel Of Love is the greatest album Bruce Springsteen made. The following tour was his most special. A story about a failed marriage, new love, beautiful music and the ideal of freedom in East-Germany.
September 11th 2001: a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center would change the world forever. Bruce Springsteen offered comfort one year later with the release of his phenomenal album The Rising.
Closing of 2016. What was good? What wasn´t? What were the main events? Which stories were the favorites? A look back at a year, that got off to a very good start.
Tags: Anderson .Paak, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Doe Maar, Iggy Pop, Neil Young, Prince, Public Enemy, Queen, Underworld
5/5: Iceman and the entire (double) album The River… Unforgettable!
On July 1st my blog A Pop Life is launched. My son Timur has written a beautiful story about what music means to him and on his first concert: Doe Maar!
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, Doe Maar, Elvis Presley, LCD Soundsystem, Pop-Eye, Prince, Star Wars
Concert, Top 50
Coming after the album top 50, I present the 50 best concerts I witnessed before my 50th birthday!
Tags: Arcade Fire, Bruce Springsteen, Concert, Cure, D'Angelo, David Sylvian, Eels, Family Stand, George Clinton, Iggy Pop, Kraftwerk, Lauryn Hill, LCD Soundsystem, Lenny Kravitz, Morrissey, Nick Cave, Outkast, Paul McCartney, Prince, Public Enemy, Radiohead, Ramones, Rolling Stones, Roxy Music, Sezen Aksu, Smashing Pumpkins, Specials, Sufjan St, Top 50, U2, Underworld, Waterboys, Wendy & Lisa
Please be advised that English is not my native tongue.
Whenever you come across clumsy sentences and/or sayings, due to insufficient knowledge of the English language, please accept my apologies and let me know. I will fix that as soon as possbile.
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