A Pop Life
by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
In 1975 David Bowie released Young Americans, a soul and R&B album. How did it hold up and where does it stand today? A look back.
Tags: David Bowie
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
Yet another great David Bowie release. The Serious Moonlight Tour, which catapulted Bowie’s career into the stratosphere. Finally available as an audio release!
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
Finally a ‘real’ document of the famous Isolar 2 tour from 1978. Bowie tours behind Low and “Heroes”, the best within his body of work. Essential release!
By 1972 The Stooges and Iggy Pop were in shambles. As a long time fan, David Bowie helped out. It would result in the ultimate template for punk: Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power!
Tags: David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Stooges
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
by Timur Barendregt Ates
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
40 years ago Iggy Pop released the adrenaline boost known as Lust For Life as a single. It still is a monumental song that introduced punk to the Dutch kids.
Tags: David Bowie, Iggy Pop
David Bowie’s 1974 tour released in a beautiful document. Given Bowie´s state at the time it is amazing he could stand, let alone give this kind of great shows.
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
David Bowie died a year ago in January of 2016: a great artist. Albums Low and “Heroes” turn 40 years old in 2017. A tribute to one of the all-time greats and to his two best albums. And more!
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
Album yearlist 2016
Tags: Anderson .Paak, Beyoncé, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Nick Cave
On March 14th 2016 I turned 50. In honor of that occasion and to the music my top 50 best albums. Today numbers 10 to 1!
Tags: Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, D'Angelo, David Bowie, LCD Soundsystem, Marvin Gaye, Nick Cave, Prince, Sly & The Family Stone, Smiths, Top 50
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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