by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
Album decade list 2010-2019
Tags: Arcade Fire, D'Angelo, FKA Twigs, Frank Ocean, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Nick Cave, Solange, Sufjan Stevens
Concert, List, Review
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
Today the latest album by LCD Soundsystem was released: Electric Lady Sessions. A live album containing three covers. Is it a good one (yet again)? A review.
Tags: LCD Soundsystem
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
4/5: Great day at the Best Kept Secret Festival. LCD Soundsystem was the band to see. And yet again it was an unforgettable concert!
Tags: Father John Misty, LCD Soundsystem, Spoon, Ty Segall, Unknown Mortal Orchestra
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!
Paradiso, the ultimate concert venue of The Netherlands and surrounding countries of the world, turns 50 years old. A look back on its rich history and a tribute to 50 years of pop music in Amsterdam.
Tags: D'Angelo, Iggy Pop, Kraftwerk, LCD Soundsystem, Lenny Kravitz, Prince, Public Enemy, Ramones, Smashing Pumpkins, Specials, Underworld, Waterboys, Wendy & Lisa
Album yearlist 2017
Tags: Arcade Fire, Kamasi Washington, LCD Soundsystem, Spoon, Thundercat
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
5/5: Concert of the year? It seems like it. LCD Soundsystem tore the Paradiso down with a perfect mix of old and new. What a band!
LCD Soundsystem was my favorite band of the start of the 21st century. After 7 years new material sees the light of day. Is the reunion really such a good idea?
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
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
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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