A Pop Life
by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
The third Van Halen album proved that the band was more than the sum of its parts. An impressive piece of work by a band that sadly showed the first signs of the bumpy road ahead.
Tags: Van Halen
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
40 years ago one of the best debut albums of all time was released: the first album by Van Halen. The savior of hard rock and a new standard for guitar players. A look back.
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
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
The best debut albums of all times. Making your debut with a world renowned album is rare. But is it a curse or a blessing?
Tags: Arcade Fire, David Sylvian, Dead Kennedys, Doors, Lauryn Hill, N.W.A., Sex Pistols, Stooges, Sugar, Van Halen
Music and branding go together, more and more. Logos are a part of that. An inventory of the strongest & best known band & artist logos.
Tags: ABBA, Bauhaus, Crass, Dead Kennedys, Deadmau5, Kraftwerk, Motörhead, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Pixies, Prince, Public Enemy, Public Image Ltd, Queen, Radiohead, Rammstein, Ramones, Rolling Stones, Simple Minds, Smashing Pumpkins, Van Halen, Weezer
On March 14th 2016 I turned 50. In honor of that occasion and to the music my top 50 best albums. Today numbers 25 to 11.
Tags: ABBA, Arcade Fire, Bob Marley, Clash, Cure, Fleetwood Mac, Japan, Neil Young, Public Enemy, Roxy Music, Sex Pistols, Smashing Pumpkins, Specials, Top 50, Van Halen, Waterboys
Album decade list 1980-1989
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, Cure, Prince, Public Enemy, R.E.M., Simple Minds, U2, Van Halen, Waterboys, Zapp
Album decade list 1970-1979
Tags: Bob Marley, Clash, Fleetwood Mac, Genesis, Marvin Gaye, Neil Young, Parliament, Roxy Music, Sly & The Family Stone, Van Halen
Best albums of the 20th century
Tags: Beatles, Bob Marley, Clash, Marvin Gaye, Neil Young, Nirvana, Prince, Rolling Stones, Sly & The Family Stone, Van Halen
Album yearlist 1978
Tags: Bob Marley, Bruce Springsteen, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Van Halen
4/5: Impressive show by top band!
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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