Power Pop Plus blogger John M, Borack reviews worthy releases for the month: David Myhr, Greg Pope, Jeff Whalen, Kyle Vincent, Lisa Mychols, Rubinoos, Super 8 Super 8, The Condors and more.
“Linda Thompson Presents ‘My Mother Doesn’t Know I’m on the Stage'” honors Britain’s music halls of bygone days.
Rest in peace, John Wicks of The Records.
An exquisite panoply of the genre rainbow gushes forth this month with the releases of Ashleigh Flynn & The Riveters, Sugar Brown, Chad Elliott & The Redemptions, Carolyn Fe, Robert Walter, Arthur Nasson, Erica Falls, Thomas Dolby and some “Songs From Lyon County.”
Indie Spotlight highlights The Textones, Cliff Westfall, David Olney, Roger Salloom and others.
published in Goldmine, October/November 2018 issues Ah, the ongoing saga of Mick’n’Keef’n’Charlie, too. To some, they’re more Strolling Bones than Rolling Stones, a travelling Broadway musical plowing through the same old crowd-pleasing motions to the strains of an iPod playlist. …
Addison Love – Thoughts on Lunch? (Big Stir) Those who claim that power pop music is an old(er) man’s game should rejoice mightily upon hearing Addison Love’s excellent debut record, Thoughts on Lunch? Love is a 22-year-old wunderkind from Orange …
Steve Hackett, Danny Adler, Eddie and the Hot Rods and more reviewed!
For nine CDs of generally excellent sonics, generally brilliant music, and a heap of ’80s memories that you may or may not thank the 12-inch mixes for reminding you of, “Keychains and Snowstorms” is spectacular. Soft Cell were, after all, the only band in the entire synthipop boom that was carved of anything more than MTV-friendly pop.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Imagine film, which has undergone a masterful restoration job and includes bonus footage, opens in theaters worldwide on September 17th.