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Little Annie – Catching Up and Moving Ahead

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Little Annie is exhausted Exhausted but exhilarated.  She’s just returned home to New York after a week in Toronto prepping what promises to be her most eagerly anticipated album… ever?  Certainly for a while.  Because it’s also her first to …

Who Killed Mister Moonlight & Other Bauhausian Riddles

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Across the thirty-five years that have elapse since Bauhaus first click, clack and grimly glam-rocked their way out of Britain’s post-punk miasma, they have been responsible for a lot of crimes.  Few of which they could ever have envisioned themselves, …

Power pop icons light up the night with Big Star tribute

Ken Stringfellow, Jon Auer, POsies

The latest in a continuing series of Los Angeles-based, multi-performer concerts to benefit the Autism Think Tank was a very special and highly anticipated one indeed: pop musicians from both coasts gathered at the Wilshire-Ebell Theater to celebrate the music of power pop icons Big Star by performing the band’s “#1 Record” and “Third” (aka Sister Lovers) albums in their entirety, with the legendary Van Dyke Parks conducting a string section.

Review: “Power Pop Unplugged”

by John M. Borack VARIOUS ARTISTS – Power Pop Unplugged, Volume One (Zero Hour Records) In which 21 artists – some relatively well-known within power pop’s little circle, some not so much – acoustically re-imagine some of the genre’s most …