Power Pop Plus

blogged by John Borack

CD Review: The Armoires’ “Incidental Lightshow”


THE ARMOIRES – Incidental Lightshow “I want to be more than a demographic,” the Armoires sing on “Responsible,” one of the key tracks on their affecting debut release, Incidental Lightshow. The dozen tracks here – sometimes haunting, sometimes joyous, always …

A Dozen New Reviews


Here are a dozen reviews of new and recent releases. Lots of cool stuff for your potential listening pleasure, so check ’em out! Brett Harris – Up in the Air I began looking forward to this release after checking out …

Bill Lloyd’s “Lloydering” is a Welcome Treat


Bill Lloyd – Lloydering (SpyderPop Records) Even though he’s probably best known as half of the country duo Foster and Lloyd, Bill Lloyd has always been a popster at heart. He’s released tons of sturdy, jangly power pop over the …

CD Reviews: Eytan Mirsky, Joey Sykes, The Jetz


Here’s a look at three recent releases that have made their way across my desk and are definitely worthy of your time (and ears)… Eytan Mirsky – Funny Money Mirsky’s sixth full-length record is most definitely his finest; it’s stuffed with …

Quick Picks


  Here’s a quick look at five cool releases from the fourth quarter of 2015 that are worthy of your attention. Lend them an ear, won’t you? BILL LLOYD – YESTERDAY Whole in One Records (CD/Digital download) Genre: Power Pop …

March 2016 Review Roundup, Part 1


by John M. Borack   JORDAN ANDREW JEFFERSON – The Only Way Out is In For a journalist, sometimes the coolest releases are the ones that catch you completely off guard. To that end, although I hadn’t seen much in …