Power Pop Plus

blogged by John Borack

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BANGLES

Wonder which pop albums make the grade? Get John Borack’s take on releases by The Bangles, Lannie Flowers, Vinnie Zummo, Yep, Vegas With Randolph, The Ditchflowers, The Handcuffs, Maxi Dunn and more.

Kelley Ryan and Maxi Dunn – CD Reviews

by John M. Borack There are plenty of under-the-radar singer/songwriters who should/could be enjoying mainstream success, and Kelley Ryan – who has been flying under said radar under the nom-de-disc astroPuppees for well over a decade – is one of …

Gin Blossoms are back

If you’re a fan of meat and potatoes pop with no frills and melodies and guitars galore, dive in to the band’s latest release, “No Chocolate Cake.”

Two New Holiday-Themed Pop CD’s are Sure to Please

Various artist holiday/Christmas CD’s can be tricky propositions, mainly because it’s pretty damned difficult to find one that’s aurally exciting from start to finish.  As a matter of fact, 1991′s Yuletunes (featuring Shoes, Material Issue and other Midwest pop titans) …