In this installment of Power Pop Plus, we’ll take a look at two New Yorkers who have each shed their power pop skin on their latest releases in favor of something a bit different.
by John M. Borack Apple Jam Off the Beatle Track Roseta Productions (884501189064) Grade: ****1/2 Off the Beatle Track showcases authentic and affectionate Merseybeat re-creations of 14 tracks that John Lennon and Paul McCartney penned during the Beatles’ early years …
Palmdale is more than a nondescript California city. It’s the new “nom de rock” of former Letters to Cleo vocalist Kay Hanley and producer Linus of Hollywood.
New power pop discs to think about
Parker’s “Imaginary Television” is one of the most consistently impressive discs he has fashioned in quite some time.
This solid 21-song, two-disc set — compiled to coincide with the release of The Runaways motion picture — touches on most of Joan Jett’s important chart hits from her nearly 30 year solo career.
Anny Celsi and Laurie Biagini are the latest on the power pop playlist
NUSHU’s ‘Hula’ is an intoxicating amalgamation of girl-group sweetness and power poppin’ melodicism
Rejoice, pop fans: the first truly great record of 2010 has arrived, in the form of Seth Swirsky’s gorgeous “Watercolor Day.”
Lots to catch up on, starting with the latest from Australian pop guru Michael Carpenter, “Redemption #39.” And then there’s Nederglam!