There was so much great pop music released in 2011 — both by established artists and newcomers — that I had a tough time whittling my favorites down to just 20.
Overall, IPO 13 is a damned fine collection, with the many high points making it a more-than-welcome addition to any pop fans’ music library.
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 …
Pop fans have been eagerly anticipating The Red Button’s sophomore release, As Far As Yesterday Goes, and the new 12-track disc definitely does not disappoint.
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.”
A few Power Pop reviews of 2010 releases that some listeners may not have had the opportunity to check out yet.
Unlike many “best of” lists, this Best of 2010 list includes compilations.
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) …
Well, that only took seven years. After what seemed like an eternity of behind the scenes wrangling, the endless speculation of when the Beatles’ timeless music will finally be delivered digitally has finally been settled, with the most amazing back …
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.