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 …
by John M. Borack The music of the Beatles – specifically the Revolver and Abbey Road records – was celebrated at a very special benefit concert at the Wilshire-Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles last month. Both of the iconic Beatles …
A recap of choice panels and performances, plus exclusive photos from the annual conference/festival in Austin, Texas.
A recap of choice panels and performances, plus exclusive photos and interviews from the annual festival/conference in Austin, Texas
Bruce Springsteen, Donovan, Heart and others make their presence felt at annual music conference/festival in Austin, Texas
A few Power Pop reviews of 2010 releases that some listeners may not have had the opportunity to check out yet.
Norwegian-born singer/songwriter lines up SXSW appearances, headlining tour to support self-titled effort
Lots to catch up on, starting with the latest from Australian pop guru Michael Carpenter, “Redemption #39.” And then there’s Nederglam!
Goldmine’s John Borack remembers the great Alex Chilton in his newly launched Power Pop Plus blog
Up ahead in the distance, as he was driving home in the early morning hours of Dec. 27, 1978, Jody Stephens could see what appeared to be an accident scene. Wanting to avoid a traffic snarl, Stephens recalls, “I detoured using another street.” Sadly, hours later, Stephens found out he knew who was in that crash. It was his former Big Star bandmate Chris Bell.