Tag Archives: Elvis Costello

Book review – Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink Blue Rider Press If Elvis Costello had gone back to the hoover factory immediately after making My Aim is True, his debut album in 1977, this book would be a little more than …

30 Reviews in Five Days, Pt. 1


Here’s the first installment of the Power Pop Plus blog’s “30 Reviews in Five Days” project, posting six CD reviews a day on five consecutive days

Brandon Schott – “Crayons & Angels”


by John M. Borack  LA-based singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Brandon Schott’s brand new one, Crayons & Angels, is something of a soft-pop tour de force, brimming with shimmering melodies, winsome innocence, and some beautiful vocal arrangements. It’s reminiscent of early Harry Nilsson at …

Check out the Top 20 pop albums of 2012

LPs on turntable

2012 was a great year for new music, with albums from former major label favorites sharing space with releases from relative upstarts from the indie pop world. For my money, here’s a look at the best of the best from last year.