Tag Archives: International Pop Overthrow

Top 20 Albums of 2016

    Here ’tis – my list of the top 20 albums of 2016. It was a solid year for new releases, but these are the ones that in particular perked up my ears, set my toes a-tappin’ and caused …

CD Review: “International Pop Overthrow, Volume 18”

by John M. Borack Various Artists: “International Pop Overthrow, Volume 18” Pop Geek Heaven (PGH-37) Grade: ***1/2 The International Pop Overthrow CD collection – which for the past several years has included a whopping 65+ tracks on three discs – …

Reviews, Reviews and More Reviews

by JOHN M. BORACK LINUS OF HOLLYWOOD – SOMETHING GOOD Breezy, summery and instantly likeable pop sounds abound on this one, the fourth release (not counting compilations) from the highly talented Mr. Of Hollywood. Something Good (quite the apt, yet …

Get the scoop on the latest pop releases

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.

Rave On: Believe in this International Pop Overthrow

Lovers of melodic pop, power pop, soft pop, mod pop and/or psych pop (whew!) have been digging David Bash’s International Pop Overthrow music festival — and the various-artists CD compilation that bears the same name — for the past 11 years. The latest installment, International Pop Overthrow, Volume 11 (Not Lame Recordings) is a triple-CD, 66-track extravaganza that contains some sublimely sweet slices of melodic yumminess just waiting to be discovered.