On the occasion of Sir Paul McCartney’s 75th birthday, let’s take a look at his five best solo releases – and five that don’t quite measure up. …
by John M. Borack Laurence Juber – “Fingerboard Road” (Solid Air Records) Former Wings guitarist Laurence Juber has released nearly 20 (!) records of exquisite acoustic guitar musings, and on Fingerboard Road the Grammy-winning musician tosses in three originals alongside …
This New York-based trio takes sort of a “Foo Fighters Meet the Beatles” approach — evident in this exclusive video premiere for Goldmine.
Every now and again a gem of a power pop tune can be found in a most unexpected place. Here are 10 that raised a couple of eyebrows and our attention.
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.
It’s been 30 years since John Lennon was shot and killed outside his New York apartment, but for his family, friends and fans, the loss sometimes feels as fresh as if it was yesterday.
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.
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!
Goldmine’s John Borack remembers the great Alex Chilton in his newly launched Power Pop Plus blog