Tag Archives: power pop

Top 20 Albums of 2016

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    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 …

Top 40 Songs of 2016

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Lots and lots of superior music in 2016 by artists old and new, fairly bursting with melodic goodness and all that sort of stuff.

Reviews, Reviews, and More Reviews! 2016 Wrapup

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It’s been awhile since I’ve offered any of my bullheaded musical opinions around these parts; it’s been a hectic/jam-packed/stressful three months or so for me, mainly due to a deadline I had to meet for my next book, as well …

CD Review: The Armoires’ “Incidental Lightshow”

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THE ARMOIRES – Incidental Lightshow “I want to be more than a demographic,” the Armoires sing on “Responsible,” one of the key tracks on their affecting debut release, Incidental Lightshow. The dozen tracks here – sometimes haunting, sometimes joyous, always …