This New York-based trio takes sort of a “Foo Fighters Meet the Beatles” approach — evident in this exclusive video premiere for Goldmine.
The third installment of the five-volume series “Play On! Power Pop Heroes” is slated for release in October. Here is an excerpt from The Romantics chapter.
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.
Tons of excellent records have surfaced over the past several months, both new releases and on the reissue front. Let’s dig right in, shall we?
UK’s State Records label has a simple mission: “Our main aim is to make records that sound like records used to!”
In his latest book, Ken Sharp honors the musical innovators who built the genre’s foundation. Here is an excerpt from a chapter about the Flamin’ Groovies.
by John M. Borack 2014 seemed to be one of the best years in recent memory as far as new music goes; as a matter of fact, pretty much anything in the top 10 on the following list would …
Here are reviews of albums doing serious time on the CD player lately — yes, I’m old school — including Bobbleheads, Marshall Holland, Dwight Twilley, Pugwash, Marti Jones, Rob Bonfiglio, Shaen Faubert, Robert Crenshaw, Gail George, Dave Caruso, The New Trocaderos, The Connection, Edward O’Connell, The Hangabouts, Joe Sullivan, Jamie Hoover, The Jigsaw Seen, The Solicitors, Kylie Hughes, Aerial, Secret Powers and Dana Countryman.
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 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 …