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.
There was so much great pop music released in 2011 — both by established artists and newcomers — that I had a tough time whittling my favorites down to just 20.
Overall, IPO 13 is a damned fine collection, with the many high points making it a more-than-welcome addition to any pop fans’ music library.
In an interview with singer/guitarist/songwriter Willem Hartong, he presents a band with a fun spirit and strong work ethic.
It’s the ’80s all over again! Tommy Tutone to release “A long Time Ago” on May 31 via SPV’s Yellow Label.
If you’re a fan of meat and potatoes pop with no frills and melodies and guitars galore, dive in to the band’s latest release, “No Chocolate Cake.”
A few Power Pop reviews of 2010 releases that some listeners may not have had the opportunity to check out yet.
“All’s Well That Ends Well,” Lukather’s sixth album, his writing and playing reach new levels.
Thomas Dolby will break his 20-year silence this year with a new studio album, “A Map of the Floating City.” First he releases “Oceanea,” a three-track EP.
Unlike many “best of” lists, this Best of 2010 list includes compilations.