PAUL McCARTNEY Tug of War (Deluxe Edition) Concord Music Group/Hear Music ***** Pipes of Peace (Deluxe Edition) Concord Music Group/Hear Music *** The Paul McCartney reissue program continues with 1982’s Tug of War and 1983’s Pipes of Peace, …
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 …
by John M. Borack Kaufman – “Scratch” (No label listed) David Kaufman is a talented guitarist from the Los Angeles area whom I know strictly as a sideman, so I was a bit surprised when this solo CD arrived in …
Here’s the first installment of the Power Pop Plus blog’s “30 Reviews in Five Days” project, posting six CD reviews a day on five consecutive days
The fifth album by A Fragile Tomorrow finds the quartet expanding their musical palette and taking a leap forward in terms of production and performance.
Given The Who’s recent postponement of their scheduled Fall 2015 North American tour due to Roger Daltrey’s health issues, Fathom Events’ cinema screenings on Thursday, October 8th of The Who’s terrific new concert film, The Who Live In Hyde Park, was well timed.
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?