Tag Archives: power pop

Check out the Top 20 pop albums of 2012

LPs on turntable

2012 was a great year for new music, with albums from former major label favorites sharing space with releases from relative upstarts from the indie pop world. For my money, here’s a look at the best of the best from last year.

Get the scoop on the latest pop releases

BANGLES

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.

Gin Blossoms are back

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.”