L.A. musician Jeff Cameron comes back twenty years later to re-assemble the old band for new release, “Bargofaxis.”
In this installment of Power Pop Plus, we’ll take a look at two New Yorkers who have each shed their power pop skin on their latest releases in favor of something a bit different.
by John M. Borack Apple Jam Off the Beatle Track Roseta Productions (884501189064) Grade: ****1/2 Off the Beatle Track showcases authentic and affectionate Merseybeat re-creations of 14 tracks that John Lennon and Paul McCartney penned during the Beatles’ early years …
The 20-something chaps in the band Locksley embrace both power pop and the sounds of the ‘60s while infusing a slightly reckless, “let’s have some fun” feel.
Palmdale is more than a nondescript California city. It’s the new “nom de rock” of former Letters to Cleo vocalist Kay Hanley and producer Linus of Hollywood.
New power pop discs to think about
Anny Celsi and Laurie Biagini are the latest on the power pop playlist
NUSHU’s ‘Hula’ is an intoxicating amalgamation of girl-group sweetness and power poppin’ melodicism
Rejoice, pop fans: the first truly great record of 2010 has arrived, in the form of Seth Swirsky’s gorgeous “Watercolor Day.”
Lots to catch up on, starting with the latest from Australian pop guru Michael Carpenter, “Redemption #39.” And then there’s Nederglam!