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.
A few Power Pop reviews of 2010 releases that some listeners may not have had the opportunity to check out yet.
Various artist holiday/Christmas CD’s can be tricky propositions, mainly because it’s pretty damned difficult to find one that’s aurally exciting from start to finish. As a matter of fact, 1991’s Yuletunes (featuring Shoes, Material Issue and other Midwest pop titans) …
With an unassuming name, unassuming hometown and unassuming track record when it comes to their erratic output, it would be hard to name a band as… well, unassuming as Shoes.