Broken record time – 2017 has been an astonishingly bountiful year for lovers of POWER POP ROCK N ROLL! Add another fine record to the burgeoning list – Fernando Perdomo’s instant classic, The Golden Hour.
Every now and then, we come across a new release that is simply the very definition of what we like to call – POWER POP ROCK N ROLL! So, a warm PoP welcome to Thrift Store Halo.
Popular British 90s band Mansun were best known for their eclectic art-rock style that brought them critical acclaim and commercial success. Led by vocalist/rhythm guitarist Paul Draper, Mansun released four albums and split in 2003.
Lofi minimalist indie pop is the name of the game for Tall Friend.
Nick Heyward – best known as the cherubic frontman of 80s pop band Haircut 100 is back with another excellent retro-pop album – Woodland Echoes.
Firmly established PoP favourites return with Gord’s Horse, a cassette (!) of eight new songs.
Band of the year award must go to the ever dependable rock legends Guided By Voices as they release their 2nd (!) album of 2017, the impressive How Do You Spell Heaven.
Nicole Atkins is a brilliant retro-pop singer-songwriter that is intent on reviving the styles of 50s crooner music, 60s psychedelia, soul music, and the Brill Building style of writing in her work.
Ex-Black Crowe frontman continues his astute retro-rock assault on the senses with an excellent new album that is both funky and rootsy.
Dark Matter is Randy Newman’s first album of new songs in nine years and it is as smart, cynical and yet sentimental as one might expect.
Here’s one for the music lover that digs that middle ground between psychedelia and hard rock – Fear, the new EP from Los Angeles’ Tombstones in their Eyes.
In the PoP scheme of things, country-folk-rock music is as much THE NEW ROCK N ROLL as alt-rock so we are happy to recommend Elijah Ocean and his eponymous new album.
90s alt-rock is on the agenda for Amy O with new LP, Elastic, out now!
Ryan Wong (Cool Ghouls) finds time to release his own solo side project, a six-track EP, called More Milk.
Wow. Talk about a blast from the past! Today, Canada’s Label Obscura has reissued one of the best independent pop albums of the early 2000s – The Night And I Are Still So Young by The Heavy Blinkers. This is the first time this classic album will be released on vinyl.
Self-styled indie folk-pop trio Moonrise Nation released their debut album, Glamour Child, yesterday on Zinc Records, a label formed by Bobby Z of Prince’s band, The Revolution.
Retro-pop goodness is what Washington band Fruit Juice has in abundance, and is waiting to be discover on Bandcamp with their first full-length album Eat You Up.
Short, sharp, smart and scratchy. That more or less describes Melbourne alt-rock outfit The Stevens’ musical agenda.
“I think we took longer than expected to get used to John not being around, and playing music without his ‘voice’ being a part of it. We had to turn inward and do a little searching for a sound within ourselves.”
Hand Sand Hands (a.k.a. Jonathan Miller) is the kind of artist we need more of. Personal self-expression that pays no attention to what’s hip or cool.
Sometimes even the finest musicians need to step back and reinvent themselves in new ways in order for their music to grow. So it is with alt-rock ‘supergroup’ Lo Tom.
Fly I Will Because I Can is the third album from My Favourite Things, founded in Brooklyn by Dorothea Tachler (formerly of Igloo, The Swirlies, Alles Wie Gross).
Here we go! A new EP from Obedient Wives Club finally!!
This gorgeous new album from singer-songwriter Ralegh Long has been out for a bit but better late than never, we say!
Weird indie? Bizarro Americana? Who the hell knows! All we know is that Post Moves
play a strange game of musical chairs but we’re not going anywhere!