It’s not too difficult to place Jennie Vee’s influences. The atmospheric, banks of guitar style on new EP Suffer are highly reminiscent of 80s/90s dream pop / shoegaze.
Here’s a fun rock ‘n’ roll treat for ya! Two great new rock bands for the price of one! Get the High Waisted / The Coax split single now!
Howard Ivans is really the musical vehicle for singer-songwriter Ivan Howard’s creative impulses. Howard is no stranger to the modern indie rock landscape being a integral member of The Rosebuds and GAYNGS.
According to Brian and Michael D’Addario, this Brothers of Destruction EP consists of songs left over from the Do Hollywood sessions.
Faith Healer is yet another present from the music gods themselves, to re-assure us that pop excellence is still with us in 2017.
Mind blown. In the worst of possible times to write, record and produce rock music, perhaps that is the time where we are able to discern the most passionate and obsessive rock creators out there.
The legendary Gram Parsons once remarked that “country rock” was a misnomer and for him, rock ‘n’ roll included country music. Well, that certainly applies to Nikki Lane and new album Highway Queen.
For his 4th studio album, classic pop singer-songwriter Dent May continues his explorations into elegant and whimsical pop music.
Not really a ‘best of’ compilation, more of a historical document of a chronological listing of The Doors singles (A and B sides).
Legendary singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn is back with Bone on Bone, his first album since 2011 and it’s a cracker!
Yacht rock lovers rejoice as singer-songwriter Michael McDonald comes up with Wide Open, his first album in almost a decade.
If like us you feel upset that our beloved rock ‘n’ roll seems to have lost its cultural importance in 2017, don’t fret, cuz there’s still great NEW rock ‘n’ roll music being produced out there.
The PoP faithful would be by now, familiar with our love and respect for one-man-band Bittersweet Machines (a.k.a. Matt Mocharnuk) and his ongoing obsession with channelling 80s post-punk into modern rock vignettes.
Singer-songwriter Ethel Yap’s eponymous debut EP is a joyous demonstration of mature songwriting.
The third album since Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark’s comeback with History of Modern in 2010 finds the duo of Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys revert to their earliest Kraftwerk-influenced sound on The Punishment of Luxury.
We are writing about Izzy Rocks not because his new album – Metamorphosis – is slickly produced, perfectly played or market researched to an inch of its life.
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart (a.k.a. singer-songwriter Kip Berman) continues to do what he does best – filter a deep affection for 80s indie pop into contemporary rock structures, with some aplomb.
Alt-rockers Dead Stars have a new albumout! The PoP faithful will be aware of our affection for this Brooklyn outfit. Will new album Perfect Patterns still hit all the right spots?
Damn, this is an easy album to get into. Singer-songwriter Anderson has followed up his acclaimed 2014 debut, The Weaver’s Broom, with the stunning City of Vines.
Say hello to TRIP WIRE founded by Marty Schneider and Bill Hunt with support from the rhythm section of Stu Shader on drums and Jeff Shelton on bass.
Seems trite to keep foisting the ‘punk’ label on any music that is gritty and melodic at the same time. Power Pop Rock N Roll is how we prefer to describe the wondrous edgy music of A Giant Dog!
Alt-rock supergroup seems a fair description of Filthy Friends when its roster includes the likes of Peter Buck (REM), Corin Tucker (Sleater-Kinney), Kurt Bloch (Fastbacks), Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows) and Bill Rieflin (Ministry)!
Comforting to note that Grizzly Bear have about two million monthly listeners at Spotify – which means that their brand of eclectic experimental pop music does have an audience.
For his latest album, To the Bone, singer-songwriter Steven Wilson was very specific about the type of sound he was trying to achieve viz. 80s progressive pop.
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.