Aussie 90s pop underground outfit P76 return after a long hiatus with “Postcard from Bondi” and it’s a cracker!
Dave Kerzner hits the sweet spot between progressive and pop rock in his music making.
Staying power is not usually associated with Singapore bands but to the credit of The Pinholes, the quartet have been soldering on for over a decade in the unforgiving local music scene. The band celebrate this longevity with an entertaining new album – D’Antara Kita!
“All Done With Rock N Roll”? We think not! If going by the melodic rock agenda of Boston-based Watts is any clue.
We loved “Fields”, the first song we heard from this new album from Spirit Award and we are glad to report that Neverending fulfils its promise.
Where’s the music underground? It’s called The New Rock N Roll! Case in point : Scottish band The Decrees who’s intense rock style echoes the 80s legends Big Country!
For their upcoming album, Shame, Toronto-based Tough Age – now a trio – present tightly constructed punk-infused guitar rock that is perfectly demonstrated on single “Piquant Frieze”.
San Francisco’s The She’s return with all female rock and roll quartet, their sophomore album.
Faith Healer is yet another present from the music gods themselves, to re-assure us that pop excellence is still with us in 2017.
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.
Cristina Vane is a songstress and slide guitarist based in Los Angeles, who has just released a new EP, Troubled Sleep.
Aspiring ambient indie pop duo Causeway Youth make their bow with debut single “You Got Me”.
Glad to announce that SkyLove, the new EP from RONDO VITALE can now be pre-ordered from Bandcamp.
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.
One of the better pop releases we have listened to this year is the new album from Human Heat (a.k.a. Alex Schaaf) – All Is Too Much.
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!
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.
Matt Mocharnuk (a.k.a. Bittersweet Machines) is one of the finest purveyors of 80s-styled pop-rock out there in the modern rock wasteland.
New made in Singapore music releases!
Blues-rock still resonates, as Norway’s Captain Kill demonstrates on this visceral EP.
Canadian duo You’ll Never Get to Heaven have released their third full-length album, Images, and fans of 90s dreamy ambient pop music will find much to enjoy.
Now for something completely different! Here’s a combination of music and books that is fairly unique from Lusterlit.
How Power of Pop founder, singer-songwriter Kevin Mathews re-discovered the joy of making music for himself.
Singer-songwriter Fym Summer has released one of the best EPs of 2017 – the Luna EP. Read what Fym has to say about her journey so far…