I have previously covered the music of DC power trio Dot Dash and will always be pleased to do so as they competently encapsulate everything Power of Pop stands for.
Two experimental artrock bands get together to make sweet music together.
I have been a fan of Bittersweet Machines (a.k.a. Matt Mocharnuk) ever since I reviewed his debut release, Solituda, in 2012. I believe I described the experience as an “eargasm!”
LA-based, indie rock outfit Harvey Trisdale recently shared their lead single “Baby” and announced their upcoming self-titled EP.
Colorway return with another album that reflects just about everything I believe in as far as music making is concerned and how! Continue reading “PoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : COLORWAY – THESE ARE THE DAYS”
It’s all about a love for Power Pop Rock N Roll and Western Australia’s The Outryders demonstrate this with a new double single!
It bears remembering during these times when everybody is smugly dismissing rock ‘n’ roll as a vital musical force that there are bands who demonstrate that this point of view is simply bullshit. Case in point – Lead Pony.
I’m often at a loss as to why people find my obsession with Power Pop Rock N Roll incomprehensible. All I’m looking for is music that is ‘real’ and resonates with my own unique tastes. Real music made by real people. Case in point – Trip Wire.
From The Byrds to Big Star to The Soft Boys to R.E.M. to Felt to Teenage Fanclub and beyond, jangle-pop has always held a special place for lovers of Power Pop Rock N Roll. Now, add The Love-Birds to the list.
Pretty stoked that Big Stir Records is turning out to be a major resource for Power Pop Rock N Roll!
Sean Lam’s Hanging Up the Moon project has become akin to a loyal friend – dependable and consistent in providing comfort, solace and joy!
Melbourne singer-songwriter Nick Batterham has a new album – Golden Boy – that is one for the PoP faithful to savour from start to finish.
A heartfelt throwback to the glory rock ‘n’ roll days of the ’70s, Life on Mars evokes everything that made rock music so special way back when.
Blast from the past! Out of the 90s Pop Underground to be exact. Check out the remastered Fresher Tin Villages, the excellent 1998 album from singer-songwriter KC Bowman, now available at Bandcamp!
Shell of a Shell started as a bedroom side project for Chappy Hull that never released any recordings. Eager to play out when he wasn’t busy with other bands, Chappy asked Nick Swafford, Noel Richards, and Dylan Liverman to fill out the sound he had laid out in the earlier demos to be more of a “real” band.
New Singapore music releases from the underground that might just pique your interest. Discover the true Singapore music alternative right here, right now!
The world is as we make it. So what if the modern pop industry ignores rock ‘n’ roll in favour of hip hop? Well, we don’t give a fuck as long as bands like Watts keeps the spirit alive!
The jangly sound of modern indie pop drives the new single from Aussie band Vacations.
A nice little pop-rock ditty from Koji deserves some attention from rock music fans looking for some genuine melodic intent.
High on the agenda of Charleston quartet The High Divers is a soulful brand of rock ‘n’ roll that will get the listener moving for sure!
Dryspell’s “You Without Me” is a pulsating, driving melodic rock track that demands your attention!
Musicians are first and foremost fans. Or they should be. So it’s heart-warming to come across Kai Danzberg who is very definitely one of the PoP faithful!
Released in late 2017, this split 7″ is a brilliant reminder that Power Pop Rock N Roll is still alive and kicking!
Laid back chilled-out rock ‘n’ roll with a melodic edge is what N.Z. band DateMonthYear delivers with new single “March”.
Melodic rock. Edgy tunes. Fuck care attitude.
Made in Singapore. Basically, SINGAPORE ROCK or S-ROCK? Does this fantastical beast still exist on our shores or is the Singapore Music scene all about smooth jazz-soul-pop vibes?