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?
Singer-songwriter Jon Lindsay’s new single “Zebulon” is quite a fresh take on power pop, jazz-soul and rock ‘n’ roll.
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.