Fans of Retro-pop are drooling over the new releases from the Gallagher brothers. We say fuck them and instead spend your time and money on brothers Aaron and Keiren Jolly a.k.a. The Naturals!
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!
Anyone with a smidgeon of the rock ‘n’ roll spirit in their hearts will celebrate a chorus that goes – “Fuck you, I’m still alive!”
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”.
What is impressive about Visions of a Life, the new album from Wolf Alice is its sheer eclecticism within the modern pop-rock spectrum.
Here’s another refreshing approximation of the progressive-art-pop-rock of the 80s from John Hickman. Highly reminiscent of Steven Wilson’s more high profile recent chart-topping work.
San Francisco’s The She’s return with all female rock and roll quartet, their sophomore album.
Always room for new approaches to rock ‘n’ roll as Race the Tide (viz. singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Jesse Macht) demonstrates.
Rock is dead? Well, maybe as far as the mainstream is concerned BUT thanks to the internet, singer-songwriters like Linda Perhacs continue to make awesome new music for an appreciative albeit niche audience.
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!
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.
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.
Up-and-coming Singaporean rock band Chasing Daylight released their debut single “In This Moment” via a music video recently.
For a band that has been around since the turn of the century, TypeWriter has only managed to release one album, the two-disc Indian Head Massage. But in the case of TypeWriter, it has always been about quality over quantity, the music being the paramount consideration.
DEON remains one of our great pop-rock exponents in the local music scene. It’s been awhile since we featured DEON here and are thankful that Music Matters Live 2017 provides us with this opportunity as we talked to Deon Toh, the voice behind the band.
FuzzCulture hail from India and their brand of electro-rock will keep audiences grooving when they perform at Music Matters Live ’17.
Indian rock band Yesterdrive cite the influences of The Cure, The Ramones and The Band of Horses as being critical to their music, which is right up our alley.
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.