“Destroyer” marks the return of Guards!
Melbourne-based Rolling Blackouts Coast Fever make their bow on our shores tomorrow at the Laneway Festival. Which makes sense that the band has premiered a new single “Mainland”.
Check out the video for Guided By Voices’ new single “See My Field.” This track comes from the new album Space Gun, which will be released March 23rd on GBV, Inc.
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!
By now, you should be aware that we think that this young L.A. band is the face of the New Rock N Roll at the moment.
This is probably one of the toughest reviews I’ve ever written. Ever since I first listened to this debut full-length from Seattle’s Fleet Foxes, I’ve been wondering how in the world I would be able to string together a couple (or more) sentences that would do justice to this masterpiece! For a band to be able to meld the rustic melodic beauty of Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks’ Smile and the heartfelt echoes of 70s singer-songwriter movement, is almost unbelievable.
More pop than rock perhaps, Phillip Phillips’ new song has a strong early Coldplay vibe that is somewhat irresistible to listen to.
Another legend returns to bless us with a new album. This time it’s David Byrne!
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”.
“Here it comes, here it comes, here it comes…”
A new album by Guided By Voices, yet again!
Singer-songwriter Jon Lindsay’s new single “Zebulon” is quite a fresh take on power pop, jazz-soul and rock ‘n’ roll.
Bailing out Betsy are a 5 piece alternative rock band heavily influenced by the music powerhouses of the 1990s – from Stone Roses to Radiohead, Kula Shakers to Oasis, Red Hot Chilli Pepper to Black Crowes.
Please explain something to us – why is it not okay to ditch a sports team when they’re losing but perfectly fine to abandon a band when their new music is less than perfect?
Released in August this year, this somewhat overlooked gem is one of the finest examples of why power pop rock ‘n’ roll we love so much here at PoP will always be relevant and vital as long as folks like Celsi, Bragg & Maitland continued to make marvellous music like this!
Another year, another Neil Young album.
Pugwash has gone from a quartet back to singer-songwriter Thomas Walsh with new album Silverlake.
Aussie 90s pop underground outfit P76 return after a long hiatus with “Postcard from Bondi” and it’s a cracker!
Starcrawler, one of our favourite new bands, is back with a new single and new album announcement!
Power pop legend Tommy Keene has passed away “unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep,” according to his official website.
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!
Post-punk revivalists Some Kind of Illness have returned with a new album – Awakening.
“All Done With Rock N Roll”? We think not! If going by the melodic rock agenda of Boston-based Watts is any clue.