THE LISTENING BOOTH | PoP LEGENDS : THIS IS QUEEN (SPOTIFY PLAYLIST)

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Are you still basking in the Bohemian Rhapsody afterglow? If so, I would recommend that you check out the official Spotify playlist for Queen.

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ROCK’S NOT DEAD — YOU ARE!!

The demise of our beloved Rock Music has been declared for many years now. But the fact of the matter that in the last few years, there has been a surfeit of dynamic hard rock music that has been made – more than enough to satisfy diehard fans worldwide.

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PoP20 | PoP LEGENDS : OLÉ ELO – WHAT JEFF LYNNE/ELO MEANS TO … (2001)

Back in the hazy-dazy days of 2001, I had put together a feature on one of my favourite bands, the Electric Light Orchestra, which included reviews of then-new album Zoom and the Eldorado re-issue and Flashback boxset. 

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | PoP LEGENDS : NEIL YOUNG [SPOTIFY PLAYLIST]

Definitely amongst our top ten favourite artists, here’s our PoP Legends playlist for the genius that is Neil Young!

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PoP RECOMMENDS | RETROPOPOCK : NEW ALBUMS FROM DAVID BYRNE, YO LA TENGO, THE DECEMBERISTS AND GO-KART MOZART!!!

It’s March 2018 and we have been blessed – in this new year – by new albums from veteran artists that hold up against all the young upstarts! Enjoy!

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | POP10 FT. YO LA TENGO, LUCIUS (WITH ROGER WATERS), MOOSE BLOOD, THE BREEDERS, DRYSPELL, UNDER THE OAK, JOSH ROUSE, GIRL RAY, THE FLESHTONES, LLLL (WITH YEULE) [SPOTIFY PLAYLIST]

Spotify playlist where we spotlight new modern rock music that we are confident you have probably never heard of BUT definitely should!

This week’s recommendations!

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | POP10 FT. AUGIE MARCH, ROAMING HERDS OF BUFFALO, LYNN TAYLOR & THE BARFLIES, BLAKE BROWN & THE AMERICAN DUST CHOIR, CAITLIN CANTY, KITTEN, RICH GIRLS, RUSSIAN BATHS, THE LAGOONS, THE SCANERS [SPOTIFY PLAYLIST]

New feature! A (hopefully) weekly Spotify playlist where we spotlight new modern rock music that we are confident you have probably never heard of BUT definitely should!

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GENERATION GAP! – VARIOUS ARTISTS (PLAYLIST)

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Putting together the recent Beatles playlists had got me thinking about whether the Fab Four is ‘relevant’ to our modern times. That got me deep into discovery mode to construct a playlist of music that had been released in the last two years, which in my mind owe a thing or two to The Beatles and/or the pop-rock music of the past.

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ROCK HISTORY: THE BEATLES – REVOLUTION IN THE HEAD (PLAYLIST)

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“With every song that I write, I compare it to the Beatles. The thing is, they only got there before me. If I’d been born at the same time as John Lennon, I’d have been up there.”

This mind-boggling quote comes from Noel Gallagher. The self-delusion is obvious but the fact that Gallagher has made a career out of plagiarism is proof of how wrong this statement is. If not for the inspiration of The Beatles (and many others), nobody would have even heard of Noel Gallagher (sounds like heaven!).

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ROCK HISTORY: THE BEATLES – TOPPERMOST OF THE POPPERMOST (PLAYLIST)

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Here’s part one of a playlist put together to celebrate The Beatles’ entry into the streaming services. This playlist covers the Fab Four’s early years of Beatlemania (1963 – 65) whereby in 2 short years, the band released SIX albums and numerous non-album singles and EPs, the majority of which were filled with ground-breaking, iconoclastic pop music. Enjoy!

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