PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE RACHETS – “DOTARD ON THE DIAL”

The Rachets (Ashbury Park, NJ) sound like a cross between The Clash, The ‘Mats and The Hold Steady. Which is fine with me!

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PoPTV : THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : BAKERS IN SPACE – “WASTING YOUTH”

Good to hear that James Lye who played guitar with me in The Groovy People years back has set up his own label – Maker Records, and it has released the new single from Bakers in Space.

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PoP TV | POP POWER : SHANNON LUKE – “THE SURVEY” (OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO)

A rare thing indeed to come across a pop song that addresses the social issues of Singapore but Shannon Luke has done exactly that with his latest single, “The Survey”.

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE REFUSERS – “DISOBEY”

When Trump became President, there was lots of talk about how resistance to his administration would inspire loads of protest music similar to the 80s with Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. Has not quite panned out that way, so thank goodness for Seattle’s The Refusers!

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE SWAGGER – “HEART ‘N’ SOUL”

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London rockers The Swagger release their new single “Heart ‘N’ Soul” which continues in the vein of their debut EP (2016) i.e. a ballsy amalgam of ’90s Britpop and ’00s garage-punk that deserves our attention!

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : HUX & THE HITMEN – “GO FIGURE” (UNOFFICIAL VIDEO)

Huxley Rittman is back with his merry band of Hitmen with the slinky blues-rock number, “Go Figure”.

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PoPTV | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : CLASSIFIED FREQUENCY – “NO MORE SEX”

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Maryland power pop quartet Classified Frequency has released a super fun new music video for their single “No More Sex.”

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : ERIC FRISCH – “WATER INTO GOLD”

Always a joy to discover a new artist that embraces the full potential of rock ‘n’ roll. On his new EP – Water Into GoldEric Frisch, digs deep into the well of country-folk goodness to deliver three gorgeous songs.

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PoPTV | PoP LEGENDS : GANG OF FOUR – “LUCKY”

Guitarist Andy Gill might be the only original member of Gang of Four remaining but that does not take away from the vitality or relevance of the band’s new music.

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : COLD FRONTS – “FANTASY DU JOUR”

The Philly-based indie rock band Cold Fronts recently shared the music video for the title track off their sophomore album Fantasy Du Jour which came out April 20 through Sire Records. The video was produced and directed by Peter English.

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : PETER CAT – “HAND THROUGH HAIR”

Love bands who put the quirky and offbeat back into rock ‘n’ roll, like Glasgow’s Peter Cat!

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE 131ERS – “CRAZY”

The 131ers premiere a new video for their song “Crazy” today, from their new album Nothing’s As It Should Be out on June 15.

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : VALLEY QUEEN – “SUPERGIANT”

Valley Queen have dropped the video for their excellent title-track “Supergiant” from their debut full-length to be released July 13 on Roll Call Records.

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : JUNKY LOVE – “LOVE & LUST”

Singer-songwriter Axel Loughrey – previously a solo artist on All Sorted!?! Records – is now part of Junky Love (with Deniz Erdal), a new three piece rock n roll band based in London.

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE CORAL – “SWEET RELEASE”

The Coral – those Noughties era retro Brit-rockers are back with a new single and an upcoming new album due in August.

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : DUSTED – “DEAD EYES” [MUSIC VIDEO]

Dusted releases its video for “Dead Eyes” off the Blackout Summer album.

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : HORSE FEATHERS – “WITHOUT APPLAUSE”

Check out the video of “Without Applause” off Horse Feathers’ new album, Appreciation.

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PoPTV | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : PLASTICSOUL – “THERAPY” [MUSIC VIDEO]

Pretty stoked that Big Stir Records is turning out to be a major resource for Power Pop Rock N Roll!

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : DIRTY PERFECT – “TELL ME (BEFORE THE SHOW)” [LIVE IN STUDIO]

Luke Buirski – a singer, songwriter, guitarist who channels his love for classic rock into highly potent modern rock nuggets – is back with a new project, Dirty Perfect!

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PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : QUIET SLANG – “DIRTY CIGARETTES” [MUSIC VIDEO]

Last year, Quiet Slang released We Were Babies & We Were Dirtbags, an EP comprised of two Beach Slang songs and two covers from The Replacements and Big Star.

Simply put, Quiet Slang is the chamber pop side project of Beach Slang frontman James Alex.

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