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”.
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!
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!
Huxley Rittman is back with his merry band of Hitmen with the slinky blues-rock number, “Go Figure”.
Maryland power pop quartet Classified Frequency has released a super fun new music video for their single “No More Sex.”
Shelves are back with a new single and EP!
James is back with a new anthem in the vein of their massive hit, “Sit Down”.
Always a joy to discover a new artist that embraces the full potential of rock ‘n’ roll. On his new EP – Water Into Gold – Eric Frisch, digs deep into the well of country-folk goodness to deliver three gorgeous songs.
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.
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.
Love bands who put the quirky and offbeat back into rock ‘n’ roll, like Glasgow’s Peter Cat!
I mentioned new psych-rock outfit The Ego Ritual about a month ago over here. Continue reading “PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE EGO RITUAL – “CHAKRA MARACA””
You may laugh and scoff but I still believe in rock ‘n’ roll in whatever new forms it may take. So, here’s BATTS!
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.
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.
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.
The Coral – those Noughties era retro Brit-rockers are back with a new single and an upcoming new album due in August.
Dusted releases its video for “Dead Eyes” off the Blackout Summer album.
Check out the video of “Without Applause” off Horse Feathers’ new album, Appreciation.
90s power trio ASH is back!
Pretty stoked that Big Stir Records is turning out to be a major resource for Power Pop Rock N Roll!
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!
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.
This is absolutely great news for fans of our self-styled Power Pop Rock N Roll as the Big Stir label launches its assault on mainstream pop sensibilities with new music from Spygenius!
Since ‘indie pop’ does not quite have the same meaning as it’s original meaning – y’know C86, guitar pop music on independent labels etc – we will call the music played by folks like The Foxfires, “The New Rock N Roll”.