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!
Pugwash has gone from a quartet back to singer-songwriter Thomas Walsh with new album Silverlake.
Power pop legend Tommy Keene has passed away “unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep,” according to his official website.
The best thing we can say about Breaking Muse, the new Mitch Friedman album, is that he really sounds like he’s having fun putting this together!
For their undying commitment to the power of pop, Weezer deserve to be recognised as PoP Legends! Evidence-in-chief – their latest album, Pacific Daydream.
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!
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?
Say hello to TRIP WIRE founded by Marty Schneider and Bill Hunt with support from the rhythm section of Stu Shader on drums and Jeff Shelton on bass.
Seems trite to keep foisting the ‘punk’ label on any music that is gritty and melodic at the same time. Power Pop Rock N Roll is how we prefer to describe the wondrous edgy music of A Giant Dog!
Alt-rock supergroup seems a fair description of Filthy Friends when its roster includes the likes of Peter Buck (REM), Corin Tucker (Sleater-Kinney), Kurt Bloch (Fastbacks), Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows) and Bill Rieflin (Ministry)!
Singapore pop-rock band TypeWriter returns in a big way with a new single, new music video and new EP.
Broken record time – 2017 has been an astonishingly bountiful year for lovers of POWER POP ROCK N ROLL! Add another fine record to the burgeoning list – Fernando Perdomo’s instant classic, The Golden Hour.
Every now and then, we come across a new release that is simply the very definition of what we like to call – POWER POP ROCK N ROLL! So, a warm PoP welcome to Thrift Store Halo.
Last time out, we took a closer look at POWER POP in our analysis of the key genres that make up our preferred musical styles. Next, we look at POP.
Nick Heyward – best known as the cherubic frontman of 80s pop band Haircut 100 is back with another excellent retro-pop album – Woodland Echoes.
Firmly established PoP favourites return with Gord’s Horse, a cassette (!) of eight new songs.
Band of the year award must go to the ever dependable rock legends Guided By Voices as they release their 2nd (!) album of 2017, the impressive How Do You Spell Heaven.
Milwaukee’s Telethon will release an ambitious new concept album titled The Grand Spontanean: A Tale Told In Five Acts, on September 29 via Halloween Records.
Weezer pays tribute to GNR with the new music video for “Feels Like Summer”
San Francisco guitar band The Lovebirds are back with a new single!
This gorgeous new album from singer-songwriter Ralegh Long has been out for a bit but better late than never, we say!
Too much music, so little time!
Which means that we will need to do more in pointing you, faithful reader, in the right direction. Here are some recent album recommendations for ya!
Great Grandpa began in Seattle in 2014 when guitarist & vocalist Patrick Goodwin recruited bassist Carrie Miller, drummer Cam LaFlam, and vocalist Alex Menne to form a humble rock band.
One of the most prolific bands in rock history no contest! Guided By Voices return with their 25th (!) album, How Do You Spell Heaven.
Gotta love The Lovebirds! The moment you hear that Dinosaur Jr + Teenage Fanclub fuzz guitar in the intro, you are hooked!