REEL TO REAL : MUSIC DRAMA – BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

It’s impossible to be objective about Bohemian Rhapsody as I have been a Queen fan since 1977.

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ROCK’S NOT DEAD – YOU ARE!!! OCTOBER ROCKED!!!

I think I am almost giving up totally on reviews of new music altogether. After all, one can just simply listen to the music, what’s the point of detailed description of the music? Seriously!

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : THE OUTRYDERS – “HOLLOW VICTORY / SHOULD HAVE KNOWN”

It’s all about a love for Power Pop Rock N Roll and Western Australia’s The Outryders demonstrate this with a new double single!

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LIVE NEWS | PoP LEGENDS : BOB DYLAN RETURNS TO SINGAPORE!

Bob Dylan will make his way back to Singapore in August this year. The concert will be part of his Asia Tour, which also includes Hong Kong and other cities in the region. He was previously here in 2011 as part of Timbre’s Rock & Roots.

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ROCK HISTORY – THE KEY GENRES THAT MAKE UP POWER POP ROCK N ROLL PT. IV

If you’ve missed it, I’ve covered the primary colours of Power Pop, Pop and Pop-Rock thus far. Last but not least of course, I want to talk briefly about Rock N Roll.

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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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LIVE NEWS : BLUESFEST BRYON BAY 2018

An eclectic lineup for sure! Bluesfest Byron Bay promises a dynamic slate of rock ‘n’ artists – established and emerging – with a sprinkling of massive pop stars in the mix as well.

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PoP LEGENDS | NEIL YOUNG + PROMISE OF THE REAL – THE VISITOR [REVIEW]

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Another year, another Neil Young album.

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PoP LEGENDS | TOMMY KEANE (1958 – 2017)

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Power pop legend Tommy Keene has passed away “unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep,” according to his official website.

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PoP LEGENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL !!! : WEEZER – PACIFIC DAYDREAM

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.

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PoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : THRIFT STORE HALO – POP ROCKET

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.

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PoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL – HOW DO YOU SPELL HEAVEN

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.

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PoPTV | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : WEEZER – FEELS LIKE SUMMER

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Weezer pays tribute to GNR with the new music video for “Feels Like Summer”

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : THE DARKNESS – ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS

The Darkness are back with their fifth album Pinewood Smile, due for release October 6th through Cooking Vinyl.

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PoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL !!! : RICH MCCULLEY – OUT ALONG THE EDGES

Rich McCulley has been a popular singer-songwriter with Power of Pop and we have always done our best to plug his releases over the years. So we were pleased when Rich sent us his latest offering, Out Along the Edges.

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : THE DREAM SYNDICATE – HOW DID I FIND MYSELF HERE?

2017 is definitely shaping up to be an interesting year for our beloved music with the announcement of a new album from seminal alt-rockers The Dream Syndicate!

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PoP RECOMMENDS | RETROPOPROCKS : NEW ALBUMS FROM CHEAP TRICK, RIDE, MATTHEW SWEET & STYX!!!

So much music, too little time. We continue our periodic sharing of new albums from classic bands that refuse to lie down and give up. Fuck ‘relevance’ and enjoy critical recalls from power pop masters Cheap Trick and Matthew Sweet, 90s shoegazers Ride and even a surprisingly spry concept rock LP from Styx! Enjoy!!

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PoP RECOMMENDS | RETROPOPROCK : NEW ALBUMS FROM LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM CHRISTINE MCVIE, THE CHARLATANS, THE FEELIES AND THE SADIES!

More solid retro pop-rock in 2017 for your listening pleasure! A classic team up of erstwhile Fleetwood Mac members and a trio of seminal bands from the 80s/90s will keep you enjoying great new music!

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : THE DIVISIONISTS – DREAM LANDSCAPE

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London’s Divisionists release “Dream Landscape” single from debut Daybreak LP.

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PoPTV | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : FASTBALL – WE’RE ON OUR WAY

Power Pop Rockers Fastball recently released their 6th album, Step Into Light. 

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PoP RECOMMENDS | ROCK N ROLL : ROGER WATERS – IS THIS THE LIFE WE REALLY WANT?

The first studio album in nearly 25 years from Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters since Amused to Death (1992), as well as his first solo album in 12 years since Ça Ira (2005) finds Waters in familiar territory.

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PoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : SCREAMFEEDER – POP GUILT

Aussie alt-rock band Screamfeeder return with their first album in 12 years!

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POP RECOMMENDS : DEATH – CEASE FIRE

Legendary Detroit band Death has released their single “Cease Fire” and is available digitally via TryAngle Records. The track appears on a vinyl 45 along with “You Are What You Think” (from the Death LP N.E.W.) out. Both tracks along with two additional songs will be released on an EP coming this fall.

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