From The Byrds to Big Star to The Soft Boys to R.E.M. to Felt to Teenage Fanclub and beyond, jangle-pop has always held a special place for lovers of Power Pop Rock N Roll. Now, add The Love-Birds to the list.
Good news for S-ROCK fans as Mannequins finally launch their new EP – Four – on Saturday 23th June.
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.
Maggie Rogers releases her first new music of 2018 with “Fallingwater”.
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.
Philadelphia-based band Oldermost, have announced the release of their fourth album, How Could You Ever Be The Same? (out July 13th via AntiFragile Music). In conjunction, the band is sharing the album’s rollicking, anthemic lead single “The Danger of Belief”.
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.
Astral Drive is songwriter and producer Phil Thornalley’s vision of a long lost album from the 1970s that only existed in his own mind. A labour of love that is very much the statement of a lifelong music fan living in the modern world.
The Coral – those Noughties era retro Brit-rockers are back with a new single and an upcoming new album due in August.
London-based soul quintet, Mamas Gun are sharing their new single “On The Wire” – the latest to be taken from their Golden Days album, due out this Friday (May 18) via Candelion.
Dusted releases its video for “Dead Eyes” off the Blackout Summer album.
Enjoy the stomping new single – “Stones” from Whitney Fenimore’s upcoming EP, Battle Within.
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!
One of my favourite up and coming artists – San Mei – is back with a new single “Wonder”.
Sean Lam’s Hanging Up the Moon project has become akin to a loyal friend – dependable and consistent in providing comfort, solace and joy!
New music from Thrift Store Halo! Check out the new singles “Every Time With You” and “Concrete Sky”!
Two things to consider when assessing the relative value of Ugly in the Morning’s 3 Or More If You Can Afford It – its eclectic rock agenda and its sophisticated songwriting.
A reminder that Squeeze – with the only original member being singer-guitarist Glenn Tillbrook – performs in Singapore on Friday May 4th at the UCC Hall, NUS.
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!
I am on a quest to find authentic Power Pop Rock N Roll bands out there in the modern rock wasteland and discovered a pretty cool trio calling themselves The Echo Wrecks.
Four, the new EP from Mannequins, is simply one of the best pop-rock releases in 2018. Check out my review here.
I caught up with the lads – Darren John Aw, Gabriel Christopher Lim, Timothy Lloyd Bracken and Russell Andrew Clunies-Ross – for the stories behind the songs on Four.
“Existence is painful/Resistance, if you’re able”
Major changes afoot at the JPNSGRLS camp as remaining original member Charlie Kerr introduces new outfit Hotel Mira with guitarist Colton Lauro and bassist Mike Noble and new single “3AM Lullaby”.
The return of pop-rockers Mannequins is surely one of the best things to happen in the Singapore music scene in 2018!