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!
Melbourne singer-songwriter Nick Batterham has a new album – Golden Boy – that is one for the PoP faithful to savour from start to finish.
It’s March 2018 and we have been blessed – in this new year – by new albums from veteran artists that hold up against all the young upstarts! Enjoy!
We really do adore new bands that live in their own little bubble and don’t quite give a fuck about what’s happening in the mainstream music industry. Latest case in point – NYC’s Acid Dad!
A heartfelt throwback to the glory rock ‘n’ roll days of the ’70s, Life on Mars evokes everything that made rock music so special way back when.
Blast from the past! Out of the 90s Pop Underground to be exact. Check out the remastered Fresher Tin Villages, the excellent 1998 album from singer-songwriter KC Bowman, now available at Bandcamp!
A gentle reminder that 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Power of Pop and we continue to re-post items from the past. Today, it’s a review from 14 years ago! Enjoy!
Another week, another Spotify playlist where we spotlight new modern rock music that we are confident you have probably never heard of BUT definitely should!
Shell of a Shell started as a bedroom side project for Chappy Hull that never released any recordings. Eager to play out when he wasn’t busy with other bands, Chappy asked Nick Swafford, Noel Richards, and Dylan Liverman to fill out the sound he had laid out in the earlier demos to be more of a “real” band.
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.
Here’s one for fans of 70s glam rock – Bowie, T. Rex – as expressed by acolytes in the 80s (The Cure), the 90s (Suede) and the 00s (Dandy Warhols). Lostdog in Loveland might be a bit under the radar but a tidy discovery for those in the know.
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!
A dynamic pop EP we missed first time out that caught our attention recently, Purkinje’s Voyager deserves the spotlight.