Tag: KM

BEATLES FOREVER!BEATLES FOREVER!

Regular PoP visitors will be aware that I am a massive Beatles fan. The Fab Four (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison & Ringo Starr) were the first band I ever obsessed over as a teenager and Abbey Road – the band’s final LP – was the first album I ever owned. By that time, […]

WHAT IS POP MUSIC?WHAT IS POP MUSIC?

People sometimes ask why this website isn’t called Power of Rock when my musical tastes seem to gravitate towards rock rather than pop music. But this betrays a somewhat myopic understanding of what pop music actually is, and falls prey to the common misconception of pop. Strictly speaking, popular music as a ‘genre’ is utilised […]

WRITING ABOUT ROCK MUSIC!WRITING ABOUT ROCK MUSIC!

Definitely something I’ve wanted to do for a long long time! This is my dream – to get remunerated for talking about rock music!! It’s going to be a blast. Although targeted at music writers/bloggers, I believe that much of the content of this course will be relevant for anyone working or aspiring to work […]

KEVIN SAYS …KEVIN SAYS …

Wow. Just realised that I haven’t done one of these for some time now. So where am I? Caught between life’s necessities and the ‘luxuries’ of following your own dreams. And even in the latter case, trying hard to be true to myself. Over half of the year has gone by and I am putting […]