Social media is an integral marketing tool for blogs such as ours. Or at least that’s the conventional way of approaching the issue. But the fact is, most of the platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter suppress any opportunity for our posts being viewed by our followers unless we pay them money to advertise said post.(more…)
Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck In Time is an upcoming American documentary recounting the extraordinary life of author Kurt Vonnegut, and the 25-year friendship with Robert B. Weide – the filmmaker who set out to document it.(more…)
FUR When You Walk Away
Fur is a British rock band based in Brighton and is intent on recapturing the Britpop excellence of The Beatles, The Kinks, The Jam and Blur. When You Walk Away represents the band’s first full-length album after a series of well-received EPs and singles.(more…)
LYN LAPID In My Mind
Remember when young hot singers would be discovered via Youtube and feeling that the game had changed? Well, TikTok is now the path to a major label contract and the latest success story is that of Lyn Lapid.(more…)
The COVID-19 global panic has devastated the entertainment industry in 2020. This is the clearest sign – geek movie delay! After all, geek movies have been the biggest money-earners in recent times and the continued postponement is the best indication of how bad the global pandemic is.(more…)
If, like me, you believe that rock ‘n’ roll as defined in the 1970s by the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Queen, Elvis Costello et al is at the apex of popular music making, then anything by Brad Brooks is essential.(more…)
Wilco have released their 2nd single – “Everyone Hides” – off upcoming new album, Ode to Joy. The song is an energetic Lennonesque rocker with a memorable chorus that sneaks up on the listener.
Check out the music video below. Ode to Joy is released on Oct. 4, 2019 via dBpm Records.
… still there’s more …
ROCK’S NOT DEAD — YOU ARE!
AUSSIE ROCKERS LIVE UP TO THEIR NAME WITH “BEFORE YOU” & NEW EPONYMOUS EP!
GEEK OUT!!! HORROR : SCREAM ASIA FILM FESTIVAL 2018 – PART 2GEEK OUT!!! HORROR : SCREAM ASIA FILM FESTIVAL 2018 – PART 2
Continuing my rundown of the movies I am looking forward to at the upcoming Scream Asia Film Festival. Read Part 1.
SGFILM NEWS : SILVER ARTS FILM SHORTS AND FEATURESSGFILM NEWS : SILVER ARTS FILM SHORTS AND FEATURES
Fans of Singapore film should not miss the various screenings of local film shorts and features in the month of September.
Music films are all the rage now, it seems – and I do not mean musicals!
PoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : HUX & THE HITMEN – SOGGY OXYGENPoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : HUX & THE HITMEN – SOGGY OXYGEN
Faithful visitors to Power of Pop will know how much I am a fan of the music of young singer/songwriter/guitarist Huxley Rittman.
THE LISTENING BOOTH | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : THE DAHLMANNS – “AMERICAN HEARTBEAT”THE LISTENING BOOTH | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : THE DAHLMANNS – “AMERICAN HEARTBEAT”
The Dahlmanns return with “American Heartbeat”, a teaser for upcoming new album of the same name, dropping at the end of the month!
THE LISTENING BOOTH | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : KERRY COMPOST CHICOINE – “THOSE DAYS ARE OVER”THE LISTENING BOOTH | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : KERRY COMPOST CHICOINE – “THOSE DAYS ARE OVER”
Another new release from a member of the Pop Underground – this time, it’s Kerry Kompost Chicoine!
THE LISTENING BOOTH | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : FERNANDO PERDOMO – “CALIFORNIA MOON” FT. PAT SANSONETHE LISTENING BOOTH | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : FERNANDO PERDOMO – “CALIFORNIA MOON” FT. PAT SANSONE
A gorgeous country-inflected slow rocker from Fernando Perdomo featuring vocals from Pat Sansone (of Wilco, Autumn Defence fame).
PoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : BIRD STREETS – S/TPoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : BIRD STREETS – S/T
My favourite music revels in eclecticism – taking basic building blocks and constructing wildly imaginative creations that impress and surprise even the most jaded of music experts.
PoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : DOT DASH – PROTO RETROPoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : DOT DASH – PROTO RETRO
I have previously covered the music of DC power trio Dot Dash and will always be pleased to do so as they competently encapsulate everything Power of Pop stands for.
LIVE IN SINGAPORE | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : WHY ASH @ HARD ROCK CAFE IS ESSENTIALLIVE IN SINGAPORE | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : WHY ASH @ HARD ROCK CAFE IS ESSENTIAL
Our kind of music is under threat! But thank heavens ASH will be in town this coming Tuesday to give us a timely reminder of what the music world is missing!
THE LISTENING BOOTH | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE LEMON TWIGS – “SMALL VICTORIES”THE LISTENING BOOTH | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE LEMON TWIGS – “SMALL VICTORIES”
The Lemon Twigs (aka Brian and Michael D’Addario) recently announced that their second album, Go to School, would be released by 4AD on August 24th.
THE LISTENING BOOTH | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : HOTEL MIRA – “GINGER ALE”THE LISTENING BOOTH | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : HOTEL MIRA – “GINGER ALE”
Vancouver-based trio Hotel Mira (fka JPNSGRLS) is building up nicely to the new EP with its latest single, “Ginger Ale”.
SINGAPORE ROCKS!!! WHY YOU NEED TO BE AT MANNEQUINS EP LAUNCH!!!SINGAPORE ROCKS!!! WHY YOU NEED TO BE AT MANNEQUINS EP LAUNCH!!!
In many ways, the upcoming Mannequins EP launch show is a throwback to the recent past, a relic from a different age.
Good news for S-ROCK fans as Mannequins finally launch their new EP – Four – on Saturday 23th June.