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.
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!
Since ‘indie pop’ does not quite have the same meaning as it’s original meaning – y’know C86, guitar pop music on independent labels etc – we will call the music played by folks like The Foxfires, “The New Rock N Roll”.
Thankfully, the weather was good enough this year to get a better video look back on Laneway Festival Singapore 2018! … still there’s more …
Chuffed to present new music from Seattle trio Naked Giants.
“Apparent 80s flair” – is that a new genre or something? Just kidding, it’s yet another example of 80s pop pervasive influence over modern indie pop as demonstrated this time by RANN.
Brilliant and easy-going sophisti-pop is the order of the day for Popincourt.
Check out the video for Guided By Voices’ new single “See My Field.” This track comes from the new album Space Gun, which will be released March 23rd on GBV, Inc.
Another legend returns to bless us with a new album. This time it’s David Byrne!
Musicians are first and foremost fans. Or they should be. So it’s heart-warming to come across Kai Danzberg who is very definitely one of the PoP faithful!
Simple Minds have announced a new album – Walk Between Worlds – to be released on 2nd February, with the new single, “Magic”.
The Limiñanas find the sweet spot between Velvet Underground drone and psych-rock in their upcoming new album, Shadow People, on January 19th.
When Roxy Music first appeared in the early 70s, they were the consummate art-rock combo.
Starcrawler, one of our favourite new bands, is back with a new single and new album announcement!
Remember, boys and girls, retro is good! BEECHWOOD is the best kind of retro!
Gotta love a rock ‘n’ roll band with eclectic influences!
Check out the new music video of “Sorry” from The She’s.
Dig the new breed! Yishay‘s brand of anthemic electro-rock is a breath of fresh air.
Los Angeles based Vista Kicks is Derek Thomas, Sam Plecker, Trevor Sutton, and Nolan LeVine. The quartet, originally met on the kindergarten playground in their hometown and are thus more than bandmates. They are lifelong friends and creative brothers with a knack for writing infectious songs and throwing a great Continue Reading
Hard rockers Small Town Titans hail from York Pennsylvania and already have two full-length albums under their belts.
Indie pop pioneer Morrissey returns with his 11th studio album, Low in High School, his first with BMG and out in mid-November.
Anyone with a smidgeon of the rock ‘n’ roll spirit in their hearts will celebrate a chorus that goes – “Fuck you, I’m still alive!”
Here’s another refreshing approximation of the progressive-art-pop-rock of the 80s from John Hickman. Highly reminiscent of Steven Wilson’s more high profile recent chart-topping work.
Intriguing collaboration between Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, two artists who have played at Laneway Singapore!
“Imagine Led Zeppelin at Madison Square Garden meets James Brown at the Apollo. Picture Tina Turner prowling the stage like Iggy Pop with vocals that conjure Aretha Franklin and Humble Pie’s Steve Marriott.”