LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. Hörförståelse, REDSPENCER, YOUNG MAMMALS, THE PROPER ORNAMENTS & RAD HORROR!!!

Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep fighting the good fight. Here are streams of new music that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Discover! Enjoy!

LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. FAIRCHILD, THADDEUS ANNA GREENE, SELFOSS, IPANEMA COSMONAUTS & GLENN MELING!!!

Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep fighting the good fight. Here are streams of new music that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Discover! Enjoy!

PoP RECOMMENDS: FIVE #THENEWROCKNROLL ARTISTS TO CHECK OUT AT NEON LIGHTS FESTIVAL

We run the rule over the artists playing Neon Lights Festival on 26th and 27th November and find out who gets the PoP Recommendation! Enjoy!!

BLURB-O-RAMA FT. SKY BETWEEN LEAVES, RYAN ALLEN AND HIS EXTRA ARMS, PHIL AND LU, KRIEF & POSTER CHILDREN

From post-punk to power pop to soft rock to art music to grunge – it’s all #THENEWROCKNROLL to us!

SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: CLOUDS & SHADOWS + SHANNON LUKE

Our mission at Power of Pop as far as the Singapore Music Scene is concerned is to promote pop-rock + rock ’n’ roll music in whatever way possible. So it is with our great pleasure to highlight two singer-songwriters who have embarked on a rock ’n’ roll journey despite the Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: SAVAGES – ADORE LIFE

In general terms, the post-punk revival has overstayed its welcome – seriously, stop ripping off Ian Curtis and Joy Division already. But that judgement call does not fall on Savages. It’s fair to say that despite the band’s superficial association with this movement, the all-female quartet really are a class Continue Reading

ROCK HISTORY: JAPAN – QUIET LIFE (1979)

English band Japan never hid their influences, with The New York Dolls, Roxy Music, David Bowie and The Velvet Underground, readily apparent from their image and music. Consisting of David Sylvian (lead vocals, guitar), Richard Barbieri (synths, keyboards), Mick Karn (bass, sax, flute, backing vocals), Steve Jansen (drums, percussion, backing Continue Reading

THE DISAPPOINTED – WEIRD PEACE

Second EP from these Perth-based smart poppers finds them in the sweet G-spot between British post-punk and American new wave. Simply put – infectious melodies, bouncy rhythms, quirky lyrics and cool vibes overall. Seriously folks, they don’t make pop music like this anymore. This is the kind of pop, Power Continue Reading

SOUNDTRACK OF MY LIFE

NINETEEN EIGHTY A transitional year for me. I welcomed the new decade as a National Serviceman having enlisted on Boxing Day, 1979. But more importantly, my musical tastes were changing as well, significantly. Sometime in 1978, I had been exposed to punk when a JC friend played to my friends Continue Reading

TRIPWIRES – SPACEHOPPER [REVIEW]

This is epic Brit-rock at its finest. And when I say ‘Brit-rock’, I am basically referring to the psychedelic noise-rock outfits that have illuminated the British music scene in the 80s and 90s. Which roughly means references to post-punk, shoegaze and Britpop – sounds good to me! Reading outfit, Tripwires, Continue Reading