Tag: Powerpop

ALBUM REVIEW: POP4 – SUMMERALBUM REVIEW: POP4 – SUMMER

I am so sick and tired of defending ‘classic’ pop songwriting – why should the age of a genre ever come into the assessment of good music. Anyways, thankfully I have a musical representation of this argument in the form of Pop4’s brilliant album Summer. Comprising of Scott McPherson, KC Bowman, Kirk Adams and Andrea […]

KAMCO MUSIC: TYPEWRITER’S INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE NOW AVAILABLE ON ALL DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION PLATFORMSKAMCO MUSIC: TYPEWRITER’S INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE NOW AVAILABLE ON ALL DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION PLATFORMS

TypeWriter will be debuting new material from upcoming EP at Baybeats 2015 and will also be featuring new drummer Robin Chua (Livonia, Shelves). The band will be playing at the MIXTAPE stage on 26th June at 11pm. In the meantime, you can download/listen to their 2010 album, Indian Head Massage. iTunes Connect with TypeWriter https://www.facebook.com/typewriterband … […]

GARFIELDS BIRTHDAY KEEPS OLD FASHIONED POP MUSIC ALIVE WITH NEW ALBUM YOU ARE HEREGARFIELDS BIRTHDAY KEEPS OLD FASHIONED POP MUSIC ALIVE WITH NEW ALBUM YOU ARE HERE

For better or worse, Garfields Birthday is a Power of Pop kind of band. Meaning that the music of Garfields Birthday upholds all the principles that Power of Pop believes must exist in order for music to be vital and powerful. Strong melodies with classic pop-rock arrangements and an uncompromising attitude to make music that is all […]

THE LEGAL MATTERSTHE LEGAL MATTERS

Consisting of Chris Richards, Andy Reed and Keith Klingensmith, The Legal Matters, a powerpop supergroup of sorts combine their distinctive talents, experience and songwriting chops to produce an eponymous debut album that lives up to the bands & artists that served as inspirations. It isn’t difficult to detect the primary influences of The Beatles, Beach Boys, Big […]

DISCOVERED @ SPOTIFYDISCOVERED @ SPOTIFY

… and we’re back! Power pop is the original basis for this webzine’s existence so I thought it’d be appropriate to highlight all you needed to know about the foundations of true-blue original POWER POP. Enjoy… Thanks to the Breaking Bad finale, Badfinger is back in vogue. This British band originally consisted of Pete Ham, Ron […]

BLURB-O-RAMABLURB-O-RAMA

Here we go – your weekly dose of capsule reviews. COLORWAY – S/t Rock n’ roll will never die! This just might be power trio Colorway‘s manifesto on this eponymous debut. Rollicking numbers like “I’m Still Running” and “Live With Me” get the point across very succinctly. But singer-songwriter F Alex Johnson is also able […]

ZALLEN – S/T [REVIEW]ZALLEN – S/T [REVIEW]

Zallen (aka Mike Jones) has been laboring as an alternative pop artist for 15 years now and I have been awfully privileged to have been one of the few ‘in the know’. Zallen is a pop alchemist – able to take key 60s/70s pop influences and transform them into something personal and unique. This is obvious […]