Tag: power pop

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Glenn Morrow, “Glenn Morrow’s Cry for Help”

With a new band behind him and a reinvigorated spirit, Hoboken, New Jersey legend (and yes, that phrase is completely justified) Glenn...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Big Star, “The Best of Big Star”

So here’s the short version – Stax Records, in conjunction with Ardent, has finally released a sensible compilation of Big...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Chris Price, “Stop Talking”

  This sophomore effort from heralded producer/musician Chris Price is a revelation.  I found it, thanks to the excited...

Music, Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll

Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll #6: Mixing Up the Medicine

(Archive.) A long time ago — not long after my brief and inglorious tenure with We Saw The Wolf, in fact — I directed a church choir....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Gerry Devine & the Hi-Beams, “Fire Lane”

Many of these songs pick up where the Beatles' excursions into country ended once they discovered acid....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Hangabouts, “Kits & Cats & Saxon Wives”

The Hangabouts, a hearty trio from the Detroit area, have just unleashed their sophomore full length album, Kits & Cats & Saxon...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Wade Jackson, “Crown & Cathedral”

Once again, Australian pop master Wade Jackson returns with a brand new album and a different direction.  Nearly two years after his...

Music, Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll

Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll #5: Beneath the Underdog

(Archive.) Thursday, April 7, 2016 I never end up taking a screenshot of that Craigslist ad that led me to Tom, but I still have the e-mail...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Blood Rush Hour, “Who Folds First”

The Blood Rush Hour simply knocked us all out with 2014’s And Then… The Unthinkable Happened, with its incredible mixture of...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Anton Barbeau, “Magic Act”

  I should probably be slapped for having overlooked this album; it’s been out for a while and somehow wound up mixed in at the...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Gretchen’s Wheel, “Sad Scientist”

Lindsay Murray, who is the heart, mind and voice behind Gretchen’s Wheel, certainly knows how to craft and execute a damned fine pop...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Brenyama, “Euphoria Love”

This neo-psychedelic duo from Highland Park, New Jersey is the husband-and-wife duo of Maki and Richard Brenner; they signed to Marty...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Derrick Anderson, “A World of My Own”

A lot of interesting things can be said about Derrick Anderson, the Los Angeles-based bass guitar master; for a start, he’s now...

Album Reviews, Music, New Artists

Album Review: The Flywheels, “I’m for the Flowers”

There is an automatic sense of sadness to this album, the debut of San Francisco’s power-pop wonders, The Flywheels.  While this...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: R. Stevie Moore and Jason Falkner, “Make It Be”

This is quite a pairing: R. Stevie Moore, the prolific DIY legend who has released hundreds of cassettes (and albums) over the decades and...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Wade Jackson, “She Burn”

Back in the early autumn, Popdose introduced you to Wade Jackson, the Australian multi-instrumentalist powerhouse whose Whiskey Alpha Delta...

Music, Music Videos

POPDOSE VIDEO OF THE WEEK: PETER HOLSAPPLE, “Don’t Mention The War”

This is an amazing moment; a new single from one of our greatest songwriters/musicians/singers.  A heartbreakingly powerful track and...

Music

WHAT I LISTENED TO DURING THE HOLIDAYS…

Two-plus weeks at home is a lot of time to unwind, if one doesn’t have travel plans.  And come the holidays, I...

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Video Premieres

Popdose Exclusive Video Premiere: Anton Barbeau, “Black Lemon Sauce”

International indie hero Anton Barbeau, who writes, performs and produces original music of the “pre-apocalyptic psychedelic...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Those Pretty Wrongs, “Mystery Trip”

I don’t know how this one snuck past me, but I’m happy to present on behalf of Popdose the latest video from Those Pretty...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

POPDOSE SINGLE PREMIERE: JIMMY STEPHENS, JR. & THE BLUES CITY ROAD DOGS, “I Wish It Was Christmas”

Popdose is very pleased to present to you, as an exclusive premiere, the new holiday single from Memphis’ own boys, Jimmy Stephens...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Youngest, “See It Through”

See It Through is the sophomore effort from La Grange, Texas’ The Youngest.  This four piece delivers a crisp, textured, rock...

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Album Review: The Legal Matters, “Conrad”

Two years ago, Popdose introduced you to The Legal Matters, the brilliant Michigan-based trio of Keith Klingensmith, Chris Richards and...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Weeklings, “The Weeklings Studio 2”

And once again, New Jersey’s finest Beatles-oriented band. The Weeklings, have returned with their second album, the aptly-titled The...

EP Reviews, Music

EP Review: Matt Tarka, “Surely Late”

Washington D.C. native Matt Tarka is set to release his 4th recorded work (2 singles and now 2 E.P.’s), the 4 song Surely Late. ...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Wade Jackson, “Whiskey Alpha Delta Echo”

This is one of those “holy shit” albums – that moment when the first guitar riffs come chiming in and the rush of...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Single Premiere: The Cynz, “Devil in the Details”

By now, you should be pretty familiar with The Cynz, the New Jersey-based band that we’ve showcased on occasion.  And to get...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Loveland Duren, “Not Allowed in the House Anymore”

Popdose is both pleased and proud to bring to you the new video from Loveland Duren, from their very recently released album Next,...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Allyson Seconds, “Little World”

As quickly as we had the review up for Allyson Seconds’ new album, the splendid Little World, we now have the 1st video, the...