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Category Archives: Pop

Kidsmoke – She Takes You Under

Kidsmoke are another one of those bands who I have a love hate relationship with. Sometimes they try to be too clever and produce songs that are too complex resulting … Continue reading

June 2, 2019 · 1 Comment

Super 8 – Backers & Maracas

Backers & Maracas compiles tracks taken from Super 8s’ three albums from 2018 alongside a few new songs. Given that the label’s name is Subjangle, which also has an accompanying … Continue reading

May 30, 2019 · 1 Comment

Red Sleeping Beauty – We Are Magic (Morning Light Version)

We Are Magic is the latest single to be lifted from Red Sleeping Beauty s recent album Stockholm. In its original form We Are Magic is a fine dance-floor friendly … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Age of Colored Lizards – Blurry Eyes

Norways’ The Age of Colored Lizards have, over the past couple of releases, moved further and further away from their shoegazing roots and Blurry Eyes is no exception. Sticking with … Continue reading

May 15, 2019 · 1 Comment

Something For The Weekend?

No theme for this weeks pack of three aside from making the time to listen to all of these releases over the course of this, or any other, weekend! Wildhoney … Continue reading

May 10, 2019 · 3 Comments

April is a promise that May is bound to keep!

Let’s hope that Hal Borland’s famous quote holds true for new releases this month whilst I round up some of the last of April’s offerings. Asilomar – Shimmer and Faded … Continue reading

May 4, 2019 · 1 Comment

Personal Best – Baby

Baby is the first track to be taken from the forthcoming album What You At by Portsmouth based Personal Best. It’s a thriving punk-pop/powerpop track about a failing relationship which … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Something For The Weekend – Three Punk Derivatives

This weeks pack of three looks (hears) at three releases that tagged themselves as punk derivatives. This Girl Will Self-Destruct – This Band Will Self​-​Destruct This Band Will Self​-​Destruct is … Continue reading

April 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

twompsax – eight

Eight is possibly the shortest song I have ever featured on these pages. However, what is there not to like over 47 seconds of catchy pop punk with a vocal … Continue reading

April 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Fresh – Going To Brighton

Going To Brighton is the second single to be lifted from the forthcoming album Withdraw by London’s Fresh. It’s a pleasing track and easily remembered because of the earworms it … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · 1 Comment
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