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Category Archives: Powerpop

Tea Room – Devil May Care

Canadian band Tea Room are releasing a new EP at the end of the week entitled Dress Up, a title which is surely behind their belief that the world is … Continue reading

November 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

K. Campbell – Chords Come Easy​/Static Threads

It was one of the excellent shows from Emmas House Music that put me onto K. Campbell and his excellent Head’s Up single from February this year. Campbell has now … Continue reading

November 4, 2019 · 1 Comment

Behind Thin Walls – First Riot EP

Originally released in July the debut EP from Polish Punks Behind Thin Walls gets another airing courtesy of Turkish label Kafadan Kontak. I have heard a few catchy punk tunes … Continue reading

October 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Something For The Weekend? Three Power Pop Bands

This weeks pack of three feature three bands tagged as “Power Pop” on Bandcamp. Charm – No Gasoline/Second Chance Ontario’s Charm specialise in producing music that has it’s heart slam … Continue reading

September 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

Ogikubo Station – Okinawan Love Songs

The opener on this EP Would I Break My Heart Enough For You is not far from being the perfect jangling indiepop song. The way the guitars skirt along the … Continue reading

June 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

Something For The Weekend? Three, Maybe Four, From Bruxelles

Continuing my recent exploration of music released in the past three months tagged as Brussels or Bruxelles on Bandcamp. Route 77 – Route 77 Post-punk yesterday and some punk today … Continue reading

March 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cold – Disasters

Disasters seems to be the debut release from German post-punk band Cold. Opener The Evil Moon is the ideal track to grab your attention fusing fuzzy guitars and female vocals … Continue reading

January 24, 2019 · Leave a comment
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