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 dunked into the power pop sounds of yesteryear. Taking their cue from the late 1970s and early 1980s new wave scene these two tracks bring joy to my retro heart. Second Chance is particularity strong and I keep thinking Blondie for some reason. Enjoyable stuff! Radioactivity – Erased Many of the tracks tagged as power pop I have been listening too recently have been slow burners going nowhere or shuffling … Continue reading Something For The Weekend? Three Power Pop Bands

Charm – U Don’t Talk b​/​w Lie To Me

I have a large number of 7″ single in my collection that date from the new wave/power pop era from the late 1970’s to the early 1980’s. Why do I mention that? Well it’s because the new two tracks from Ontario based Charm would not sound out of place if played alongside any of those records. Powerful fast paced, guitar laden and female fronted power pop with erm, plenty of charm! Continue reading Charm – U Don’t Talk b​/​w Lie To Me