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State Of The Art Power Pop From Ryan Allen

First impressions of new music are often misleading. The tendency to over-rate, or under-rate, upon an initial listen is ever-present. It has happened hundreds and hundreds of times over the years. 445 more words


'Most of these songs either started, or finished, at my kitchen table'

Nick Piunti has hit a power pop purple patch. Trust Your Instincts – the new album from the Detroit singer-songwriter – is his third long-player in just under four years and it doesn’t disappoint.  1,866 more words

Music Park: EZTV @ Lincoln Theatre, 9/18/16

EZTV perform at the Lincoln Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 18.

Ms. Jenny Lewis toured the 10th anniversary of her seminal album Rabbit Fur Coat recently and brought her friends EZTV along to open for her when she and The Watson Twins stopped at the Lincoln Theatre in DC on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 348 more words

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Ticket Giveaway: Buzzcocks @ 9:30 Club, 9/28/16

Buzzcocks (Photo by Leone Collinane)

Punk exploded in the United Kingdom in 1976, and nowhere was that more true than specifically on June 4, 1976, when the Sex Pistols played at Manchester’s Lesser Free Trade Hall. 320 more words

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Nick Piunti "Trust Your Instincts"

Nick Piunti “Trust Your Instincts”

News of a new Nick Piunti album brings a great sense of excitement to www.thesoulofaclown.com. We’ve loved all his stuff that we’ve heard. 393 more words

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Weezer's Pinkerton Turns 20: Is It Better Than The Blue Album?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Art is subjective. Music and movies aren’t about competition; they’re about artistic expression. Well, for those of you who know better than to believe those lies, welcome to another installment of… 4,084 more words

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A Brief History of The Quick

Power pop has never been one of the more exalted musical genres, but there was a brief period during which it was possible to put a cool face on it. 2,593 more words