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Friday Jukebox: Made My Mind Up

Sometimes I like to kid myself that I have broad tastes musically, that I’m all about the experimental, the weird, the leftfield, out-there and obscure. 119 more words

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Sci-Fi Caper - Come Home

So in the interests of full disclosure I found this by searching for ‘bandcamp sci fi pop punk’ because I wondered what kind of unholy creation such a marriage could create. 101 more words


Playlist Project - Week 8

My absolute favorite genre of music is power pop. This obsession is fairly recent, but if I look back on my musical life the very first cassette that was given to me was… 90 more words

Playlist Project

The Eighty Eights - "She Fell in Love With James Bond" (1981)

Like any teenager, I listened to a lot of Top 40 radio back in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. There were favourite songs that were big chart hits, but I would also like songs that were played when they were released, but not later, due to no chart success. 236 more words


Album Review: Young Guv - Ripe 4 Luv

As the guitarist of brainy hardcore band Fucked Up, Ben Cook doesn’t necessarily come off as a fan of power pop. But he’s hardly a stranger to un-punk waters, having dabbled in everything from ’80s pop (Yacht Club) to dance pop (Young Governor) over the course of numerous side projects. 258 more words

Album Reviews

New releases: Claw the Thin Ice and Olympians

I know every couple of months we say the same thing – that we’re going to be a proper label from now on and actually release things and, equally importantly, tell you about said things. 741 more words


Lilys Play "A Nanny In Manhattan"

Listen to this track by supremely malleable musical concern from Washington D.C and now based in Massachusetts, Lilys. It’s “A Nanny In Manhattan”, a short and potent blast of out-of-time psychedelic pop as featured on 1996’s… 875 more words