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We're Giving Away 3 Copies Of Nick Piunti's New Release!

Nick Piunti is on a roll.

His 2013 release, 13 In My Head was one of the best long-players of 2013. The title track landed… 272 more words



After extensively shopping around the demos for his third album, Matthew Sweet finally landed a deal with Zoo, who released Girlfriend in 1991. It’s fine songcraft, scintillating guitars from Television’s Richard Lloyd and Lou Reed alumnus Robert Quine—now chiming, now gouging—and deep understanding of pop music forms made it an underground success that poked its nose into the light when the title-track was a minor hit. 147 more words

Particular Platters

Power Popsicle Brain Freeze Take 4

Here’s our discussion of five more essential tracks from the 139 track download available from the fine folks at Futureman Records, via our very good friend, the Ice Cream Man. 352 more words


Raspberries - Raspberries (1972)

3 out of 5 Stars!

I’ll admit, I was very late in investigating this short-lived band from Ohio, definitely because of its silly name and its overly clean and poppy… 311 more words

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Title : recollection / Artist : 10-FEET

Title : recollection
Artist : 10-FEET
2nd album “REALIFE”

From wiki
10-FEET is a Japanese rock band from Kyoto, Japan signed to Universal Music Japan and managed by BADASS. 71 more words

Samantha's Favorite - Whatever Happened To Power Pop

Artist: Samantha’s Favorite
Genre: Power Pop
Title: Whatever Happened To Power Pop
Released: 1998
Label: KOGA40
Format: CD (Real Japanese import)
Musicians: Koji Ozaki-lead vocal, guitar, trumpet, Teruyuki Shimamura-lead guitar,background vocals, keyboards, Takuo Kasuya-bass, background vocals, Takashi Ikeda-drums, backing vocals… 740 more words

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The Tip "S/T"

The Tip “S/T”

The Tip’s bio contains some key words that immediately catch our attention: “Sleazy Bluesy Greasy Rock N Roll”. This self-titled album was actually released last summer, so we’re a bit late on the uptake (for a change!). 383 more words

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