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Movie Soundtracks: The Last American Virgin

I had a group of friends over for an ‘80s high school movie night this past weekend. Not wanting to go the John Hughes movie route, I chose films not everyone in the group had seen. 477 more words

New Wave

February 2016

News of upcoming Rugby and nearby shows, CD release from Anya Lang , social media finds on local favourites Andy Dove, Lew Bear and Speak,Brother. National playlist pointer and spin into Scotland for some rock/power pop in regular column Not Just Folk & artist shorts on solo performer Robert Lane, new duo Ashland alongside contributions to Maverick, Fatea and Northern Sky mean late edition. 383 more words


We Get More Records And The Hits Keep Coming

Today brings reviews of three more fine recent releases that found their way to our virtual desk.

Propeller, Fall Off The World: Propeller’s… 825 more words

Power Pop

Not Just Folk 2

Continuing where we left off on the home page with another two from Glasgow’s Altered Sky and infectious brand of pop-rock.

Altered Sky stand out from the crowd with their upbeat, punkish sensibility which is the backbone to their radio-friendly college rock. 96 more words


EP Review: Until We Die by Dizzy Bats

New York pop punks Dizzy Bats released their new EP Until We Die at the start of the week. It’s a delightfully snappy 3 song record that’s thoroughly enjoyable and infectious. 177 more words


Wisconsin pop punks Telethon share new single "Mineral King" -- listen

We may live in a world of modern conveniences, but that comes at the price of a doubling down on inconveniences. Sure, we can move about our lives faster than ever before, but that just leads to us encountering more blocks to stumble over. 225 more words

New Music

No Easy Way Down #1605: From Girl Groups to Mall Goths

Pop is the great equalizer. A powerful, danceable beat and a hook that won’t quit can make putty out of anyone. No Easy Way Down distills a mix of power pop classics and rarities from the last half-century to an hour of carefully curated good feelings every week on BBOX radio.