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The Solicitors and The Tripwires

The Solicitors “Blank Check” The latest from Pop Boomerang Records, The Solicitors deliver an exciting full length album (after the impressive EP last year). Influenced by late 70’s and early 80’s pop, it brings to mind the excitement of bands like The Cars, The Knack and The Jam. Formed in Melbourne, Australia by English songwriter […]

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Hot Knives and Schnauser

Hot Knives “Hot Knives” Lost Classics Dept:  You’ve all heard stories about rock bands that had potential greatness squashed by bad timing (examples: Television, Joy Division, Nick Drake). Well unless you are a collector of rare vinyl records, you’ve never heard of this California band that recorded a late ’60s period folk-rock, power pop album […]

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The Power Popaholic Interview: Thomas Walsh of Pugwash

Click Play! This Friday is the last live show for Pugwash in the US. There are wonderful videos out of the tour, so check’em out. And even though I recorded this interview a few days before they arrived, it was a good long conversation with Thomas Walsh, the lead singer-songwriter of the band. In this […]

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Paul Collins and Rick Hromadka

Paul Collins “Feel The Noise” Like a man possessed, Paul Collins is still having a full fledged comeback that started with The King Of Power Pop. Except now Paul gets closer to his roots on “Feel The Noise.” He cries “I let my guitar do the talking now!” and it blasts away a perfect rock […]

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Reissues: Star Collector, TV Eyes, Game Theory

Star Collector “Songs For The Whole Family” – Probably the best LP this classic 90’s Atlanta power pop band ever created. Now just a quick download from our friends at Futureman Records. The players are Cord Stone (Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals), Joe Giddings (Lead guitar, Vocals), Dusty Edinger (Drums, Percussion, Vocals) and Michael Brown (Bass, Vocals). […]

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