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The New Trocaderos and Ryan Allen & His Extra Arms

The New Trocaderos “Frenzy in The Hips” EP Formed last year, The New Trocaderos are a mini supergroup consisting of Geoffrey Palmer and Brad Marino of The Connection, and Kurt Baker. They released a few singles and an EP (or two) late in 2014. Well if you missed any of these hook-filled songs I’ve got […]

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Guardians of The Galaxy and Free Music Mondays

Can you believe it? The hottest movie of the summer, Guardians of The Galaxy features tracks of classic ’70s power pop. Most notably The Raspberries “Go All The Way” and 10cc’s “I’m Not in Love” added to the official soundtrack. Rock on! ### Here are some new EPs that are absolutely FREE. Great music that […]

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Braddock Station Garrison and Ward White

Braddock Station Garrison “High Water” EP Rock solid debut from this local Washington DC touring band. A hybrid of Roots rock and pop melodies. Lead singer and guitarist Steve Schillinger carries each tune with confidence, and a cadence that reminded me of Chris Isaak. Highlights include “Maria With Child” and “A Lot To Ask.” CD […]

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The New Trocaderos and The Rationales

The New Trocaderos “Money Talks/The Kids” EP The New Trocaderos are Brad Marino and Geoff Palmer from The Connection and fellow power popper Kurt Baker in a wild collaboration with songwriter/producer Michael Chaney.  “Money Talks” is straight from the Connection template of fast tempos, solid guitar riffs and harmonies all the way through. “The Kids” […]

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The Pengwins, Gentlemen Rogues and The Connection

The Pengwins “Naive/Life After High School” EPWay before Lannie Flowers became one of the most beloved musicians in power pop, he had a band called The Pengwins that played from 1978 into the ’90s. In fact this Texas band was one of the great “lost” power pop bands of the midwest. The band also had […]

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