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Sunday Sun returns and Richard Snow’s freebie

  Sunday Sun was ranked very high on my top ten list last year with a trio of EPs that displayed a mastery of power pop melody and crisp harmonies. The band has a new single out on Bandcamp. Check it out!   Another favorite band, Richard Snow and The InLaws released a pretty awesome […]

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The Maureens and New Electric Ride

The Maureens “The Maureens” If you love melodic ’60′s pop then catch this debut of The Maureens from Utrecht, Holland. The charming instrumental “Zuma Beach” opens things up, and the harmonies of “Brother” are just fantastic. Fans of The Hollies and Beach Boys should take notice, the subtle harp accompanies the guitar jangle on “Early […]

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Free Music Monday: Yonder, Ballard and Baz Francis

Yonder is a Seattle Band self described as “a blooming penumbra piercing a livid pitch.” Yeah, whatever. Big echoing alt. pop music. It’s all good.   Ballard is back! The raw punk pop goodness is ready for you just like his past goodies. Build Break Repeat is no exception, plenty of driving beats and head […]

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Happy Valentines Day: The Zags (singles collection)

The Zags are from Portland, Oregon and have a four excellent singles available. So I’ve collected them for you as a Valentine’s Day gift. A great example of classic power pop in the grand tradition of The Raspberries, check out the latest single “Tattoo.” Get all of it as a free download from Bandcamp or Soundcloud. […]

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Free Music Monday: The Joe Giddings Theme Collection

I must give a big shout out to the talented Joe Giddings (JTG Implosion) for spending the past few years indulging us with his favorite covers. Some tunes are faithful like Badfinger’s “Come and Get It” or creative interpretations like Tears for Fear’s “Head Over Heels” (Volume 3). And Joe will occasionally whip out a […]

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