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Martin Carr and Cliff Hillis

Martin Carr “The Breaks” Former Boo Radley frontman and songwriter Martin Carr returns to action with “The Breaks” a solo album about not fitting in and not getting what we want. Carr’s polished single “The Santa Fe Skyway” has orchestra flourishes and his bright British vocal is comparable on this side of the pond to […]

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Pugwash and Sloan

Pugwash “A Rose In A Garden Of Weeds: A Preamble Through The History Of Pugwash” It isn’t news to most power pop fans that Pugwash is the one of the best bands in Ireland. The band has made the commitment to visit the US on tour this October and it only makes sense to release […]

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Free Music Mondays: My Brother Woody, Fernando Perdomo and The Sunchymes

It’s been a long time since I’ve heard from My Brother Woody. Glad to hear he’s still got those fantastic musical skills, with his new digital release Random Football Musings Set To Music. It’s a set of baroque pop gems all about World Cup soccer. And its a FREE download. Best sports themed album since […]

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Kurt Baker and The Persian Leaps

Kurt Baker “Brand New B-Sides” When Kurt and Wyatt Funderburk worked on Brand New Beat three years ago, they still had plenty of gems leftover to make a follow-up. Much like Kurt’s debut the songs here have the same sound and catchy energy. “Quit Dancing With My Girl” is another perfect amalgam of Elvis Costello […]

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Bracket “Hold Your Applause”

Bracket is a rock band from Forestville, California that gives us power pop in the tradition of Superdrag, Extreme and Sugarbomb or more simply put, Bracket combines buzzsaw punk guitar with heavenly harmonies. The band has been around since the early ’90s consisting of lead vocalist and guitarist Marty Gregori, bassist and backing vocalist Zack […]

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