Tag Archives: pop-rock

MATTHEW FISHER – Matthew Fisher / Strange Days

May 2, 2018

Mercury 1979, 1981 / Angel Air 2018 Pilgrim’s progress to the pastures of pop in pursuit of pleasure as opposed to pomp and circumstance. Solo career has never been ‘s priority. He issued two albums between quitting and producing Robin … Continue reading

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WETTON-DOWNES / ICON – Zero

April 28, 2018

Stallion 2001 / Epicon 2017 No rest for the wicked: power pop drivers recover the path to their backroads and untrodden tracks to reveal the tunes that never stopped flowing. ASIA may have run the band’s course by 1986, but … Continue reading

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JANGLE TOWN – A Love So True

March 22, 2018

Cramada 2018 Debut statement from Swedish suppliers of garage jangle that rocks and rolls. A Polaroid snapshot of this group on-stage may suggest they’re tuned into retro, but the Sk√∂vde collective don’t seem to pay much attention to the era … Continue reading

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TAUTOLOGIC – Re:Psychle

March 21, 2018

Turtle Down 2018 Warm wonders from the Windy City where everyday heroes get their fair share of woe and joy. “There’s a dearth of fresh excitement in the music world today”: the statement from one of this record’s songs rings … Continue reading

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LIFE IN A BLENDER – Happy Enough

March 15, 2018

Fang 2017 On a literary bender to blend new themes into their multicolored narrative, NYC band find glee in a turmoil. A quarter of a century down the starting line, the brightness of any artistic idea can fade out, yet … Continue reading

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