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Tuesday, May 14 2013

The Orange Peels: Sun Moon

Sun Moon is a superb collection of songs that will want you to head out in your muscle car on a sunny summer day with the windows down and the tunes flowing out of the stereo.


Wednesday, April 3 2013

Breakup Society: So Much Unhappiness, So Little Time…

It's been five years since we last heard from them, but love and life are still giving the power-pop-loving Breakup Society fits.


Thursday, November 3 2011

Dark Ocean Colors: Dark Ocean Colors

Overindulgence is the key word here, with lots of overwrought harmonizing and melodies torn from old records that rightfully should have been forgotten.


Tuesday, October 11 2011

Jim Keller: Soul Candy

If you like Americana, Soul Candy is a sweet and agreeable slice of sugar-coated confectionary that won’t make your teeth ache.


Monday, August 29 2011

Jacuzzi Boys: Glazin’

Who could've guessed in 2011 that plunking girl-group aesthetics down at the beach with some fuzzed-out guitars would be a legitimate path to glory?


Wednesday, August 10 2011

The Red Button: As Far As Yesterday Goes

Power-pop craftsmiths celebrate the '70s on sophomore offering.


Wednesday, May 18 2011

Technicolor Revelations: A Conversation with Jon Lindsay

The talented new singer-songwriter chatted with PopMatters about his affinity for storytelling and collecting keyboards, and what inspired his debut LP, a collection of power pop songs that shine from Chicago to Charlotte.


Monday, March 28 2011

Bubblegum Lemonade: Sophomore Release

With Sophomore Release, you get nearly pitch-perfect recreations of gold sounds from popular music’s past that are unleashed in quick two to three minute bursts.


Sunday, March 13 2011

Jukebox the Ghost: Everything Under the Sun

This is the best pop album of last year. Need I say more?


Thursday, February 17 2011

Jon Lindsay: Escape From Plaza-Midwood

Charlotte-based singer-songwriter compares love to a Ponzi scheme and honors his power pop forbears.


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Jimmy Eat World: Bleed American (Reviews) [5.Jun.08]
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