Fountains of Wayne’s debut LP reasserts how sturdy the formula of a catchy chorus and distorted guitars can be when a group has the songwriting to back it up.
When life’s struggles get you down, singer-songwriter Brett Newski provides the perfect pick-me-up with his new book and accompanying soundtrack album.
Stretch Panic’s Glitter and Gore is a delightful romp through all manner of spooky subjects. Vampires, witches, and zombies get their time in the spotlight, and it’s set to upbeat, catchy rock.
Is social distancing something we've been doing, unwittingly, all along? Brett Newski pulls some pranks, raises some questions in "What Are You Smoking?".
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Barenaked Ladies' Maroon, we offer a song by song reflection on why the Canadian group's fifth LP is so triumphant.
A new compilation online pulls together a generous helping of B-side action from a band deserving of remembrance, Scotland's Urusei Yatsura.
Adam Schlesinger was a poet laureate of pure pop music. There was never a melody too bright, a lyrical conceit too playfully dumb, or a vibe full of radiation that he would shy away from. His sudden passing from COVID-19 means one of the brightest stars in the power-pop universe has suddenly dimmed.
Geek rock/diet grunge master Brett Newski teases his fourth album and a quick run of American dates via "What'd Ya Got to Lose?" Hypnotic vibes and hints of optimism abound. For fans of the Thermals, Pavement, and Built to Spill.