The Lickerish Quartet’s Threesome trilogy suffers from all the genre’s shortcomings, but the devoted bubblegum/power-pop demographic will absolutely eat these records up.
Anton Barbeau talks about how he is obsessed with sound and the emotion it carries, but it isn’t the sound of power pop that runs through his brain.
Young Guv’s GUV III possesses irresistible rockin’ energy: a modern sugar rush of Byrdsian guitar and harmony, all in service of that high-school crush you never saw again.
Anton Barbeau talks about working with the Loud Family’s Scott Miller on the adventurous LP, What If It Works?, reissued this week by Omnivore Recordings.
The deluxe version of the Lemonheads’ pop-rock classic It’s a Shame About Ray includes demos, B-sides, and covers for its 30th anniversary.
Seeds planted in the Reagan years continue to bear poison fruit. On Private Revolution, World Party presaged today’s “There is no planet B” slogan 35 years ago.
Twelve years since her last album, Canadian pop-rock singer Fefe Dobson talks about her new music and speaks frankly about growing up in a music industry that wasn’t always on her side.
The New Pornographers brought the hooks, so the melodies and earworms mostly rise above sloppiness on Mass Romantic. The newly remastered edition subtly cleans up these audio issues.