Brad Marino “Looking For Trouble”

This LP should have been out in April but we all know that it's hard to keep up with dates with vinyl record industry nowadays and Covid is not helping... Spaghetty Town Records, Beluga Records and Ghost Highway Recordings have teamed up to release this 12 song vinyl. "Even The Score" opens with good sunny... Continue Reading →

Bambies “Summer Soon”

BAMBIES are a trio hailing from Montreal, Quebec in Canada. They are a trilingual, tri-national (Canada,France, Costa Rica) band influenced by 70s punk and powerpop. "Dirty Taint" takes us into the heart of the action with lots of youthful energy and a garage punk production. Songs like "Summer Soon" or "Stuck With You" stand somewhere... Continue Reading →

Baby Scream “Sad Balloons”

BABY SCREAM is back with a collection of old demos, covers and songs that were never used. Opener "Britney Has Left The Building" is a kickass powerpop song with vocals reminding a bit of DINOSAUR JR., a song that was released on a Swedish compilation in 2016. "Cheap Perfume" is an acoustic demo with a... Continue Reading →

The Popravinas! “Goons West”

American powerpop band The POPRAVINAS are back with a 4th album. Influenced by bands like The REPLACEMENTS, they give a lot of importance to the melodies in their music as you can hear in "Do The Creep" or in "Is There Anybody, Anywhere But Here?" The POPRAVINAS also have an americana (almost country side) in... Continue Reading →

Kurt Baker “After Party”

When I started writing reviews a couple of years ago I decided I was going to write about stuff that I love, I just like the idea of promoting music I fall in love with. Some years ago when I was still living in Argentina I discovered Kurt Baker’s music by following some Power Pop... Continue Reading →

The Speedways “Borrowed & Blue” 10″

The SPEEDWAYS offer us 5 covers on 10" vinyl. HANOÏ ROCKS' classic "11th Street Kids" sounds very similar to the original version, maybe a little more laid back, still a great opener! On the other hand, ABBA's marvellous hit "SOS" sounds like a cool a power pop song here, good job! Same thing with KRISTY... Continue Reading →

Tommy Ray! “Handful Of Hits”

"First Hits Free", TOMMY RAY!'s first album was just released one year ago and here he is again with 11 new powerpop hits. "In Love Again" opens on a melancholic teenage note before hand claps and JERRY LEE LEWIS piano take over in the catchy "No No No". Third song "On My Wall" slow things... Continue Reading →

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