Keepin’ It (Power) Poppin’

Before “Power Pop Day” is officially over, we thought it might be cool to point you in the direction of some new kids on the block, who not only swipe moves and give nods to the power pop greats of yesteryear, but are also paving the road to the genre’s bright future. Also, we know that p-pop kind of gets a bad rap, mostly for being a little bit lame, and a lot bit cheesy. What we tried to bring you here are people doing something a little different with the formula than just ripping off the Knack and putting a Rickenbacker guitar on the cover of their album.

So with that said, here’s some links, YouTube clips, and Continue reading “Keepin’ It (Power) Poppin’”

Rock City Mega Picture Post: Saturday

Rock City Mega Picture Post @ the Majestic Complex, Detroit, MI – 6/14/08

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Rock City Recap: Day 3

On a day that featured 25 acts, and the largest Rock City crowds yet, Day 3 will go down in infamy as one of the most glorious closing nights we could have ever asked for. Keep reading as we try and remember it all,


Pic By: Trever Long

Rock City Recap: Day 3

On a day that featured 25 acts, and the largest Rock City crowds yet, Day 3 will go down in infamy as one of the most glorious closing nights we could have ever asked for. Keep reading as we try and remember it all, Continue reading “Rock City Recap: Day 3”

Music Vid: The Golden Dogs, “Construction Worker”

Leave colored markers out uncapped for too long, and they’re gonna dry out. Toronto pop band the Golden Dogs know this all too well, and in the video for “Construction Worker,” they’re eager to fill up the space with bright hues of guitar sprinkle and shout-it-out-loud boy/girl harmonies. And they do it all in 2:46 —


The Golden Dogs, “Construction Worker” (Yep Roc, 2007)

Leave colored markers out uncapped for too long, and they’re gonna dry out. Toronto pop band the Golden Dogs know this all too well, and in the video for “Construction Worker,” they’re eager to fill up the space with bright hues of guitar sprinkle and shout-it-out-loud boy/girl harmonies. And they do it all in 2:46 — Continue reading “Music Vid: The Golden Dogs, “Construction Worker””