Tag: power pop

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These 10 bands made Boston one of America’s greatest punk-rock towns

A greasy R&B riff rips from the speakers, coated in more fuzz than a peach orchard wearing a 50-year-old wool sweater. A singer with...
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Trixie Mattel says drag culture and pop music are both forms of theater

Trixie Mattel, aka Brian Michael Firkus, is well-known among drag fans for winning the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. The performing...
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COWBOY BOY explore idealized romance in power-pop song “INCONVENIENT”

Following their bright power-pop track "PET," L.A.-based duo COWBOY BOY are back with their second grunge-laced track, "INCONVENIENT," from their upcoming EP, GOOD GIRL. Featuring...
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15 pop-punk songs that wouldn’t be the same without these guitar solos

Fact: Guitar solos are awesome. Plain and simple. They’re just as much fun to see live as they are to listen to, as they...
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10 artists who started in one genre and then completely dominated another

All hail the genre-benders! Seriously, it's one thing to be successful in a single genre, but to change things up and continue to excel?...
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10 modern alternative artists who are channeling the sound of the ’80s

The ’80s feel like a lifetime away, and for many in the scene, they actually are (yikes). The good news is the decade has...
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Juliet Simms snakes through “Bad Love” video, announces signing

Showing off some steamy visuals, Juliet Simms celebrated her new deal with Sumerian Records by dropping a new single, "Bad Love." Along with some intense...
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Top 10 queercore-inspired bands leading the scene into the future

What began as an emphatic middle finger to the closed-mindedness of an ’80s world has blossomed into a full-blown movement. Queercore has quickly transcended...
the regrettes i dare you

The Regrettes announce sophomore album with colorful new single

To mark the announcement of their new album, the Regrettes shared a fresh single, "I Dare You." Packaged with a colorful new music video, the band sets...