power pop

These 10 performers demonstrate the enduring influence of Sparks
These 10 performers demonstrate the enduring influence of Sparks
Due to English director Edgar Wright’s (Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz) recent cinematic hagiography The Sparks Brothers, 2021 has become the year of Sparks. Variously described as “the best British band to come from Los Angeles,” “your favorite band’s favorite band” and “the greatest band you’ve never heard of,” it’s high time. After all, it’s only been 49 years since the ever-shifting...
COWBOY BOY explore idealized romance in power-pop song “INCONVENIENT”
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 vocalist Olivia Maria and Mike Nevin on bass, guitar and drums, the duo offer a completely raw, unabashedly honest look at relationships that have gone awry with a huge sound, urgent guitar riffs and
Top 10 queercore-inspired bands leading the scene into the future
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 its DIY punk roots, now spilling into a plethora of genres and media. Films, magazines and countless other art forms fall under the queercore umbrella, but it all comes back to the music that fueled a generation of LGBTQ+ rebels. ... Read Mo