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The Popravinas! and The Drywall Heels

The Popravinas! “California Sonic” The Popravinas! are back almost ten years later, as Eddy Sill (The Mutts) is joined by John Adair (Guitar, Harmonica, Mandolin, Vocals) Dean Lyons (Guitar, Vocals) and David Rogers (Drums). The band has its own roots-based California pop sound, sure to appeal

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BEHOLD: Kyla La Grange has got a new single and it’s really good

Kyla La Grange is one of UK pop’s secret weapons and she returns today/tomorrow with magnificent new single ‘Love Harder’, which is premiering below and is the first in a series of releases that sees her teaming up once again with her old music-producing pal Jakwob. “I always

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Moon Loves Honey – “Before I Crash”

Danish dream-rock act Moon Loves Honey craft a gorgeous sound, led by the dual-attack vocals of Jeppe Dengsø and Stine Drejer, who harmonize beautifully throughout stunning track “Before I Crash”. It’s a subtle combination, one that works perfectly. The track demonstrates the band’s arsenal well,

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PolyAnna – “Alien Baby”

PolyAnna was formed in Brooklyn, NY in the winter of 2016 by two bedroom producers, Austin Emerson and Samir Dahmani. Their debut album Known: Unknown was recorded during the summer of 2016 using now-obsolete equipment. The last track off that release, “Alien Baby”, is a

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HYLA – “Swam Out”

Hailing from Perth, Australia, HYLA are a quartet with a crisp and accessible take on dream-pop. Their submerged layers of guitar and placid vocals resemble shoegaze to an extent, though with a more pop-driven shine also relatively reminiscent of shaggy Brit-pop. It’s a hybrid that

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Bolinas – “Vacation”

In a seemingly never-ending winter, Bolinas’ “Vacation” is a track that should sweep you away to warmer, more pastoral pastures. The dream-pop quartet showcases some supremely serene vibes here, with lush atmospherics reminiscent of their “’80s and ’90s U.K. forebearers” in the lush vocal nonchalance

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Ryan Summers – ‘F51.01’

We featured Summers’ previous project, Midwest Soul Xchange, in the past with the track “Roots“. That effort featured an up-front dual vocal approach, showing calm retrospection amidst an energetic chorus. With that in mind, his new ambient direction comes as a bit of a surprise, though

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Gretchen's Wheel Highly Recommended by Powerpopaholic odd O'Keefe Power Pop Review

Gretchen’s Wheel and Todd O’Keefe

Gretchen’s Wheel “Sad Scientist” Gretchen’s Wheel is the creative outlet for singer/songwriter Lindsay Murray. Her past albums while polished and pleasing just lacked a power pop focus. Sad Scientist changes all that, as Lindsay has gotten out the “big guns” Fernando Perdomo and Andy Reed onboard

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A Thousand Hours – “Moments”

A Thousand Hours are a deeply atmospheric act from Alaska, who refer to their sound aptly as a mixture of slowcore and dream-pop, citing acts like Red House Painters, Low, Cocteau Twins, and Slowdive as some inspirations. There is also a hypnotic pull of post-punk

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Memoryy – “Running”

“Turn It Up” provided our first look at Memoryy’s upcoming album Skeletons a few weeks back, and now we’re being treated to another preview with the track “Running”. This one is similarly fun and danceable, with a highly addictive hook touting an ’80s synth-pop spirit with

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Young Earth – “Got A Secret”

“Got A Secret” is a fun, peppy rocker from Young Earth, a group out of Dublin that specializes in both bouncy rock/pop tracks (like this one) and more atmospheric finishings, all with an emphasis on enjoyable hooks and anthemic choruses. Although not defying any sort

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