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The Knack Released Debut Album “Get The Knack” 45 Years Ago

14 days ago
Magnet Magazine45 years ago, the Knack released debut album Get The Knack. Serious fun. MAGNET’s top-15 American power-pop LPs featuring Get The Knack, plus the Beat, Big Star, Cheap Trick, the dB’s, Flamin’ Groovies, Tommy Keene, the Plimsouls, the Posies, R... more info

Big Star’s Radio City Getting 50th Anniversary Tour With Jody Stephens, Mike Mills, Chris Stamey, Jon Auer, & Pat Sansone

28 days ago
Stereogum Big Star’s Radio City is getting a 50th anniversary tour. Their sophomore album will be played through in its entirety at each show, as performed by Jody Stephens (Big Star’s sole surviving original member), R.E.M.’s Mike Mills, the dB’s... more info

Laughing – “Will She Ever Be A Friend Of Mine”

39 days ago
Stereogum Last month the Montréal power-pop band Laughing shared “Bruised,” an early single from their new album Because It’s True. They’ve got another teaser track out today. “Will She Ever Be A Friend Of Mine” is three minutes of pure Byrds-y... more info

Trickshooter Social Club – ‘Truck Stop Dangerous’ EP

201 days ago
Obscure SoundSpanning from retro-minded power-pop hookiness to southern-rock and Americana jaunts, the Truck Stop Dangerous EP is a strong showing from Chicago-based roots-rockers Trickshooter Social Club. “Beautiful” commences the EP with buzzing guitar dist... more info

NOTHING Announces Guilty Of Everything Anniversary Edition, Streams Two Covers

225 days ago
Metal InjectionThey've got covers of Concrete Blonde and Big Star. more info

Stream Houston Hardcore Band Strange Joy’s Tough, Bruising New EP Power Pop

249 days ago
Stereogum The title isn’t exactly a troll-move. Power Pop, the new EP from the Houston hardcore band Strange Joy, admittedly does not sound like Big Star or the Raspberries. Instead, though, the title feels more like it’s meant to make you ask what exac... more info

Catching Up With Teenage Fanclub

273 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardRecently, the venerable power pop juggernaut known as Teenage Fanclub released its 11th studio album, Nothing Lasts Forever, some 34 years after bursting on the scene. The new disc marries the roar of noisy guitars with the sweetest sorts of melodies... more info

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Twenty-Four

1721 days ago
PopdoseRadio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Twenty Four An absolute gem of an episode, Rob and Jon cover all the bases but they do so with thoughtfulness, meaning and heart.   Tonight, you can enjoy Rob talk about his evening with ... more info

Popdose Video Premiere: Those Pretty Wrongs (Jody Stephens of Big Star and Luther Russell)

1748 days ago
PopdoseIf the names don’t immediately ring bells, their contributions to decades of American music most certainly do. more info

The Dirty Nil Release ‘You’re Welcome IV’

1768 days ago
Chorus.fmThe Dirty Nil have dropped the fourth installment in a series of cover sets, available on all streaming platforms today. You’re Welcome IV features covers of Big Star’s “September Gurls” and Harry Neilson’s “Without You.” more info

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