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                                IT'S NOT BRITNEY SPEARS

                 IF IT SOUNDS LIKE THE BEATLES IT'S POWER POP.

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STRONG, JANGLY GUITARS

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UNFORGETTABLE MELODIES

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BREATHTAKING VOCAL HARMONIES

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TAKE THE SUBWAY TO SEE SOME POWER POP

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This website is dedicated to the musicians on the New York Power Pop Scene, in the quixotic hope that the publicity will encourage the popularity of my favorite musical genre.

Listen to Power Pop!

There are more than a dozen streams at Live 365 including:                                         

                                                        Popbang Radio

These radio shows also broadcast on the internet. All the following times are Eastern U.S.:

Michael McCartney broadcasts The Time Machine on Maui Hawaii Public Radio Saturday, 7 p.m.  - 10 p.m. (Begins 8 p.m. early March through early November, as they don't observe daylight savings time!) Also check out his blog.

Adam Waltemire is a recording artist who hosts the spankin' new Pop Garden Radio on WMEL in Florida Saturday, 10:05 p.m - 3 a.m.

This is Rock 'n' Roll Radio is webcast from Syracuse Sunday, 9:00 p.m. - midnight.

Jeff Shelton's Mr. Power Pop show is broadcast from Santa Clara University's KSCU Friday 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Or you can download the podcasts to your mp3 player. How modern!

Summer's gone and so is Pseu Braun's "Thing with a Hook" on New Jersey's independent WFMU. The shows and playlists are archived for reviewing at your convenience.

Dave the Boogie Man broadcasts frequently over shortwave but you can hear him on the internet too. Past shows can be downloaded!

Buy Power Pop!

Contact the undisputed leader in power pop music distribution, Not Lame Recordings

Jeremy is a devoted musician and proves Cervantes right when he said "A good name is better than riches." Check out his store Jam Records

Kool Kat Musik has a very comprehensive inventory in stock.

Check out my Australian friend Scott Thurling's  Popboomerang web page - he's a big power pop fan.

What!! Another Australian on-line store, Off The Hip, run by Mickster!

Discuss Power Pop!

Join the Pop Underground mailing list in Google Groups...details to follow.

Network with Power Pop Fans!

Unless this is the first webpage you ever looked at and you haven't been keeping up with the news, you surely have heard about MySpace. Teens use it to meet each other, but musicians use it to network with their fans. After registering, you request to become a "friend" of the person or artist. After they accept you as a "friend", their picture appears on your profile, and you can communicate with them. It's very addictive, I spend way too much time on it. Add me, please. I don't want to look like a loser in front of my classmates, haha.

A few more webpages to look at!

Little Steven is a big supporter of the underground music scene!

Indie Labels, good. Big Labels, bad! Check out this cool CD company from Southern California: Tallboy Records

Another special CD label is Rainbow Quartz.

Australia loves power pop. Check out Dave Stevens' Pure Pop Records devoted to power pop.

Festivals!

The Dewey Beach Popfest is April 17th and 18th 2009.

 

Blogs!

Steve has an Absolute Powerpop blog which discusses bands you probably never heard of!

New York Mary includes power pop news along with pictures of her family.

Aaron refuses to join a 12-step program for his powerpopaholic issues.

From Canada, it's The Rock and Roll Report.

Don't tell anyone I referred you to the Power Pop Criminals.

The writers of the Pop Underground also share a blog.

My friend Mike Bennett has a new blog, specializing in reviews.

Podcasts!

Not Lame Recordings publishes a podcast.

Suitcase Full of Dimes  is compiled by the very cool Ed.

 

Shameless Self-Promotion!

My cousin Amanda Kaletsky has a beautiful voice.

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