18 Sep 2018

8 Rules That Could Save Pop Music

About 10 years ago, Absolute Power Pop posted a manifesto from a band called the Ripoff Artists that, if implemented by all artists, would save Western music. Here were their eight theses, and I hereby nail them to the
17 Sep 2018

70 Songs That Didn’t Make the Hot 100 – Part 3

Some classic rock staples are on this edition of 70 Songs That Didn’t Make the Hot 100 this week – some that will surprise you… “Save Me” – Queen (1980). This has all the makings of a
14 Sep 2018

Album Review: ‘Egypt Station,’ Paul McCartney

In the months leading up to the release of Egypt Station, Sir Paul McCartney’s 18th solo album, critics whispered that McCartney was losing his mojo. His voice was becoming raspy, unable to hit the high notes in concert;