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MUSIC DISCOVERY

This is one of the most important zones in PGH. Information and news will posted here on a regular basis so check back often. Every month there will be a downloadable compilation of music in the power pop world.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Here’s where PGH brings back-stage, velvet rope and insider access to major projects going on in the power pop world and our own special programs, too. Works In Progress will bring you into the creative arc of a project – many times from the beginning to the end, other times we’ll join projects as they [...]

EXCLUSIVE ARTICLES

PGH has partnered up with some of the most talented journalists and writers in power pop to bring members essays, feature-length articles and extended serialized explorations into arcane, unusual but always interesting subject matter that only power pop geeks would understand. PGH will deliver 6-10 exclusive articles each month, many months you’ll see more.

ARTIST INTERVIEWS

A few times a week, PGH will bring you exclusive interviews with new artists, past legends & other thought leaders in music. These interviews will be available on the site to read, as downloadable PDFs that you can print out and read later, as well as downloadable MP3s that you transfer to your favorite portable [...]

ASK THE GURUS

We all have lingering questions and curiosities that can’t be satisfied. Our panel of experts will take your questions and attempt to find the answers. Some may require research, others will be answerable on the spot. Members can submit their questions via email but every 4-6 weeks, we’ll host a special webinar where we all [...]

POP ACADEMY

Something totally different – and cool! These are enlightening lessons on the sub-genres in ‘power pop’ – an interactive learning and music enjoyment experience! Each month, PGH will roll out a new class that explore in depth the intricacies, nuances and unknown stories connected to areas of interest to Pop Pioneers and fellow pop geeks [...]

Power Pop Prime

INTERNATIONAL POP OVERTHROW - ARTIST INTERVIEWS

IPO Interview – Dan Markell

PGH is all about helping artists highlight their most recent projects, so let us all know what your latest project is – and tell us about how it come into the world. What has the initial feedback on it been like? DAN MARKELL (DM): My most recent project is a single release called “Look At [...]

 

BLOODY RED BARON REVIEWS

BLOODY RED BARON – June Reviews

BLOODY RED BARON JUNE REVIEWS by Mike Baron THE CRY!: Dangerous Game (SP Records)             Rude, loud, oozing insouciant punk attitude, The Cry! is every parent’s nightmare by way of the Buzzcocks, Ramones, Eddie Cochran, The Seeds or the Shadows of Knight.  Every song has a bridge and a hook.             The Portland quartet’s second album takes up where the [...]

 

Pop Geek Podcast

 

PGH Exclusive Articles

LOST TREASURES – Loving Awareness

LOST TREASURES LOVING AWARENESS “Loving Awareness” By Peter Marston   Concept albums nearly always have the same origins. A band struggles to establish themselves with successful singles and albums, and then at some point tackle something more ambitious, usually behind the vision of the principle songwriter in the band. Oh, there are a few exceptions, [...]

LOST TREASURES – Los Walkers

LOST TREASURES LOS WALKERS “Walking Up With Los Walkers” By Peter Marston Los Walkers were a ’60s Argentinian pop band heavily influenced by the British beat and American garage scenes. After two albums that mixed a handful of originals and a host of covers (including “Gloria,” “The Letter,” “Tobacco Road” and even Bobby Goldsboro’s “Honey”), [...]

LOST TREASURES – Alzo & Udine

LOST TREASURES Alzo & Undine “C’mon and Join Us”   By Peter Marston To say Alzo and Udine are little-known is no doubt an understatement. I have, indeed, never met anyone who owns their sole album, released in 1969, other than myself. As a guy who circulates among some pretty serious record collectors that’s saying [...]

 

Works In Progress

The Shazam’s “Godspeed The Shazam” – The Ultimate Reissue!

I was the owner of Not Lame Recordings from 1994-2010. The label released almost 100 CDs, no small accomplishment for one man. In retrospect, it was insanity. There are many [...]

The 1998 Power Pop Classic – Re-Mastered, Re-Issued and Re-Evaluated In A 2 CD Definitive Package!

In 1998, one of the power pop’s genres most heralded releases came out on the Not Lame Recordings label. It was called “Life On Planet Eartsnop”.  It was an immediate [...]

A New Book That Will Probe The Drive Of Today’s Power Pop’s Most Talented Artists!

Most book projects in the entertainment world tend to promote the most popular and successful artists – the ones who sell millions of records.  Few have ever wanted to cover [...]

A One-Of-A-Kind Book Project Featuring, Highlighting The Sophisticated Good Taste And Music Collections Of YOU!

I have this idea.  I think it’s a good one. A really good one. Here it is: What would it like to have a peak inside the music collections of [...]