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new XTC doc ‘This is Pop’ airing now on Showtime; Colin Moulding & Terry Chambers release new EP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The new documentary features interviews with chief songwriters Partridge and Colin Moulding, as well as guitarist Dave Gregory, drummer Terry Chambers, plus producer John Leckie and fans Stewart Copeland (The Police), Clem Burke (Blondie), John Grant, Harry Shearer (Spinal Tap, The Simpsons), Miles Kane (Last Shadow Puppets), and more.

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Sam Kogon Releases One of the Year’s Catchiest Purist Psychedelic Pop Records

Source: New York Music Daily

Over the past couple of years, Sam Kogon has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the most consistently interesting, original psychedelic pop tunesmiths in New York. After a well-received debut full-length, he’s finally released his second album, Psychic Tears, streaming at Bandcamp. He’s playing the album release show tonight at Baby’s All Right at 10 PM; cover is $10.

Most of these tracks are very short, less than three minutes. The hooks flash by so fast that you barely have time to savor one before Kogon throws another at you: his songs are that catchy. Stylistically, he draws ...

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Pitchfork list their 200 best songs of the 1970s

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Back in 2004, Pitchfork published their Top 100 Albums of the 1970s list, and today they’ve returned with the 200 Best Songs of the 1970s. Some of the artists who didn’t make the cut on the albums list are now here, like Black Sabbath, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith…

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Erudite, Cleverly Catchy Rockers Regular Einstein Open a Great Bill at Cake Shop on the 24th

Source: New York Music Daily

Regular Einstein are the kind of band whose albums you listen to for the lyrics. Frontwoman Paula Carino can’t resist a double entendre or a hilariously snarky pun, as you might expect from a band with such a sarcastic name: these people aren’t dummies. You can’t help but wonder how many fans of, say, the Joy Formidable or for that matter the Pretenders or the Distillers would put Regular Einstein in rotation if they knew the band existed. And as good as their lyrics are, they’re the kind of act you go see live because of the tunes…and for Carino’s ...

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