Recently we added one new member to the fold - hello
Martian203 and a few
new links to delight you with:
Prindle's irreverant album reviews are completely unlike
any other on the Internet or anywhere else for that matter.
He shows no regard for his audience or his subject - ergo
totally refreshing reading. As somebody remarked, he employs
a revolutionary new technique for making them seem like
they are not like reviews. His taste is fabulously eclectic
- anybody who can give equal space to such artistry as the
Monkees, Turtles, Tenacious D, Metallica & John Cougar
Mellencamp has got to be read.
magazine is so damn yummy. It's like gorging yourself on
a huge bar of chocolate every two months. So sumptious and
beautiful is each edition, you'll be glad it doesn't come
out any more regularly. Nothing less than a subscription
can really satisfy the slave to pop that so many of us are,
but the on-line version features a few taster articles and
reviews from each curent issue. However to spice things
up a bit, there are some Web Exclusives which you won't
find anywhere else.
on classic powerpop albums and vinyl releases that have
yet to see CD release, this site is set to be a mine of
fascinating and enriching information.
Shame - these archives seem to have disappeared,
although the group itself is still very much active.
Find it through Yahoogroups. The fab audities end
of year lists are documented and illustrated here.
fans of 70's/80's Power Pop and anglophillia, period, Trouser
Press (TP) will already be well known via the fab
magazine that ran for a ten year period from the mid 70's
on. Luckily it didn't stop there. Editor Ira Robbins revived
the brand name and TP became the most essential "bible"
for fans of indie and alt music. The reviews are spot on
and the on-line version is every bit as good as the written
volumes. Before you buy it, check it out at Trouser Press.