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R&R Hall HOF Announces Inductees

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Collins Jan 3, 2012. 14 Replies

Yeah, I know.  Whatever.Anyway, here they be:http://rockhall.com/inducteesI find it hard to work up much passion either way.  Guess it's…Continue

So, Amy Winehouse has joined the 27 club.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Davidson Jul 25, 2011. 3 Replies

Eerie, the list of musicians who shed this mortal coil at age 27, ain't it? Brian JonesJimi HendrixJanis JoplinJim MorrisonRobert JohnsonKurt CobainDave Alexander (Stooges)Pet Ham (Badfinger)Alan…Continue

Greatest "F.U.s" from an artist to a record label?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Davidson Aug 1, 2011. 12 Replies

It doesn't really happen anymore but, once upon a time, artists occasionally went to war with their labels, often resulting in some amazing musical artifacts. Here are two of my faves: 1. Rolling…Continue

Artists that were better before they became big....

Started this discussion. Last reply by shermo May 21, 2011. 18 Replies

  Sometimes, by the time the mass market catches up to an artist, their best work is already behind them.  In my opinion, these artists fit that description  (they're also three artists I like a lot,…Continue

 

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Bruce Brodeen commented on Jon Bard's group Power Pop Geeks Unite!
"Bruce, co-founder of RRT - the answer: Yes...and tell us a bit about what yr working on, project-wise. Really like the song - quite a bit.  (so you know, I've worked full-time in power pop on the business side for over 20 years) Short,…"
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Steve Rosenbaum commented on Jon Bard's group Power Pop Geeks Unite!
"Hi all - if I make my own power pop and want to post it here is it ok? I guess only one way to find out! I hope you like it! "
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Harry commented on Jon Bard's group Power Pop Geeks Unite!
"Pushy Parents are excellent, thanks pplist. Wish they had more stuff out."
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pplist commented on Jon Bard's group Power Pop Geeks Unite!
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pplist commented on Jon Bard's group Power Pop Geeks Unite!
"My feelings exactly, Bruce. I, too, don't generally mind lo-fi, but the excellent songs by Warm Soda deserve a fuller sound. Incidentally, the widget below isn't from the LP but from a single just released today."
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Bruce Brodeen commented on Jon Bard's group Power Pop Geeks Unite!
"I bought this album earlier in the year(Warm Soda) and it's one of my faves so far...it's a low-fi affair and, generally, I don't mind that. Though, I found myself wishing most of the songs on the album had a meatier, fuller sound,…"
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Power Pop Geeks Unite!

From Big Star to Teenage Fanclub, let's talk jangle, let's talk hooks, let's talk power pop!Category: Genres & ScenesSee More
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Today's Blast o' Rock & Roll

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Today's Blast O' Rock & Roll

Posted on May 18, 2011 at 9:46pm 2 Comments

Super-fab band outta LA - Prima Donna - with a real T.Rex/Dolls…

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Now here's a band that deserves a magazine cover!

Posted on April 1, 2011 at 11:45am 2 Comments

 

And bonus:  drummer Bill Stevenson and bassist Karl Alvarez are my Fort Collins homeboys.  Swell guys, they are.

 

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Crue, Poison and NY Dolls Team Up for Big Summer Tour

Posted on March 2, 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Now this should be a good time.  Motley Crue and Poison are welcoming the band without whom neither would exist - the NY Dolls - for a major summer tour.  Hell yeah!  Tour dates after the video....

 

 

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At 12:27am on November 27, 2011, Frank Secich said…

Hi Jon! Here are the details of the "Coolest Song in The World For 2011" on Little Steven's Underground Garage!

http://popdetectiverecords.bandcamp.com/track/the-man-with-x-ray-eyes
The contest is on for "Coolest Song In The World For 2011" on Little Steven's Underground Garage. The Deadbeat Poets are nominated with The Man With The X-Ray Eyes"! Just scroll down to March 06, 2011! http://undergroundgarage.com/events/the-coolest-songs-in-the-world-2011.html You can vote once a day until December 23rd! Your votes will be greatly appreciated! You may have to register or log in here (in the top right corner) for free first!
http://undergroundgarage.com/

<iframe width="400" height="100" style="xg-p: relative; display: block; width: 400px; height: 100px;" src="http://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=4179098225/size=venti/bgcol=FFFFFF/linkcol=4285BB/" allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0"><a href="http://popdetectiverecords.bandcamp.com/track/the-man-with-x-ray-eyes">The Man With X-Ray Eyes by The Deadbeat Poets</a></iframe>

At 4:39pm on June 13, 2011, sr. humo said…

thank you for your comment Jon! I hope i could do some more discoberies that you´d like too. I´m writing a little blog about some new releases of powerpop music, if you want to take a look: http://powerpopes.blogspot.com,

and so i want to note you that the Bandcamp player is not for only one track, so you can listen to the whole album in there. Please, if you didn´t know it, listen to the Luther Russell album, or you can just link it to the Bandcamp page. I think is brilliant!

At 10:46pm on May 7, 2011, Thawdar Myint Han said…
R u the founder of this site , man ?
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At 1:39pm on March 28, 2011, Daniel Crandall said…

Hey Jon, thanks!  

yep indeed, our lists are strikingly similar. You have The Sonics on there!

 

To answer your question, Project Rock and Roll is my blog/umbrella for my various DIY rock projects.  I gab about music I like and stuff I learn about, recording, promotion and whatever else comes my way.  It's a work in progress ;)

 

Btw, I grew up in Fort Collins!  Back in the early 90s I was in a band in FC called Nyborg that I'm sure only about 4 people remember.  Cheers!

At 5:05pm on March 3, 2011, Searching For Sylvia said…

Jon

Many thanks for adding us mate

Cheers, Searching For Sylvia

At 10:54pm on February 16, 2011, Pepe Verde said…

just saw your welcoming message... thanks!! i feel amongst my people here :-)

well done.

At 6:18pm on February 16, 2011, Sylkay said…
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At 7:29pm on February 7, 2011, jenni mac kenzie said…
hey jon, thanks for the welcome!  came across this from the peppermint lounge page...kinda thought it was part of that page actually, it all happened so fast...lol! anyway...lawn gisland is in da house...!  rock 'n roll....!
 
 
 

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●~*Cavestomp! Get to Grand Victory, Sat., July 12, 7:30PM, 245 Grand St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn for:LYRES Sporting a high-energy sound indebted to bands that we can only pretend we've heard of, few groups that play reeeal rock & roll have lasted this long, hit this hard or continue to make as much good music as L Y R E S. www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpvN926UzWY…See More
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