New Pop On The Block

Ch!pz – Cowboy (Watch)I said that Ch!pz should give it a go in the UK but I was really thinking it should be with one of their good songs. Still, they’re here and this could work. Well, if LazyTown’s terrifying single went top 5, and High School Musical mania is still gripping the country, they… Continue reading New Pop On The Block


Tom from North & South on American Idol! Better not mention those gay rumours anymore. Erm, oops… Anyway, here’s an old North & South video so those of you with the power to vote (i.e. actual Americans) can decide for yourselves if he deserves your support. [youtube=] And if that’s not enough, let’s go and… Continue reading Blimey!

I’m actually liking this new-look chart

People are finally paying attention to my commands, and it’s about time too. The highlights of the new midweeks: 1 (3) Mika – Grace Kelly *DOWNLOADS ONLY*2 (4) Just Jack – Starz In Their Eyes4 (6) JoJo – Too Little Too Late Amazing!!


It looks like this week’s no.1 will be a fight tot the death by Mika and Just Jack, my two biggest and bestest tips for 2007, and artists I have been following since they both first had any media coverage. If this is a sign of things to come, by the end of year BWO… Continue reading Wow!

Good news!

The Delays have signed a new record deal (with Fiction, home of Snow Patrol and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and are planning to release a new album by the end of this year! As I was worried that the end may have been nigh for this acetastic band, this is very good new indeed!

New Indie-Pop On The Block

Ripchord – Lock Up Your Daughters (Watch)These bouncy Wolverhampton-based indie kids (all are under 20) are Arctic Monkeys meets Kaiser Chiefs, strong accents with a jangly punch, and their star is rising fast. They won a competition on Midlands Today (a local news programme) for bands from local schools to get a day in a… Continue reading New Indie-Pop On The Block

Top of the Poptastic!

The last one of 2006. The first whole year of counting down my monthly top 20 is completed. Songs with *s are released in 2007, the rest were out in 2006, brackets indicate where the song was released: 1. Kleerup ft. Robyn – With Every Heartbeat* (Sweden)2. BWO – Chariots Of Fire (Sweden)3. Just Jack… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!