I’m off to Edinburgh tomorrow and won’t be back home until the 1st of September, so updates may be a little scarce for the next few weeks, but I’ll try to write something whenever I have any spare time. I’ll be on Twitter anyway and I’ll check my e-mails so if you hear of any… Continue reading Na Na Na Na, Na Na Na Na, Hey Hey Hey, Goodbye!
Here, on time for once, are my top 20 new singles for July… 1. Taylor Swift – You Belong With Me2. The Veronicas – 4Ever (UK release)3. Erik Hassle – Don’t Bring Flowers4. Carolina Liar – I’m Not Over (UK release)5. Mini Viva – I Lost My Heart in Tokyo6. Priscilla Renea – Dollhouse7. Pixie… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!
I wrote about the live version of Dollhouse, Priscilla Renea’s new single, a few weeks ago and gave it a very positive review, but now I’ve heard the studio version I have to mention it again. The acoustic version was great but you are all going to love the studio version! It most reminds me… Continue reading She ain’t a doll, this ain’t a dollhouse!
After many months and a lot of unexpected disasters, my zine is finally ready for distribution! If you’d like to buy a copy, I’m selling it through the crafty website Etsy – click here for the listing. Features include: – Electro-girls interviews– How to discover ace new pop music– A guide to the best pop-related… Continue reading Make your life more Poptastisk!
I went to see the lovely Aussie popstar Kate Miller-Heidke in London a few weeks ago and did a review for Londonist, but it got a little lost along the way so now I’m posting it here instead… After Lenka’s recent triumphant appearance, Bush Hall in Shepherd’s Bush played host to yet another quirky Aussie… Continue reading Live review: Kate Miller-Heidke at Bush Hall
Neon HitchMuch like Lolene, who I wrote about a couple of weeks ago, Neon Hitch is a British girl who is making waves in the US music industry thanks to her collaborations with some major international writing/producing talents. Her similar artists on Last.FM include the unexpected mixture of Doe Deere and Wynter Gordon, two excellent… Continue reading The Next Big Thing?
There are lots of new girl groups coming out at the moment, so here is my verdict on a select few, marked in Spice Girls out of 5… Representing the UK: Mini VivaAt last the Mini Viva campaign is properly kicking into gear, and if all goes well they’ll soon be the pop superstars they… Continue reading New Girl Bands on the Block
Backstreet Boys – Straight Through My Heart (Soldier Down) (Clip)I have been excitedly waiting to hear the new single by the BSBs, on which they have worked with super-producer RedOne, and finally it is here. I wouldn’t say that anyone who is familiar with the RedOne sound would be surprised by this song, as it… Continue reading New Pop on the Block
You’ll probably remember Remi from 2007 when she released a few small hit singles, including Go Mr Sunshine, which got strong support from Radio 1, and my personal favourite, Rock ‘n’ Roll. She’s now back with a new single and new album and is one of the priority acts at her label this year, so… Continue reading Question Time with Remi Nicole
Carolina Liar are playing their first London gig tonight at Camden Barfly, and as they’re in the UK for promo purposes, I got the chance to interview the lead singer, Chad. This was pretty exciting, not just cos Carolina Liar are a great new band, but also because they worked with pop legend Max Martin… Continue reading Question Time with Carolina Liar’s Chad Wolf