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POP Goes The World!

16
Mar 2019

Back To The Drawing Board

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Band

Song

Album

Year

 

 

 

Utopia

"Crybaby"

Oblivion

1984 

 

The Wannadies

"Skin"

Before & After

2002 

 

Nick Piunti

"Time Machine"

Beyond the Static

2015 

 

Reaction

"Baby Does It Better"

Edison Park

2016

 

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Teenage Fanclub

"I Need Direction"

Howdy! (Remastered)

2000 

 

The Three O'Clock

"I Go Wild"

Sixteen Tambourines / Baroque Hoedown

1983 

 

The Tories

"Would You Notice"

The Upside of Down

2001 

 

The Waking Hours

"These Days"

The Early Years

2003 

 

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The Feelies

"Let's Go"

The Good Earth

1986

 

Paul Collins Beat

"I Still Want You"

Ribbon of Gold

2008 

 

Tommy Lorente

"Arthur"

Stupefaction

2018 

 

Strangeways

"Show Her You Care"

Powerpop!

1978 

 

Foxboro Hottubs

"Mother Mary"

Stop Drop and Roll!!!

2008 

 

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The Barracudas

"Summer Fun (Alternative Version)"

Drop Out With The Barracudas

2005 

 

Sonic Surf City

"Hot Rod Candy"

Tune in Turn on Wipe Out

2010 

 

The Velvet Underground

"We're Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together"

Another View

1986 

 

Flamin' Groovies

"Road House"

Flamingo

1999 

 

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The Hellacopters

"Hopeless Case of a Kid In Denial"

High Visibility

2000 

 

Hymans

"Little Sheela I Remember You"

Erare Hymanum Est

2002 

 

The Dirty Shames

"Teenage Kicks"

The Dirty Shames

2010 

 

The Masticators

"Bastards Of The Young"

Left of the Dial - A Pop Tribute to the Replacements

2003 

 

Buzzcocks

"Sick City Sometimes"

Buzzcocks

2003

 

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Archers of Loaf

"Wrong"

Icky Mettle (Deluxe Edition)

2011 

 

Subliminal Sex

"Half As Dumb"

Pageant Wave - EP

2018 

 

 Shellac

"Copper"

Terraform

1998 

 

 The New Trocaderos

"Brain Gone Dead (feat. The Connection & the Kurt Baker Band)"

Kick Your Ass - Single

2014 

 

 Wire

"Mannequin"

Pink Flag

1977 

 

 Hüsker Dü

"Sorry Somehow"

Candy Apple Grey 

1986

 

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 Andrew Bird

"How Indiscreet"

The Swimming Hour

2001 

 

The Fleshtones

"Bite of My Soul"

Brooklyn Sound Solution

2011 

 

Great Buildings

"Maybe It's You"

Apart from the Crowd

1981

 

 Johan

"December"

Johan

1996 

 

Guided By Voices

"Motor Away"

Alien Lanes

1995 

 

The Pastels

"Nothing to Be Done"

Truckload of Trouble

1993

 

Versus

"Thera"

The Stars Are Insane

1994 

 

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Los Straitjackets

"Kitty Kat"

Twist Party

2006 

 

2
Mar 2019

POP Effects

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(Song

Band

Album

Year

Label)

 

"Crystal Night"
The Black Lips
Satan's Graffiti Or God's Art?
2017
Vice Records

 

"Whoever’s Been Using This Bed"
The Earthmen
College Heart
2016
Popboomerang Records

 

"Love Is Mystical"
Cold War Kids
LA DIVINE
2017
Capitol Records (US1A)

 

"Dull Joy"
Tenement
Predatory Headlights
2015
Don Giovanni Records

 

 

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"Sad Over You"
Guantanamo Baywatch
Chest Crawl
2012
Dirtnap Records

 

"Showgirl"
Sorry
Showgirl - Single
2018
Domino Recording Co

 

"Feel It Still"
Portugal. the Man
Woodstock
2017
Atlantic Records

 

"Long Time"
Blondie
Pollinator
2017
BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd

 

"Welcome to the Milk Disco"
Milk Disco
Welcome to the Milk Disco - Single
2017
Ra-Ra Rok Records

 

 

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"Black Night Ultraviolet"
Useless Eaters
Hypertension
2013
Jeffery Drag Records

 

"Like That"
White Fence
For the Recently Found Innocent

 

"Who Made the Man?"
Uranium Club
All of Them Naturals
2016
Static Shock

 

"Sadie's a Sadist"
The Buttertones
Gravedigging
2017
Innovative Leisure

 

 

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"Friction"
Shame
Songs of Praise
2018
Dead Oceans / Hostess

 

"Opus"
Uranium Club
All of Them Naturals
2016
Static Shock

 

"Natural's Not In It"
Gang of Four
Entertainment
1979
EMI

 

"Underground"
The M's
Future Women
2006
Polyvinyl Records

 

"Dvsl"
Albert Hammond Jr.
Francis Trouble
2018
Red Bull Records

 

"Pig Valentine"
60 Ft Dolls
The Big 3 (Expanded Edition)Indolent Records

 

 

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"Nuclear Love"
Crocodiles
Love Is Here
2019
Deaf Rock Records

 

"Acetone"
Vundabar
Smell Smoke
2017
Gawk Records

 

"Sunshine Rock"
Bob Mould
Sunshine Rock
2019
Merge Records

 

"Destroy Yrself"
Kindling
Hush
2017
6131 Records

 

"Accolades"
Little Junior
Hi
2018
Grand Jury

 

 

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"Wild Desire"
King Tuff
Wild Desire - Single
2012
Suicide Squeeze Records

 

"Need You"
Royal Headache
High
2015
What's Your Rupture?

 

"Stukas Over Disneyland"
The Dickies
Stukas Over Disneyland
1998
Overground Records

 

"Fix My Brain"
The Marked Men
Fix My Brain
2006
Dirtnap Records

 

 

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"Young Lady, You're Scaring Me"
Ron Gallo
Heavy Meta
2017
New West Records

 

"No Good"
Kaleo
A / B
2016
Elektra (NEK)

 

"Thank God I'm Not You"
Himalayas
Thank God I'm Not You - Single
2017
Peepshow Records

 

"Bad Man"
Oblivians
Popular Favorites
1996
Crypt Records

 

"Baby I'm Broken"
The Record Company
Baby I'm Broken - Single
2017
Concord Records, Inc. (UMG Account)

 

 

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"Fan the Flames"
Sheer Mag
Compilation (I, II & III)
2017
WILSUN RC

 

 

 

 

 

 

23
Feb 2019

Sage POP

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A two hour adrenalized blast of rock and roll so pure, you'll want to grab your girl, steal a car, and hit the open road.

 

 

A Giant Dog “All I wanted” from Bone (2013)

 

The Detroit Cobras “Hey Sa-Lo-Ney” from Life, Love and Leaving (2001)

 

King Salami and the Cumberland Three “Do the Wurst” from Fourteen Blazin' Bangers!! (2010)

 

The Fleshtones “no tengo dinero” from Quatro X Quatro - EP (2012) 

 

 

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The Delta 72 “Rich Girls Like to Steal” from The R&B of Membership (1996)


Barrence Whitfield & the Savages “The Corner Man” from Dig Thy Savage Soul (2013)


The Woggles “Big Beat Strong” from Big Beat (2013)


Swami John Reis & The Blind Shake “Sea Saw” from Modern Surf Classics (2015)

 

 

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Local H “Wolf Like Me” from Local H's Awesome Mix Tape #1 (2010)


Thee Headcoatees “Ca plane pour moi” from The Sisters Of Suave (1996)


Jacques Dutronc “On nous cache tout, on nous dit rien” from En vogue (2008)


King Automatic “Le redresseur de torts” from In the Blue Corner (2009)


Belle & Sebastian “Legal Man” from Push Barman to Open Old Wounds (1998)

 

 

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Thee Oh Sees “the dream” from Carrion Crawler / The Dream (2011)


The Walkmen “The Rat” from Bows + Arrows (2004)


Flat Worms “Red Hot Sand” from Flat Worms (2017)


Lost Sounds “I Sit I Watch I Wait” from Lost Sounds (2004)

 

 

 

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Vundabar “Oulala” from Gawk (2015)


Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks “Baby C'mon” from Face the Truth (2005)


Nots “Reactor” from We Are Nots (2014)


Kids on a Crime Spree “Trumpets of Death” from We Love You So Bad (2011)

 

 

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The Scientists “Frantic Romantic” from Frantic Romantic - Single (1979)


Zounds “Can't Cheat Karma” from The Curse of Zounds Discography (Remastered) (2007)


Wavves & Cloud Nothings “come down” from No Life for Me (2015)


The Hi-Risers “One Note Joe” from Once We Get Started (2007)

 

 

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Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside “I swear” from Dirty Radio (2012)


Nobunny “Chuck Berry Holiday” from Love Visions (2008)


The King Khan & BBQ Show “Ocean of Love” from Bad News Boys (2015)


The Chesterfield Kings “up and Down” from Psychedelic Sunrise (2007)


The Little Killers “Jenna Lee” from The Little Killers (2003)


The A-Bones “geraldine” from Not Now! (2009)


All-American Playboys “what the hell” from All-American Playboys (2007)

 

 

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Les Savy Fav “The Sweat Decends” from Inches (2004)


Baseball Furies “Arch Enemy” from Greater Than Ever (2002)


Sylvain Sylvain “Just one kiss” from Syl Sylvain and the Teardrops (1981)

 

 

16
Feb 2019

Cappuccino POP

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This is the cappuccino my local barista handed to me before I came into the station this afternoon.
Clearly there was a desperation in my eyes as I ordered it.
On the plus side, at least her MFA hasn’t gone to waste.

 

 

 

Marching Church “King of Song” from This World Is Not Enough (2016)

 

Morgan Delt “Some Sunsick Day ” from Phase Zero (2016)

 

Triptides “wake” from Azur (2015)

 

Car Seat Headrest “Fill in the Blank” from Teens of Denial (2016)

 

 

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Iceage “The Lord's Favorite” from Plowing into the Field of Love (2014)

 

Sweet Spirit “Baby When I Close My Eyes” from Cokomo (2015)

 

Bueno “Oh Lord I'm Confused” from Illuminate Your Room (2016)

 

Shilpa Ray “Shilpa Ray on Broadway” from Last Year's Savage (2015)

 

Sabina “Viva l'amour” from Toujours (2014)

 

Jacqueline Taïeb “7 am” from The French Mademoiselle (2002)

 

 

 

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The Waking Hours “New Revolution” from How Does It Feel (2008)

 

The Garden “Vexation” from Haha (2015)

 

Naked Giants “Ya ya” from R.I.P. - EP (2016)

 

Flesh Panthers “The Lotus Eaters” from Willows Weep (2016)

 

 

 

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Acid Dad “Don't Get Taken” from Let's Plan a Robbery - EP (2016)

 

Frankie and the Witch Fingers “revival” from Frankie and the Witch Fingers (2015)

 

The Dirtbombs “underdog” from Ulltraglide In Black (2001)

 

White Denim “At Night in Dreams” from Corsicana Lemonade (2013)

 

Upper Wilds “Roy Sullivan” from Guitar Module 2017 (2017)

 

 

 

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Blumfeld “Verstärker” from L'etat et moi (2006)

 

Haley Boner “Kismet Kill” from Impossible Dream (2016)

 

Grinderman “Palaces of Montezuma” from Grinderman 2 (2010)

 

Matt Berry “Theme from Snuff Box” from Theme to Snuff Box - Single (2013)

 

Rey Pila “Alexander” from The Future Sugar (2015)

 

 

 

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Bauhaus “Third Uncle” from The Sky's Gone Out (1983)

 

Life Without Buildings “PS Exclusive” from Any Other City (2014)

 

Magazine “Shot By Both Sides (Alternative Recording)” from Real Life (1978)

 

In Flagranti “Pick a Trick” from Brash & Vulgar (2009)

 

Lumerians “Burning Mirrors” from Transmalinnia (2011)

 

 

 

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Meat Wave “brother” from S / T (2012)

 

Here Lies Man “When I Come To” from Here Lies Man (2017)

 

WYLDLIFE “Contraband” from Out on Your Block (2017)

 

 

 

 

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Ezra Furman & The Harpoons “Take Off Your Sunglasses” from Inside the Human Body (2008)

9
Feb 2019

POP For NOW!

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 Hey kids, guess what time it is!

 

 

The Cavedogs “leave me alone” from Joy Rides For Shut-Ins (1990)

China Drum “Can't Stop These Things” from Goosefair (1996)

Pixies “Planet of Sound” from Trompe le Monde (1991)

Pere Ubu “Golden Surf II” from Carnival of Souls (2014)

 

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Art Brut “Wham! Bang! Pow! Let's Rock Out!” from Wham! Bang! Pow! Let's Rock Out! (2018)

Idlewild “A Modern Way of Letting Go” from The Remote Part (2001)

Far “Mother Mary” from Water & Solutions (1998)

The Love Language “calm down” from Ruby Red (2013)

 

 

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Arctic Monkeys “Curtains Close” from Beneath the Boardwalk (2004)

Bare Wires “Nice to Know You” from Seeking Love (2010)

Generation X “Ready Steady Go (2002 Remaster)” from Generation X (2002 Remaster) (1978)

The Damned “New Rose” from Damned Damned Damned (1977)

The Clash “What's My Name” from The Clash (1977)

 

 

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Dead Kennedys “Rawhide” from Plastic Surgery Disasters / In God We Trust, Inc. (1985)

Ween “Japanese Cowboy (Live)” from Paintin' the Town Brown: Ween Live '90-'98 (1999)

Obits “Two-Headed Coin” from I Blame You (2009)

Nix Nomads “She’ll Be Sweeter Than You” from Maximum R 'n' B - Remastered (2011)

JD McPherson “Let the Good Times roll” from Let the Good Times Roll (2015)

Primal Scream “Rocks” from Give Out But Don't Give Up (1994)

 

 

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Super Furry Animals “Bad Behaviour (2016 Remaster)” from Fuzzy Logic (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) (1996)

The Godfathers “Cause I Said So” from Birth, School, Work, Death (Expanded Edition) (1988)

Flamin' Groovies “Let Me Rock” from Fantastic Plastic (2017)

 

David Bowie “Be My Wife (2017 Remastered Version)” from Low (2017 Remastered Version) (1977)

 

 

 

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Satan's Pilgrims “The godfather” from Plymouth Rock (2004)

Man Or Astro-Man? “Defcon 5” from Defcon 5…4…3…2…1 (2013)

The Dambuilders “Smooth Control” from Ruby Red (1995)

Westkust “Swirl” from Last Forever (2015)

 

Bully “i remember” from Feels Like (2015)

 

 

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Frog “judy garland” from Kind of Blah (2015)

James Clarke Five “Sexbombe Über Alles” from Sexbombe Über Alles - Single (2013)

Neu! “crazy” from NEU! 86

Deerhunter “Snakeskin” from Fading Frontier (2015)

 

 

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The Elevator Drops “Proto” from People Mover (1997)

 

Wilco “Random Name Generator” from Star Wars (2015)

 

Mrs. Magician “Don't Flatter Yourself” from Strange Heaven (2012)

 

Japanther “Vagabond” from Skuffed Up My Huffy (2007)

Beach Slang “Future Mixtape for the Art Kids” from A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings (2016)

 

 

 

2
Feb 2019

POP Survival

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The Dandy Warhols “Highlife” from Why You so Crazy (2019)

The Divine Comedy “National Express” from Fin de Siecle (1998)

The Dears “Lost in the Plot” from No Cities Left (2003)

The Holloways “dancefloor” from So This Is Great Britain? (2006)

 

 

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Stars “Ageless Beauty” from Set Yourself on Fire (2004)

Catholic Action “propaganda” from In Memory Of (2017)

Cud “Purple Love Balloon” from Rich and Strange: The Anthology (2006)

The Sunshine Underground “Put You in Your Place” from Raise the Alarm (2005)

Inspiral Carpets “Saturn 5” from Devil Hopping (1994)

 

 

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Miss June “twitch” from Twitch - Single (2018)

Pop Will Eat Itself “Like an angel” from Now for a Feast (1988)

Marbled Eye “Laughing Sound” from Leisure (2018)

Tullycraft “twee” from Beat Surf Fun (2002)

The Would-Be-Goods “The Camera Loves Me” from The Camera Loves Me (1988)

Goat Girl “Cracker Drool” from Goat Girl (2018)

 

 

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The Jam “David Watts” from All Mod Cons (Remastered) (1978)
Supergrass “alright” from I Should Coco (1995)

Choo Choo Train “High” from The Subway Organization: 1986-1989 (1986)

The Chesterfields “Ask Johnny Dee” from Electric Guitars In Their Hearts. the Best of the Chesterfields (1987)

The Young Veins “Cape town” from Take A Vacation! (2019)

The Frank and Walters “After Al” from Trains , Boats, and Planes (1992)

 

 

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The Railway Children “A Gentle Sound (Original Demo)” from The Best of the Railway Children - Listen On (1995)

Close Lobsters “In Spite of These Times” from Foxheads Stalk This Land (1987)

The Wedding Present “Brassneck” from Bizarro (1989)

The Smiths “Sweet and Tender Hooligan (John Peel session, 12/2/86)” from Louder Than Bombs (1987)

 

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The Woodentops “love train” from Giant (1986) 


The La's “Liberty Ship” from De Freitas Session '87 (2010) 

The Wranglers “Liza Jane” from Maximum R 'n' B - Remastered (2011) 

The Lemon Twigs “tailor made” from Foolin' Around / Tailor Made - Single (2018)T

 

 

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Chainsaw “Love your money” from Eleventeen (1992)

The Rosehips “I Shouldn't Have to Say” from The Subway Organization: 1986-1989 (1986)

Black Tambourine “Throw Aggi Off the Bridge” from Black Tambourine (2009)

The Flatmates “I Could Be In Heaven” from Potpourri: Hits, Mixes and Demos '85-'74 (1988)

Tiger Trap “Puzzle pieces” from Tiger Trap (1993)

 

 

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McCarthy “Red Sleeping Beauty” from That's All Very Well But? (1986)

26
Jan 2019

1979 – Great Year or Greatest Year?

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POP Goes The World makes a solid case for the latter.

 

The Boomtown Rats “Someone's Looking At You” from The Fine Art of Surfacing (1979)


XTC “Making Plans for Nigel” from Drums and Wires (1979)


The Jam “Saturday's Kids” from Setting Sons (Remastered) (1979)


The Undertones “Jimmy jimmy” from The Undertones (1979)

 

 

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The Slickee Boys “Gotta Tell Me Why” from 3rd EP (1979)


Classic Ruins “1+1<2” from 1+1<2 (1979)


The Boys “Sabre dance” from To Hell with the Boys (1979)


The Boys “Rue Morgue” from To Hell with the Boys (1979)


The Neighborhoods “No Place Like Home” from No Place Like Home (1979)

 

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The Knack “let Me Out” from Get the Knack (1979)


Cheap Trick “I'll Be With You Tonight” from Dream Police (1979)


Paul Collins Beat “There She Goes” from The Beat (1979)


Blondie “dreaming” from Eat to the Beat (1979)

 

 

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Pearl Harbor & The Explosions “You Got It (Release It)” from Pearl Harbor & the Explosions (1979)


The Squares “This is Airbeat” from This Is Airbeat (1979)


The Monks “Love in Stereo” from Bad Habits (1979)


Dave Edmunds “Girls Talk” from Repeat When Necessary (1979)


The Rubinoos “I wanna be your boyfriend” from Back to the Drawing Board (1979)

 

 

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The Dickies “You Drive Me Ape (You Big Gorilla)” from The Incredible Shrinking Dickies (Expanded Version) (1979)


The Damned “love song” from Machine Gun Etiquette (1979)


Joe Jackson “Throw it Away” from Look Sharp! (Remastered) (1979)


The Police “No Time This Time” from Reggatta de Blanc (Remastered) (1979)


The Stranglers “Duchess” from The Raven (1979)


The Clash “Hateful” from London Calling (1979)

 

 

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The English Beat “Ranking Full Stop” from I Just Can't Stop It (Remastered) (1980)


The Selecter “Too Much Pressure” from Too Much Pressure (1980)


The Specials “concrete jungle” from The Specials (1979)


Madness “madness” from One Step Beyond... (1979)


The Pop Group “She Is Beyond Good and Evil” from Y (1979)


Talking Heads “I Zimbra” from Fear of Music (1979)

 

 

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The Records “Starry eyes” from Shades In Bed (1979)


Shoes “too late” from Double Exposure (1979)


20/20 “Yellow Pills” from 20/20 (1979)


The Cars “Dangerous Type” from Candy-O (1979)


The Zones “Mourning Star” from Under Influence (1979)

 

 

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Television Personalities “Where's Bill Grundy Now?” from Part Time Punks (The Very Best of Television Personalities) (1999)

 

 

19
Jan 2019

New Year, New Attitude ‘19

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Tinted Windows “Kind of a Girl” from Tinted Windows (2009)

Locksley “She Does” from Don't Make Me Wait (2007)

The Hentchmen “Some Other Guy” from Hentch Forth Five (with Jack White) (2007)

The Rippers “A Look Behind” from A Gut Feeling (2017)

 

 

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The Shazam “On the Airwaves” from The Coolest Songs in the World! Vol. 1 (2007)

The Late Show “Sha La La (Wake Me When You're Done)” from Sha la La (2018)

Messengers “That's the Way a Woman Is” from Pink Boots & Lipstick (Rare Glam & Bubblegum from the 70s) (2008)

Los Monstruos “Hey Monstruo” from Jerk (2000)

Redd Kross “Annie's Gone” from Third Eye (1990)

Robert Pollard “Who's Running My Ranch?” from Jack Sells the Cow (2012)

 

 

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Pussycats “Mongoloid” from Playin' Dirty (1998)

Xiu Xiu “Sharp Dressed Man” from Xiu Xiu / (r) - Single (2017)

The Black Belles “lies” from What Can I Do? - Single (2010)

The Quick “It won't be long” from Untold Rock Stories (2003)

Ty Segall “Every 1's a Winner” from Freedom's Goblin (2018)

 

 

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The Toms “Other Boys Do” from The Toms (1979)

Los Prisioneros “Mentalidad Televisiva” from El Caset Pirata (2000)

The Rub “The Death of Pop” from Bikini Gospel (2016)

The Neanderthals “Space oddity” from The Neanderthals In Space (2005)

The Symposium “poison” from Drugs (2014)

 

 

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Cracker “Sweet Thistle Pie” from The Golden Age (1996)

Idles “The Idles Chant” from Meat - EP (2015)

Glucifer “I Got a War” from Tender Is the Savage (2000)

Material Issue “Goin' Through Your Purse” from Freak City Soundtrack (1994)

 

 

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The Atlantics “weekend” from ATLANTICS (2006)

The Fuzillis “Fish Gumbo” from Grind a Go Go, Vol. 1 (2017)

Hot 8 Brass Band “Love Will Tear us Apart” from Love will tear us apart - Single (2018)

Downtown Boys “Dancing in the dark” from Full Communism (2015)

 

 

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Jacuzzi Boys “Lucky Blade” from Ping Pong (2016)

Wand “Self Hypnosis in 3 Days” from Golem (2015)

Moaning “don't go” from Moaning (2018)

Team Spirit “Fuck the Beach” from Team Spirit - EP (2013)

 

 

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The Flaming Sideburns “Street survivor” from Hallelujah rock'n'rollah (2001)

The Maggots “King of the Freaks” from Monkey Time (2007)

KO and the Knockouts “you're on my mind” from Ko & the Knockouts (2008)

29
Dec 2018

2018, The Year In Review: “Our Bad”

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Despite the rapidly accelerating downward spiral that has been the year of our Lord, 2018 (seriously, all that was missing were the flames), Pop Goes The World is still determined to slap the smiley face emoticon on the end of it like the kick in the ass it deserves.

There were a few things worth salvaging from the dumpster fire that was 2018, and I will play them all for you now!

 

 

Caroline Rose “money” from LONER (2018)

Illuminati Hotties “Pressed 2 Death” from Kiss Yr Frenemies (2018)

Lala Lala “I Get Cut” from The Lamb (2018)

Downtown Boys “Fotos y recuerdos” from Fotos y Recuerdos - Single (2018)

 

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Sloan “Spin Our Wheels” from 12 (2018)

The Death Of Pop “700 Spas” from Heads West - EP (2018)

Simon Love “Not If I See You First (Single Version)” from Not If I See You First - Single (2018)

Cornelius “Tonight (feat. Amy Nøhr)” from Tonight (feat. Amy Nøhr) - Single (2018)

 

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Asian Kung-Fu Generation “Re:Re: (2016 Rerecorded)” from Best Hit AKG 2 (2012-2018) (2018)

The Damned “Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow” from Evil Spirits (2018)

Johnny Marr “My Eternal” from Call The Comet (2018)

Shame “concrete” from Songs of Praise (2018)

 

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The Struts “Primadonna Like Me” from Young & Dangerous (2018)

Bad Moves “one thing” from Tell No One (2018)

Mike Krol “An Ambulance” from An Ambulance - Single (2018)

Ty Segall “5 Ft. Tall” from Freedom's Goblin (2018)

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks “Shiggy” from Sparkle Hard (2018)

 

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Ezra Furman “Love You so Bad” from Transangelic Exodus (2018)

Jeff Rosenstock “Usa” from Post (2018)

Barrence Whitfield & the Savages “Caveman” from Ritual of the Savages (2018)

 

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HMLTD “Apple of my eye” from Hate Music Last Time Delete EP (2018)

Frankie and the Witch Fingers “tea” from Drip / Tea - Single (2018)

Hot Snakes “Death Camp Fantasy” from Jericho Sirens (2018)

The Buttertones “Baby C4” from Midnight in a Moonless Dream (2018)

Bass Drum Of Death “Too high” from Just Business (2018)

 

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Magic Shoppe “These Boots Are Made for Dying” from In Parallel (2018)

Lay Llamas “Silver Sun” from Thuban (2018)

The Woolen Men “Brick Horizon” from Post (2018)

Flasher “pressure” from Constant Image (2018)

Peach Kelli Pop “Don't push me” from Gentle Leader (2018)

 

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Fastball “the way” from All the Pain Money Can Buy

 

 

23
Dec 2018

Christmas Wish List

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It’s not much, and I’ve been a really good boy!

 

 

Tape Deck Mountain “Christmas Time is Here Again” from Christmas Was A Total Bummer (2010)

Minotaurs “don't save it all for christmas day” from Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada 4 (2012)

Analog Bell Service “Greedy Kids Can't Sleep” from The Eggnog Experience

 

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Flat Duo Jets “I'll Have a Merry Christmas Without You” from I'll Have a Merry Christmas Without You - Single (1994)

Brendan Hanlon & The Bat Men “Christmas Party” from Christmas Doo Wop & Pop, Vol. 1 (2013)

Rebel Cats “Santa Claus Llego A La Ciudad” from Santa Claus Llego A La Ciudad

Kenny Vance & The Planotones “Mr. Santa” from Mr. Santa (2007)

JD McPherson “Twinkle (Little Christmas Lights)” from Twinkle (Little Christmas Lights) - Single (2012)

 

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Little Jackie “Mrs.Claus Ain't Got Nothin' On Me” from Mrs.Claus Ain't Got Nothin' On Me

Little Isidore “Party Hard” from Party Hard

Rosie Thomas “Why Can't It Be Christmastime All Year?” from A Very Rosie Christmas! (Expanded Edition)

The Boy Least Likely To “Happy Christmas Baby” from Christmas Special (2010)

The Waking Hours “Winter Wonderland” from A Very Waking Hours Christmas

 

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The Crookes “It's Just Christmas Without You” from It's Just Christmas Without You

Hurts “All I Want for Christmas Is New Year's Day” from Happiness (2010)

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers “Abominable Snowman in the Market” from Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers (1976)

The Flaming Lips “Christmas At the Zoo” from Clouds Taste Metallic (1995)

Los Campesinos “Kindle The Flame Of Her Heart” from Kindle The Flame Of Her Heart

 

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The Futureheads “Christmas Was Better In The 80s” from Christmas Was Better In The 80s - Single

The Vandals “Oi to the World!” from Oi To the World (1996)

Me First & the Gimme Gimmes “My Favorite Tings” from My Favorite Tings

Bad Religion “white christmas” from Christmas Songs (2013)

Julian Casablancas “I Wish It Was Christmas Today” from We Love Green 2015 (2015)

 

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Wintersleep “Little drummer boy” from Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada 4

The Rescues “Everything's Gonna Be Better Next Year” from Blah Blah Love and War

Glam Chops “Countdown to Christmas” from Festivus (2012)

Pointed Sticks “Power Pop Santa” from Christmas Single - Single (2012)

 

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Fun. “Believe in me” from Believe in me - Single

Voodoo Glow Skulls “Feliz navidad” from Baile de los Locos

The dB's “Holiday Spirit” from Christmas Time Again (2015)

The Ravers “(It's Gonna Be A) Punk Rock Christmas” from Punk Rock Christmas

B-Lines “I'm Watching TV On Christmas Day” from B-Lines EP

 

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The Grip Weeds “Christmas, Bring Us” from Under the Influence of Christmas

Darker My Love “Snow is Falling” from The Christmas Gig: Two Thousand Ten (2010)

The Walkmen “Holiday Road (Lindsey Buckingham Cover)” from Holiday Road (Lindsey Buckingham cover)

 

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Sparks “Do-re-mi” from A Woofer In Tweeter's Clothing (1973)