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Looks like Matthew Sweet's classic 90s pop trilogy albums - Girlfriend, Altered Beast and 100% Fun - are finally being reissued, along with Son of Altered Beast which is being released for the first time. I'm guessing this will get wide-spread availability outside of PledgeMusic but that's where they're at for now, along with some merch and signed options: https://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/matthew-sweet
Second killer LP from the Canadian Powerpoppers I’ve been throwing jelly and ice cream at the walls throughout the duration of this record. I’m wearing sunglasses indoors and dreaming of a world where The Barracudas became not just a tongue-in-cheek footnote in the great powerpop textbook, but the most universally adored band in the world. Where The Archies started wearing skinny ties and pouring cheap lager into their amps just to see what happens. Where Teenage Fanclub start and end every day rubbing a little dab of speed on their gums. Where Ohio Express are made to play Yummy Yummy Yu
I cant remember who turned me on to this guy, but his most recent LP appears to still be available, (limited to 100, I think) https://erikblood.bandcamp.com/album/lost-in-slow-motion Produced TacocaTs latest as well as prior albums by Moondoggies and Shabazz Palaces, his solo stuff is Teenage Fanclub mixed with Ride and The Brother Kite, some ambient, some postrock influences, its really really good. His back catalogue really holds up too. Its all ive been listening to for the last few weeks. Anyway, if the tags intrigue you, take a chance on the listen.
A decade after teaming up in the Exploding Hearts, Terry Six and King Louie Bankston are back together with a brand new single. Picking up where their previous projects (Six's Nice Boys and King Louie's Loose Diamonds and Missing Monuments) left off, Terry & Louie are still combining vintage power pop hooks with an updated attitude and urgency. After a self imposed exile from music and an exodus from Portland, Terry found himself resettled in Oakland, California ready to start a new chapter with an old friend. After months of phone calls planting the seeds of collaboration, Louie flew o