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Some Albums You May Have Missed

 

Band
Album
Year
Capsule
The Little Things
Make All The Difference
1969
Band By The BBC
All Aboard The Sensor Ship
1973
Marylebone-based group that dared sing about smoking marijuana and engaging in premarital sex. Shock! Horror!
Dischord
Cother Of Munt
1978
The Shits
I'd Rather Get Off Than Get Offed
1977
A Class of '77 band from the Bronx that never made it across Spuyten Duyvil
S.O.T.A. Pop
State Of The Art
2011
State-of-the-art pop indeed from this Southern Missouri cross between Big Star and Abba.
Rock B'Yisrael
"How Old Was Hitler When He Passed Away?"
2005
Brooklyn-Israeli foursome gives the term "Canto-Pop" a whole new meaning
The Sophomore Jinx
Pro-Teen Shakes
2009
A group of high school kids from West Philly playing smart-alec power pop
Hunky, Dory, & Gray
The Picture Of Hunky, Dory, & Gray
1978
This London trio plays ageless, painterly pop.
Pops And Ticks
Locked In A Groove
2005
Father-son duo out of suburban Connecticut succeeds in capturing the edgy, quirky sound of late seventies new wave
Righteous Gentile
I Did It Yahweh
2000
A heady mix of gospel and Chazzanishe music
Pop Leibel
Who Shot Who
1987
SF band seems to have an encyclopedic knowledge of pop's (and their hometown's) past
The Cricks
Brace Yourself
2000
Slam-bang twangpop from Ottawa
The Crisisters
Sister? What Sister?
2007
Eco-friendly anthem rock from St. Paul-based twin sisters group

Cheesecake And The Lowgrades

Dayroom

1978

A primal punk roar emanates from this upstate New York power trio

The DoleDrums

Belle Queue

1979

Romantic Yorkshire mope rock

The Hautboys

Forked F

1986

Odd Oboe reference is a cue to the content of this bizarre chamber-noise outing

Kids Today

Hall Pass

1979

Fizzy, sprightly pop picks up where Milk 'N' Cookies left off

The Nowadays

Once Upon A Sunshine

1969

Breezy Southern California pop...from Vermont!

One And The Same

(Pop. 1)

1994

Is it a solo outing? Is it a band? You decide

Bill Posters

Bill Posters Will Be Prosecuted

1978

Art-Punk from Chichester

Pip Helix
A Jersey Left
1996
Rustic drone folk from a Palisades, NY-based band

The Rants

Death Throe

1988

Noise rock shot through with genuine pop hooks. Quite an accomplishment

Tutti Uncommon

Israel Vibrators

1981

George Clinton meets Ru Paul on this genuine oddity

88 Savant
Severely Artistic
1986
Alterna-billy from Neptune, NJ
Sue Seidel
Death Becomes Her
2002
Talk about depressing! Hide the razorblades for this one!
Truth B. Told
Phantom Brain Pain
2004
Gospel charged with intellectual doubt
Joy-Z
Madness To My Method
1993
She's a Newark-based rapper with a mean streak
BroadBand
No More Floppy Dicks
1988
Las Vegas dykecore
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