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Bulletproof
 
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Price: $14.00
Artist: Lolas
 
 
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RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!  After laying low for several years Tim Boykin (Lolas) has suddenly gone on a creative rampage.  “Bulletproof” arrives almost six months after “A Dozen Or Seven Tapestries” and, like its predecessor, is another power pop gem!  “The band’s sound is tweaked to more rock than power pop slightly, but Boykin’s solid command of melodies remains a constant.  ‘Deestroy’ has an ELO-like sound, fast tempo, and a socialist message, but it’s so darn catchy.  ‘Oceans Of The Moon’ is very compelling with its terrific chord shifts and the crisp vocal.  The band uses heavier riffs on ‘Stand Up and Fight’ and ‘Stop The War’.  The slower ‘When The Cold Winds Blow’ shifts the mood nicely.  I like the feminist themed ‘She Will Shake The World’ with its dense guitar riffs.  You almost expect this to show up in the next ‘Captain Marvel’ movie.  The solid ‘L’Internationale’ ends the proceedings with a fine Beatlesque touch.  Overall a highly recommended album.” – Powerpopaholic.com   “Lolas records have always been tight, no-nonsense affairs, and ‘Bulletproof’ is no exception. Most of these tracks clock in at around the three-minute mark.  Boykin’s voice cuts through the mix like a young John Lennon, although the songs have many influences.  ‘Deestroy’ comes on like Ray Davies at his roughest and ‘Oceans Of The Moon’ combines a Motown beat with a 90’s alt-rock attitude.  My fave of the set is the driving ‘She Will Shake The World.’ With a relentless drum beat and Ramones-inspired guitar work, it’s a head-bobber of the highest order. ‘Bulletproof’ is probably the best full-on rock album I’ve heard yet this year, and will no-doubt end up on many year-end-best lists.” – Popalooza.art  Keep ‘em coming Tim!!  GREAT!!


 
From Me To You
Price: $12.00
Artist: Andrew
Description: Mostly acoustic guitar-led, Andrew Sandodval's 2007 effort is described as "Sheer pop heaven, overflowing with '60s nostalgia, melodic sunshine and gorgeous orchestration, all tied together with the soothing flow and dip of his bright voice and clever, heartfelt lyrics" - Splendid Magazine "Sweet, gorgeous melodies. You kn ... read more »

Green Meadows Sketchbook
Price: $14.00
Artist: Bertling Noise Laboratories
Description:

Involved in music since the '90's, Nick Bertling primarily made his name as a drummer in Baltimore. Bands such as Puddle, Gary B & The Notions, Naked Blue, Alto Verde, They Hear and others.read more »

Other Broken Dreams
Price: $10.00
Artist: Bubble
Description:

Bubble is a NYC power pop group got its start on the anti-folk scene in the early 90’s as an acoustic rock trio featuring songwriter Dave& ... read more »

When The Dust Just Won’t Settle
Price: $15.00
Artist: Captain Wilberforce
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!  read more »

Late Checkout
Price: $15.00
Artist: Dent May
Description:

“Full speed ahead now, no more looking back,” Dent May confidently croons on his fifth LP, “Late Checkout”.  The un-nostalgic sentiment and sobering clarity of his latest body of work signifies taking a refl ... read more »

Even Time
Price: $14.00
Artist: Ed Ryan
Description:

NEW RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL – AVAILABLE AUGUST 7 – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!!  read more »

Stumbling Blocks
Price: $11.00
Artist: Exploding Flowers
Description:

Led by singer songwriter Sharif Dumani, read more »

Typically Stereo
Price: $11.00
Artist: Garfields Birthday
Description:

Gar ... read more »

Cloud Cover
Price: $11.00
Artist: Green Seagull
Description:

London based Green Seagull return with “Cloud Cover”, their second long-player.  Since forming in 2016, ... read more »

Better From Here
Price: $14.00
Artist: Joe Giddings
Description: RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!!  read more »

Richard
Price: $14.00
Artist: Joe Pernice
Description: While The Pernice Brothers have made many excellent lush, highly orchestrated alb ... read more »

To The Left Of The Moon's Reflection
Price: $14.00
Artist: John Howard
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!!  With a career that spans nearly 50 years, “To The Left Of The Moon’s Reflection” represen ... read more »

Love, etc...
Price: $13.00
Artist: John P Barton
Description:

Here’s a terrific effort from 2008 that's a very charming and catchy and jangly little roots pop thing! John P Barton has a true knack for catchy melody and memorable hook ... read more »

Silver Raven
Price: $15.00
Artist: Kai Clark
Description:

There is no middle ground with tribute albums.  They either turn out as a haphazard collection of fan musings with a lot of hits and eve ... read more »

Long Overdue
Price: $12.00
Artist: Librarians With Hickeys
Description:

The band started off 2019 with their self-released debut single “Until There Was You” and “And Then She's Gone” which showcased the twin guitar jangle and chime of Ray Carmen (vocals, guitar) and Mike ... read more »

Lisa Mychols & Super 8
Price: $11.00
Artist: Lisa Mychols & Super 8
Description:

Very cool, pop-drenched collaboration from “the first lady of pop” Lisa Mychols and Paul Ryan (trainspotters know Paul as the man behind Super 8)!  “The sheer vibrant warmth of this album and the way in which th ... read more »

Come Along: The Exodus 1966
Price: $15.00
Artist: Lothar and The Hand People
Description:

When the world at large met Lothar And The Hand People they were electronic rock explorers.  If you’ve ever head a Lothar and The Hand People song, it was ... read more »

Paper Airplane
Price: $10.00
Artist: Marshall Holland
Description:

It has been six years since Marshall Holland’s last album of accessible singer-songwriter pop (2014’s “Marshall Holland and the Etceteras”).  In March of 2020, facing a day-job layof ... read more »

Silver Man
Price: $16.00
Artist: Matt Purcell
Description:

Inspired in part by ’60s guitar bands, Matt has been carving out an impressive niche for himself. Initially learning his trade with Aussie out ... read more »

Matt Purcell & The Blessed Curse
Price: $16.00
Artist: Matt Purcell & The Blessed Curse
Description:

Matt Purcell is an Australian-born singer now based in Ireland.  This is his 2010 debut. read more »

More Kicks
Price: $16.00
Artist: More Kicks
Description:

The London trio fronted by Sulli from Suspect Parts has fully delivered on the "pop explosion" it's been promising all along.  The band's self-titled debut was knocked out in just two days, recording everything ... read more »

Selfish Propensities
Price: $11.00
Artist: Nana
Description:

WAREHOUSE FIND!!  Misunderstood, possibly?  The makings of an all star band before they hit their prime artistically and musically, definitely.  Songs written by and a band fronted by Tom Baker (Dirty ... read more »

Thankyou & Goodnight
Price: $18.00
Artist: National Flag
Description: WOW!!  Formed in Kingston on Thames, South London in ... read more »

Fast & Loose
Price: $12.00
Artist: Nick Frater
Description:

RELEASED ON SEPTEMBER 19 – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!!  read more »

Thiensville
Price: $15.00
Artist: Nick Pipitone
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!!  We’re thrilled to welcome Nick Pipitone back to the Kool Kat family o ... read more »

Do The Sob!
Price: $10.00
Artist: Nite Sobs
Description:

Who's ready for some really great pop?  Nite Sobs are a new-ish 3-piece band from Austin,TX.  They write two-to-three minute pop songs about the ups and downs of love - timeless stuff both musically and ly ... read more »

Twelfth
Price: $14.00
Artist: Old 97's
Description:

As the album’s title implies, this is the Old 97’s twelfth full length.  Love ‘em or not, it’s impossible not to respect them as an Am ... read more »

Another World – The Best Of The Archives
Price: $15.00
Artist: Paul Collins' Beat
Description:

As we all know, The Beat were one of the best bands to emerge from the West Coast new wave/power pop boom of the late 70’s merging tough, but hook-laden tunes with vig ... read more »

There's Something Wrong With Everyone
Price: $7.00
Artist: Peter Hall
Description:

WOW!!  Peter Hall’s music combi ... read more »

Old Hat
Price: $11.00
Artist: Peter Lacey
Description:

Peter’s back with 12 brand new songs that are destined to “cap-tivate” your ears.  And if ... read more »

Sea Change
Price: $13.00
Artist: Richard Turgeon
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!  The ever-prolific Richard Turgeon is back with “Sea Change”, his fourth release on the Kool Kat label!  Richard explains - “Th ... read more »

Putting The L In Wooltones
Price: $13.00
Artist: Rob Clarke and The Wooltones
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEl!!read more »

Poets & Sinners
Price: $15.00
Artist: Rogers & Butler
Description:

After releasing a well-received, four-song EP, “Diana Dors”, Ed Rogers and Stephen Butler have unleashed their first full-length album, “Poets & Sinners”.& ... read more »

Glamping
Price: $12.00
Artist: Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
Description:

The ex-Jellyfish/current Lickerish Quartet guy’s 2018 release finally gets released to a wider audience!  “Within the first 20 seconds of the opener ‘Operator’, we get a retro sounding keyboard riff with two ... read more »

Catnip Dynamite
Price: $12.00
Artist: Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
Description:

This is a remastered reissue of Roger’s 2008 outing that now includes “American Affluenza”, previously a Japan-only bonus track.  read more »

The Land Of Pure Imagination
Price: $12.00
Artist: Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
Description:

This is a remastered reissue of Roger’s 2006 outing.  “read more »

Summer Home
Price: $10.00
Artist: Roto
Description: The 2007 solo outing by James Rotondi under the name "Roto". Full of churning power-pop, heady art-rock and rich psychedelic folk from this former singer, guitarist and synth-wizard for Air and Mr. Bungle. The album's title aptly suggests the sense of homecoming that the record represents; a laid-back, free-spirited music ... read more »

Written & Produced By Shane Tutmarc (2CD)
Price: $16.00
Artist: Shane Tutmarc
Description:

NEW RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL – AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 25 – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!!  read more »

Shindig! Magazine - Issue #107
Price: $13.00
Artist: Shindig! Magazine - Issue #107
Description:

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young are the cover stars: Egos, cocaine and madness: “The American Beatles” eat t ... read more »

Lost
Price: $14.00
Artist: SLD
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!!  read more »

Man On The Sea
Price: $12.00
Artist: Spygenius
Description:

Canterbury, England's Spygenius returns with their fifth (and in our opinion, BEST) long-layer, “read more »

Crowley and Me
Price: $13.00
Artist: Star Sponge Vision
Description:

PRETTY THINGS ALERT!! 
Price: $12.00
Artist: The Barracudas
Description:

Fronted by original vocalist Jeremy Gluck and original guitarist Robin Wills, the ‘Cudas delivered a rip-roaring, 14-song set at The Revolver in Madrid back in 1993.&n ... read more »

Calliope
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Bookends
Description:

The Bookends’ “Calliope” is like an amusement ride for your heart and soul.&nbs ... read more »

The Chris White Experience Volume 3
Price: $17.00
Artist: The Chris White Experience
Description:

“Volume Three” of The Chris White Experience spans songs recorded between 1969-2019, and is the third in a multi-CD collection covering Chris’ career between the dissolution of the original Zombies up to the curre ... read more »

Lost And Found
Price: $23.00
Artist: The Direct Hits
Description:

An 18-track collection of previously unreleased studio recordings, demos, live recordings and radio jingles spanning the years 1982-2019 by one of the best Mod ... read more »

Second Album
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Empty Hearts
Description:

The sophomore release from this terrific guitar pop supergroup that features drummer Clem Burke (Blondie), guitarist Elliot Easton (The Cars), bassist Andy Babiuk (The Chesterfield Kings) and singer ... read more »

Songs For The General Public
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Lemon Twigs
Description:

The Lemon Twigs are a classic-rock vampire act.  Cloaked in the sequins and skin-tight leather of the axe-wielding 70’s, their latest album plays like a bit: Think of them as the Zoomer version of read more »

Threesome Vol. 1
Price: $11.00
Artist: The Lickerish Quartet
Description:

JELLYFISH ALERT!!!!  read more »

Radio Sounds
Price: $16.00
Artist: The Speedways
Description:

"Radio Sounds" is the follow up of their highly acclaimed debut album, 2018’s "Just Another Regular Summer".  It is all you need when you love guitar driven infectious pop music with the knack of early punk on B ... read more »

Pack Up Your Shadows + bonus disc
Price: $16.00
Artist: The Successful Failures
Description: JOINT RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK/FDR LABELS!!read more »

The Sands Of Time
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Sunchymes
Description:

After teasing us by occasionally releasing new songs on Bandcamp, Aaron Hemmington is finally back with The Sunchymes’ first full-length release in 5 years!  And, ... read more »

Present...
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Sunchymes
Description:

Brit sunshine poppers The Sunchymes (Aaron Hemmington) returned in 2015 with this, their third album.  Their music has quite accurately been described as a synthesis of the "Pet Sounds"/"Smile"-era Beach Boys and ... read more »

Let Your Freak Flag Fly
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Sunchymes
Description:

The music of The Sunchymes is a summery fusion of power pop and psychedelia which has been compared to the likes of The Beach Boys, Wondermints, Beatles, The Byrds, Jellyfish and Baby Lemonade.read more »

The Time Traveller’s 3rd Will & Testament
Price: $18.00
Artist: The Total Rejection
Description:

Their third long playing album is filled with top-notch Garage Punk and Pop-Psych belters that will eat their way into your brain.  The record builds on the raw ... read more »

Wrapping Yourself In Silver Foil Won’t Save You From The Blast
Price: $18.00
Artist: The Total Rejection
Description:

Their 2018 debut album mixes the best elements of 60's garage punk, with nods to 60’s Mod icons such as The Who, Sm ... read more »

Almost Ready For The Future
Price: $11.00
Artist: Tom Curless and The 46%
Description:

This is the sophomore “solo” outing fromread more »

Ugly Things Magazine - Issue #54
Price: $10.00
Artist: Ugly Things Magazine - Issue #54
Description:

This special issue pays tribute to Phil May of the Pretty Things.  Included are interviews with those who knew him best, including his close friend and lifelong collaborator, Dick ... read more »

Martin Green Presents: Super Sonics (40 Junkshop Britpop Greats)
Price: $21.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

“Super Sonics” is a 2CD, 40-track celebration of the multi-faceted British alt rock/pop scene which flourished from 1992-1998, midway through attracting the term Brit ... read more »

Surrender To The Rhythm: The London Pub Rock Scene Of The Seventies
Price: $30.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

Surrender To The ... read more »

Land Of Sensations & Delights: Psych Pop Sounds Of White Whale Records (1965-1970)
Price: $15.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

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