interview by Michael McCarthy “Black flowers grow in a garden / I put them all in my vase,” sings Rebecca Lovell on “Freedom,” one of the most powerful songs on Peach, the new album by sister duo Larkin Poe. She sounds downright ferocious, like she might bite your head off if you look...Read more
Monthly Archives: November 2017
Today the legendary Amanda Palmer unleashed the above cover of Pink Floyd's "Mother" and it's haunting us already. She came up with the moving arrangement with her composer friend Jherek Bischoff and it's every bit as emotional as Pink Floyd's original. I know that's saying a lot,...Read more
If you'll allow me to pat myself on the back for a moment, I'd like to point out that Love is Pop was one of the very first sites to post Sigrid's "Don't Kill My Vibe," which wound up being one of the biggest pop songs of...
interview by Michael McCarthy The following is my third interview with the legendary Stryper frontman Michael Sweet. We first spoke about Stryper’s blistering 2015 album Fallen, which I still feel is one of their strongest albums to date. (Check out opening track “Yahweh” and you’ll surely agree.) Next, we spoke about Michael’s high...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Gigi Rowe is no stranger to us at Love is Pop. We previously made a few of her songs #songoftheday picks in 2016 and I actually interviewed her on December 2nd, 2016. It was one of the most fun interviews I’ve ever done, Gigi just gives off this contagious...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Sometimes you wait a long time for one of your favorite artists to release a new album. Sometimes you wait a really, really long time. In the case of Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, I waited roughly 23 years. You see, the last studio album by Cinderella, the criminally-underrated Still Climbing,...Read more
Hi there peeps! You may have noticed that it’s been a bit slow around here during the past week or so. That’s because I took some time off from Love is Pop to work on my novel Book of Shadows 4. That said, I did do a few interviews that will be posted...Read more