Pollen – Chip – CD

Pollen – Chip – CD

Pollen – Chip – CD (Fueled by Ramen Records) Hmmm, I’ve listened to this several times and still can’t think of what to write. They play decent power pop and can write hooks and their singer is good, but it just doesn’t grab me. Either I...
Pounder – Pounder – CD

Pounder – Pounder – CD

Pounder – Pounder – CD This is a very interesting four-song disc from Eric Pounder. Eric has been in bands such as . The songs are slow, dark and very moody which is reflective of the bands he has worked with in the past. However, this is mainly acoustic...
Pacer – The Space Between Us – CD

Pacer – The Space Between Us – CD

Pacer – The Space Between Us – CD (Eskimo Kiss Records) Well, I was wanting them to come out with a full-length after I reviewed their three song cassette a while ago and they have come out with a full length. This CD is no disappointment and was...
Parasites – Compost – CD

Parasites – Compost – CD

Parasites – Compost – CD (Go-Kart Records) This is a fun filled pop punk album from the grab bag of salty crawlin’ grubs that make up the band Parasites. Dave Parasite handles all the vocals, and along with drummer Dan Cofer make up the core of the...
Pinehurst Kids – Viewmaster – CD

Pinehurst Kids – Viewmaster – CD

Pinehurst Kids – Viewmaster – CD (4 Alarm Records) “Viewmaster” is my favorite release of the batch. The songs are crisp and poignant. They are full of energy and the rhythm of the music is reminiscent of a simpler time in our lives when all we...
John Popper – Zygote – CD

John Popper – Zygote – CD

John Popper – Zygote – CD (A&M Records) What’s so funky about this release is that upon first listen during the MRZ staff meeting (you call it a staff meeting? – Ed.), I made the comment that it sounded like Freddy Fender. Wouldn’t...