Tag Archives: pop punk

250 word album review: Barely Civil – We Can Live Here Forever

Barely Civil puts together a solid group of power-pop songs for their album “We Can Live Here Forever.” Like most pop-punk or power-pop there isn’t a whole lot that will blow you away but it is also a great listen. … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Electric Lungs – Don’t Be Ashamed of the Way You Were Made

The Electric Lungs are among Kansas City’s best bands and hopefully this new record will bring them that recognition. With some of the best hooks in the game this album is every bit as good as their catchy debut. It’s … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story – Deco Auto

It’s difficult to capture your audience as a band sometimes. This often has little to do with musical talent or how good a band’s songs are. Kansas City’s Deco Auto is a good example of a band that doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Deco Auto – The Curse of Deco Auto

Some people don’t like pop-punk at all, but how can they resist? Crunchy distorted guitars and hooky choruses? I don’t see anything wrong with that. Deco Auto isn’t for those people. Their first full-length release “The Curse of Deco Auto” … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: One Headlight High – Live Free or Don’t

One Headlight High – One Headlight High Pop punk is one of the cleanest sounding genres around. Green Day, Jimmy Eat World and Superchunk created a huge wake of bands inspired by them over the last couple decades and out … Continue reading

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Concert Review: A Greater Tomorrow at Cafe Acoustic in St. Joseph, MO 1/18/13

This will likely be the only article I ever write that mentions Miley Cyrus. A Greater Tomorrow is a unique band in the St. Joseph, Missouri music scene and not just because they do a Miley Cyrus song live.They play … Continue reading

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