Monthly Archives: May 2010

Music Alliance Pact – May 2010

This month’s MAP post offers a bunch of good song as it has done monthly for more than one year. Always with the support and permission of the artists, MAP has helped new bands to be heard worldwide and all the participating blogs can say that bands have been very grateful and proud to see their music available across the planet. Unfortunately, the copyright police knows no boundaries and Bloggers, the blog publishing tool owned by Google, has shut down The Pop Cop, the blog maintained by Jason, the man who started MAP and has dedicated countless of hours to it. The full story is posted here. Jason is seeking access to the blog so he can change platforms and keep his blog and the MAP going. You can help by contacting and asking that they review this case and reinstate The Pop Cop.

While you show your support, enjoy this month’s selections. From Finland we have selected Captain Cougar, a band that has put together a beautiful concept album.

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The Props – We Need a Revelation

Tampere’s The Props cannot deny that they grew up during the nineties, listening to Dinosaur Jr, Teenage Fanclub and The Posies, so in their new album Mt. Karma they turn the guitars to 11 and throw some pop melodies. Even though the influences might be very clear, the album includes a few good songs that make justice to the genre. Listen to We Need a Revelation after the break. Continue reading