back in the swing of things

i promised a fuller re-launch this month and technically i’m sticking to that promise. i’m still ironing out some different ideas for what and how to post to make pop that rocks really… well, pop. but in the meantime, you may have noticed that i’ve posted a little poll for all to see. with summer fading fast from minds and weather, i thought it fitting to reminisce on which songs released during it really summed up or brightened our off seasons. take a look at the options and vote for your favorite. if you select “other,” please state your choice in the comments below. enjoy.

in other news…

my radio show has moved to a new night! from now on, pop that rocks is taking over the circuit on y-rock on xpn. i’ll be specializing in alternative dance, remixes, mash-ups, and a little of my good ole’ fashioned bloggy goodness for consistency’s sake. it will air from ten to midnight every tuesday night and re-air at the same time every saturday night. this week’s show featured new music from fever ray, HEALTH, memory tapes, and more.

check out the full playlist after the jump…


passion pit – the reeling (calvin harris remix)
fever ray – seven (martyn’s seventh mix)
delorean – deli
junior boys – work
la roux – bulletproof (fred falke remix)
washed out – you’ll see it
VEGA – no reasons
deastro – kurgan wave number one
pictureplane – gang signs
the xx – shelter (them jeans drum edit)
major lazer – keep it goin’ louder (tommie sunshine 12″ mix)
YACHT – we have all we ever wanted
au revoir simone – another likely story (neon indian remix)
bloc party – letter to my sun (twins remix)
HEALTH – before tigers (CFCF remix)
cut copy – sands of time
sally shapiro – miracle (bogdan irkuk remix)
max tundra – parallax error beheads you
memory tapes – stop talking
telefon tel aviv – stay away from being maybe
the big pink – velvet (gang gang dance remix)
the notwist – boneless (panda bear remix)

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