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0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Picture    Power pop is a popular musical genre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American pop and rock music.

   It typically incorporates a combination of musical devices such as strong melodies, crisp vocal harmonies, economical arrangements, and prominent guitar riffs. Instrumental solos are usually kept to a minimum, and blues elements are largely downplayed. Recordings tend to display production values that lean toward compression and a forceful drum beat. Instruments usually include one or more electric guitars, an electric bass guitar, a drum kit, and sometimes electric keyboards or synthesizers.

     While its cultural impact has waxed and waned over the decades, power pop is among rock's most enduring subgenres.


Power Pop bands starting with 'M': 5 bands in database

Marcus Hook Roll Band (United Kingdom)Martian Schoolgirls (United Kingdom)
Monks (United Kingdom)Monochrome Set (United Kingdom)
Mumps (United States)

Power Pop artists starting with 'M': 20 artists in database

?Andy McCoy
Billy McIsaacFloyd Marcus
Frank MontoyaGlen Matlock
Ian MackayIan McDonald
Jürgen MeierJoey Molland
John MaherJohn Paul Moran
Malcom MurphyMatt McIntyre
Michael MonroeNicko McBrain
Paul MirkovichRandall Marsh
Robert MartinezSteve Mortkowitz

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