High Crimes and Misty Mornings

Paul Rocha

Five Chord Power Pop, bathed ever so briefly in a broken Americana and hung out to dry in a rainstorm of half questions and wrong answers. Not a perfect fit, but it's all we've got to wear and the store's closed. Maybe forever. It's okay. Behind the mask we're all broken anyway. Nobody's fooling anybody. (2024)

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Apophenia

Paul Rocha

Five Chord Power Pop rocked in a 60s cradle, dipped in a viscous 70s glaze, running from an 80s chorus pedal posse, sailing the Seven Seas breeding earworms on the good ship Lollygag with Captain Hook heading for three-parts unknown. (2021)

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Stingy Alley

Paul Rocha

Five Chord Power Pop, perhaps lacking the fervor of its predecessor, but wagging the same finger, flashing the same colours, and flying the same flag of Melodious Funk. Don't be fooled: It's the other end of the Crayon disguised as a fountain pen; and now you've got it all over yourself. It's OK. It washes off with repeated listens. (2018)

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Crayons

Paul Rocha

All original Psychedelic pop recorded in Hadley, MA strongly influenced by Zombies, XTC, Jellyfish, and all other disciples of The Beatle School of Flypaper Pop. Melodic sweep, Leslie guitars, Mellotron kisses, and plush harmonies all doing the backstroke in a sonic soup buoying a bouncing lyrical circus of sardonic whimsy. (2012)

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