• Dogmatics - She’s The One
    Peter Digging Now

    Dogmatics is back for sure!

    What a pleasant surprise it was to reconnect with Dogmatics after so many years through their 2019 7” release She’s The One; a 1m44s pop knockout that Buddy Holly should have been proud of. The [...]
  • Peter’s Twenty Favorite Albums 2019
    Articles (English)

    Peter’s Twenty Favorite Albums 2019

    Here is a selection of my personal favorites of recently recorded albums which are accompanied by one-liners. Hopefully, the spread between genres will help everyone find something new to dig, whether you like this or [...]
  • Gary Pig Gold 2019
    Articles (English)

    Ten You May Have Missed In 2019

    So even though Tarantino’s latest failed to put Paul Revere or his Raiders back up at the Toppermost of the Poppermost, and American Funnyman Neil Hamburger’s long-too-awaited Still Dwelling seems to have passed totally under [...]
  • Gene Clark – The Byrd And The Best, introduction
    Articles (English)

    Gene Clark – The Byrd And The Best

    Some introductory words from the writer: I’ve been a semi-professional writer from time to time for many years. I ran a music magazine in the early nineties and also wrote music books in Swedish, but [...]

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Dogmatics - She’s The One
Peter Digging Now

Dogmatics is back for sure!

What a pleasant surprise it was to reconnect with Dogmatics after so many years through their 2019 7” release She’s The One; a 1m44s pop knockout that Buddy Holly should have been proud of. The […]

Gary Pig Gold 2019
Articles (English)

Ten You May Have Missed In 2019

So even though Tarantino’s latest failed to put Paul Revere or his Raiders back up at the Toppermost of the Poppermost, and American Funnyman Neil Hamburger’s long-too-awaited Still Dwelling seems to have passed totally under […]

Articles (English)

Gary Pig Gold 2019
Articles (English)

Ten You May Have Missed In 2019

So even though Tarantino’s latest failed to put Paul Revere or his Raiders back up at the Toppermost of the Poppermost, and American Funnyman Neil Hamburger’s long-too-awaited Still Dwelling seems to have passed totally under […]

Articles (English)

A Pirate’s Tale

As hard as it may be for us Pop Diggers to recall all these decades later, the extremely late Eighties somehow found Dave “Rave” DesRoches touring his home and native Canada alongside ol’ highschool buds […]

Olofssons Lost Treasures

Olofssons Lost Treasures

Olofssons Lost Treasures – Vol. 2

Efter ytterligare tolv artiklar och två specialartiklar är det ännu en gång dags att summera dem med en spellista. Det är också dags att ta en längre paus, efter att under drygt sju intensiva månader […]

Olofssons Lost Treasures

Yrke: låtskrivare

Vi inleder veckans Olofssons Lost Treasures med ett pop quiz. För nu gäller det att klura ut den gemensamma nämnaren mellan poppig garagerock, mästerlig soul, drömlik psykedelika och sommardoftande pop. För att inte tala om […]

Olofssons Lost Treasures

Finnkampen i sextiotalspop

Olofssons Lost Treasures erkänner villigt att kunskaperna i finländsk pophistoria lämnar mycket övrigt att önska. Men nu, när Finland vann Hockey-VM och den första Finnkampen i sextiotalspop, är det hög tid att sätta sig i […]

Olofssons Lost Treasures

The greatest girl group song?

Det är dags att presentera gruppen som gjorde en av de bästa girl group-låtarna och som spelade in förträffliga skivor under fyra olika namn. När jag ändå lyckats väcka er nyfikenhet, varför inte fortsätta att […]

Peter Digging Now

Dogmatics - She’s The One
Peter Digging Now

Dogmatics is back for sure!

What a pleasant surprise it was to reconnect with Dogmatics after so many years through their 2019 7” release She’s The One; a 1m44s pop knockout that Buddy Holly should have been proud of. The […]

Peter Digging Now

Gabba Gabba Hey Ho

The Ramones are among the strongest proofs of a mismatch between long time impact and records sold. Their slow burner debut album Ramones acquired status of US gold (500,000 copies) as late as 2014 – […]

Books & Magazines

Will Birch – Cruel to be Kind
Books & magazines

Will Birch – Cruel to be Kind

We finally have the result of what PopDiggers announced more than a year ago in the interview with Will Birch regarding his upcoming biography of Nick Lowe. Will Birch’s seminal book on pub-rock No Sleep […]

Articles (Swedish)

Peter Thulin – LARM i mitt hjärta
Articles (Swedish)

Peter Thulin – LARM i mitt hjärta

PopDiggers fortsätter sin djupdykning i musiktidningen LARMs historia med att intervjua Peter Thulin, ägare av och frontfigur för skivaffären Musik och Konst – en av Malmös kvarvarande sambandscentraler för musik. Peter var på mer än […]

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    Articles (English)
    So even though Tarantino’s latest failed to put Paul Revere or his Raiders back up at the Toppermost of the Poppermost, and American Funnyman Neil Hamburger’s long-too-awaited Still Dwelling seems to have passed totally under [...]
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