Power pop is alive and thriving on Motion City Soundtrack’s fourth fulllength, which stocks more hooks than a tackle shop and is played with bowlingsized balls. Producer Mark Hoppus no doubt left his mega-platinum mark in spots, but Motion City Soundtrack stands here on the strength of its own songcraft and musicality. Matthew Taylor pours a solid foundation for the band’s wall of sound, popping out at points to prove himself a badass bassist with tasty tone and for-real feel.
JACO: Original Soundtrack Released, Movie Screenings Added in Seven Cities
A single-disc collection of music from the forthcoming documentary film, “JACO,” the JACO: Original Soundtrack premieres three brand-new recordings including two riveting interpretations of Jaco classics