GOODS, THE: Self-titled: 7”

Sep 22, 2023

I have to admit something; I use the descriptor “power pop” a lot and really have no idea exactly what it is. Does anyone? While it seems incredibly ambiguous, I somehow can say with authority that Oakland’s The Goods are definitely power pop. This record features four beautifully crafted songs that in a perfect world would be all over the radio with droves of teenagers singing along. Guitar pop that, while not sounding punk rock at all, you can tell is made by people who grew up on bands like Descendents and The Lemonheads. This definitely goes in my “feel good” rotation. –Ty Stranglehold (Dandy Boy,

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