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Scene & Heard

Bringing power pop to the people

Boston’s four-day International Pop Overthrow will showcase 30 bands, including the Motion Sick (above) and the Doom Buggies (below). “If you’re a fan of melody and a fan of rock ’n’ roll, then you’re going to have a good time,’’ says IPO founder David Bash. Boston’s four-day International Pop Overthrow will showcase 30 bands, including the Motion Sick (above) and the Doom Buggies (below). “If you’re a fan of melody and a fan of rock ’n’ roll, then you’re going to have a good time,’’ says IPO founder David Bash. (
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By Jonathan Perry
Globe Correspondent / November 13, 2009

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If you happen to know where the International Pop Overthrow festival nicked its name (it’s the title of the 1991 debut album by power-pop revivalists Material Issue), then next week’s celebration of sharp hooks and catchy choruses are for you. But even if you don’t, IPO founder David Bash promises a fun initiation. (Full article: 733 words)

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