PopRocks
Hosted by Evan Bieber. PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music from local bands to Top 100. We check out new music and interview pop/rock bands touring in the NYC area!
Listen LIVE every Tuesday at 7:00 pm
Category: 80s, Dance, Hip Hop, Local Music, Music, R&B, Rock, Talk


About Evan Bieber

Host Evan Bieber grew up on 90’s alternative rock, pop, and pop/punk emo music. His favorite concerts of all time have included Something Corporate, Fleetwood Mac, and Lady Gaga. He loves going to concerts and learning about new music!


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  • Ep 59 - January 2019
    by PopRocks on January 27, 2019 at 11:21 pm

    We’ve got some brand new music for you, including three new albums that you’ve got to check out. One of my favorite artists, Maggie Rogers, just released her highly anticipated album Heard it in a Past Life. Folk rocker Sharon Van Etten released her incredible album Remind Me Tomorrow. James Blake also released his soulful LP Assume Form. Tune into the full episode to hear more! Follow us on social media: twitter.com/poprocksbk instagram.com/evanbiebs www.evanbieber.com Listen →

  • Ep 57 - New Alternative
    by PopRocks on January 27, 2019 at 11:11 pm

    We’re bringing you some brand new alternative music! We’ve got The Strumbellas, COIN, Smallpools, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and more! Some of these bands will be coming to NYC on tour soon so listen to find out when. Follow us: twitter.com/poprocksbk instagram.com/evanbiebs evanbieber.com Listen →

  • Ep 56 - New Year, New You
    by PopRocks on January 21, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    HAPPY NEW YEAR! We are starting off 2019 by saying saying thank u, next to 2018. Our songs today are all about moving on and getting over the past. Co-hosted by Edward, we talk New Years plans and resolutions for 2019. We also talk to our BFFL Julie to ask her about her goals for the new year. Send my love to 2018 Listen →

  • Ep 55 - PopRocks Christmas Special
    by PopRocks on January 21, 2019 at 10:26 pm

    Welcome to the PopRocks Christmas Special 2018!!! Co-hosted by the one and only Edward, we talk favorite Christmas music, traditions, movies, and more! We also get a special phone call from Mama Biebs, continuing our annual performance of her original Hanukkah song. This was one of our favorite episodes yet, so you'll definitely want to check it out! Happy holidays and happy new year everyone!!! Listen →

  • Ep 54 - Eve 6
    by PopRocks on January 6, 2019 at 10:29 pm

    Eve 6 was one of the defining acts of the 90’s. They attained platinum success in 1998 with hit singles “Inside Out” and “Leech,” which was #1 on the Modern Rock charts and crossed over to Top 40 radio. Their follow-up 2000 album, Horrorscope, had hits “Promise” and “Here’s to the Night.” 2018 brings the band full-circle to where it all started with the 20th anniversary of their self-titled record, Eve 6. The band celebrated their release by going on a tour and playing the album in its entirety, in addition to all of the songs you love by them. We were fortunate enough to talk to Eve 6 guitarist Jon Siebels to talk about all that has happened to Eve 6 over the past 20 years! This is an interview you don’t want to miss! Follow Eve 6 at twitter.com/eve6 and instagram.com/eve6 Follow us: twitter.com/poprocksbk instragram.com/evanbiebs evanbieber.com Listen →

  • Ep 53 - Favorite Albums of 2018
    by PopRocks on January 6, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    We are ending 2018 with a recap of some of our favorite albums of the year! The albums below are just some of our most listened to records. From Kacey Musgraves to Panic! At the Disco to Cardi B, it was a great year for music! Listen →

  • Ep 52 - 90's Kids
    by PopRocks on January 6, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    Alt-pop rock band 90’s Kids calls into the studio to tell us about their latest single, Heartbeat! Corey Mouch, Robby MacAskill, Matt King, and Jordan McVey bring back your favorite nostalgic feel good sound. If you like The 1975, LANY, and WALK THE MOON, you’ll love 90’s Kids. We chat about their new music, some of their past inspirations, and play a game of This or That: 90’s Edition. Find out about some of the guys’ favorite things from the 90’s. Backstreet Boys or NSYNC? Tune in to find out! Listen →

  • Ep 51 - Great Good Fine OK
    by PopRocks on January 6, 2019 at 9:22 pm

    Great Good Fine Ok is a Brooklyn synthpop duo consisting of Jon Sandler and Luke Moellman. Jon and Luke stopped by the studio to tell us about three new songs from their upcoming EP! Check out our full interview to learn about how they met, their upcoming project, and listen to their new songs “Easy, “Change,” and “Touch” Follow Great Good Fine Ok at twitter.com/greatgoodfineok and instagram.com/greatgoodfineok Follow us: twitter.com/poprocksbk instagram.com/evanbiebs evanbieber.com Listen →

  • Ep 50
    by PopRocks on January 6, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    Come hang out with me and Edward as we celebrate PopRock’s 50th episode! We listen to music by Carly Rae Jepsen, Ariana Grande, Fleetwood Mac, UNBLOOM, and more! We also have special guest Funke call into the studio! Listen at 31:39 for Edward’s Mad Libs version of Lady Gaga’s Applause… classic. Listen →

  • Ep 49 - The Chordaes
    by PopRocks on November 11, 2018 at 3:57 pm

    The Chordaes is a NYC-based indie rock band consisting of singer/guitarist Leo Sawikin, drummer Ethan Glenn, guitarist Kevin Foley, and keyboardist Dan Cobert. Leo, Ethan, and Kevin stopped by the studio to promote their brand new single, Venus. The Chordaes also performed stripped down versions of Venus, California, What We Breathe In, and Miles Across the Sea live! The Chordaes will be performing at our PopRocks Fest on Monday, November 12 at 9:30pm at Pine Box Rock Shop in Brooklyn, NY. Check out evanbieber.com/poprocksfest for more information. Follow The Chordaes on Twitter @thechordaes and Instagram @thechordaes Follow us on social media: twitter.com/poprocksbk instragram.com/evanbiebs Listen →

  • Ep 48 - Rocktober
    by PopRocks on November 11, 2018 at 3:42 pm

    Co-hosted by Edward, we listen to some new rock music by The 1975, Young the Giant, COIN, and more! We also play some games including 21 Questions and Fortunately, Unfortunately. Follow Edward on Twitter @eddiemonsterrr and Instagram @eddiemonsterrr or visit edwardgallegos.com. Follow us on Twitter @poprocksbk and Instagram @evanbiebs. PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7pm (ET) on radiofreebrooklyn.org or the RFB app. For more information, visit evanbieber.com. Listen →

  • Ep 47 - Halloween
    by PopRocks on November 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    Welcome to our Halloween episode! Co-hosted by Calvin Williams (of Lush Vibes Radio) and Edward, we listen to some classic Halloween jams including Thriller, Monster Mash, Ghostbusters and more! Follow Calvin Williams on Twitter @lushvibesradio. Follow Edward on Instagram and Twitter @eddiemonsterrr Follow us on Twitter @poprocksbk and Instagram @evanbiebs. PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7pm (ET) on radiofreebrooklyn.org or the RFB app. For more information, visit evanbieber.com. Listen →

  • Ep 46 - Saint Slumber
    by PopRocks on November 10, 2018 at 5:26 pm

    Josh Perna from electro-pop alternative rock group Saint Slumber calls in to tell us about their new EP YOUTH//2. This is the second EP from their three part YOUTH series. Saint Slumber produces their own music and directs their own videos. They recently released their latest single and music video for STAY AWAY. Follow Saint Slumber on Twitter @sntslmbr and Instagram @saintslumber or visit saintslumber.com. Listen to our full interview below! Follow us on Twitter @poprocksbk and Instagram @evanbiebs. PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7pm (ET) on radiofreebrooklyn.org or the RFB app. For more information, visit evanbieber.com. Listen →

  • Ep 45 - EXNATIONS
    by PopRocks on October 9, 2018 at 1:11 am

    EXNATIONS joins us in the studio to talk about their debut EP, Tiny Sound in the Dark! EXNATIONS is an indie/pop band based out of Brooklyn, NY and Baltimore, MD; comprised of Sal Mastrocola, Taylor Hughes, and John O'Neill. EXNATIONS just finished their Tiny Tour in the Dark and shared with us some of their tour stories. We also play a fun game of “Tiny Sounds in the Dark!” Check out our full interview including tons of laughter, jokes about cats and bugs, tacos and tattoos! Follow EXNATIONS on Twitter @EXNATIONSBAND and Instagram @exnations or visit exnations.com. PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (EST) on Radiofreebrooklyn.org or the RFB app. Follow us on Twitter @poprocksbk and Instagram @evanbiebs. For more information, check out evanbieber.com. Listen →

  • Ep 44 - Matt Talley
    by PopRocks on October 9, 2018 at 1:07 am

    We finally have Matt Talley in the studio after our last interview with him over the phone in June! Matt is an alternative rock singer-songwriter from Baltimore here to talk about and perform songs from his latest EP, The In Between. We chat about everything you can think of: music, religion, concerts, Amityville Horror House, buying a house, and a fun game of Would You Rather. Matt Talley - Let Go Matt Talley - Excommunicate Matt Talley - Don’t Make A Sound Lana Del Rey - Mariners Apartment Complex No Rome ft The 1975 - Narcissist Empress Of - When I’m With Him Arcade Fire - Put Your Money On Me For more information, go to matttalleymusic.com and follow him on social media @MattTalleyMusic. PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (ET) on Radiofreebrooklyn.org or the RFB app. Evanbieber.com Listen →

  • Ep 43 - THRILLCHASER
    by PopRocks on October 9, 2018 at 1:04 am

    Rob Lundy, bassist and synth player from the indie pop band THRILLCHASER, called into the studio to tell us about their latest song “Quit It!” and their album A Lot Like Love. We also play a game of Would You Rather: Quit It Edition! For more information, go to THRILLCHSR.com and follow them on social media @THRILLCHSR. PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (ET) on Radiofreebrooklyn.org or the RFB app. evanbieber.com Listen →

  • Ep 42 - Peter Wise
    by PopRocks on October 9, 2018 at 1:00 am

    Okay... talk about talented! Peter Wise writes his own lyrics, plays multiple instruments, has an incredible voice, and produces his own music. Peter stopped by the studio to tell us about his latest album, Unattached. He also performed two songs live!! Peter Wise will be performing at Gold Sounds in Brooklyn, NY on September 18, 2018. Follow him on social media @peterwisemusic. PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (ET) on Radiofreebrooklyn.org or the RFB app. Listen →

  • Ep 41 - Paul McDonald
    by PopRocks on September 2, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    Critically-acclaimed Nashville-based artist Paul McDonald calls into the studio to chat about his new album, Modern Hearts! This album is a beautiful emotional roller coaster with songs about love, heartbreak, struggle, disappointment, and forgiveness. He tells us how his music has evolved through the years, his biggest musical achievements, and more. Paul McDonald will be on tour with RIVVRS, in addition to performing at Public Hearts in NYC with Emily Kinney on October 11, 2018. Follow him on all social media @thepaulmcdonald The 1975 - TOOTIMETOOTIMETOOTIME Hayley Kiyoko - Feelings Marshmello ft Bastille - Happier Paul McDonald - Wildcard Paul McDonald - Hold On Paul Mcdonald - Call On Me Parish f/t ft. Paul McDonald - What I Need RIVVRS - I Will Follow You Kacey Musgraves - High Horse PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (ET) on Radiofreebrooklyn.org or the RFB app. Listen →

  • Ep 40 - Aretha Franklin
    by PopRocks on September 2, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    On our 40th episode, we celebrate the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. In addition to having one of the greatest voices of all time, she was also a feminist icon, an important figure in the civil rights movement, the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005. We celebrate Aretha Franklin’s voice, the artists who influenced her, and lasting affect that she has had on music today. Artists featured in this episode include: Aretha Franklin, Mahalia Jackson, Clara Ward, Dinah Washington, Natalie Cole, Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, Adele, Demi Lovato, and Fantasia. PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (ET) on Radiofreebrooklyn.org or the RFB app. Listen →

  • Ep 39 - Vans Warped Tour
    by PopRocks on August 23, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    The Vans Warped Tour has been a staple in every pop/punk emo kid and adult’s life. Unfortunately, this year was the final year for this fun festival. On this episode, we are celebrating the past 24 years with awesome music and some fun facts. Do you know which band played the most Warped Tour dates? Tune in to find out! Blink-182 - All The Small Things New Found Glory - My Friends Over You Sum 41 - Fat Lip Simple Plan - I’d Do Anything My Chemical Romance - I’m Not Okay (I Promise) The Used - The Taste of Ink Fall Out Boy - Dance, Dance Good Charlotte - The Anthem The All-American Rejects - Dirty Little Secret Less Than Jake - All My Best Friends Are Metalheads Paramore - That’s What You Get Something Corporate - Punk Rock Princess Yellowcard - Breathing Sugarcult - Memory PopRocks plays today’s biggest hits in pop and rock music. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (ET) on Radiofreebrooklyn.org or the RFB app. Listen →