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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 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 →

  • Ep 38 - Summer Songs
    by PopRocks on August 12, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    We are celebrating summer by listening to some all-time classic summer songs that you’ve gotta blast! We’ve got some Bryan Adams, Third Eye Blind, The Beach Boys, and more. We also read off some hilarious #OhShit stories that listeners sent in about times they made an embarrassing mistake! So roll those windows down, take your shoes off and let’s rock out to some great music. Bryan Adams - Summer of ‘69 Don Henley - The Boys of Summer Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life Calvin Harris - Summer The Beatles - Here Comes The Sun The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It Blondie - The Tide Is High Daft Punk ft Pharrell and Nile Rodgers - Get Lucky Katy Perry ft Snoop Dogg - California Gurls Bob Marley - One Love 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 37 - July 2018 Mix
    by PopRocks on August 5, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    Listen to some brand new music by The 1975, Set It Off, Twenty One Pilots, Taylor Bennett and more! Our song of the week is Give A Little by Maggie Rogers Childish Gambino - Summertime Magic Ariana Grande - God is a woman benny blanco ft Halsey and Khalid - Eastside The 1975 - Love It If We Made It Set It Off - Killer In The Mirror Twenty One Pilots - Jumpsuit Death Cab For Cutie - I Dreamt We Spoke Again Taylor Bennett - BE YOURSELF Drake - In My Feelings Maggie Rogers - Give A Little Hayley Kiyoko - Curious Charli XCX - Girls Night Out Zedd ft Elley Duhe - Happy Now Drive!Drive! - No Good 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 36 - UNBLOOM
    by PopRocks on August 5, 2018 at 7:05 pm

    On this episode, we talk to pop/electronic producer UNBLOOM. He tells us about some of his early musical influences, his creative process, remixing songs, and more! In honor of his new single, I Followed, we quiz him to see if he can name the musicians with the most followers on Twitter. Will he be able to do it?? UNBLOOM - I Followed UNBLOOM - Chances Exnations - Blank White Y O U T H F O O L - Driving Together. UNBLOOM ft Davey - No Other UNBLOOM - I Can’t Do It By Myself Pomo ft Harrison Brone - Fall Together Mura Masa ft Charli XCX - 1 Night 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 35 - Jet Black Alley Cat
    by PopRocks on July 22, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    We chat with Christian Harrison from the vintage pop/rock band Jet Black Alley Cat! Christian tells us about their latest EP Motel and what we can expect to see on their current tour. Follow Jet Black Alley Cat @JBACmusic and jetblackalleycat.com Jet Black Alley Cat - Miami Baby Jet Black Alley Cat - Nightlife LANY - Thru These Tears THE WLDLFE - Headache Jet Black Alley Cat - Foolish Jet Black Alley Cat - Poison La Bouquet - Loveless Phangs - Cul De Sac All the Rest - Stay 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 34 - MILKK
    by PopRocks on July 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    On this episode, we talk to lead singer/songwriter guitarist/keyboardist Pat Kiloran from the indie-pop band MILKK. We listen to their entire EP If You're Reading This, I Love You. Pat explains his relationship that they've built with their fans, the inspiration behind their music, and excitement for their upcoming tour. He also answers some questions from his fans. Check out our 90 Second Countdown: MILKK Edition, where Pat tries to name the most popular milk products! Can he name them all? Follow MILKK on all social media outlets @wearemilkk or check out their website wearemilkk.com for information about how you can see them on tour. PopRocks explores the artists, bands, and songs of today’s biggest hits in pop, rock, dance, and hip hop. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. radiofreebrooklyn.com/poprocks Listen →

  • Episode 33 - Edward, Roxanne, and Amy, oh my!
    by PopRocks on July 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Co-hosted by Edward, we listen to some new music by 5 Seconds of Summer, Panic! At The Disco, Florence + The Machine, Charli XCX, Lizzo, and more! Play along with our drinking game and drink every time The Police sings "Roxanne!" Even though he's one of Gaga's little monsters, he cracks under the pressure of the 90 second countdown. Follow Edward on Instagram and Twitter @Eddiemonsterrr 5 Seconds of Summer - Youngblood (R3hab Remix) Nicki Minaj ft Ariana Grande - Bed Panic! At The Disco - One Of The Drunks The Police - Roxanne Charli XCX - No Angel Amy Winehouse - Valerie Charlie Puth - BOY Lizzo - Boys Florence + The Machine - Patricia New Hope Club - Medicine Lana Del Rey - National Anthem Listen →

  • Episode 32 - Matt Talley
    by PopRocks on July 1, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    On this episode, we chat with Baltimore-based alternative rock musician Matt Talley. We learn about what inspired him to write his EP The In Between. If you want to learn more about Matt Talley, visit his website at https://www.matttalleymusic.com/ or follow him on social media @MattTalleyMusic Panic! At The Disco - Dancing's Not A Crime Matt Talley - Let Go UNBLOOM - I Followed Relient K - Who I Am Hates Who I've Been Matt Talley - Burn Away Matt Talley - Excommunicate Switchfoot - Meant to Live Anberlin - Paperthin Hymn The Dangerous Summer - Where I Want To Be Ghostly Times - Trace Your Steps PopRocks explores the artists, bands, and songs of today’s biggest hits in pop, rock, dance, and hip hop. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. radiofreebrooklyn.com/poprocks Listen →

  • Episode 31 - June 19, 2018
    by PopRocks on June 26, 2018 at 12:20 pm

    Troye Sivan ft Ariana Grande - Dance To This Betty Who - Just Thought You Should Know Hayley Kiyoko ft Kehlani - What I Need King Princess - 1950 SOPHIE - Ponyboy Jack Antonoff ft MO - Never Fall In Love Aly & AJ - Good Love Lily Allen - Come On Then Taylor Swift - Delicate (Seeb Remix) 5 Seconds of Summer - Lie To Me MILKK - Forever 17 Shawn Mendes ft Julia Michaels - Like To Be You Maroon 5 ft Cardi B - Girls Like You Matt Talley - Burn Away Listen →

  • Episode 30 - Heartracer
    by PopRocks on June 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    On this episode, we chat with Chris Cosby from the band Heartracer! Heartracer is an electro/pop act formed by brothers Chris and Chip Cosby that combines influences from synthpop and indie rock. We talk about how Chris and Chip began playing music together, their musical inspirations, and some of their new material that they recorded at Sunset Sound Studio in LA. Heartracer will be performing at The Broadberry on June 15 and Knitting Factory on June 17. Heartracer - All At Once The 1975 - Give Yourself A Try The Killers - Shot At The Night WALK THE MOON - Avalanche New Order - Age of Consent Heartracer - Summer Gold Heartracer - Diamond Sea Miike Snow - Genghis Khan Heartracer - Dream Girl PopRocks explores the artists, bands, and songs of today’s biggest hits in pop, rock, dance, and hip hop. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. radiofreebrooklyn.com/poprocks Listen →

  • Episode 29 - Pride!
    by PopRocks on June 11, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    On this episode, we are celebrating Pride Month! Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out Lady Gaga - Born this Way Ariana Grande - No Tears Left to Cry Troye Sivan - My My My! Spice Girls - Spice Up Your Life Christina Aguilera - Come On Over Baby (All I Want is You) Madonna - Material Girl Cher - Believe Robyn - Dancing on my Own Mariah Carey - Emotions Nicki Minaj - Super Bass Fifth Harmony ft Ty Dolla $ign - Work From Home Village People - Y.M.C.A PopRocks explores the artists, bands, and songs of today’s biggest hits in pop, rock, dance, and hip hop. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. radiofreebrooklyn.com/poprocks Listen →

  • Episode 28 - Artists You Should Know
    by PopRocks on June 3, 2018 at 3:42 pm

    This episode is all about artists you should know! We have some new songs by indie alternative rock bands that you may not have heard of yet, but will know of them soon. Bands include HalfNoise, Wallows, Mainland, The Voodoo Children, COIN, EXNATIONS and UNBLOOM, Jet Black Alley Cat, SHE'S A SPY, Maggie Rogers, THRILLCHASER and MILKK. Panic! At the Disco - High Hopes CHVRCHES - Get Out HalfNoise - She Said Wallows - These Days Mainland - Villains The Voodoo Children - Tangerines & Daffodils COIN - Are We Alone? EXNATIONS - Can't Get Hurt (UNBLOOM Remix) Jet Black Alley Cat - Miami Baby SHE'S A SPY - Back to You Maggie Rogers - Fallingwater THRILLCHASER - A Lot Like Love MILKK - Leaving PopRocks explores the artists, bands, and songs of today’s biggest hits in pop, rock, dance, and hip hop. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. radiofreebrooklyn.com/poprocks Listen →

  • Episode 27 - May 22, 2018
    by PopRocks on May 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    On this episode, we listen to some of today's best new pop and rock music. We have brand new songs by Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, Pharrell, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, John Mayer, and more! Jennifer Lopez ft Cardi B and DJ Khaled - Dinero Pharrell Williams ft Camila Cabello - Sangria Wine Sia, Diplo, Labrinth, LSD - Audio Selena Gomez - Back to You Ariana Grande - One Last Time John Mayer - New Light Shawn Mendes - Where Were You in the Morning? MILKK - Secret's Out lovelytheband - these are my friends James Bay - Stand Up Bastille - Quarter Past Midnight Khalid ft Normani - Love Lies SZA - Garden (Say it like Dat) Camila Cabello - Never Be The Same PopRocks explores the artists, bands, and songs of today’s biggest hits in pop, rock, dance, and hip hop. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. radiofreebrooklyn.com/poprocks Listen →

  • Episode 26 - Paramore After Laughter
    by PopRocks on May 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    On this episode, we listen to songs from Paramore’s album After Laughter! We also listen to the 1980’s new wave synth-pop songs that inspired the sonic direction of this record. We talk about the common themes expressed through the album, which contrasts the upbeat and vibrant sound. Music includes: Talking Heads, Fleetwood, Mac, Blondie, and more. PopRocks explores the artists, bands, and songs of today’s biggest hits in pop, rock, dance, and hip hop. Tune in live every Tuesday at 7PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. radiofreebrooklyn.com/poprocks Listen →

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