Hot Boxing is the first proper release for the four-piece band Magnapop. Hailing from Atlanta, the band had previously had an independent release. Led by the singing of Linda Hopper, who co-writes the group's material with guitarist Ruthie Morris, Magnapop delivers driving, full-throttle hard-pop, ear candy. Hopper's vocals fall somewhere between Joan Jett and Liz Phair (check out "Texas"). Alt-rock hero Bob Mould produced Hot Boxing and he wisely leaves the songs polished without leaving them slick. The pummeling drumbeats ...

Hot Boxing 1994, Priority Records

UPC: 049925390926

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