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PRESS AND AWARDS
GRAMMY Nomination for Best Children's Album
"the dreamboats of the Kindie music set..."
- Marshall Heyman for The Wall Street Journal National Edition Feb 2013
"[The Pop Ups] reflect the creativity percolating on the independent children's music scene."
- Katherine Rosman for The Wall Street Journal
25 Best Bands for Kids 2012 - TONY Kids
“The Pop Ups are Awesome!!!” – Yo Gabba Gabba Live
“If Hot Chip and New Order made kids music, they’d be called The Pop Ups”
– Pop Dose
“Nobody makes better modern pop for preschoolers than The Pop Ups”
Winner of 2 Parent's Choice Awards
"sounds like an outtake from The Muppet Show, and is irresistibly catchy and fun...and sounds like it was sung by Tom Waits doing a Cookie Monster imitation." - Parent's Choice
Radio Jungle features the groove of Chromeo, the humor of Sesame Street, the hipness of Yo Gabba Gabba!
- Warren Truitt, About.com
"these songs sound like what your parents may have listened to in the ’80s...This album will not leave you hanging!"
- Moira E. McLaughlin for The Washington Post
"The future looks bright for the band." - CNN Money
"Think Radiohead-meets-the-Beatles for kids!...The Pop Ups are a party on a disc!"
“Brooklyn’s indie darlings of the under-10 set.” – NY Parenting
"Soothing sounds for late-night stargazing."
"The music is so good, you'll forget that it's a children's album."
- Jessica Dawson, Common Sense Media
"If you can’t move your head to ‘Box of Crayons’ we can’t be friends."
- Dan Walsh for Dadnabbit
"The Pop Ups are nothing short of a revelation."
"Best Children’s CD for dancers: The Pop Ups Radio Jungle"
- Jeff Bogle, Out With the Kids
"fine, pop-infused kid's music that holds the power to compel the little ones into a booty-shaking frenzy."
"leaders of the modern puppet rock movement, these dashing young Brooklyn lads created quite a stir"
- red tricycle TOP TEN 2012
Best Albums of 2012
"Radio Jungle has a little bit of Sesame Street and a lot of musical ingenuity"
- Gregory Keer, Family Man
"I have found myself listening to Radio Jungle all alone in the minivan. Why? Because it’s that good."