Synth Album Review: "The Skeleton's Closet" by Color Theory
Read on to learn about how "The Skeleton’s Closet" showcases Color Theory's unique vocal style, strong melodies and intriguing lyrics along with fresh remixes of his music.
Horrorsynth Album Review: "Abyssal Arcana" by Draven
Read on to learn why I feel that "Abyssal Arcana" is an album of intensely deep shadows that unleashes an unrelenting, terrifying musical onslaught of monumental proportions.
Lo-Fi Album Review: "Plane Prepared Vinyl Past" by Alec Shea
Read on to learn more about how "Plane Prepared Vinyl Past" is full of smoothly gliding, twilit ease that flows with easy-going beats and delicate, jazzy instruments.
The Story Behind the Song "What's Love Got To Do With It" by Tina Turner
The song "What's Love Got To Do With It" appeared on Tina Turner's breakthrough solo album "Private Dancer." The LP generated four Grammy awards in 1985, including Song of the Year for "What's Love Got To Do With It."
The Story Behind the Song "Rosanna" by Toto
The song "Rosanna" appeared on Toto's fourth studio album, Toto IV. The LP grabbed six Grammy awards in 1983, including record of the year for "Rosanna." Was the song actually written about Rosanna Arquette? Read on to discover the answer to this and other questions about this fabulous pop song.
Synth Album Review: "'80s Dreams" by The Future Kids
Read on to learn why I feel that "‘80s Dreams" is unabashed, unadulterated retrowave goodness that oozes melodic nostalgia.
What Beyoncé’s Self-Titled Album Taught Me About Music
When Beyoncé’s self-titled album dropped I was just 16 - and the impact it had on my taste in music cannot be understated. Here's a few ways it has stayed with me.
Synth EP Review: "In Slow Motion" by Solar Phasing
Read on to learn why I feel that "In Slow Motion" is a synth-based cosmic journey that is full of ambient peace.
Synth Album Review: "VHS Weekend" by NeonTimeTravel
Read on to hear why I feel that "VHS Weekend" evokes great ‘80s movie soundtracks with richly layered synths, well-crafted melodies and overflowing energy levels.
Judas Priest "New York After Midnight" Album Review
"New York After Midnight" is an unofficial live release by Judas Priest, taped at the Palladium in New York City in July of 1981
Synth Album Review: "Aeon Intergrade" by Aeronexus
Read on to learn about why I think that "Aeon Intergrade" is richly layered, detail-rich synth-based music featuring memorable melodies and a unique synth palette.
Synth Album Review: "Forget My Fate" by Athena Queen
Read on to learn why I feel that "Forget My Fate" paints melancholy, powerful sonic pictures with a detailed, varied synth palette.
Synth Album Review: "Human Wreck" by Hypervinylator and Guests
Read on to find out why I feel that "Human Wreck" weaves a layered, retro synth tapestry to back strong guest vocals and heartfelt songwriting.
Synth Album Review: "Robots & Computers" by The Pyramid
Read on to learn about why I feel that "Robots & Computers" is dramatic, intense and emotional synth music that feels massive scale and full of uplifting melodies.
"We're a Happy Family: A Tribute to Ramones" CD Review
"We're a Happy Family" is a 2003 tribute album to punk pioneers the Ramones, featuring an all star lineup that includes Green Day, KISS, Rob Zombie, and U2.
Synth Album Review: "Inside the Algorhythm" by Damokles
Read on to learn how "Inside the Algorhythm" fuses an entertaining variety of synthpop styles with Damokles' distinctive vocals and lyrics to produce energetic, quirky music.
Synthpop Album Review: "Future Ruins" by Architrave
Read on to learn why I feel "Future Ruins" is a grown up, musically complex and lyrically rich slice of synthpop.
Synthpop Album Review: "Retrospective" by Positronic
Read on to find out how "Retrospective" combines a luscious sonic palette, powerfully emotional melodies and intensely expressive vocals.
Synth Album Review: "Looking for the Sound" by eLxAr
Read on to find out why I enjoy how "Looking for the Sound" creates a sensation of journeying through temporal and spatial realms as it unfolds its interlacing, detailed synth palette.