Read on to find out why I think that American Summer takes the best aspects of classic retrowave music and adds more musical and emotional complexity to the mix.
Read on to find out why I feel that "Your Future Awaits" combines intensely varied, richly textured synth sounds with intriguing harmonic moments and engaging melodic writing.
Read on to find out why I think that "Dream Tether" is an album rich with lyrical and vocal emotion, well-thought out musical backing.
Read on to find out why I feel that Flight Mechanic creates auditory paintings on "Other Worlds and Golden Ages."
"The Broken Law: A Tribute to Judas Priest" is a compilation album released in 2012, featuring Judas Priest classics covered by Motorhead, L.A. Guns, Great White, and more.
Read on to learn about how "Starbright Adventures" lays out a mythical journey into strange lands through a richly varied, intertwining soundscape of synths, propulsive beats and strong melodies.
Read on to find out why I enjoy how "Digital Death" examines the corrosive role played by the technological dominance of society through cold, harsh and robotic sonic qualities, strong lyrics and great guest performances.
Read on to find out why I enjoy the strong melodies with a jazz fusion influence, smooth beats and sonic pastel glide on "From City to Beachfront."
From "Eruption" to "Panama" and more, explore the list of Van Halen songs by learning their genres, albums, and the year they were released. This article includes songs with Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth, and it covers each song's meaning, awards, and some facts.
Read on to find out why I enjoy how Master Machine seethes with technological darkness and a creeping sense of danger that permeates the musical atmosphere.
Billie Eilish's sophomore studio album "Happier Than Ever" might be her best-ever project. Drifting away from the sinister vibe of her previous album, this album sees her shed some of the layers behind her mysterious personality, and it certainly makes her more relatable.
The Throbs were New York City's entry into the early '90s retro/sleaze rock scene, unfortunately their first album arrived just a hair too late to make any impact.
Read on to find out why I enjoy how Hot Tropics has a glitchy, digitized feeling that both contrasts with and is complimentary of the lyrics that combine emotion with digital and robotic imagery.
Read on to find out why I feel "Beyond the Fallen Sky" is an album that surges with fun retro energy as it roams through a wide swathe of stylistic territory.
Helloween's 2021 studio album is the first to feature the band's all-star "Pumpkins United" lineup, including Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen.
Read on to find out why I enjoy the interwoven synth parts, contrasting emotions and sounds and shadowed moments on "Requiem Aeternam."
Read on to find out why I feel that "Invasion" is a tribute to all of the richness and complexity of synth-based music, along with a liberal dose of fun!
Read on to find out why I enjoy how Astoria Legend is bursting with glowing light, aching with nostalgia and full of emotional expression.
Read on to find out why I enjoy the mixture of surging energy, the rocking sensibility and eclecticism in the usage of synths on "Kitty Hate Machine."
Read on to find out why I enjoy the way "Boardwalk Arcadia" is drenched in mingled melancholy and hope.
Read on to find out why I feel "FALL OV MEN is a powerful maelstrom of battering drums, writhing synths with an atmosphere swollen with fear.
Read on to find out why I feel that Krusciovke Starship's self-titled album is melancholy, delicately glowing and touched with lost voices from a vanished era that echo out into the emptiness of space.
Read on to find out why I think "Disco Aggro Sessions" is an aggressive, entertaining and musically rich album.
Read on to find out why I enjoy the musical contrasts, dark New Wave synthpop sounds and expressive vocal performances on "Wild Imaginings."
Read on to learn about "Summers in Anniston" and find out why I enjoy this album's drifting magenta clouds, jazzy riffs and a sensation of enfolding warmth.
Read on to find out why I enjoyed Flamingo Jones' unique take on synth-based music on the emotive "A Cup of Good Smelling Coffee."
Jermaine Cole's sixth studio album might as well be his best-ever album in my book, due to the fact that it sees him reclaim the drive and hunger for the rap game that saw him burst into mainstream hip-hop. Check out "The Off- Season" review here.
Straight Outta Smogtown is the third studio album by Polish thrash metal band Terrordome.