Alex Arrowsmith – Applewine – CD

Alex Arrowsmith – Applewine – CD

Alex Arrowsmith – Applewine – CD  (Ectoplasmic Records) Alex Arrowsmith is a singer / songwriter in the vein of Ben Folds, with a very quirky way with lyrics. I guess you could say he even has a touch of Weird Al, which in my opinion is a positive thing....
Asia – The Definitive Collection – CD

Asia – The Definitive Collection – CD

Asia – The Definitive Collection – CD  (Universal Records) I have two words to describe ASIA – Guilty Pleasure. Their music is lite rock and a bit whimpish, but you know what? Hardly anyone will turn the dial on the radio station when one of their songs...
El Angel – Mexaton – CD

El Angel – Mexaton – CD

El Angel – Mexaton – CD (3R Entertainment) I was put off a bit when I started listening to this release. It wasn’t the rapping I had problems with, it was the amateur ’80s synth sound of the music which gave me pause. Luckily the rapping, while...
Ian Allen – Nova’s Lounge – CD

Ian Allen – Nova’s Lounge – CD

Ian Allen – Nova’s Lounge – CD (Nova 53 Records) If you want to learn how to play drums and need a CD to practice with, this one’s for you my friend. An elementary drumbeat backed by a synthesizer is what forms the core of all the tracks on...
Alien Ant Farm – Up In The Attic – CD

Alien Ant Farm – Up In The Attic – CD

Alien Ant Farm – Up In The Attic – CD (Universal Records) My god is this CD awful. “Supreme Lifestyle” has that top 40 cookie cutter radio station pop sound that I dislike so much. The attempt by the vocalist to make every word sound heartfelt by gasping...