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...
Zom Zoms – Yellow Rainbow – CD

Zom Zoms – Yellow Rainbow – CD

Zom Zoms – Yellow Rainbow – CD (Omega Point Records) There’s a very strong Devo influence on this synth intensive band. There’s also a hint of the cult band Residents in the songs as well. The release starts off good enough with synth work that...

The Youngs – The Youngs – CD

The Youngs – The Youngs – CD (Mimicry Records) When The Youngs stick with the tweaking traditional song structure they are wonderful. Some of the songs especially “Cold Wind” reminded of Laurie Anderson meets Eleni Mandell. However, too many...