In Flames – I, The Mask

Wednesday, March 27 By: John Campbell The Swedish Metal Band In Flames has released their 13th album titled “I, The Mask”.The once great pioneers of melodic death metal have proven themselves time and time again, andhave continued their venture into the future by carving their unique sound into the vast genre of metal. Going into this album, I had …

Emancipator – Soon It Will Be Cold Enough

Monday, February 25 By: John Campbell American Producer Emancipator would take up the mantle of Electronic Artist in 2006 with his self-released full-length LP titled Soon It Will Be Cold Enough. Not long after his self-release would he be discovered by none other than Hydeout Productions, a prolific label owned by the legendary Japanese Producer Nujabes. This album is the debut of …

Juliana Hatfield – Weird

Sunday, February 24 By: John Campbell Juliana Hatfield, American singer and songwriter and primarily solo artist adds another full length album to her well rounded thirty-plus year career in music. “Weird” is a great addition to the Rock genre.  This album appealed to me in a couple of ways, and I was not let down but this musical veteran. Going into this album, I …

Dream Theater – Images and Words

Friday, February 15th By: John Campbell Looking back in time, the American progressive metal band Dream Theater has had such a fulfilling career. Taking cues from their greatest inspirations such as Rush, Pink Floyd and Iron Maiden, Dream Theater has composed technically impressive pieces of progressive metal throughout their career. Starting under the name Majesty in 1985, the band built their …

Toro y Moi – Outer Peace

February 14th By: John Campbell Chaz Bear, once at the forefront of the Chillwave movement circa 2011-2012 once again gives us another LP to kick off 2019. This LP “Outer Peace” aims at elements commonly blended together by the very popular Daft Punk and captures some of the relaxing essence of Chillwaveonce more. Given my infatuation with artists like Emancipator and Washed Out, I held highexpectations of an album with …