Lights Are On; Spotlighting a Few More Classic Country Music Artists & Ballads
Welcome back music lovers. I hope that we have some new fans joining us and hope to add to our ever-growing, 'Country Music Ballad Lover', list. The best Country music, in particular, the Ballads, (IMHO) ever to be produced, came out in the 80's and 90's, let's get started!
Synth EP Review: "Opposite Forces II" by Your Friend Esteves
Read on to learn why I feel that "Opposite Forces II"combines galactic power with sonic storytelling as it unfolds.
The Story Behind the Song "Kiss You All Over" by Exile
Exile burst onto the international stage in 1978 with the release of "Kiss You All Over" from their LP Mixed Emotions. The song spent four weeks in the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
Bootleg Review: KISS, "Agora Ballroom 1974: The Cleveland Broadcast"
"Agora Ballroom 1974" is a vintage early live performance by KISS, recorded in Cleveland.
Queen - The Miracle Collector's Edition (2022) Review
Queen's thirteenth album gets a boxset in 2022, let's see what's inside.
Synth Single Review: "Forest" by Maxx Silver & Star Madman
Read on to learn about how "Forest" explores the dangers inherent in mysterious temptation.
The Story Behind the Song "I Believe In Father Christmas" by Greg Lake
The song "I Believe In Father Christmas" came together while Greg Lake was working on solo material for Works Volume 1 by Emerson, Lake and Palmer. In 1975, it reached the #2 spot on British charts and is still very much a part of the soundtrack of Christmas.
Synth Single Review: "Neon Kiss" by Fonz Tramontano
Read on to learn about why "Neon Kiss" exudes feelings of affection and gentleness combined with energizing motion.
Ambient Electronic Single Review: "No Headlights" by Living Pictures
Read on to learn why I feel that "No Headlights" has an uncertain, shadowy quality filling it.
Hot 3: What Wins Between "Demonstrate", "Might Just Die", and "Diver"?
In this first addition of the Hot 3s, I will be taking a look at three songs to see which of them is the best to me and why looking at nothing but the confines of these three songs compared with each other.
The Story Behind the Song "Blueberry Hill" by Fats Domino
Fats Domino was one of the true pioneers in rock and roll music. An amazing 35 of his records appeared on the Billboard Top 40 chart, with "Blueberry Hill" being his best seller.
Dark Synthpop Single Review: "Spooky" by Light Shadows
read on to learn why I feel that “Spooky” is a tale of an elusive object of affection.
Ambient Single Review: "Biodome" by Living Pictures
Read on to learn about how "Biodome" has an overgrown, green lushness to it as it unfolds.
There's A Lot To Listen To With BLONDIE: AGAINST THE ODDS 1974-1982
A good retrospective of Blondie has to include songs that show the evolution of the band becoming the icon that they are
Synth Single Review: "Allies" by Nakatomi FreeFall
Read on to learn why "Allies" is a song supporting the misfits and people on the outside.
Synth Single Review: "Company Line" by Year Of The Fall
Read on to learn why I feel that “Company Line” is about the loss of humanity in a techno-dystopia.
These Are the Reasons Why Friday the Legend is One of the Sexiest Liberian Musician
Friday the Legend's versatility makes him one of the sexiest international musicians up to date!
Synthpop Single Review: "Heart Attack" by Liquid Modern & Fuzzle
Read on to learn about why I feel that "Heart Attack" is a burst of supercharged, sugary synthpop.
Synth Single Review: "We Are The Dreamers" by Elevate The Sky, Michael Oakley and Guests
Read on to learn about how "We Are The Dreamers" is full of hopeful, positive emotion and passionate performances.
Synth Single Review: "Until The Sun Goes Down" by The Pyramid
Read on to learn about the way in which "Until The Sun Goes Down" combines an inspiring synth melody and driving energy.
Synth Single Review: "Change (Do It Again) by Manhatten & Star Madman
Read on to learn about how "Change (Do It Again)" explores the aftermath of a complicated relationship’s unravelling.
Two Dozen Roses and a Country Music Ballad
Back to the music! It is necessary to take a break from politics and from the day to day, from time to time (especially during election seasons!) What better way than with music? For me, therapy is found, when I can get lost in a classic country music ballad.
Synth Single Review: "Take Back The Night" by Just Scott
Read on to learn why I think that "Take Back The Night" is an empowering synthwave anthem.
Synth Single Review: "Living Phantoms Remix" by Bolo Tie Fighter
Read on to learn why I feel that the "Living Phantoms" remix combines haunting emotion and dynamic motion.
Is the Song "Styles" of Taylor Swift About Harry Styles?
What is the message of Taylor's song -Styles.
Hidden Gems on Biggie's Debut Album Ready to Die
Ready to Die is a classic hip-hop album from legendary rapper The Notorious B.I.G also known as Biggie. It launched Biggie as a hip-hop heavyweight and put Bad Boy Records on the map. The album is known for its 3 hit singles but there were 3 other songs on the album that were better.
Doja Cat Wants to Quit Music After Public Backlash?
What happened in Paraguay event? Why did it lead to Doja Cat saying she's quitting.
Synth Cover Review: "He's Back (The Man Behind the Mask)" by DIGITAL LOVE
Read on to learn about why I think that "He's Back (The Man Behind The Mask)" puts a unique, sharper-edged spin on the original.