Monthly Archives: February 2021

Kamen Rider Den-O

I could make an “Ore sanjou!” joke, or I could just say to get hyped because this train is leaving the station!

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Album reviews 2/24/21

The Chainsmokers- World War Joy: I like some of their singles, but does anyone get excited about the Chainsmokers? I mean, this is a perfectly reasonable, very generic modern dancepop album. It’s got a plethora of featured artists (I was … Continue reading

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Album reviews 2/21/21

LiZ- Planet Y2K: The studio debut of a futurepop artist with late 90’s/2000’s influences, hence the album title. I have to admit, I was hoping for something a little more groundbreaking. After a solid opening, this spends far too much … Continue reading

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Album reviews 2/17/21

Band-Maid- Conqueror: This is a Japanese rock band who, like the name suggests, use a maid cafe aesthetic. Which is, y’know, a completely visual thing and doesn’t affect the music at all. So the sum result is you have a … Continue reading

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Album reviews 2/16/21

Al Sunny- Planets: This is another Freegal find, a 2019 jazzy R&B album by a pretty cool guy. He’s one of those artists who, the more of his material I listen to, the more I like it, and in fact … Continue reading

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Album reviews 2/14/21

Lindemann- F & M: This is a project comprised of the lead singer of Rammstein (obviously, hence the name) and the guy who is Pain. And really, it sounds exactly like what you’d think a combination of the two might. … Continue reading

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Album reviews 2/8/21

Milky Chance- Mind the Moon: This group is from Germany, but am I crazy for thinking there’s also a Japanese artist with a similar name? Anyway, they seem to be doing electronica, save when they start up the reggae, at … Continue reading

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Album reviews 2/4/21

Al Scorch- Tired Ghostly Town: What do you get when you mix bluegrass with punk? Lightning-fast banjo and angry, angry music. This is awesome, but it hits like a bullet train, almost over before it begins. You’ll get no time … Continue reading

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