Optic Nerve Album Cover by Dario and the Clear

Dario and the Clear: Optic Nerve Album Review

Dario and the Clear Optic Nerve Independent Links: Bandcamp | Facebook There are certain aspects to music emotion that drive a specific reaction. If there is a musical build up, you expect a crushing climactic apex to happen at the end of the build up. We want justification for the … Read More ›

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The Ocean Collective – Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic

The Ocean Collective Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic Metal Blade ★★★★ It took about a decade of band member stability for The Ocean to create an album like Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic. The power chords that launch “Cambrian II: Eternal Recurrence” is so distinctly percussive to your brain that it is the greatest … Read More ›

Pyramid Album Cover by The Alan Parsons Project

Alan Parsons Project – Pyramid

2018 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Alan Parsons Project album Pyramid. Pyramid is nestled between I Robot and The Turn Of A Friendly Card, in which it launched the singles “Games People Play” and “Time.” This was four years before Eye In The Sky sealed a timeless place in … Read More ›