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Monthly Archives: November 2015

HOT J-POP (IN ENGLISH): CHII: “WHY DO I?”


Chii is a member of the recently formed J-Pop girl group 4TE, which I've been very impressed by so far and I expect that I'll continue to be. To that end, I'm really, really hoping they'll release a full-length album soon. Their music is one of the best...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: DALEA: SPEED RACER


From 2009 to 2013 Dalea was the lead singer/founder of Quimera Music, a symphonic rock band. Now solo, she has changed gears and shifted into the realm of pop. Her new single, "Speed Racer," is a delicious mix of electro and synth pop with a very...
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CONCERT REVIEW: SKID ROW AT MOHEGAN SUN: 11/6/15

NOTE: I apologize for the poor quality of the photos.  You can’t exactly bring a professional camera into a casino, less they think you’re taking photos so you can make plans to rob the place.  So, I had to make due with the camera on my Kindle, which isn’t very good and is...
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REVIEW: MADE OF OAK: PENUMBRA EP

The name Made of Oak might not ring a bell. You may not even recognize the real name of the man who’s so named himself, Nick Sanborn. But if you’re an electronic pop music fan, or just a fan of electronic music in general, then the name of his full-time gig surely will,...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: STRYPER: FALLEN

It’s 2015 and Stryper’s yellow and black attack continues. And I dare say it’s stronger than ever. Just listen to “Yahweh,” the blistering opening track of their new album, Fallen. When I heard Michael Sweet was writing a song with Clint Lowery of Sevendust I thought we were in for a disaster, just...
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