Tingling and trembling with style and substance, Aerial’s ‘Why Don’t They Teach Heartbreak at School?’ is a power-pop epic.
Released 35 years ago today, ‘Hydra’ showed the full breadth of what Toto could do. It’s influencing their new album, too.
Flying Colors is a group loaded with talent, but in need of a rejiggering of priorities toward its own embedded prog-pop sensibilities.
Warm, tranquil, and making do with minimal fuss, Thirty Steps to Forward’s ‘The Bird And The Fool’ is immaculately alluring.
Hall and Oates, of course, found notable success collaborating. But which Daryl Hall original does John Oates wish he’d written?
Catchy songwriting, combined with imaginative breaks supply Julian Leal’s synth-poppy ‘A New Beginning’ with vitality and direction.
A standout song from Roger Taylor’s new retrospective releases, “I Wanna Testify” both reflects and then amplifies his successes with Queen.
Jon Anderson has found something of a kindred spirit with Matt Malley on the new charity single “Family Circle.”
“No sex, no drugs, no rock ‘n’ roll,” the Monkees’ Micky Dolenz quips, before making a quick revision.
You can hear and feel Princess Planet’s passion rising from the grooves.