The late 1970s early 1980s was an electric era pregnant with possibility. ‘1980 REDUX’ is my way to return in spirit, in memory, to that excitement.
A fairly big step in a new direction. The concept suggests a thread, but only when you press play does the full scope of the approach come through.
The half way mark is really where things start to change, and this is incredibly clever structuring considering the topic of the song.
Alien Skin’s arrangement of chords always manages to throw you off with some calculated change from major to minor. A fantastic representation of life.
Creativity is key & it comes in high doses. The soundscape has been freely crafted yet storms into your consciousness with the intent of a lightning bolt.
Your experience will dictate the way it affects you; that’s how real art works. That’s what Alien Skin gives us, time & time again. This album is stunning.
Raising the profile for the Newhaven Fort – the unique landmark will provide a never before seen backdrop to a must attend boutique music festival.
Danny Baxley offers a fresh, creative take on music & artistic expression. To turn it up loud, enjoy & escape to; Ithaca has its own voice & energy.