A master of sound design, composition and songwriting alike, Hideotronic is up there with the best of them – the creative producers, the artists, the writers with something authentic to say; and refreshing ways of saying it.
Featuring the unique vocal talents of Miki, Behold The Hunted is stunning, a sensational new release with a musical prowess and blissful intensity that seems light-years ahead of anything prior.
In a strange way, the 80s style takes something of a back-seat as the songwriting and the general mood overwhelm. For all of these reasons, Android really leaves its mark.
It’s a pleasure to hear music like this make a come back, it feels perfectly well suited to some reflective moment of cinema or TV drama, and yet it works equally well as the comforting embrace music fans often need on the long drive home.
That’s the beauty of creative, passionately composed instrumental music – there’s very little guidance other than the feelings the music gives you or the memories it ignites. With Everlasting, it’s likely that the music will take certain listeners to equally specific yet individually unique places. A wonderful album, absolutely worth the time it takes to let it play.
Always one to bend and even break the rules in music, Like Lions pushes through the confines of genre and style, leading with a concept and an inherent desire to craft something unique and meaningful. U Got Me makes for a strong testament to precisely these qualities.
Utilizing creative freedom yet again, offering an alternative pop-rock anthem with a quiet verse vocal that intrigues from the offset, Reigning Nonsense is as multi-layered and colourful as it is conceptually intentional.
Prior to the release of his new album, expected on June 7th, the single Touch The Sky introduces the Bobby Burrows sound with a stylish balance between nostalgic rock grooves and crisp, contemporary soundscape design.
There’s a poetic undertone to the whole thing, metaphors and imagery pour through, and the quieter moments lead entrancingly towards those with notable rhythm and vibrancy.
Slow Dive utilizes contrast superbly, the hook hits with impact thanks to a careful climb through the verses – the leading voice and the instrumental performances all work well to highlight this moment and this growing sense of passion.
An unquestionably beautiful release that easily deserves to be heard and enjoyed by as many music fans as possible. Ethan Wood is a fine musician, a talented producer, a wonderful singer, and – evidently – a superb songwriter.
Subtle but effective is the best way, so these scattered echos and riffs, the space, the calm presentation of swagger – all of this feels relatable yet fresh, inspired by the greats yet not overly influenced or affected by them.