Confrontational – The Burning Dawn (Album Review)

Confrontational is the sonic pseudonym for Sardinia, Italy’s Massimo Usai, a multi-talented singer-songwriter-producer and multi-instrumentalist who puts a preternaturally infectious spin on all things synth. Whether you term Confrontational to be Darkwave, Synthpop, or any of the multitude of combinations for the two – SynthWave ... Read More

Beastmaker – Inside the Skull (Album Review)

The stagnant pool of bat-eating days and Hitchcockian nights has been surreptitiously summoned beyond their infamous decade. With a Doom slathered reincarnation of the (non-negotiable) best years of Heavy Metal and Stoner Rock, Beastmaker tease the odds of past perfection with their May 2017 release ... Read More