“Owen,” I hear you say, “music reviews and recommendations are great and all. But what about your ukulele?!” Which one? 😜 Just kidding – I’m glad you asked! I’ve been working hard this year on perfecting my ukulele skills, and have a few things to share! First, I enjoy playing cover songs mostly (all the […]
If you’re a fan of the 80’s, you can’t miss this album. A soft synth sound, with smart and beautiful female vocals. Modern love is a great first track, Summer Long Gone is great for this time of year as we move into fall, and The Deepest Blue has that common minor triad arpeggiated walkdown […]
The past five years or so, I’ve been listening to a lot of synthwave. There’s an entire ‘retro wave’ movement of new music which is stylistically 1980s, with hundreds of artists. For some reason, I had a dream that I was listening to Anamanaguchi last night… so I thought I’d share it with you. It’s […]
Looks like Magic Wands re-released their 2012 debut, with some remastering. I discovered this album while living in Samoa, and it has been a go-to ever since. Every single song has it’s own energy. Originally my favourite was Black Magic (that raunchy riff is an earworm), but then it changed to Crystals (a little more […]
One of my favourites.