Category Archives: Album Reviews

Reviews on current and past releases from local Central Florida artists and beyond.

Mariah Christie- Peace and Love

Mariah Christie is an Italian singer song writer and has worked with record label DWA out of Italy. Her song “High on Devotion” reached number 5 on the top 50 in Japan in 2001. She has participated in Mandir della Pace … Continue reading

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Solomon Jaye’s Ordinary Man Album Review

Solomon Jaye is a 31 year old Florida native with an incredible voice and an immense amount of talent. He is one of the founding members of the group “The Edge Effect” but now has released his first solo album, … Continue reading

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CD Review: Blacklist Union – “Til Death Do Us Part”

Blacklist Union looks like a band from Los Angeles. Tattoos and rockstar hair cuts are meticulously positioned around elaborate clothing combinations. Much like their peers in bands like Murderdolls or Hollywood Undead these guys play a pretty straight forward form … Continue reading

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CD Review Rug – “02”

Rug are a bit of a buzz band around the area. The four piece band (Jon Messeroff, Hogan Birney, Andrew Brooks, and C.L. Freeman) have played headlining shows at the House of Blues, the Florida Music Festival, and the “Driven” … Continue reading

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Album review: catalyst: deluxe edition

1. Change is good. Change is healthy. Hence the name, catalyst: a substance that causes a chemical reaction to happen more quickly. 2. A person or event that quickly causes change or action. And these guys are changing it up. … Continue reading

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Album Review: Jay Shepard “Harsh Mistress”

Jay Shepard is a bit of change up from the records I’ve been getting for review. It’s a full stop pop record with all the necessary trappings. Happy bubbly melodies bounce around clouds of puffy effervescent synths and catchy hooks. … Continue reading

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Album Review: Welcome to My Kingdom by I Will Break Thee

I Will Break Thee ‘Welcome to My Kingdom’ EP Screamhouse Media A good sampling of Central Florida metal, I Will Break Thee does it by the books. The 6 piece band is made up of Shane Bryant (vocals), Rafiq Basaria … Continue reading

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Album Review: Resurrect by Eleven:11

Eleven:11 Resurrect (self release)  Eleven:11 is the brain child of the one and only Shyam Raj. Originally from Singapore, he’s traded working on jingles for writing epic anthem power ballads. Resurrect was recorded and mixed locally at the Music Lab … Continue reading

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Lit Up EP Review

This band came together in 2010, and has not stopped since. They have played all over central Florida with local and national acts and have made a name for themselves locally. It would not be surprising to see them making … Continue reading

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Stupid Genius Album Review Stupid is as Stupid does

The name of album “Stupid is as Stupid does” lead me to believe I was going to hit play only to hear anger blasting from my speakers. Instead, I found a man with a talent for delivering meaningful lyrics through … Continue reading

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