Craig Aalders : Oceanography

Typically I think of the expanse of the Pacific Ocean and I start to feel a little insignificant. Don’t get me wrong, there is an absolute and awe-inspiring beauty in a large body of water like the Pacific, or for even my neck of the woods Lake Michigan. Standing on the shore line at the […]

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Jakob Skott Unleashes ‘Instrumentality’ in November; Check Out “The Dura Plane”

I’ve made no secret of my love for the amazing drummer and synth experimentalist Jakob Skott. As well as being the drummer of Causa Sui, co-owner of El Paraiso Records, and graphic design/album cover art guru for nearly all of El Paraiso’s album releases, Skott has been quietly releasing incredible synth/drum records under his own […]

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Stenzel’s Dune

So I’m sitting in my recliner in my pajamas feeling a few steps above chopped liver and I’m listening to the soundtrack Jodorowsky’s Dune by Kurt Stenzel. How did I get to this record? What possessed me to order such a thing? Well first let me go down some Nyquil and I’ll explain. Be right […]

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Ether Drifts And Android Sex

I’m not sure what it is about robot music that appeals to me. Robot music? You know, that stuff you’d hear in those early 80s sci-fi flicks that would be on at 1 am on a Saturday morning, usually on USA Up All Night. Or if you were lucky enough to have movie channels you […]

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Headache City

Of all those horror soundtracks I’ve got in my collection, one of my favorites has to be Rob’s Maniac Soundtrack. It’s filled with all that 80s synth goodness, slick production, eerie moments, and mournful bouts of melancholy. You know, all those things that get the girls all hot and bothered. Am I right? Huh? Okay, […]

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