• Retro Music Review

    Steve Taylor – Squint (1993)

    The album "Squint" by Steve Taylor is 25 years old as of just a few weeks ago. I feel like it was just released, and I still listen to the album several times a month. From "The Lament of Desmond...." to "The Moshing Floor" to "Cash Cow," I'll examine this album and ask "Does Squint still hold up?"

  • Retro Music Review

    To Hell with the Devil – Retro Album Review.

    In 1986, Stryper released the album "To Hell with the Devil." I loved this album and I still do. Sure - the album cover made a lot of people mad, but dang - you have to admit - the four members throwing the Devil into Hell is pretty badass! Besides - the band did change the album cover. So how does To Hell With the Devil hold up in 2018? Come explore with me, and we'll both see!

  • Retro Music Review

    Retro Music Review: U2 – Live “Under a Blood Red Sky”

    When I was maybe ten or eleven, I got my very first U2 tape: U2 – Live “Under a Blood Red Sky.” The album has a lot of sentimental meaning to my life – as U2 has since become one of my all time favorite bands. I’ve listened to the album probably several hundred, maybe even a thousand times. I think I know every note played, every lyric sang, and  every word Bono says in between or even during the eight songs. My relationship with  Under a Blood Red Sky makes the album prime fodder for a Retro Album Review. It is time I looked at the album through fresh…