Eve 6 – Speak in Code

In 1998, Eve 6 was the band. They had just released their self-titled album right out of high school, and watched it go platinum and spawn a number-one hit, titled “Inside Out,” along with several other Top 40 songs, such as “Leech,” “Open Road Song,” and “Tongue Tied.” Of course, this would have been completely relevant for me and totally awesome if I hadn’t been a mere four years old at the time, still listening to whatever the predecessors to the horrific Kidz Bop albums were. Continue reading “Eve 6 – Speak in Code”

Chicane – Thousand Mile Stare

Chicane - Thousand Mile StareIt should be no secret that I’m a fan of electronic music. You name the sub-genre, I’ve probably listened to it at one point in time, or even currently do on a regular basis. However, my favorite sub-genre of electronic music is by far that of “Trance,” or to be even more specific, “Progressive Trance.” Personally, there is nothing better to encourage me to focus on whatever task I have at hand, whether it is homework, driving, or even thinking. It is my “brain music,” so to speak. Continue reading “Chicane – Thousand Mile Stare”

Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto

Coldplay - Mylo XylotoI honestly had no idea what to expect from this album as I was anticipating its release. The two singles Coldplay had released prior to the release of the album, “Every Teardrop is a Waterfall” and “Paradise”, were good, but seemed like a radical departure from the band’s previous musical style. I was almost afraid it wouldn’t sound like Coldplay anymore. As a huge fan of the band, this would have been simply unacceptable. Continue reading “Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto”

Need For Speed: The Run

Need For Speed - The RunI almost feel sorry for the employees of Electronic Arts, specifically their “Black Box” division. For a short time, they were creating brand new games every year—an exceedingly difficult and stressful task. It’s no wonder the creations from this time period were full of bugs at the time of release, and had almost no plot or fun involved. In the Need for Speed series of games, they’ve had a couple successes, however, such as Most Wanted or Hot Pursuit 2. Unfortunately these are far outweighed by the failures. Continue reading “Need For Speed: The Run”