T-minus Band – technostalgia (CD, 2001)

ARTIST/LABEL NOTES:

All songs written, recorded and performed by Troy T with additional contributions by Eric Erbskorn, Clark Lopez, Jason Hamric, and Neil Golden (Octa). Artwork by Vic Donati.

GAJOOB Review by Bryan Baker, :

“Technostalgia” by T-minus Band is a noteworthy digital album that succeeds in blending various musical styles into a cohesive and engaging listening experience. The album, available for streaming and download on Bandcamp, showcases the artist’s ability to fuse indie, alternative pop, and rock elements with a DIY aesthetic.

The album’s title, “Technostalgia,” suggests a longing for past technologies and eras, which is reflected in the music’s retro undertones. Each track seems to harken back to different periods of music history, all while maintaining a contemporary edge. This nostalgic yet forward-thinking approach makes for a unique and intriguing listen.

T-minus Band’s songwriting shines through in “Technostalgia,” with lyrics that are both introspective and relatable. The arrangements are well-crafted, providing a perfect backdrop for the emotive vocals. The production quality is commendable, balancing the raw energy of the performances with a polished finish.

One of the standout features of “Technostalgia” is its versatility. The album seamlessly transitions from upbeat, energetic tracks to more subdued, contemplative pieces, demonstrating T-minus Band’s wide range of musical capabilities.

In conclusion, “Technostalgia” by T-minus Band is a compelling album that expertly blends nostalgia and modernity. It’s an album that will appeal to both fans of classic indie and alternative music and those seeking fresh, innovative sounds.

Media: CD.

Bandcamp URL: https://tminusband.bandcamp.com/album/technostalgia


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