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Enter the kingdom of The Synth Lord

“The Synth as Soul” is wild, from the artwork to the actual music – it’s the bomb!  “The Synth Lord” is a solo project of music producer Juan “Punchy” Gonzalez.  Hailing from Tampa, Florida, (a.k.a. the world’s death metal capital) we were mind-blown to find he’s actually done production work for bands like Morbid Angel, Diabolic, Christian Death, and Unholy Ghost.  Punchy has also directed and edited music videos for Nile, Christian Death, Krisiun and of course for his own…

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Tim Gainer saves rock’n’roll with ‘Honor Among Thieves’

Okay, now you have to stop everything else you might be doing. Put on that (cruelty-free) leather jacket, dust off those ripped jeans and jump in your dancing shoes. That’s right you’re about to be treated with an explosive mix of raw and straight-to-the-face old-time rock’n’roll delivered by Tim Gainer. With solid 40+ years of experience in the music biz and currently based in Chicago this multi-instrumentalist and producer has put together one of the sincerest rock albums of the…

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The bleak reality of ‘All I Kno’ by J on It

These days a big portion of hip-hop, especially the mainstream one is so emotionless and meaningless. It’s so strange for a genre that ever since its exception had the purpose to promote change and be a platform for a social and political critique. Right now it’s all about money, hustling and fame so, it definitely feels like a small miracle when you find an album that actually has something to say. J On It is a young US hip-hop artist…

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Precious Time with Sakis Gouzonis

People who follow our explorations of the Drooble community are surely well aware of the name Sakis Gouzonis. The Thessaloniki-born and currently based in Elassona Greek composer has already been presented here not once but twice. And now, with the 12th album on his belt, we couldn’t miss the chance to give another closer look at his music. Available digitally via the official Gouzonis website, “Precious Time” is a conceptual album that tells its story in ten pieces which despite their grandiose sound…

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Music for a better world – State of Grace by Dshcook

Dshcook is a solo project of multi-instrumentalist David Cook. Based in St. Joseph, USA and with a solid history in mainstream music he decided to turn his career around and dedicate his work to spreading a positive message with the world. Driven by his faith and beliefs he wrote ‘State of Grace’, a twelve-track full-length album distributed digitally. The record is a collection of pieces dedicated to Cook’s Christian beliefs and carries a strong spiritual message. You can shelve the…