Author Archives: isarizal

Fantastic Negrito ~ Please Don’t Be Dead

Excellent blues from Fantastic Negrito on the album. Amazing guitarist and vocalist. Politically charged. RIYL: Gary Clark Jr., Leon Bridges, The Record Company, Robert Cray PLAY: *1, *2, 3, 4, *8 [* = three best] FCC: 5, 11 [which is a shame because both are good songs]

“Crazy Rich Asians” Original Soundtrack

Original Soundtrack to the biggest romantic comedy of Summer 2018. Includes covers of Western pop hits, traditional Chinese music, R&B, and jazz.  I enjoyed the covers of Coldplay’s “Yellow” [12] and Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love” [10]. The other covers I didn’t care for. The jazz songs by Jasmine Chen are all excellent […]

Perfume ~ “Future Pop”

Sixth studio album by electro pop trio hailing from Hiroshima Japan. Excellent album from start to finish. If you like electronic pop music or international music, check them out. Available on Spotify. PLAY: 2, 3, 4*, 5, 9*, 10, 12* (* = best three songs) RIYL: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu FCC: All clean

Poppy – “Poppy.Computer” (Mad Decent) [Review]

Avant-Garde bubblegum pop. Fun, catchy and creative. RIYL: J-Pop PLAY: All songs are good, but especially 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9