Overview: ARIA, A Critical Journey Through Pop Culture
Review: M.E. Grant - Imagination, Volumes I & II
June 28, 2007
A performance artist and a synth-pop fusionist in the vein of the late Patrick Cowley ("Menergy", "Megatron Man"), M.E. Grant's intricate productions combine sleek electronic instrumentation with a sure sense of pop songcraft. His first official full-length, Imagination, Volumes I & II showcases a sure-handed dance music ecclecticism coupled with an authentic sexuality that has been all-too absent since the aforementioned Cowley's demise in the early '80s.
From the celestial energy in tracks like the album-opener "2010", to more straight-ahead mid-tempo electro tracks: "Long Way Up" and "Respect You" to the melancholic downtempo of "The Saddest Song" Ã¢â‚¬â€œ the listener is exposed to a myriad of themes, moods and musical textures. Songs like "We [Were] Friends" and "Land of Sand" capture M.E. at his most organic and sensual (respectively), while "TV Artist Site
From: New York, NY Format: Hit Plays: 0 Plays Today: 0