MusicDish e-Journal - March 22, 2018
MusicDish Advertising Network
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

Psykick Girl - The Needle Has Landed
Psykick Girl Productions
By MuzikMan
(more articles from this author)
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

Artist: Psykick Girl (
Title: The Needle Has Landed
Label: Psykick Girl Productions
Genre: Electronica/Pop, Rock, Vocals, Experimental

McKenna Rowe is the Psykick Girl. Her wild CD cover pictures her as a modern day medusa, with hair instead of live snakes flowing off the top of her head. If a picture is worth a thousand words this one says it all. Rowe looks entranced by the music she is listening to with headphones securely fitted to her strawberry blonde locks. My first thought was…Wow! this girl is really getting off on the music. Actually, she hopes that you will get into what she has to offer on this CD, that is the goal.

The Needle Has Landed (for those of you do not know history or are too young to remember, the astronauts said 'The eagle has landed' when they touched down on the moon's surface in 1969) hints around that this is recycled music via the vinyl LP with vocals blended or programmed in. Granted it has some of those elements but there is a lot more, primarily the beautiful voice of McKenna Rowe, the self-anointed Psykick Girl. If it were not for her voice, I would have not considered writing about this as I find electronica generally boring and uneventful. The comparisons to Annie Lenox will find their way into many critiques I imagine, and for obvious reasons that you will recognize rather quickly.

There are many instruments used on this recording, and that is why I liked it so much. It did not feel like a typical electronica experience. There are drums, bass, guitar, congas, the djembe, and forcefully persuasive vocals. While I could not compare this to what Bowie and Eno created on Low for instance, this is really good music with some fine instrumentation. A more appropriate description would be that it is more like intense driving dance music with a modern day techno edge to it, unquestionably a side step away from the norm for techno, and very appealing. Although this is not something that I would generally listen to on any given day, I felt it was exceptionally well done. That says a mouth full coming from my own personal perspective and in regards to my particular tastes in music. I know that pop, experimental, techno, electronica and rock is a large cross section of genres, but I believe people that enjoy any one of those styles will find some significance and enjoyment listening to this CD.

1. Impression
2. Iron-hearted
3. Antidote
4. Goddess
5. Tarshish
6. Phoenix
7. Trees Can Speak
8. You Are My Great Joy
9. I Am No Machine
10. Release Me

Jerry Vidal: drums
Jake Bergman: bass
Psykick Girl: vox programming
Braxton Sealy: guitar
Frank San Fillipo: bass
Salar Saleh: congas, djembe

Home » Open Review » Psykick Girl - The Needle Has Landed
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top

MusicDish Advertising Network

Open Review

» MusicDish Review: Kenn Rowell Music Video "It's Good To Be Back"

» MusicDish Music Video Review: "CPR (Start Again)" by Metaract

» Rapper Produkt Releases Inspiring Music Video For His Single "Daddy Was A Dope Boy"

» Kylie Marcus Combines Of Funk And R&B With "Yellow Shirt"

» Searching For Sugar Man: Story Of A Forgotten Prodigy

Open Review Directory

» [2018-03-09] Round Hill Music And Zync Sign Madge To Joint Venture; JV Publishing Venture To Support And Expand Zync's Successful Rights Representation Business

» [2018-03-03] PPL And PRS For Music Launch Licensing Joint Venture; Licensing Of Music Played In Public Now Administered By New Leicester-based Joint Venture, PPL PRS Ltd

» [2018-02-27] Music Festivals And Conferences Pledge To Tackle Gender Inequality; Keychange Initiative Encourages Gender Balance In Music By End Of 2022

» [2018-02-21] Briony Turner And Alec Boateng Promoted To Co-Heads Of A&R, Atlantic Records UK; Turner And Boateng Will Oversee The Atlantic A&R Team, Joint Projects, As Well As Maintaining Their Own Artist Rosters

» [2018-02-21] ICE And Facebook Reach Multi-Territory Music Licensing Agreement; New Deal Will See Songwriters And Composers Remunerated

» [2018-02-20] B-Reel Named Top 10 Most Innovative Company In Music By Fast Company; Global Creative Agency Receives Honor For Its Award-Winning Gorillaz Campaign

» [2018-02-18] YG PLUS And Gracenote To Bring K-POP To Fans Around The World; Gracenote And YG PLUS To Make All K-POP Music More Searchable And Discoverable On Global And Regional Streaming Music Platforms And Services

» [2018-02-17] VNUE Inc. To Acquire Music Rights Startup Soundstr; VNUE Acquisition Aims To Ensure A Fairer Royalty System

» [2018-02-17] Is Podcasting The New Radio?; 25% Of Surveyed Americans Say They've Listened To A Podcast In The Past Month, Up From Less Than 10% In 2008

» [2018-02-01] Insomniac Announces Inaugural Electric Daisy Carnival China Set To Debut In Shanghai; China Marks EDC's Second Location On The Asian Continent

» [2018-02-01] Viberate & Imogen Heap Strive To Give Equal Opportunity To Every Artist; Heap's Main Role In Viberate's Advisory Team Will Be To Help Further Guide Us Toward A Second To None Service For The Live Music Segment

» [2018-01-22] Italian Independent Music Collective Fil1993 Group Signs With MusicDish*China; MusicDish*China Will Be Developing Their Online Presence And Social Media In China As Well As Releasing Their Catalogue To Chinese Streaming Music Services
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

Recording Artist Tiffani LeBlanc Reigns As The #PartyPrincess With New Track "Let's Party"

Hybrid Studios Hosts Annual NAMM Afterparty

High Definition Music Card - The New Way To Experience Music!

DEATH BY MISADVENTURE, New True Mystery Podcast Launches 31st January 2018

Music And Kids Joins Forces With Carnie Wilson, With Plans To Provide One-on-One After-School Music Education To Thousands Of Middle And High School Students

Don Dawil's Valentine's Day Debut Latin Single "Necesito Verte"

Taking Applications - The 23rd Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2018 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships