I’m enormously proud tonight of my old friend and Mary Washington College alumnus, Jason Buckland — a.k.a. Scorpio Static. His new trance/electronica album, “Utopia,” dropped worldwide yesterday and it’s damned good stuff.
“Utopia” reminds me of the progressive and alternative dance music that I danced to as a student in the 1990’s. (Jason was the actually the guy who introduced me to it as a kid — jamming to Erasure and New Order in the dorms of MWC and in the clubs in Washington, D.C. )
“Utopia” is fast paced and trippy, and I enjoy it even more than Scorpio Static’s 2011 album Tranceformation. This time out, my favorite track is probably a toss-up between “Genesis” (Track 3) and “Journey to Heaven” (Track 6). If you’re a writery-type like me, you might find it makes good work music.
Check it out!