The editorial reviews in the item description are dead-on. This is some truly classic sounding 80's synth-trance music. For fans of Steve's more recent work, this album is a treat because it is very different--more up tempo and much more musical than his current abstract concerns. The album consists of short, individual songs which each have a unique structure and do not flow continuously. Fortunately, for fans of longer form works, the bonus disc has two epic-length excursions that take similar ideas and stretch them out into mesmerizing experiences. In fact, mesmerizing is the perfect word to describe this entire album-- highly recommended!