"With bop after bop Robert has created an EP full of tropical bangers that will remind you of those warm summer months. These songs remind us of the festivals and parties we should have had during summer 2020".
Read The Music Reviewer's track-by-track review of 'Transcendence' on their website.
"Robert O'Connor delivers a convincing single that sounds epic and his music seems like it will end up on some big playlists if he keeps showing his potential. There seems like this song is if the indie outfit Bears Den went more of an EDM path, which is obviously a good thing as that band are huge!"
Bring Me The Music listed "Destination Anywhere" under 'The Music Unheard That You Need To Hear' this week, check out their website for more.
"Destination Anywhere is essentially an emotional pop track, easily relatable and directed to a large number of people; It somehow floats between 70’s funk guitars riffing, and 80’s inspired synth arpeggios, always carrying a 4-to-the-floor attitude, which makes the track suitable both for a chill listening experience and a club placement. O’Connor’s songwriting qualities particularly shine, thanks to a killer chorus which would be at home in a Top 40s chart".
YMX described Robert's new single as "yet another pop jewel", read the full review on YMX's website.
"Robert O’Connor has a way of releasing music that focusses on real life situations that people go through. We’re not talking about love and heartbreak, but situations that rarely gets talked about in the music industry. “Destination Anywhere” is no different".
About The Noise has given "Destination Anywhere" its stamp of approval, read the review in full on their website, and keep an eye out for their full 'Transcendence' review next week.
"We had a sneak preview of the ;Transcendence' EP and were bowled over from the stunning cinematic introduction, flowing into the contemplative Destination Anywhere, a twinkling escapist anthem that pays homage to classic electronic-pop".
Culture Fix has given 'Transcendence' a rave review, read it in full on their website.
"This new direction for Robert has given him a new dimension in the modern world of Pop. With his own tastes linked to 80s Pop along with his genuine lyrics, we find a unique twist on the modern genre of EDM which makes Robert stand out as an artist".
DeMars Magazine is the first publication to review Robert's forthcoming EP 'Transcendence', which is released on November 20. Read the review in full at their website.
"I find it hugely inspiring when people don't listen to any of the naysayers or gatekeepers and have a sort of tunnel vision that leads towards their goals".
Robert spoke to FV Music Blog this week about the people who inspire him most, songwriting in the shower, and his opinions on gatekeepers in the music industry. Read the interview in full at their website.
"Over (Before It's Begun)" also featured on FV Music Blog as one of the 'Hot Picks' this weekend!
"Tropical synths shimmer around ethereal soundscapes and danceable beats to create a laid back radio ready track. O'Connor's vocals exude a velvety tone while a soft tender melody bubbles in the backdrop".
Indie Buddie have given "Over (Before It's Begun)" a top-tier review, read it in full on their website.
"A chilled Ibiza poolside vibe with an infectious pop melody. If you're looking to hang by the pool, drive with the top down, or just relax with a highly catchy new song, this is 100% the one for you".
"Over (Before It's Begun)" has received a rave review from the brilliant We Write About Music, read it in full at their website.
RGM magazine, which recently interviewed Robert, has reviewed "Over (Before It's Begun). Here's what they said about the track:
"While the music portrays a happy beach feeling of sun, sea and dancing, the lyrics are deep and sing about a type of relationship we’ve all had at some point. The one where we think it’s the ‘one’ but instead it doesn’t go anywhere and you are back to square one. Whilst it reminds me that I won’t be on the beach on holiday this year, ‘Over (Before It's Begun)’ is the perfect summer song to get dance to, and just enjoy life too."
The first review for "Over (Before It's Begun)" is out now courtesy music blog The Other Side Reviews. Here's what they said about the track:
"Robert O’Connor teams up with Skynem GT for the sad summer banger Over (Before It’s Begun). The song has a lively beat full of fun summer tones, but the lyrics and vocals carry a sadness that is wonderfully at odds with this. The official music video is a pleasure to watch as the simplicity focuses your attention on the song and not what is happening in the video".
Read the review in full at The Other Side Reviews website.
Elsewhere, LGBTQ Music Chart called "Over (Before It's Begun) "a song with a great hook" yesterday in an article about the track.