Its sound palette includes elements of funk , news reports , new jack swing , film scores , smooth jazz and s rock and hip-hop. The album garnered generally positive reviews from music journalists upon its release. While traveling back and forth to these homes every few years or less, he noticed the difference of trends and cultures that took place in the cities he went through, describing the experience as "like the internet before the internet had really evolved.
One time, when visiting the University of Southern California to meet a friend, Ferraro was authorized to use the virtual reality therapy software Bravemind, which is for war veterans to re-experience traumatic war events in order to relieve severe symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Simpson trial.
In the tradition of making most of Ferraro's records where he imagined an album as being a stage play, film or opera,  what would later be an album named after the crime-and-poverty-heavy Los Angeles area of Skid Row  began as a series of poems named after The Terminator , a film set in Los Angeles.
As Ferraro said, "I kind of see it as if, you know when you go to a movie house, there's Colors and Boyz n the Hood , and then there's Skid Row , this weird B-movie from the time that nobody really saw. You really hone in [sic] on certain things and spend more time being focused. Ferraro's lead singing on Skid Row serve as an internal monologue about the feeling of isolation while in a car, a vehicle that is a big part of the overall lifestyle of Los Angeles.
The video consists of white silhouettes of angels laid on erratically arranged footage of smog, factories and dark streets. Reviews from music journalists of Skid Row were positive in general. A Pitchfork critic described Skid Row as a "solidly built cohesive" album and "a worthy addition to the long line of punk albums about Los Angeles that render it as a city built on fantasy with a nihilistic streak that runs to its core.
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