Category Archives: Music

Tadayoshi Makino: Village on the Sea, Moga

Two listens for this one. I was mostly looking to write about imagery and some of that came through, but I feel as though I forced myself too much. Tadayoshi Makino’s (牧野 忠義) “Village on the Sea, Moga” (“海上の村、モガ”) is … Continue reading

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FRM: Endless Lines

One listen for this one. This was the artist I thought I was writing about before. Due to that I decided to write about this song now and I don’t think that was a good idea. I was hoping to … Continue reading

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Cerulean: Out of Reach

This was written over one listen. When I wrote this I thought I was writing about a different artist. Not sure why. I wanted to focus on describing the song and once more I began to slip into review mode … Continue reading

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Pinegrove: Need 2

This was three listens I was looking to capture something about the song and I feel I was doing alright, but at one point I began to move into review mode which I wanted to avoid. I feel that, as … Continue reading

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Masato Kouda: The Nightless City, Guara Bobelo

Two listens for this writing. I wanted to just describe the song and I think I did that, but not well. With that being said, I’m fine with the result. I feel the writing is mostly smooth and at least … Continue reading

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Hiroki Kikuta: Where Angel Fear to Tread

This was written over two listens. I wrote about this one as I kind of wanted to compare it to the opening track for Secret of Mana. They’re similar tracks in terms of mood, but how they carry themselves is … Continue reading

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Hiroki Kikuta: Fear of the Heavens

Two listens here. Had no idea as to what I wanted to capture here and so I went ahead and… I’m not sure as to what I’ve done here. Hiroki Kikuta’s (菊田 裕樹) “Fear of the Heavens” (“天使の怖れ”) is from … Continue reading

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Flying Lotus: Theme

This was written over two listens. “Theme” is a short song but it has a lot happening. I tried to capture it through imagery which kind of worked at first. Had I not switched modes then it probably would’ve worked … Continue reading

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Akari Kaida and Yoshino Aoki: Sandy Sound

One listen for this one. I think I was looking to try and capture a sense of scene, but I don’t quite think I pulled it off if I am to be honest. I think there’s a description of the … Continue reading

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King Crimson: The Sheltering Sky

This was written over one listen. I mostly wanted to focus on describing the song and I kind of did that, but I don’t think it makes for interesting writing. King Crimson’s “The Sheltering Sky” is from Discipline. I hope … Continue reading

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