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The Tragically Hip: Man

This was written over two listens. I didn’t aim for anything in particular other than trying to capture the song. Probably could’ve done a bit of refining, but I’m mostly content with how this reads, so yeah. The Tragically Hip’s … Continue reading

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Atlantis Airport: Events in the Movie

This was written over three listens and a few false starts. I focused on describing the song and I kind of got down an idea of it, but what I wrote doesn’t paint the most detailed picture, so to speak. … Continue reading

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From Somewhere out the Back: Deep Shape Blue by nenem

This was started three days ago. Most of the writing came easy, but there also was a lot of searching I had to do for the preamble which probably took the majority of the time spent on this. Comparatively, the … Continue reading

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Napalm Death: Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism

I started this last year. I had an idea that involved explaining how Napalm Death approach their music as an artistic, conceptual endeavour and was going to use past approaches to performance and songwriting as examples. I was also going … Continue reading

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Quicksand: Distant Populations Review

This one took… maybe two hours to edit. I knocked out a really rough draft about two, maybe three weeks ago. Didn’t do anything with it for some reason. Forced myself through editing it earlier today. A lot of it … Continue reading

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Oh Wonder: Oh Wonder Review

So a while ago I uploaded what I thought was the last bit of writing I could find that I did for Cool Try. Today I was thinking about a review I finished off whilst in Melbourne within the few … Continue reading

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Envy: LAST WISH | Live at LIQUIDROOM Tokyo

A lot of this was knocked out really quickly. Then I sat on what I wrote for a week for some reason. Didn’t do much other than procrastinate until a good part of the last few hours which involved slowly … Continue reading

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Genghis Tron: Dream Weapon

This was longer than I’d hoped. Oh well. I wrote most of this yesterday and spent a good chunk of today editing in a lazy way. There was a fair bit I cut out as a few things I felt … Continue reading

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Crippled Black Phoenix: Elleng├Žst

This is a review that was started late last year and finished over the past few days. I don’t know why I sat on the initial draft for so long, but it probably was due to burnout. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Cloud Nothings: Life Is Only One Event

This review was started three days ago and finished a few minutes ago. I was hoping for something longer, but I feel I’ve already overthought it and rewritten most of it, so even though it still feels rough I’ve had … Continue reading

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