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Zu: Ostia

This one I think I was getting across the song as it progressed and little else. It’s an interesting song and it works well with what it is doing which I won’t get into more than below as it is … Continue reading

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Soil & “Pimp” Sessions: Storm

This felt really quick and I think it’s due to the song’s energy, as it is an energetic song. I think this may have worked better if I wrote over two listens rather than one as there was a lot … 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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Shoji Meguro: Living With Determination

This one was written over three listens. I was trying to get across what I think the song is trying to get across and it didn’t quite work. Probably could’ve done more, but that did not happen, so yeah. Shoji … Continue reading

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Hitoshi Sakimoto: Breath of Fire V: Dragon Quarter – Opening Animation

Three listens for this one. This is a brief song and so the writing reflects that. However, I feel that perhaps I could’ve written more. I didn’t aim to capture anything in particular, but in saying that I feel as … Continue reading

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Nobuo Uematsu: Another Moon

Six listens for this one. I had a general idea of some of what I wanted to write here. Ended up with something a little shorter than I thought I would, but at the same time, considering the song’s length … Continue reading

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Nobuo Uematsu: Four Valiant Hearts

This was written over four listens. Outside of describing the snare at the start I didn’t have any particular idea in mind of how I wanted to approach this. I think that, considering the length of the song it might’ve … Continue reading

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Infusion: Daylight Hours

With this one I spent a bit of time pausing and rewinding the song, trying to take in as much as I could. I think that there could have been a little less repetition. I think with this one I … Continue reading

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Masato Kouda: Monster Hunter

I think with this bit of writing I was trying to find a balance of describing imagery and feeling, and what the instrumentation was doing. It’s all quite surface and imbalanced, I think. That said, I do think that some … Continue reading

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Oxbow: Thin Black Duke Review

Oxbow’s Thin Black Duke is an album that was released a few months ago by the band Oxbow. After what some would consider a lengthy period between albums, it is nice to hear some new music from Oxbow. However, was … Continue reading

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