Tag Archives: calm

Nobuo Uematsu: A New World

This one took five listens. It was a bit of a struggle to write which may have to do with being tired at the moment. Probably should’ve taken to it earlier. Nobuo Uematsu’s (植松 伸夫) “A New World” (“新しき世界”) is … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 937: Cold Morning Ramble

It is morning and the sounds of birds ring out. I’ve taken my gloves off and I have a split nail, but that’s not going to stop me this morning. I’ve other things to conquer. What I need to do … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 856: Something Calm

The sound of something calm moves over everything and, much like a comforting blanket, it is comforting. Of course there are the shrill screams of terror that emanate from somewhere, but they soon die off and a sense of relaxation … Continue reading

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Masashi Hamauzu: Besaid

I think with this one I was trying to describe what was happening in the song whilst also trying to get across the associated imagery. I’m not sure if being familiar with the song and its context is a good … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 768: Grumbling, Grouchiness

Grumbling, grouchiness and more grumbling: These are the targets for today. It’s a low bar. Anyway, these are the targets. I need to stomp my feet at least twice and take care of a few other things whilst stomping my … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 730: Describing Songs

Chimes. Something soft. Muted. Close, yet seemingly distant. Hidden behind something. Hidden away. Not completely hidden, but still not entirely there. The sounds skirt the edges of hearing; they are there, they are faint but they are distinct. They draw … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge 42: Playlist in my Head

I just spent far, far too long whittling down twenty-something hours of music to somewhere fifteen minutes shy of seven hours to create a playlist of calm(ish) music in order to write to this morning. I think it can be … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 580: Starts With a Crash

It all starts with a crash and then we need to avoid an entire systematic collapse, somehow. Like the waves licking at the shore, the electronics lick away at the fabric of society, but then we all go into a … Continue reading

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Regurgitator: Don’t Stress / Light Me on Fire Review

This review can be read on Cool Try. I recommend reading the other stuff that people are putting up there if you read this here. Anyway, here’s the review. —– Closing in on five years of nothing “new” and Regurgitator … Continue reading

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Instrumental (adj.): Reductio ad Absurdum Review

Reductio ad Absurdum is the new E.P. from Instrumental (adj.). It’s been a few years since their last release. Here’s a review. Reductio ad Absurdum is a release that is more on the technical side of things, but the focus … Continue reading

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