Tag Archives: percussion

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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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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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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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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Junya Nakano: The Void

This was written over two listens about forty minutes apart. I’m not sure as to why the large gap and I don’t think it helped. I found writing about this song difficult and I think that may be due to … Continue reading

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The Tragically Hip: Machine

This was written over one listen, but there were a few pauses. I’m rather tired at the moment and so those pauses felt necessary, but perhaps they weren’t. The Tragically Hip’s “Machine” is from Man Machine Poem. From what I’ve … Continue reading

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Mouse on the Keys: Stars Down

Written over one listen. I think I was mostly just looking to capture the song as it progressed but I didn’t think too much about the approach which may have been a good thing. I’m really not sure. The song … Continue reading

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Bill Laswell: Echo

This was written over one listen. I’m not sure what I was going for, but I know that I was trying to capture the song in written form. Surprising I know. This is a slow song and as such I … Continue reading

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