Tag Archives: rhythm

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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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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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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Mouse on the Keys: Spectres de Mouse

This was written over three listens… sort of. I was looking to capture the song any way I could. I think I should’ve pushed more for imagery than anything else as this song works with a sense of imagery really … Continue reading

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Soil & “Pimp” Sessions: Hollow

This was written over one listen, albeit with some restarts as I was having difficulty getting some grounding, so to speak. I was mostly just looking to describe what was happening but I think I switched into describing the emotive … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1037: Some Rambling About Music

It’s a gentle tone that carries across and float y my ears. Gentle, but there is a sense of tension in it. There is a sense of something being off, but maybe that’s okay. Maybe that’s an okay thing to … Continue reading

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Cave In: Dark Driving

This was written over three listens, though one was heavily broken up and might not count. I was looking mostly to just describe the song but I overthought what I was writing and so I don’t think this quite works. … Continue reading

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A Poem About Crickets Chirping

Earlier on I had an idea for something heavy, though I don’t imagine I would’ve conveyed that well. Anyway, I started writing and scrapped it almost immediately. The idea required more thought than I have the energy for right now … Continue reading

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The Afghan Whigs: Toy Automatic

Three listens for this one. I was just looking to describe the song (I think) and I did alright in that regard. However, I feel as though I could’ve fleshed this out a lot more. The Afghan Whigs’ “Toy Automatic” … Continue reading

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