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Kafka on the Shore: An Analysis, Pt. 2

Kafka on the Shore provides us with several metaphors, along with ideas such as duality and the condition of the spirit. But what does it mean? In this final part of the analysis, I am going to get to essence... Continue Reading →

Kafka on the Shore: An Analysis, Pt. 1

“Kafka on the Shore” was released by Haruki Murakami in 2002, and, like many of his novels, it is a cryptic page-turner that doesn’t end with all the answers. Having recently finished reading the book, I was left incredibly confused. There... Continue Reading →

A short note

I want to write about several albums honestly. This blog might as well entirely be dedicated to my taste in music. I've been writing more seriously now than ever before, and as of this point everything I write is either... Continue Reading →

Album in Focus: Affinity – Haken (2016)

Well, it's out. The release I've been just waiting to submerge myself into is here.  Haken went from being a band I didn't know or care about to being one of my all-time favorite bands when they dropped 2013's phenomenal... Continue Reading →

Hype Hype Haken Hype

I've been listening to this song ever since it came out, and it's really quite great. While I do feel some Leprous vibes, Haken clearly maintains their unique and stellar style, creating a breed of progressive music that actually progresses. Well, here's... Continue Reading →

Album in Focus: King – Fleshgod Apocalypse (2016)

Previously, I had declared The Fool as one of the strongest singles of the year so far, and praised it for its improved production, and its perfection as a single. From my first listen of the song, I have been waiting... Continue Reading →

I’m Back

Well my two weeks without access to a computer has ended. That means I can post again. I've posted something on Drizzle Downwards, and I might as well post something here. Except I have too little of an idea of... Continue Reading →

On Future Postings

tl;dr will be posting around once/twice a week on both blogs from two weeks later onwards, until further notice

Album in Focus: Curve Of The Earth – Mystery Jets (2016)

I had no expectations for this album. Heck, I hadn't even heard of the band until a few days ago, and same goes for this album. I haven't listened to any of their previous songs or albums, and this means... Continue Reading →

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