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My Personal Top Ten Albums of 2016

Well, this is late. Truth be told, there's probably absolutely no reason to post this now. After all, it is ten months too late. But 2016 was an important year. Of course, it was a really happening year globally with... Continue Reading →


On Musical Appreciation and Radiohead

The epithet of Radiohead being the pinnacle of rock and modern music is so unbearably ubiquitous amongst publications, it almost directly demands a listen. With such high expectations, could you even blame me for not getting it? While on a... Continue Reading →

Littlefinger: The Gatsby of Game of Thrones?

(Spoiler warning for The Great Gatsby and Game of Thrones up until Season 7.) He is a man who came from humble beginnings, and luckily managed to share the company of a beautiful girl from the aristocracy in his youth.... Continue Reading →

Spotify Stuff

Considering I haven't really written about most of the music I've listened to (with the exception of the latest Leprous), it seems appropriate to share a playlist of my favorite songs of the year, along with a bonus playlist for... Continue Reading →

Album in Focus: Malina – Leprous (2017)

Yes, I am not a music reviewer. NS has kept me increasingly occupied with other commitments and worries, and maintaining this blog was clearly not really one of them. But this album made me come back. First things first, however.... Continue Reading →

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 →

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