My friend asthenia* (Ethan) and I love to talk about music. We thought it'd be fun to each choose an album every week that neither of us had heard, listen to it, and post our thoughts in a blog for (probably) no one to read. There are really no criteria for what we choose other than that it's something new for the both of us. So here it goes, enjoy!
Influences are an important facet to consider when analyzing art, particularly music. As the impersonal and rigid business model of major labels has continued to produce less and less profit, thousands of musicians have resorted to atypical practices to release their work. As such, the modern music fan has become a pilgrim within the...[read more]