Favourite Album: kesson shoujo – childhood in housing complex

Another post on another non-classical album, this one feels like a continuation of my last post on わたしのココ, or Watashinokoko. Kesson shoujo is Watashinokoko before they changed their name (apparently they thought that the name kesson shoujo was “too cool” for them). Kesson shoujo’s music is ambient/electronic, while Watashinokoko is more harsh noise/pop. Nevertheless, kesson … More Favourite Album: kesson shoujo – childhood in housing complex

Favourite Album: Watashinokoko’s Self-Titled Album

I haven’t posted about anything non-classical in a while, so here’s something very different. わたしのココ, or Watashinokoko, is a mysterious group based in Japan whose music is, well, quite experimental. They blend harsh noise, pop, and alternative to create an emotional and strange soundscape. While their later albums have “softened” a little, this first album … More Favourite Album: Watashinokoko’s Self-Titled Album

Favorite Album: Steven Wilson – The Raven that Refused to Sing

Ahh, I have too many good things to say about this album. This is one of my favorite things. The Raven that Refused to Sing is the third album by prog rock musician Steven Wilson, released in 2013. If you don’t know yet, to me, Steven Wilson is the “king” of contemporary rock music, one … More Favorite Album: Steven Wilson – The Raven that Refused to Sing