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Arts and Culture Writing Complete List

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Please be aware that some of these works, especially as you go back further, may be poor quality or contain outdated information and opinions simply due to the passage of time and my own changing thoughts and skills.

Golden Age Vocaloid Horror / Creepy / "Insane" Song Culture

Info: Ongoing on RateYourMusic
Topic: Horror / creepy / "insane" song culture from the golden age of Vocaloid culture
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Review: PSY2K

Info: June 19, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: PSY2K (Meganeko x Shirobon, 2021)
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Review: ななみっくす! -NanaMix-

Info: June 8, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: ななみっくす! -NanaMix- (Nanahira, 2012)
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Review: Hot in Pursuit

Info: May 30, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Hot in Pursuit (Hot in Pursuit, 2008)
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Genre Description Update: Denpa

Info: May 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Complete rewrite of genre definition of denpa music on RateYourMusic
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Review: Chocolate Hearts and Stag Beetles

Info: May 6, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Chocolate Hearts and Stag Beetles (AERO GROS M, 2021)
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The Thematic Dissonance and Cynicism of Supernatural's Finale

Info: April 19, 2021 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Supernatural's finale and its cynicism and thematic dissonance with the rest of the show's themes
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Review: 秘密警察

Info: April 18, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: "Secret Police" (BuriruP, 2010)
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Review: How I Wish You Were Here

Info: April 8, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: How I Wish You Were Here (Origami Girl, 2018)
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Review: Vierge

Info:April 6, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Vierge (Ascendant Vierge, 2020)
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Review: Chug Jug With You

Info: March 14, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: "Chug Jug With You" (Leviathan, 2018)
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Review: Faint

Info: March 11, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: "Faint" (Himera, 2021)
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Review: Voyage

Info: Feb. 21, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Voyage (Calum Bowen, 2021)
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Review: ⭒☆━NEO420KEI━☆⭒

Info: Jan. 6, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: NEO420KEI (C/id, 2021)
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Review: Zelda 3: The Light World

Info: Jan. 5, 2021 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Zelda 3: The Light World (The Amazing BrandoO, 2012)
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Review: Cream / Devious

Info: Nov. 8, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Short-form fictional interpretation of the atmosphere of Cream / Devious (Swan Meat, 2018)
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Review: Robins Jean

Info: Sept. 21, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: "Robins Jean" (dior5tar, 2019)
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Review: Ye tietia wo so

Info: August 12, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: version of Ye tietia wo so (Josh Laryea, year unknown) on Spotify from extremely bitrotted disc)
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Review: Fun Tonight

Info: July 12, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: "Fun Tonight" (マクロスMACROSS 82-99, 2015)
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Review: cav///es

Info: July 8, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: "cav///es" (violet_117^^^, 2020)
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Review: Bonk (You Got Bonked) // Wrong Way

Info: May 20, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: One of my deareast friendships through the lens of "Bonk (You Got Bonked)" (Starship Amazing, 2011)
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Review: 初音ミクの消失 -Real and Repeat-

Info: May 15, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Disappearance of Hatsune Miku -Real and Repeat- (cosMo@Bousou-P, 2018)
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Review: 炉心融解

Info: May 11, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: "Meltdown" (iroha(sasaki), 2008)
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Review: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Vol. II: The Lost Tracks

Info: April 29, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Vol. II: The Lost Tracks (Koji Kondo, 1999)
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Review: Zeldawave // 近藤 浩治 // OOT

Info: April 27, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic:> Zeldawave // 近藤 浩治 // OOT (Polygon Dream, 2017)
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Review: Zeldawave II // 近藤 浩治 // MM

Info: April 27, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Zeldawave II // 近藤 浩治 // MM (Polygon Dream, 2020)
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Review: Iku Akume Training Diary

Info: April 6, 2020
Topic: Iku Akume Training Diary (paraoka, 2008)
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Review: Prisoner of Hormones

Info: March 30, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Prisoner of Hormones (Toxic Lipstick, 2006)
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Review: Aquarium

Info: March 28, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Aquarium (Aqua, 1997)
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Review: Yufi

Info: March 15, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: Yufi (Yufi, 2020)
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Review: Cyberfunk

Info: March 12, 2020
Topic: Cyberfunk (VANTAGE, 2016)
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Lay These Old Chip Bones to Rest: Astroskeleton's Retirement

Info: Feb. 11, 2020 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Retirement of Jackson Scovel's astroskeleton alias
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Review: Stuck in a Rom-Com

Info: Jan. 22, 2020
Topic: Stuck in a Rom-Com (D-Real [愛], 2019)
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Review: My First Dungeon Synth Cassette

Info: Jan. 14, 2020 on RateYourMusic
Topic: My First Dungeon Synth Cassette (Baby Dino, 2020)
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Piracy, Preservation, Polarity: Over-Regulation of ROMs Could Damage Video Games in the End

Info: July 24, 2019 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Piracy's importance to video game preservation
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In the Corner of the Whole World, a One-Two: What Wowaka's Work Meant to Me

Info: April 10, 2019 on Blue Backspace
Topic: the impact wowaka's work, particularly "World's End Dancehall" and "Rolling Girl," had on me as a teenager
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Are You My Father? Reflecting on Aline's Story in Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare

Info: Nov. 16, 2017 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare's Aline route ending
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Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare Isn't a Nightmare After All

Info: Oct. 30, 2017 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare
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Sticker Star Doesn't Deserve Its Infamy, But It's Still Not Fun

Info: Sept. 9, 2017 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Paper Mario: Sticker Star
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Above and Beyond "Harvest Moon But Better," Stardew Valley is a Must-Play

Info: May 20, 2017 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Stardew Valley
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Other M is One Messy Metroid Game

Info: March 22, 2017 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Metroid: Other M
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A Cyberpunk Adventure of a Different Color

Info: Feb. 6, 2017 on Blue Backspace
Topic: 2064: Read Only Memories
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A Truly Heavenly Rhythm Experience

Info: Jan. 23, 2017 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Rhythm Heaven
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Revisiting the Anniversary Present That Polarized Fans

Info: Jan. 1, 2017 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
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Tomodachi Life -- Combating Debilitating Depression in Silly Ways

Info: Nov. 26, 2016
Topic: Tomodachi Life and surviving my depression
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Dark Moon -- Not a Masterpiece, But a Worthy Successor to Luigi's Mansion

Info: Oct. 20, 2016 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon
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Looking Beyond Nintendo Fans' Current Dissatisfaction to Examine Animal Crossing's Recent Releases

Info: Oct. 9, 2016 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival and Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer
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Is Go Vacation a Vacation Worth Taking?

Info: Oct. 1, 2016 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Go Vacation
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Another Wonderful Life -- What Makes This Harvest Moon Wonderful (And Not So Wonderful)

Info: Sept. 22, 2016 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Harvest Moon: Another Wonderful Life
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Beyond the Dogma -- Plenty to Praise and to Protest in Ocarina of Time

Info: Sept. 15, 2016 on Blue Backspace
Topic: Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
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