Woah surprise! I'm not just into music criticism, I also go to Pratt Institute for graphic design. Since I have such a heavy interest in music that my life essentially revolves around it, all these pieces are based on records that have affected my life heavily, visually representing their sonic qualities, themes, and general feeling that I take from the listening experience of each in the color palette of the album cover.
On the right column is the album title & artist, descriptive words, and a set of lyrics that stick out to me.
I hope you enjoy, these are just the very beginning products of an ongoing series I'm hoping to develop further.
If you want to buy any of them or something, feel free to contact me here, email me, DM me on twitter/instagram, anything.
Boards of Canada
distressing, haunting, stomach churning
"When it is necessary
You can program yourself
And be able to dream the information you require"
Spirit They've Gone, Spirit They've Vanished
mystical, noisy, nocturnal, dissonant
From a hundred friends
Wave them on
As childhood ends"
mystifying, fluid, otherworldly, transcendent
"This is not a dream, not a dream
We are using your brain's electrical system as a reciever
We are unable to transmit your conscious neural interference
You are receiving this broadcast as a dream
We are transmitting from the year 1-9-9..."
desire, agony, passion
"The first thing that I do before I get into your house
I'm gonna tear off all the petals
From the rose that's in your mouth"
cold, ethereal, tranquil, mellow
"Wasting your days
Chasing some girls alright
Through the backrooms of the world all night"
whimsical, outlandish, satirical, menacing
"Therein the afterglow
Keep your eyes on the dream
In the theater of endless freefall"
Space is Only Noise
loose, abstract, sporadic
"Space is only noise if you can see
See I want to write a story about two long lines
Two pretty lines that fall in love
Two little spaces they're filled with echoes
Did the lines ever intersect one another, at a moment in time?"
sharp, glitchy, spacey, disorienting
A.A.L. (Against All Logic)
elegant, polished, nocturnal, rhythmic
"Nobody in the world
Can make you (or break you)"
Streethawk: A Seduction
romantic, sophisticated, melodic
"You've got the spirit
Don't lose the feeling"
Here's work that I did that's not based on music, but that I'd still be more than happy to sell or talk about:
freeing, lush, infatuation
"I will take the sun in my mouth
And leap into the ripe air
Alive with closed eyes"