Music in Context: Scene and Score Analysis from Puella Magi Madoka Magica’s 3rd OST

Album Title: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Original Soundtrack III Anime Title: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Artist: Yuki Kajiura Catalog Number:

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A Closer Look at Asia’s Favorite Chord Progression

Have you noticed throughout your years of music listening that Western pop and Asian pop, in broad generality, “feel” very

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Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet Episode 8 – The Musical Component: The Strings in Fairlock’s Passing

Background: Episode 8 marks the death of Captain Fairlock, the skipper who succeeded in obtaining the loyalty of other sea

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Masato Honda’s Alto Saxophone Solo from “Tank!” – An Analysis

It has been called some of the most riveting 59 seconds of music ever recorded for Japanese animation; the cornerstone

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Thoughts on the East Asian “Idol Culture” Part 1

Part 1: Idol Bodies, Idle Minds There was a time where musicians were like meticulous artists brushing paint onto a

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