Concrete Castles - Parallax
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August 13, 2020 / Release Date
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Aight. This one is aight.

Concrete Castles comes through with a pretty darn cute and compelling collection of tracks which sound like they were made to go along with a Nintendo 3DS game or something. The chiptune sounds are all pretty tasteful and I'll admit that there is a focus on progression, as compared to what I was expecting, there are rarely moments where the melody grows redundant or repetitive.

What really holds this one back for me is the lack of adventure in the midsection of this ... read more


Hi AOTY, I'm back with my newest project, Parallax! Imo, it's my most consistent yet, and my best yet. Thanks so much if you happen to check it out!
Currently its only out on bandcamp, but will be on spotify, youtube and everywhere else within a few days! Here is the bandcamp link.


Anyways, I've blabbed about the meaning of stuff below, and ... read more



Concrete Castles, as with many other artists releasing music and advertising it on this website, had a pretty lackluster debut(?), The Album of Obscure Sorrows. It was mostly similar to other AOTY debuts in that there were numerous good ideas but not many actual good songs, and had an agonizingly long runtime for how little substance it had. But the thing with AOTY artists is that they're quick to improve. Every one of them that I've covered saw a massive jump in quality in between ... read more

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Added on: August 13, 2020