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Apr 12, 2019*
55
( edit: ok i know i said i wouldnt go back and update anything after i left but im just plugging my boh list real quick lol this review is outdated go check out the new stuff https://rateyourmusic.com/list/rika_/the-bull-of-heaven-binge/ )

i think my previous review would've worked better for this, but uh...this is probably the last review i'm posting on this site, because i've gotten tired of managing both this and my rym, and i also just don't really like this site anymore. i haven't for a ... read more
Apr 9, 2019*
60
( edit: ok i know i said i wouldnt go back and update anything after i left but im just plugging my boh list real quick lol this review is outdated go check out the new stuff https://rateyourmusic.com/list/rika_/the-bull-of-heaven-binge/ )

Bull of Heaven has been on my radar for a little while now, because i really like when music presents a challenge to me by doing something incredibly off the wall, so i figured some of their stuff would be what i'm looking for. my rating is based on my ... read more
Apr 4, 2019
80
much like the previous boredoms album i listened to (super æ), it fell off just a little bit after really grabbing my attention with the first few tracks. that's not to discredit those later tracks, though, because this whole thing is very interesting all the way through, just not as consistent as it could've been, i guess
Apr 3, 2019
80
never in my life did i think i would rate a merzbow album this high (especially considering the fact that it's 10 hours and it was literally recommended to me as an april fools joke), but it happened. this thing is incredibly interesting all the way through. while it may be a little generous to call it truly "ambient" at any point, it is incredibly tame compared to his other works that i've heard, and has a much greater focus on atmosphere and reverb rather than 800 layers of ... read more
Mar 29, 2019
70
pretty unique overall, though unfortunately i felt like this was very overhyped. it wasn't as indescribable and insane by the end as people were making it out to be, and the first three parts aren't incredibly engaging to me, with the exception of some specific tracks. however, the last three parts do make up for this to some degree, so i'll still be giving this a positive score
Aug 25, 2019
Apr 9, 2019
rika_
Jan 3, 2019
profile makeover complete. i can rest easy now

new listens will resume as normal
Jan 3, 2019
profile makeover complete. i can rest easy now

new listens will resume as normal
Dec 2, 2018

More strange recomendations:

Alomoni 1985 by Karuna Khyal

Brast Burn by Debon

Cellblock by Atrium Carceri

Dedicato A by Le Stelle Di Mario Schifano

Mésse Per Le Temps Présent by Pierre Henry

Pizza Hut '73 by Pizza Hut
https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=1RBarwpx8bvMrTwmOWMPaxR3cLqk1tif0

Satekoso by Chakra

Frequency LSD by Masonna

Bird Seed by Whitehouse
Nov 26, 2018
I'll recommend some of the weirdest albums I ever heard:

Electrosonic by Delia Derbyshire

Inventions For Radio: The Dreams by Delia Derbyshire and Barry Bermange

Not Available by The Residents

Shh! by The Sperm

Spindrift by Aube

Epitaph Für Aikichi Kuboyama by Herbert Eimert

I Staggered Mentally by Portion Control https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=1qvlXuc3MveRoR7Zdsr1ZzHlsurAykghh

Railnotes by Herbert Distel

Simple Gifts by AFRTS
https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=1BJar_ft3ip
Nov 24, 2018
Here's another terrible but fascinating listen:

Electrically by Robert Alberg
Nov 20, 2018
thank you. thank you so much.
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i have completely ditched this site, and my ratings will no longer be updated. check my rym instead https://rateyourmusic.com/~rika_

100 // perfection
95 // near perfection
90 // incredible
85 // superb
80 // great
75 // very good
70 // good
65 // decent
60 // alright
55 // mediocre
50 // kinda bad

anything below 50 is just varying degrees of bad

i usually regret how my reviews are written right after i post them so maybe don't take my old ones too seriously
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