Side Note: The video, titled Lothric in Stop Motion was made by YouTube user, Green Toast, who uploads some stellar videos from the Dark Souls franchise. In this case, it’s absolutely astounding how he captured the beauty of Dark Souls 3 through stop motion animation. For example, he probably cleared a few levels without using the bonfire teleporting (it resets enemies), just to get a seamless animation going. And I just love the moments when the play character faces the screen, does a weapon art or a costume change. It’s just beautiful.
Side Note: I’ve been playing A LOT of Dark Souls 3 recently. It truly is a masterpiece of a video game, and it’s definitely one of the most cinematic pieces of art I’ve had the pleasure of interracting with. RoeTaka has definitely created something beautiful with his interpretations of the game’s musical score, and I just get lost watching him play the game with his music in the background.
Side Note: I don’t know whether it’s the sudden quarter notes in the interval between the verses and choruses, or that motif with the descending melody that makes it feel like my spine is being ripped out. In a good spine ripping way.
I can hang a second time
When I’m with you I lose my mind
You build me up to tear me down
And I hope that you don’t come back now
Side Note: Got this off a good mate of mine; and damn it’s so infectious. I’ve been listening to the entire record on repeat for the past day.
Side Note: Probably the only post-rock band that matters.