Antinomy of Common Themes, part 0 – Introduction

One of the most fun things with Touhou songs is that you can do pretty much anything you want with the same theme, and have fun doing different things with each one of ZUN (and Uni Akiyama)’s compositions. And over the years, BUTAOTOME managed to make arrangements of 90% of the Touhou themes. There are […]

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BUTAOTOME’s C97 review

I’m very late, but here we are, with the usual review corner! This time we’ll talk about three albums and a book, even though the picture shows only two albums. Let’s go! Magic Lantern BUTAOTOME ends their 2019 with an album that probably surprised a lot of people in a couple of ways. I think […]

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Touhou Garakuta’s CD reviews – Epitaph

The website Touhou Garakuta published a review of Epitaph as part of their weekly review feature! You can read the original text here. A small note before the translation starts: if you remember my review of this album you probably know this, but my opinion of Epitaph is the exact opposite of the one of […]

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BUTAOTOME’s Comiket 96 (+ some future stuff) review

Ooooh, welcome back to the review corner! It took more than a month, but I can finally talk about the latest creative input from BUTAOTOME! Please make yourself comfortable because we have lots of bacon here! The past week has been filled with exciting BUTAOTOME stuff that I still can’t believe. Before that week, I […]

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BUTAOTOME Reitaisai 16 review

And here we are, with the usual review corner! We have 3 new albums and two guest tracks, let’s take a look on all of them! Epitaph BUTAOTOME’s main release for this Reitaisai is yet another album based on a single Touhou game, and with a title that wouldn’t sound out of place in a […]

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A small review of Yuusei Hakurankai and its memorial disc

I’m still on holiday, but I’ve got the chance to listen to the Yuusei Hakurankai Memorial Disc thanks to Jordi. I’m so very enthusiastic about it and I wanted to review it!! But first, let’s talk about the main disc. Yuusei Hakurankai, also known as “BUTAOTOME’s Best of Hifuu”. With its 19 tracks this album […]

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