Heat, Beat, and Treat

A question about edits:

At 0:45, 1:45, and 2:35, some edits were made. What used to be 4 bar phrases were turned into 3 and 2.5 bar phrases… the editor is really into these cuts, but I am not convinced they add anything or make any sense.

I’m curious what you think of it?

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