Brice Ezell
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Brice Ezell reviews music, film, and books at PopMatters, and writes Notes on Celluloid, a column which covers the world of film music. His writing also appears in Sea of Tranquility and Glide Magazine (formerly Hidden Track). His short story, "Belle de Jour", was published in 67 Press' inaugural publication The Salmagundi: An Anthology. You can follow his attempts at wit on Twitter and Tumblr if you're so inclined. He is a PhD student in the department of English at the University of Texas at Austin.

Features // 28 Articles
Columns // 22 Articles
Reviews // 306 Articles
Blogs // 659 Articles
//Features

'OKNOTOK' and the Nostalgic Radiohead | 20 Jun 2017 // 3:15 AM

Radiohead completists already own much of what is on OKNOTOK, but those wanting to experience OK Computer for the first time need look no further than here.

"An Identity Crisis in a Good Way": An Interview with Will Stratton | 23 May 2017 // 3:28 AM

The upstate New York-based guitarist talks about his newest album, his intricate guitar technique, and the need to write music in tumultuous times.

//Columns

Jazz, Cocktails, and the Overlooked Players of Film Noir | 6 Jun 2017 // 10:00 PM

A noir protagonist usually finds himself encountering a new danger around each corner. A jazz musician, in venturing into the throes of an intricate composition, must also anticipate the unknown.

Barack Obama Bio 'Audacity' Is at War With Itself | 17 Jan 2017 // 9:30 PM

Chait's defense of gradualist politics-as-usual undermines the supposedly audacious achievements of President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party.

//Reviews

Algiers: The Underside of Power | 27 Jun 2017 // 2:25 AM

The Underside of Power dives headfirst into the political tumult of our times, wringing from it a set of powerful, genre-defying songs.

'Beyond Trans' Exposes the Absurd Sex and Gender Bureaucracy | 14 Jun 2017 // 6:30 AM

Reading Beyond Trans is like having one's window shades thrown open after arising from a long night of sleep: the sunlight burns the eyes, but it awakens them.

//Blogs

Clint Mansell - "Faith, Hope, Fear and Falling in Love" (audio) (premiere) | 1 Dec 2016 // 7:01 AM

Clint Mansell joins an impressive crop of composers with his contribution to the buzz-heavy show Black Mirror.

The Good and Bad of ACL 2016 Weekend Two | 17 Oct 2016 // 4:46 AM

No music festival is perfect, but with its stacked lineup and orderly schedule Austin City Limits Festival 2016 is a success in all the important ways.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2'

// Moving Pixels

"Our foray into the adventure-game-style version of the Borderlands continues.

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