Wednesday, August 7 2013
Explosions in the Sky and David Wingo's score for David Gordon Green's comeback film Prince Avalanche avoids the well-known stylistic trappings of the former's ebb and flow post-rock sound.
Wednesday, July 10 2013
Injustice: Gods Among Us - The Album is thoughtfully assembled, a solid album that transcends just serving as a soundtrack.
Tuesday, May 14 2013
Albuquerque Europhiles A Hawk and a Hacksaw have recorded an imagined soundtrack to Sergei Parajanov's classic film Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, with intoxicating and challenging results.
Thursday, July 26 2012
Soundtrack makes for a pretty good listen, but doesn't live up to its audacious subtitle.
Monday, November 14 2011
Intriguing in both the quality of the music and the execution of its concept, this is an excellent soundtrack that can be enjoyed without seeing its source material, though it is not without its own quirks.
Monday, April 18 2011
Based on the themes presented, you'd think that an elementary-school-aged kid was at the center of the narrative, rather than a junior-in-high-school-aged one.
Monday, September 20 2010
Irrespective of its placement in 'Exorcist II: The Heretic', both “Interrupted Melody” and its sister track, "Interrupted Melody (Suspended Sound)", work astoundingly well as `70s film-culture quantifiers, delivering Ennio Morricone’s ability to challenge us not only with atonality, or in this case, clearly presented tonality in contrast to his more abstract works.
Tuesday, September 7 2010
Ennio Morricone's score to the 1977 film 'The Exorcist II: The Heretic' is anything but predictable. The man responsible for that bravado-ridden whistle we all know from 'The Good, the Bad & the Ugly' does something on this soundtrack that might be truly hellish if not for its roots in exotica.
Wednesday, August 25 2010
In the context of the movie almost all of these songs are great. But as a soundtrack album, Scott Pilgrim doesn't quite reach the same level of greatness.
Sunday, April 18 2010
In taking a break from his attention-demanding main gig, Murphy proves himself a capable and affecting songwriter, often armed with nothing more than an acoustic guitar and his voice.