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Wednesday, August 7 2013

Explosions in the Sky & David Wingo: Prince Avalanche OST

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

Various Artists: Injustice: Gods Among Us - The Album

Injustice: Gods Among Us - The Album is thoughtfully assembled, a solid album that transcends just serving as a soundtrack.


Tuesday, May 14 2013

A Hawk and a Hacksaw: You Have Already Gone to the Other World

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

Various Artists: Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap

Soundtrack makes for a pretty good listen, but doesn't live up to its audacious subtitle.


Monday, November 14 2011

Mike Patton: The Solitude of Prime Numbers (Original Soundtrack)

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

The Chemical Brothers: Hanna (Soundtrack)

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

His Dark Exotica: Ennio Morricone - “Interrupted Melody”

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

His Dark Exotica: Ennio Morricone - “Regan’s Theme” (Floating Sound and Finale)

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

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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

Various Artists: Greenberg: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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.


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