Friday, October 17 2014
Rhino’s seven CD retrospective box set Soundtracks covers off the bulk of Ry Cooder’s ‘80s film work. Interesting and varied, this is a worthy re-issue.
Wednesday, October 12 2011
Werewolves on Wheels is one of those soundtrack albums that you pray will be fantastic based on its title and album cover alone.
Thursday, July 7 2011
With his acclaimed new film Beginners, director Mike Mills sits down with PopMatters to discuss the autobiographical nature of the soundtrack, and oh so much more ...
Wednesday, March 16 2011
This surprisingly coherent, entirely instrumental soundtrack is a testament to the range and power of a veteran band that, despite what you may have heard, is only getting better.
Tuesday, January 11 2011
Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga! offers the screeching guitar tones and blurting organs you'd expect, with spirited and blissful head trips peppering its 20 thoroughly researched selections.
Tuesday, November 23 2010
Bear McCreary’s musical versatility has made him one of the most sought-after composers in television. In an interview with PopMatters, McCreary reveals his unabashed love of film and television scoring as he talks about his latest release, the soundtrack to Season One of Human Target.
Sunday, June 7 2009
Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian has been called unfilmable, but that doesn't stop Ben Nichols from getting ahead of the game and crafting a worthy soundtrack.
Sunday, July 1 2007
It is not the best music I've ever heard in my life, nor is it life-changing. But it succeeds in that it serves as a perfect complement to everyday actions, to our words and emotions, and to our life.