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ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

ACL 2018 ~ Music for Haunted Houses

In 2018, the world reached a tipping point in which scary music is no longer scarier than real life.  The old monsters are disappointed; they just can’t compete with the news.  This being said, it’s one of our favorite times

ACL 2018 ~ Music for Haunted Houses

In 2018, the world reached a tipping point in which scary music is no longer scarier than real life.  The old monsters are disappointed; they just can’t compete with the news.  This being said, it’s one of our favorite times

Hildur Guðnadóttir & Jóhann Jóhannsson ~ Mary Magdalene OST

Our long goodbye to Jóhann Jóhannsson continues with the release of his final film score, co-composed with frequent collaborator Hildur Guðnadóttir.  The score is elegant, powerful, and memorable.  Unfortunately, these words have not been applied to the movie, typically described as “slow.”

Hildur Guðnadóttir & Jóhann Jóhannsson ~ Mary Magdalene OST

Our long goodbye to Jóhann Jóhannsson continues with the release of his final film score, co-composed with frequent collaborator Hildur Guðnadóttir.  The score is elegant, powerful, and memorable.  Unfortunately, these words have not been applied to the movie, typically described as “slow.”

Marco Beltrami ~ A Quiet Place OST

Spoiler-free review!  (We’ll mention the ending of the soundtrack, but not of the movie.)  A Quiet Place is of special interest due to its concentration on silence and sound.  How would Marco Beltrami score it?  Unlike other films light on dialogue (Gravity, Castaway,

Marco Beltrami ~ A Quiet Place OST

Spoiler-free review!  (We’ll mention the ending of the soundtrack, but not of the movie.)  A Quiet Place is of special interest due to its concentration on silence and sound.  How would Marco Beltrami score it?  Unlike other films light on dialogue (Gravity, Castaway,

Sound Propositions 014: Nicola Ratti

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. Rather than writing copy

Sound Propositions 014: Nicola Ratti

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. Rather than writing copy

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

The mainstream and the avant-garde meet in the field of film scoring.  Even those who don’t follow instrumental music are likely to own a few soundtracks.  When movie scores break big, their themes are seared in the public’s ears.  Despite

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

The mainstream and the avant-garde meet in the field of film scoring.  Even those who don’t follow instrumental music are likely to own a few soundtracks.  When movie scores break big, their themes are seared in the public’s ears.  Despite

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Film Scores

With this feature, our film score picks graduate from a pre-awards article to a year-end list.  2016 has been an exemplary year for film scores, as many of our favorite artists have tried their hand at the cinematic genre and passed

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Film Scores

With this feature, our film score picks graduate from a pre-awards article to a year-end list.  2016 has been an exemplary year for film scores, as many of our favorite artists have tried their hand at the cinematic genre and passed