Category Archive: Reviews

Soundtrack: Only Lovers Left Alive

When Jim Jarmusch puts a film out, I almost get more excited about the music that it will feature. I discovered Mulatu Astatke’s hypnotic Tezeta in Jarmusch’s Broken Flowers. Dead Man [VINYL] is one of… Continue reading

Soundtrack: A Field in England

The first time I saw Ben Wheatley’s A Field in England, I knew it was special. I had no idea what I was watching, I was confused for the most part and it… Continue reading

Bohren and der Club of Gore

The name sounds a bit frightening, especially when you know that ‘bohren’ means ‘drill’ in German, and when you find out that the band comprises of Thorsten Benning, Morten Gass, Robin Rodenberg and Reiner… Continue reading

Shannon Graham and the Storytellers

Lots of  instrumental artists send me links to their music and while much of it is very nice, it’s difficult to decide what I should cover. But when Shannon Graham sent me a… Continue reading

Soundtrack: The Ipcress File

I’ve been watching a lot of old films lately and I’ve discovered a genre of soundtracks from the late ’50s/early ’60s movies where jazz is the main influence. Instead of sweeping orchestral pieces… Continue reading

Soundtrack: The Long Goodbye

I watched a film over the weekend called The Long Goodbye. It was a chance pick on a quiet Friday night; the fact that it was a Robert Altman film was the main… Continue reading

Prosodi J – Ichi (One)

Always keen to support people who put it out there, I thought I’d share an album sent in by Prosodi J (clever play on prosody & DJ?) called Ichi (One). Listen here to… Continue reading

Soundtrack: Picnic at Hanging Rock

The soundtrack to Peter Weir’s Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) is an excellent example of a film that employs the use of pre-existing music to supplement the underscore. I never knew until recently… Continue reading

Soundtrack: Bram Stoker’s Dracula

I think it’s about time for another soundtrack review and this is one of my favourites, Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992). Francis Ford Coppola’s interpretation of the famous gothic novel has become a cult… Continue reading

Why is Postrock a Dirty Word?

Got sent a link to this band’s site recently, they’re called Capillaries and they’re from Atlanta, GA. Their music is indeed instrumental and I wondered if I am allowed to call it post… Continue reading