This week is all Elysium all the time. Ryan Amon‘s score for the film is released today in the lead up to the Friday August 9th release of the film. This is Neill Blomkamp’s follow up to District 9, which offers its own pressures, but he also rested the musical powers in the hands of someone whose […]
Recently heard this episode of Sound Opinions from many years ago featuring an extensive interview with Jon Brion, musical magician behind many film scores, session playing, and producing such artists as Aimee Mann, Kanye West, and Fiona Apple. Here he breaks down an important distinction between performance and song. It’s sensational.
BLONDE ART BOOKS is a blog, curatorial project, and bookstore focusing on independent publications by artists and small art and poetry presses. Sonel Breslav started the project in 2012. This summer she has been on the road with the project, organizing events across the country, from The Mattress Factory, to the ICA in Philadelphia, to […]
Haim Mazar is a fairly new voice in the world of film composing, but he’s been involved in a variety of shows and film, that many will recognize, for a number of years. I spoke with him recently about his work on The Iceman and was grateful to his generosity and ability to discuss the […]
In case you are unaware, David Cronenberg‘s son is a filmmaker and has a new film out this year called Antiviral. Along with it is a fantastic new score by E.C. Woodley, who has worked with Brandon Cronenberg before and has a particular connection that many may not know. Moving between rich atmospherics and pounding […]