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Chapman & Brocker's Seamless Integration of Film & Music

For most musicians, scoring films is considered a fascinating task to undertake once success is achieved as a songwriter with individualistic aspirations. There are many prominent musicians who specialize almost solely in scoring films (John Williams, Danny Elfman, etc.), but … Continue reading

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Curing the Dengue Fever

In an advanced and highly communicative age like ours where music of all geographical origins can be easily obtained, it would be unconventional to call any form of music a lost art. After all, throughout the centuries, music has had … Continue reading

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Obscure Sound: Best of December 2007

Though a substantial part of the month was dedicated to reflecting on the highlights of ’07, the past few weeks still featured plenty of great acts that are certainly preparing us for another great year in music. From big names … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2007: #10 to #01

———————————————————————————————– 10. B.C. Camplight – Blink of a Nihilist Musicians who have struggled with past mental illness are often tagged with a very undeserving label. Foolish critics shout names like Brian Wilson and Syd Barrett without even regarding the new … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2007: #40 to #31

———————————————————————————————– 40. Mono in VCF – Mono in VCF Various bands often attempt to sound “outdated” for stylistic effect. In most cases, when such a method is attempted, there is a thin line between substantial success and ultimate failure. In … Continue reading

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British Sea Power Likes Rock Music

The “sophomore slump” is a term that has been applied a countless number of times for musicians, with indie-rock artists arguably being in that recent undesirable majority. It often proves difficult to attempt to pinpoint the cause for such drop-offs … Continue reading

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A Beach House Getaway

Like many of those who immediately latched onto Beach House‘s fantastic self-titled debut last year, I kept my admiration for the release no secret. It was an atmospherically beauteous album, flawlessly transcribing humane emotions as diverse as regret, embrace, and … Continue reading

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