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SXSW 2012 Recap / Day 3 / Lucius, St. Lucia and Funky Family Ties

Neat Tracks / Yellow Ostrich “WHALE”

Photo Credit: Sarah Mulligan

A couple weeks ago, I ventured to the Echo on my own to check out The Parson Red Heads, and arrived significantly earlier than expected.  I figured I might as well check out these Yellow Ostrich fellows, who have been experiencing some buzz on the Interwebs, but like many bands, I hadn’t actually given a good listen to their music.

And boy was I thankful I did.
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Trailer Music Talk / Using Huge Songs to Hype Up a Remake

by Emily Weber

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credits: Warner Brothers Pictures

In a world…[say it in a deep trailer voiceover voice]…where re-makes, sequels and endless Batman movies dominate, there is ONE hero…His name is [dramatic pause] Arthur.

APRIL FOOLS!

Its springtime, the weather’s nice, I’m feeling feisty and what better way to get my silly ON than to talk about great music in a fun trailer for what looks like a very bad movie remake.
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Film / Soundtrack Review / The Social Network

First, apologies for how belated this is.  Second, I probably shouldn’t admit this, but I don’t usually enjoy listening to film and TV scores.

Its not that I don’t find them interesting, or that I groan every time I have to review a composer reel for work (though I will if I have to listen to 12 composer reels in a day) – I just don’t think to put on a score for pleasure listening.  With the Golden Globe nominations announced yesterday, I just had to give it up to Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor – their music for The Social Network might be the first film score I’ve actually had on repeat outside of the office.

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