What’s The Score? Volume III : Ennio Morricone and ‘The Thing’

There’s really no cinematic experience quite like watching John Carpenter’s The Thing for the first time. The desolation, the gritty man’s man vibe, the snow, and of course Rob Bottin’s next level special effects. It’s a movie about paranoia; not knowing who you thought you knew and not trusting someone you considered a brother. Something […]

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What’s The Score? Volume One : Cristobal Tapia de Veer’s ‘The Girl With All The Gifts’

Okay, so we’re not really sure when or if the world will get back to normal. At this moment we’re in a holding pattern of wait, isolate, and wear masks and gloves if you’ve gotta be around a bunch of people. My wife was downstairs making masks(well, a mask) for grocery day. A mask. This […]

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“Disorienting, Terrifying, and Deeply Somber”: Adam Michael Kozak Talks Scoring Novel ‘Negative Space’

Musician and composer Adam Michael Kozak makes dark, poetic electronic music as Burial Grid. He’s based in Massachusetts and seems to have locked into the oldest part of this country’s Gothic and sometimes bleak origins. But hey, in order to get better we have to look our seedy, wicked past right in the face and […]

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Le Matos’ ‘Chronicles of the Wasteland/Turbo Kid S/T’, You Are Not Forgotten

Guys, until you’ve done a year end list you have no idea the amount of time, hand-wringing, second-guessing, and general beating yourself up goes along with it. I avoided these things for years until I realized I was missing out on scratching a serious OCD itch in compiling and re-visiting records. Sure, I’ve covered these […]

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