“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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Kill Me Fast And Clean : Cliff Martinez’ ‘Too Old To Die Young’

There’s a handful of filmmaker/composer partnerships that feel as vital as the art created between the two individuals. Hitchcock/Herrmann, Spielberg/Williams, Burton/Elfman, Anderson/Greenwood, and Refn/Martinez. The latter is the most recent pairings that feels like two long lost creative souls finally coming together to help complete each other’s artistic sentences, metaphorically speaking. I’d seen Bronson before […]

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