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 […]Read More Kill Me Fast And Clean : Cliff Martinez’ ‘Too Old To Die Young’
Besides being a pretty amazing year for new albums, there have been some amazing film and television scores that have come out in 2016. Now a couple of the soundtracks I picked up this year technically were released in 2015, but that’s merely a technicality. I bought them and loved them in 2016 so they’re […]Read More Jhubner73 Presents : Favorite Soundtracks of 2016
So I was invited to take part in a post series on film soundtracks by the incredibly awesome Bruce over at Vinyl Connection. I love soundtracks and blog posts and talking about them in great detail so I said absolutely. My first post is one of my favorite soundtracks, Drive by Cliff Martinez. Read and […]Read More Neon Violence : The Music of Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Drive’
I think the first movie soundtrack that made a real impact on me was The Exorcist. Nope, it wasn’t Star Wars, Superman, or Raiders of the Lost Ark. Hell, it wasn’t even Halloween. The first one that made a visceral impact on me was “Tubular Bells” by Mike Oldfield from The Exorcist S/T. As a […]Read More Cliff Martinez : The Neon Demon S/T
Nicolas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives has to be one of the most divisive films to come out in some time. It came out with a mountain of expectations crushing it, almost making certain there would be a mob of folks claiming its worthlessness. I mean, when you’re having to follow up a film like […]Read More Wanna Fight?
It’s Friday night. It’s the beginning of a three-day weekend. It’s time to sit back and chill out, if only for an evening…or three. Labor Day weekend is fast becoming my favorite three-day weekend. It used to be Memorial Day weekend, but things have changed. Things were said…feelings were hurt. Listen, we had some good […]Read More Ask Him Why He Killed My Brother
Jon Keller is one of those sorts of musicians any player would be proud to have playing beside them. Versatile, multi-faceted, and adept at adding just the right amount of texture and grandiosity to anything without overdoing it. He’s a Midwest guy that has been making a go of it in Nashville for the last […]Read More Jon Keller :: Forever Into Space Soundtrack