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’
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?