Music Review: Minari (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Minari (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Emile Mosseri Upon initial viewing of Minari, I quickly noticed the atmospheric sound that has become somewhat characteristic of A24 Films (Lady Bird, The Farewell). However, there was something more musically implicit that was taking place beyond the foreground screen and speakers. In moments, the sounds swept and rose to express…
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Music Review: Smokin’

Smokin' by Las Siete Potencias It’s hard to know just how many Latin bands formed in the wake of 1972 cinéma vérité documentary Our Latin Thing. It could be stated that this gritty, yet celebratory film had a similar catalyzing effect that A Hard Day’s Night had on the kids out in the Anglo neighborhoods.  It’s quite possible that Las…
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Music Review: Dropout City

Dropout City by Trummors Dropout City starts boldly by exploring some unmarked trails on the opener “Late Arrival,” which leads into some dissonance that is as jagged as Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument. This Taos, New Mexico-based female-male duo proceed to circuitously find their way back to the main trail before returning home to their kerosene…
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Music Review: Liar, Liar

Liar, Liar by Wheels on Fire Here is evidence that exciting rock ‘n’ roll can not only come from the most unlikely of places (Athens, Ohio), but also be recorded in this century (2010 to be exact). Perhaps it was the humdrum and indeterminate band name that prevented this group from ever crossing my radar. The…
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