There are those movies full of holiday cheer, and then there are those filled with blood, guts and despair that just happen to take place over the holidays. These are those movies.
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I’m in search of the “cosmic American music.” It’s the lifeblood of the land, which originated in the spirituality of gospel and the urban blues of the wandering vagabond.
There is a rather unheralded trio of horror scores are subtler and, therefore, much more sinister than the famous ones we grew up with.
Case’s music is that of a rolling stone which has gathered moss. Her voice is always inspiring and inviting us to go back and hear mother earth.
A shift is taking place — the musical emergence of a new generation.
‘Helplessness Blues’ transcends Fleet Foxes’ debut, fleshing out their poetic and poignant concerns. It’s a candidate for Album of the Year, and nothing less than a document of an emerging generation.