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[Music/Film] Elektro Moskva

Elektro Moskva, directed by Elena Tikhonova & Dominik Spritzendorfer, shows the history of electronic music in Russia from the works of Léon Theremin to the ANS synthesizer used by such luminaries as Eduard Artemiev (famous for his soundtracks to the films of Andrei Tarkovsky) and beyond. I’m very much looking forward to seeing this when …

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[Literature] Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment Presented in a Beautifully Animated Short Film

From OpenCulture.com’s website: In this darkly poetic animation, the Polish filmmaker Piotr Dumala offers a highly personal interpretation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel, Crime and Punishment. “My film is like a dream,” Dumala said in 2007. “It is as if someone has read Crime and Punishment and then had a dream about it.”

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This Week’s Six Pillars – Outside the Turner Prize — Six Pillars

The Turner Prize (est. 1984) is awarded annually to an artist born, living or working in Britain, for an outstanding exhibition presentation of their work anywhere in the world the previous year. However the jury is specifically composed of national and international curators, writers and even musicians. What does this self-consciously British show look like […] …

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Mica Levi details score to forthcoming biopic Jackie, shares “Children” — listen — Consequence of Sound

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F289970241&visual=true&color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false Mica Levi, the singer-songwriter behind Micachu and the Shapes, is scoring Pablo Larraín’s forthcoming biopic Jackie. Today, he’s shared a piece of the score entitled “Children”. Consequence of Sound named Levi our Composer of the Year back in 2014, when she debuted with her original score for the sci-fi film Under the Skin. Needless …

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[Music/Film] Two LPs from erotic horror flick Vampyros Lesbos reissued by Wah Wah

Oh, happy day! Though I always enjoyed the Crippled Dick reissue of said soundtrack, it seems too truncated. Wah Wah Records has rectified the problem. The soundtrack to Vampyros Lesbos can now be heard in fuller glory, with beautiful repackaging. Read more about it from The Vinyl Factory here.

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