It comes as a very pleasant surprise to see that ECM Records has its very own blog now. Simple, beautifully designed, and a great repository for promoting their new releases and reissues, as well as highlighting the reviews given to said releases. Bravo!
Yankee Doodle Dandy was a 1942 film starring James Cagney. It was a bio-pic based on the life of George M. Cohan, known as “The Man Who Owned Broadway.”
The Tindersticks have a new album for your perusal. Unfortunately, there is no way to imbed it yet. Check the link out here.
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders was a Czech surrealist horror film directed by Jaromil Jireš in 1970. Finders Keepers Records thankfully reissued the soundtrack, scored by Luboš Fišer.
Johann Sebastian Bach was the master of his field in music, as Andrei Tarkovsky was a master in his chosen medium of film. Sit back and enjoy “St. Matthew Passion,” which is perfect for the nearing of the end of Holy Week.
Cezary Lerski lived in Los Angeles last I remember, and his label should be sainted for providing so many re-releases of classic Polish Jazz. This new series is being handled by Languidity Records, and they also do amazing work. Liza Premiyak of The Calvert Journal has more here.
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 …
Vinyl Factory Blog reports the wonderful news that Ennio Morricone will receive the vinyl reissue treatment for the soundtrack to one of Italy’s most notorious directors, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and his banned cult hit, Teorema. Easy/cheesy/sleazy listening for all! A slice of the soundtrack is provided below:
Wonderfully tacky scatting by Edda Dell’orso from the movie They Came To Rob Vegas! The soundtrack was composed by Georges Garvarentz.
As we nervously await the rebirth of Twin Peaks on television, we’ll at least be able to do our fretting to some dreamy music. Death Waltz Recording Company will be reissuing Angelo Badalamenti’s iconic soundtrack for the original TV series later this month. The reissue will a deluxe affair, in a die-cut, gatefold cover, with …