The 50 Best Movie Scores of All Time With the Oscars coming up this Sunday, Pitchfork is celebrating with our first Music & Movies week. Now that we’ve looked at the best soundtracks in film, let’s turn
With the Oscars coming up this Sunday, Pitchfork is celebrating with our first Music & Movies week. What would the movies be without music? Imagine Do the Right Thing without Radio Raheem’s blaring boombox.
They were a “routine beat group” with a “strange choice of material” and an “amateur-sounding vocalist who sings wrong notes and out of tune”. In 1965 the BBC’s conclusion on David Bowie and his band clear:
To many, the decision announced last week to launch Scala Radio, a major new station founded on the belief that classical music can appeal to younger audiences, will have come as a surprise. But research
According to the Czech philosopher Tomáš Kulka, there are three conditions for kitsch. Firstly, “Kitsch depicts objects or themes that are highly charged with stock emotions.” Secondly, “the objects or
The final time composer Philip Glass talked to his friend David Bowie they discussed “Lodger,” the concluding album of Bowie’s self-described “Berlin Trilogy,” a series of collaborations with Brian Eno.