Category: Music

The Reassurance of Awe: The Metaphysics of Music in Soderbergh’s SOLARIS

Cliff Martinez wallops the soul with this hulking masterpiece of a score

This article was originally run in September of last year.  In honor of our ongoing tribute to Steven Soderbergh, we rerun it today as part of Soderbergh Week. Cliff Martinez has found his way to the common tongue in film and game circles thanks to his emotionally frank and transparently gorgeous work for Steven Soderbergh and,
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Review: THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE

A mixed bag of a mixtape still has worthy interpretations

The most exciting part of The Hamilton Mixtape is how it harkens back to a time when popular music and Broadway were intertwined. Whether it was the music of the time being structured around a narrative, like Gershwin’s songs for An American In Paris, or the pop stars of the day covering hit songs, such
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