Quentin Tarantino’s Mixtape Vol. 1

Violence, verbosity and killer tunes are the three cornerstones of any Quentin Tarantino movie. Whether you enjoy his films or not, his soundtracks are always essential listening. Each one plays like a lovingly-compiled mixtape in the key of whichever genre he’s working in, be it neo-noir, blaxploitation, kung-fu, war or spaghetti western. This mixtape is…

Daniel Johnston (1961-2019)

Daniel Dale Johnston (January 22, 1961 – September 11, 2019) Funeral home Funeral home Goin’ to the funeral home Got me a coffin Shiny and black I’m goin’ to the funeral And I’m never comin’ back Born in California in 1961 and raised in West Virginia, Daniel Johnston became known as a songwriter after moving…

Seaplane Harbor

Seaplane Harbor is a musical group from Geneva, Switzerland. The band consists of Gabriel Farine (bass, baritone guitar, vocal, radio waves), Samuel Kraher (drums), Alexandre Müller Ramirez (electric guitar, vibes) and Aleksandr P. Thibaudeau (electric & acoustic guitar, choir). Their music style can be related to “math-post-whatever-mostly-instrumental” Rock. Music, When Soft Voices Die, Vibrates In…

Richard Twice: A Musical Life Interrupted

Richard Atkins, the singer and songwriter of the early 70’s California psychedelic folk duo ‘Richard Twice’, was on his way to stardom and a huge success with his first debut album when he mysteriously walked away from it all. A film by Matthew SaltonThe New York Times articlerichardtwice.com    

Brakhage (aka Brakhage Kollektiv)

Brakhage (aka Brakhage Kollektiv) is a musical group from Geneva, Switzerland. The band consists of Mark Blakebrough (computers, synths, percussions), Alexandre Müller Ramirez (guitars, vibes, synths) and Aleksandr P. Thibaudeau (guitars, stompboxes, synths). Their music style can be related to drone-based ambient music. Modulations Stoïques is their first full length record. Their songs are mostly beatless…