Saturday, 30 May 2015

BLACKWOOD Score Review

Check it out... if you seek a score which possesses subtlety, elegance, emotional resonance, impactful thematic concepts and genuine tension; all from the oft-times disappointing Lorne Balfe 

Skip it... if you possess an innate disdain for anything Remote Control, as Blackwood indirectly takes influence from numerous composers, though to a far lesser extent than Balfe's usual fare

Tuesday, 19 May 2015


Check it out... if you seek a hip-hop album that possesses a lively atmosphere that will keep you at the very least entertained throughout the vast majority of its running time

Skip it... if West's early lighter stylistic nuances don't gel as well with you as his latter, darker production qualities

Sunday, 17 May 2015


Check it out... if you seek unforgiving action compositions in the vein of Zimmer's Man of Steel, the rugged sensibilities of Junkie XL's writing and recording techniques suitably brutal for the genre it was composed within

Skip it... if you possess an inherent distaste for Remote Control Productions, XL's synthetic/orchestral melodies reminiscent of numerous other RC member works and lacking in anything purely distinctive

Sunday, 10 May 2015

IT FOLLOWS (2015) Film Review

Check it out... if you seek a horror film which successfully hearkens back to horror classics of old, those of which feature tension, underlying hostility and subtlety at their core

Skip it... if you are solely intrigued due to the quantity of unwarranted appraisal heaped at the feet of this very good but somewhat lacking horror fare  

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

CHILD 44 Score Review

Check it out... if you seek a slower but more compositionally-nuanced, intellectually sound modern thriller score than your usual fare, Child 44 a welcome departure from numerous cliches and trends for the genre

Skip it... if a seemingly boundless quantity of suspense-ridden build-up doesn't sound like your cup of tea, the score slowly but surely picking up stead over its duration