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“Williams’ music makes a huge difference in Jaws. But so does the sound of water lapping against a clanging buoy. In that first scene, all the noises—musical and atmospheric—create a sense of isolation well before the low pulse of strings creep in. And even prior to Chrissie diving into the ocean and becoming shark chow, she’s sitting around a bonfire with friends, enveloped by the sound of aimless conversation, acoustic guitar, and crackling firewood—which itself sets a tone, establishing what she’s about to leave behind forever.
Our Movie Of The Week discussion of Jaws kicks off with Noel Murray’s Keynote on how the film wouldn’t work without its careful attention to sound. [Read more…]
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This month’s Discorder (CITR’s sister print magazine) has some surprises. Along with a reformat to make it look more like a zine, there’s an interview with me about the show.Source: addtoany.com
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Dreamboys - Bela Lugosi’s Birthday
The significance today is that the Dreamboys were at one time The Bastards of Hell. Along with talk show show Craig Ferguson, also in the band was Peter Capaldi, who is now the 12th Doctor in Doctor Who.
I have rough plans for a Dr Who-related show in honour of its 50th anniversary. More assembly required.Source: youtube.com
- 1 year ago
Music fans cannot escape lists. From Ego Trip’s impressive tome to High Fidelity’s endless barrage, lists are here to stay.
As a curator with a mission to encourage, document, and connect creative expression across Canada, we’ve shied away from lists. Not because we believe they are bad or…