Olafur Arnalds – Another Happy Day

The music comprising a film score is sometimes referred to as “incidental music,” a term particulary suited to Olafur Arnalds’s work on the score for the 2011 American family drama Another Happy Day. “Incidental,” in this case, unfortunately carries the additional definition of inessential and casual. The harmonies in Arnalds’ score are rich and tragic, and it’s easy to envision the emotionally fraught or tragically chilled scenes that these pieces were written to accompany, but the music lacks a certain life of its own.

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Memoryhouse – The Slideshow Effect

Dream pop band Memoryhouse are following up their two EPs with an album entitled The Slideshow Effect. The Toronto based band consists of composer Evan Abeele and vocalist Denise Nouvion. The ten track album was produced by Abeele, with assistance from friend and occasional Memoryhouse bassist Barzin Hassani Rad.

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Yppah

Landscape and memory have always played a central part in the music of Joe Corrales Jr. aka Yppah (pronounced “yippah”). It’s what gives his…

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Neil Hamburger

NEIL HAMBURGER BRINGS HIS COMEDY STYLINGS TO THE WEST COAST Those on the west coast finally have a reason to leave their homes, as…

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Metronomy

Artist: Metronomy Venue: Rock City, Nottingham, UK Date: 14th February 2012 Rating: 8.6 It’s Valentines Day and what better way to spend this romantic…

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Zammuto Announces First US Tour

Zammuto-the new project from Nick Zammuto (co-founder & chief composer of innovative collage-pop duo the Books)-have announced their first US tour, playing in support of instrumental rock icons and labelmates, Explosions In The Sky

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Frankie Rose

Frankie Rose announces Spring tour in support of Interstellar, plus new music video VIDEO: “Gospel / Grace” – http://vimeo.com/34988222 STREAM: Frankie Rose – Interstellar…

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Avan Lava

YouTube Premiere’s AVAN LAVA’s Video For Pop Dance Hit “It’s Never Over” AVAN LAVA returns to New York’s Mercury Lounge on Flex Fantasy EP…

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Apparat release single Candil de la Calle

Apparat release the new single Candil de la Calle on 26 March 2012 on Mute, taken from Berlin-based electronic virtuoso Sascha Ring’s fourth album, “The Devil’s Walk”, which has caused quite a stir amongst critics and fans alike.

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Crushed Stars Interview

We caught up with Crushed Stars (Todd Gautreau) and chatted about the upcoming release ‘In The Bright Rain’ as well as a bit about…

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