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  • The dusty fingered world of the film score collector. Kingsley Marshall talks movies and soundtracks with crate digging fanatics.

    The World’s Greatest (Movie Soundtrack) Crate Diggers

    The dusty fingered world of the film score collector. Kingsley Marshall talks movies and soundtracks with crate digging fanatics.

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  • Shook #8 is out now. Buy it here. It’s a film and music issue and features: film scorers, underground filmmakers, music supervisors, subversive picture houses, advert music, off-the-wall music promos and rare film poste and includes Lalo Schiffrin, Clint Mansell, Flying Lotus, Air, Sons of Cuba, Barry Jenkins, Jonny Trunk, The Scala, David Shire (I wrote that, the composer of The Conversation, Zodiac and the amazing score to the original Taking of Pelham 123 talking […]

    Shook #8: Out Now

    Shook #8 is out now. Buy it here. It’s a film and music issue and features: film scorers, underground filmmakers, music supervisors, subversive picture houses, advert music, off-the-wall music promos and rare film poste and includes Lalo Schiffrin, Clint Mansell, Flying Lotus, Air, Sons of Cuba, Barry Jenkins, Jonny Trunk, The Scala, David Shire (I wrote that, the composer of The Conversation, Zodiac and the amazing score to the original Taking of Pelham 123 talking […]

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  • Got in touch with Damon Baxter (aka Deadly Avenger) for comment on the David Shire piece for Shook. Damon was responsible for a homage to Shire’s score to The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, called We Took Pelham, on his debut album Deep Red. Now writing film music himself, he’s sent over an unreleased second LP, Blossoms and Blood. Check the Deadly Avenger Film Club on Youtube, and a preview of track The Reveal […]

    Deadly Avenger

    Got in touch with Damon Baxter (aka Deadly Avenger) for comment on the David Shire piece for Shook. Damon was responsible for a homage to Shire’s score to The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, called We Took Pelham, on his debut album Deep Red. Now writing film music himself, he’s sent over an unreleased second LP, Blossoms and Blood. Check the Deadly Avenger Film Club on Youtube, and a preview of track The Reveal […]

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  • It’s took a few weeks to set up but, after a couple of email exchanges for features in the past,  I interviewed the Academy Award winning David Shire last summer.  The composer of scores for The Conversation and All The President’s Men, two of my favourite films and scores, as well as David Fincher’s Zodiac, and the wonderful The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (which the feature is about, and is on the stereo […]

    David Shire [update]

    It’s took a few weeks to set up but, after a couple of email exchanges for features in the past,  I interviewed the Academy Award winning David Shire last summer.  The composer of scores for The Conversation and All The President’s Men, two of my favourite films and scores, as well as David Fincher’s Zodiac, and the wonderful The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (which the feature is about, and is on the stereo […]

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  • Chanced across Shook Issue 7 in a local shop, new (ish) magazine covering funk and soul, with a little hip-hop thrown in. Fills the void left by the demise of the brilliant Fat Lace, Breakin’ Point and HHC, and easily outplays todays Straight No Chaser. Written with passion with some great features (including a great piece on Spike Lee composer Terence Blanchard in current issue). Only £16 subscription, and nice line in t-shirts. Saw the […]

    Shook Magazine [update]

    Chanced across Shook Issue 7 in a local shop, new (ish) magazine covering funk and soul, with a little hip-hop thrown in. Fills the void left by the demise of the brilliant Fat Lace, Breakin’ Point and HHC, and easily outplays todays Straight No Chaser. Written with passion with some great features (including a great piece on Spike Lee composer Terence Blanchard in current issue). Only £16 subscription, and nice line in t-shirts. Saw the […]

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  • Seeking out those behind the movie score.

    Know The Score: Composers

    Seeking out those behind the movie score.

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