Links to reviews of the music of 1955. Continue reading The Music of 1955
Taking an in-depth look at Sofia Coppola’s 2003 masterpiece, namely Murray, the music and the meaning of it all.
Grade: A+ Continue reading 3 Questions About “Lost in Translation”
The Top 10 Albums of 1954, as chosen by yours truly. Continue reading Top 10 Albums of 1954
The debut LP from Clifford Brown (trumpeter) and Max Roach (drummer) is a jazz landmark.
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A French album I enjoy? Rare.
Grade: A Continue reading Grand Jacques – Jacques Briel
Brief reviews of 2 seminal Frank Sinatra LPs from 1954. Continue reading Frank Sinatra in 1954
Miles Davis’ first all-time masterpiece.
Grade: A+ Continue reading Birth of the Cool – Miles Davis
A quick rundown of the classical music of 1954. Continue reading Classical Check-Up – 1954
The first episode of Mad Men is perfectly content to take its time in that unparalleled Mad Men way.
9.1/10 Continue reading Mad Men S1E1: “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”
Pinpointing the Exact Moment Chris Defecates Himself in “Denial, Anger, Acceptance” The final scene of TheSopranos’ third episode, “Denial, Anger, Acceptance,” is a masterful ode to The Godfather, a thrilling conclusion which juxtaposes the sacred and the profane. Tony crying tears … Continue reading Shitstopher Moltisanti
The Sopranos changed everything about TV. But that’s old news, you don’t need me to tell you that shit again. Even if you’ve never watched the series, you’re still probably aware of The Sopranos’ massive impact upon modern television and pop … Continue reading Music overheard in the first episode of The Sopranos
The best album from one of the more underrated founders of bebop.
Grade: A Continue reading Al Haig Trio – Al Haig