Posts Tagged ‘music’

January 19, 2016 0

Oscar Music Nominees 2015

By in Mix CDs, Movies, Soundtracks

It’s that time again! Check out this year’s Oscar Nominees in the Best Original Score and Best Original Song categories with my annual mix! I’ve selected roughly 11 minutes from each of the scores, so that in less than an hour you can get a taste of all five nominees, and also check out all […]

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June 23, 2015 0

James Horner and Casper’s melody of death

By in Movies, Soundtracks

Casper is the film that gave me a multifaceted view on death. I’d certainly thought about death before Brad Silberling’s 1995 film — like everyone else, I’d experienced the loss of pets and relatives — but I hadn’t actively tried to comprehend what dying meant. It was something sad that happened, but it was part of life’s cycle: people were here, and then they weren’t. […]

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December 1, 2011 0

Between the Trees & Ice

By in Mix CDs

See the full tracklist over at my Mix CDs site I have a helluva lot of respect (and envy) for people who can pop out really great mixes every month (I’m looking at you, Todd!). Me? I’m lucky to get one halfway decent one out a year. Case in point: some of the tracks on […]

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April 24, 2011 1

This Is All I Know

By in Mix CDs

See the full tracklist over at my Mix CDs site Everyone I know is very passionate & defensive over their music, but over the past year I’ve been noticing just *how* passionate they are. More so than favorite books or movies, people seem to really go to the mat for what they listen to. Is […]

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February 25, 2011 0

Oscar Music Nominees 2010

By in Mix CDs, Soundtracks

It’s back! Sample this year’s Oscar Nominees for Best Original Score and Best Original Song with my annual Academy Awards movie music mix! Whether you want to have an educated opinion on the nominees before Sunday’s ceremony or are simply a film aficionado, this mix will catch you up on the music branch’s choices for […]

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December 25, 2010 3

Scores of the Season

By in Mix CDs, Soundtracks

Merry Christmas! Need some background music for your Christmas Day gift-unwrapping? Or dinner with your family? Sick of the same old holiday tunes but still want something festive? Ever wondered how I’d finally tie Buffy the Vampire Slayer into a soundtrack mix? Well look no further, Christmas-friend! “Scores of the Season” has finally arrived! A […]

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November 30, 2010 2

An Excerpt from the Excerpt Process

By in Mix CDs

Remember all those times you were bored in the womb? Wouldn’t it have been better if you’d had a zany mix disc to pass the time? I think so. When Rachel told me that she and Kevin were driving up to Boston, I immediately wanted to make her a mix disc to liven up the […]

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September 6, 2010 1

Can It!: New Headphones Arrive

By in Products

About a month ago my trusty headphones finally broke. A pair of Sony MDR-V300‘s, they had lasted me YEARS, surviving constant transport between work and home and daily use. The wire connecting the right-side swiveling ear cup finally had enough twisting and snapped, so the search for new ‘phones began. I asked for people’s opinions […]

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May 30, 2010 5

Soundtrack Sampler 2009

By in Mix CDs, Soundtracks

It’s “Soundtrack Sampler” week here on the blog, as I’ve completed not 1, not 2, but 3 Soundtrack Samplers in the past several months! Over the course of the week, I’ll be giving each one its moment in the sun with some photos of the liners and a brief run-down of my thoughts for each […]

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