A wide-ranging guest column written by BJ from Ancient Shores, mainly covering film but extending into philosophy and aesthetics too. Check out BJ's work on the A389 podcast.
Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum is a Grammy Award-winning and Juilliard-trained composer. She was born in New York City. She grew up listening to classical music “by the pound,” as well as enjoying musical theater and film music. She is greatly skilled and immensely talented. In this interview Nora talks about her creative experiences, and the relationships and impressions that have influenced her and her work. She talks about her professional accomplishments, including the inception of VisionIntoArt, a New York City-based non-profit production company she started with Paola Prestini while they attended the Juilliard School. For this edition of Beyond Casual Observation I decided to post only this interview and follow up next time with a special look at a film whose sound ...
Jeffrey Roy is busy. Check the link for his credits and you will see a vast list of projects. In this edition of “Beyond Casual ...
For this edition of Beyond Casual Observation, Ashley Lynch, owner of Burnaby, BC-based Gingerbreadgirl Post—a versatile post-production studio that specializes in genre film-editing, colour ...
Quite literally, a one question interview. Also known as 1QIs, we post these first to our social media on a near-daily basis, with the archival piece here. Check 'em out.
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An in-depth discussion with a band or artist, generally in the form of a straight Q&A – no editorializing.
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Album streams, our Set List "top five..." features, our year-end "best of" lists and other music-related miscellany.
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Contributions on a range of topics from a range of industry figures: musicians, filmmakers, editors and more.
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A melting pot of mixed content: movie, book and even video game reviews. Updated sporadically, but eclectically.
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A semi-regular column exploring new and rising local bands and artists deserving of attention.
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Considering the phrase “making movie history,” one could allude to films with big budgets, big actors, new innovations, or otherwise. For the 1995 film, Heat, Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino went head-to-head in a big way. The significance in casting DeNiro and Pacino opposite each other is seen on-screen in rich, powerhouse performances. DeNiro plays Neil McCauley, a career criminal; Pacino the detective tracking him. What readers need to remember is that prior to Heat, these two actors appeared in the same film only once: as father and son in the Godfather Part II (though on separate timelines). Heat would ...
For this installment of "Beyond Casual Observation" Claudio Marino of Artax Film and Swedish band Tid took some time to ...
Jason Alberts is an audio engineer with an extensive career in post-production, along with location sound. His recent work includes ...
As young as 14, Jeff King was drumming in bands and in years after would continue writing music and touring ...
The story of Nightbreed’s production goes back to the pre-internet days reading fangoria magazine and conversations among those who ...
Considering the phrase “making movie history,” one could allude to films with big budgets, big actors, new innovations, or otherwise ...
For those who have seen The Take (a four-part British mini-series starring Tom Hardy) or for those who appreciate the ...
We post a variety of features in recurring series – click below to browse them.
A collection of items grouped by topic, eg. "Top 5 Worst Beatles Songs" or "Top 10 best '77 punk releases". Browse 20 features
A wide-ranging guest column written by BJ from Ancient Shores, mainly covering film but extending into philosophy and aesthetics too. Check out BJ's work on the A389 podcast. Browse 12 features
Guest column by T of Vegas Browse 11 features
A brief but englightening chat with an artist who reveals an interesting or unexpected story from their career Browse 4 features
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2015. Browse 4 features
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2016. Browse 4 features
A roundup of coverage of the annual punk rock festival held in Gainesville, Florida Browse 4 features
A life lived and lessons learned by Eddie Spaghetti of Supersuckers. Browse 4 features
Our annual roundup from Gainesville, FL's famous Fest. Browse 4 features
It's the end of 2013, so here's our best-of roundup for the last twelve months. Browse 4 features
SPB's coverage of the annual festival in Gainesville, Florida. Browse 4 features
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2014. Browse 4 features
A collection of coverage rounding up the year 2012, covering our favorite albums, shows, bands, and more, as well as asking record labels and bands about their past twelve months in music Browse 3 features
A cookery column by Nick, vocalist with metal band The Famine. Veggie/vegan friendly! Browse 3 features
Our coverage of the annual Fest extravaganza. Browse 1 features
A semi-regular column where we choose a specific area and give a local scene report. Browse 1 features
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