Tuesday , May 24 2022

Soundtracks

Music Reviews: A 50th-Anniversary Edition of Frank Zappa’s ‘200 Motels’ plus Jeff Tweedy’s ‘Chelsea Walls’ Soundtrack and Josh Caterer’s ‘Space Sessions’

A deluxe version of Zappa's '200 Motels' fills six CDs. Also, a reissue of the 'Chelsea Walls' soundtrack, with music by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy; and Josh Caterer's latest.

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Music Reviews: Bruce Springsteen’s ‘No Nukes’ Concert, plus Eric Clapton, a Fred Neil Tribute, and More

The Boss proves it all night in a classic concert, which is finally available after more than four decades.

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Music Reviews: ‘Girl from the North Country’ Soundtrack, plus Explorer Tapes, Oregon, Sierra Ferrell, and Ben Bostick

Must-hear covers of Bob Dylan songs fill the soundtrack to Broadway's 'Girl from the North Country.' Also reviewed: a pop-rock gem from Explorer Tapes, a live set from Oregon, newcomer Sierra Ferrell, and Ben Bostick's excellent fourth CD.

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Music Reviews: Various Artists – ‘Echo in the Canyon’, plus the Claudettes, David Childers, Hot Club of Los Angeles

Jakob Dylan stars in a soundtrack album featuring music by such 1960s standouts as the Mamas and Papas, the Byrds, and the Beach Boys.

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Music Review: Laurent Eyquem – ‘Nostalgia’ (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Nostalgia Soundtrack (Laurent Eyquem)

The 'Nostalgia' score easily earns high marks (3.5 stars), as French composer Laurent Eyquem showcases piano, strings, and horns in essential music that emits amazing emotion, even at a fairly minimal 31-minute running time.

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Music Review: John Powell/John Williams – ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Composers John Powell and John Williams combine their work on this highly recommended musical score released by Walt Disney Records to the epic space opera spin-off 'Solo: A Star Wars Story.'

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Music Review: Ramin Djawadi/Various Artists – ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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Composer Ramin Djawadi and various artists, including Sia and Sade, combine their works on the recommended (3 star) musical score released by Walt Disney Records to the fantasy adventure 'A Wrinkle in Time.'

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Music Review: Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow – ‘Annihilation’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Annihilation Soundtrack

Composers Goeff Barrow and Ben Salisbury team up for the impressive, highly recommended (3.5 star) musical score released by the pairing of Lakeshore Records and Invada Records to the sci-fi thriller 'Annihilation.'

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