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Mondo's latest release is incredible.
A listen of his previous scores makes it clear that the composer is a great choice for Spielberg's latest.
Great song, great video.
Noah smashes his head and bares his soul to The Breeders' sophomore album.
Put on your headphones and prepare for happiness.
Henri lays out a very thorough argument in favor of this particular power ballad.
Jordan's favorite Dutch prog rock/folk song makes an appearance in the remake.
I feel torn about censoring the title.
And get a BAD-only discount for the new album from our pal Evan Dickson!
The Dictators go girl crazy and reveal the links between punk and 50s rock.
The best thing to ever come out of DOCTOR WHO.
PDFs of film music's greatest publication is now available for anybody who wants to download and read them.
Before she was an actress, Sissy Spacek released a novelty record scolding the Beatle for showing off his Norwegian Wood.
Marshall Mathers is back, and this hoodied pug is celebrating.
Short, raw, throat ripping songs of passion and power! From a new band?
Oh haiiii Mark. And Allie.
Funny you're the broken one but Riddick is the only one who needed saving.
ScoreKeeper reviews La-La Land Records' new soundtrack release for THE WARRIORS featuring music by Barry DeVorzon.
1991 was one of the greatest moments ever for new music, and Devin lists his ten favorite albums from that year.
Are you a fan of film music? Here's your chance to prove it.
A loving tribute to John Lennon in the wake of his murder.
Lucille Bogan's Dirty Blues song would have made the PMRC shit their pants.
Billie Holiday sings Strange Fruit.
Evan Dickson takes on one of America's greatest bands with a discography of Pavement.
Hey guys, now we're Cat Videos Digest.
Do you remember John Wayne, Spencer Tracy, James Dean? Forget them because up and coming actor Doug Hughes is here, and he's written a song to get him an agent.
Filmed at just about the creepiest location ever. With an exclusive from the director!
Trent Reznor's taking a break from Hollywood to get back on the road with new NINE INCH NAILS material, and he's got a new song to prove it.
We want to let you see Drafthouse Films' incredible music doc for free.
An interview with the composer behind the Starz series BOSS.
Cliff Martinez scores Refn's ONLY GOD FORGIVES on his MacBook Pro in a hotel room in Thailand.
We're really excited about this.
This is what you get when you mess with them.
Part of punk's first wave, this rousing generational statement was... ripped off from a 50s song. A 50s song sung by Snarf from THUNDERCATS.
You won't regret it, my friends.
Odd Future's Tyler the Creator has made a Mountain Dew ad described as 'the most racist ad in history.'
Meet Badass Digest's new favorite band.
An anti-abortion song from the progenitors of punk.
Political punk from Austin's Millions of Dead Cops.
This'll mark the second cruise in recent memory with shit seeping down the walls.
Austin hardcore punks rage against the machine!
Polly Styrene and the boys blow away the patriarchy while bringing sax into punk.
Snotty, funny LA punk rock from the guy who coined the term 'heavy metal.'
Park Chan-wook's excellent US debut features an excellent new Philip Glass piece.
Adam Winrich cracks whips and blows on his harp to make some real rootin-tootin' music.
Hulk kicks off a new series of group discussions with YOU, the reader. First up: the hip-hop double standard.
Hear the first song from Dave Grohl's film SOUND CITY.
You can win a two-disc collection of Bond music and the 007 Xbox game!
This is the best news ever, maybe.
He don't give a shit. Also he's played out.
Hear the closing credits track from the Crowded House frontman.
The evil mastermind behind 'Friday' returns with a song about Thanksgiving.
Ted Neely, star of the film JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, appears on Rolling Stone Magazine's 10th anniversary TV special to butcher the Beatles.
Trust me on this. Just watch.
Hear RZA collaborate with The Black Keys, Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa and more!
Featuring James Hong himself!
An eclectic mix of music with roots in tales of terror.
This photo could depict a historic crossover between classic rock and protopunk!
Richard Thompson's song "I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight" is featured in two TIFF films, SMASHED and LOOPER. Jordan talks with the two directors and the musician about the new anthem for film lovers with distinguished taste.
Allison Goertz is back with an ode to one of the great masters of practical FX, Rob Bottin.
Clint Eastwood's speech at the RNC was an embarrassing disaster. Almost as embarrassing and disastrous as his attempts at singing.
The famous music that plays beneath the 'Our Feature Presentation' card in GRINDHOUSE - in full!
Can you be elitist without being mean about it? Allison Goertz explores the question in song.
Watch Tom Hardy spit some rhymes.
Having trouble understanding dubstep? You're probably old. But here's a video of robots arguing that might help you.
YouTube comments are the third worst place in the universe (just behind Newt Gingrich's bedroom and IMDB comments). Here's how one YouTuber deals with it.
Let's ruin your day with some intolerance and hate from children.
Artist Jason Edmiston reimagines some of the monsters of rock as real monsters.
Three great musical comedy performances from three of the greatest musical comedy performers.
An insane Guinness record attempt is happening right now, and we're live streaming it.
Get funky with some Milanese boys.
Film Crit Hulk thinks he knows why Weezer's post-Pinkerton output is not so smashing.
The worst band in the world rubs your face in it.
Cancer is an asshole, but Yauch leaves behind an amazing legacy of music, film and activism.
And no, Black Sabbath's Iron Man didn't make the list (it's not about THAT Iron Man).
Rebecca Black, you have a challenger.
Levon Helm, drummer and singer for The Band, is finishing his battle with cancer.
Pepper's Ghost is what brought us Tupac's ghost.
An almost catatonic man in a nursing home suddenly gets jolted to life when he hears the music he loves.
It's pug life as dogs re-enact 1st of Tha Month.
Last night Don Draper tried to get the Rolling Stones to do an ad - which is less of a long shot when you realize they did a ceral commercial in England. Also: see the real Trade Winds!
Enjoy the dulcet tones of Megan Draper on a semi-ironic 7 inch record.
Psychedelic rock gets mutated into disco tracks.
Own a piece of music history, as a van used by The Melvins - and featuring a KISS mural drawn by Kurt Cobain - goes on sale on eBay.
The collectible art arm of the Alamo Drafthouse has their second LP release, and it's super hip.
A great composer takes on another great composer with intriguing results. Also: dancing from the 70s!
Blurring the lines between comedy and music, Reggie Watts is one of the most exciting performers of the modern day.
This sounds like a joke, but it is a real thing.
He's Chevy Chase, and you're not. And you're glad.
With Kim Il-Jung dead North Korea enters the highly competitive global meme race with this wonderful version of the a-ha song.
The Jesus Lizard precursor takes on a song from the Jesus Christ musical.
Giants still walk among us. In this new monthly feature, Lars celebrates a living, breathing colossus. This month: the man who invented rock and roll.
Ice Cube had a good day when he didn't need to use his AK. But what day was it, exactly? One man has identified the exact date of Cube's good day.
The Thin White Duke, now quietly retired, taught a generation of music fans the power of reinvention.
The hyper commercial pop artist doesn't understand John Lennon's classic song.
Is rock dead? And should we just retire the term?