January 2006 Archives

Mark Hollis

Mark Hollis by Mark Hollis (Review)

Each note feels deliberate, planned, and unwasted, but the unconventional song structures and instrumentation keep the music from feeling artificial.

Rocinate by Ester Drang (Review)

Rocinate is not without its weaknesses, but those only come as a result, I think, of being too ambitious.
Millions - Danny Boyle

Finally! My Favorites From 2005

I’m eschewing the list format and opting for something a bit more conversational.
Sympathy for Lady Vengeance - Park Chan-wook

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance by Park Chan-wook (Review)

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance is not just my least favorite of the “Vengeance” trilogy, but also the weakest.
Corduroy Road - Goldmund

Corduroy Road by Goldmund (Review)

A collection of gorgeous and intimate piano recordings.
Andrei Tarkovsky

A Brief Intro to Andrei Tarkovsky

I think I can honestly say that no other filmmaker’s approach inspires, humbles, or convicts me as much as Tarkovsky’s.
Café Lumière

Café Lumière by Hou Hsiao-Hsien (Review)

What I realized most watching Café Lumière was just how well Hou captures the inherent mystery of individual human beings.
Jóhann Jóhannsson

What I’m Looking Forward To In 2006 (Music Edition), Part 2


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