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All Hail the Indie Epic

Epic. It’s a word that has been used, misused, and beaten to a verbal pulp within the last few years. We have lost the ability to describe something thrilling or massive, so therefore, it’s gotta be epic, bro. To use epic as noun makes complete sense…if you are referring to the narrative poem Beowolf or […]

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7 Songs Perfectly Placed In Films

An oft overlooked facet of film making is mood setting. There are many ways this can be achieved, but few work so instantly and strongly as perfect music placement. If you’ve ever seen a Quentin Tarantino or Wes Anderson film, you’ve seen some of the more obvious ways this is done (more on Mr. Anderson […]

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Heritage In Song: Seven Singers Who Cannot Hide Their Accents When Singing

Growing up, I used to wonder why the guys from Oasis sounded American when they sang, even though they’re British (they actually don’t but that’s beside the point). The truth is, people who speak with accents often sing without them. Brian Johnson of AC/DC doesn’t sound English (though Bon Scott certainly sounded Australian), Thomas Mars […]

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