The Second Disc welcomes back our roving musical correspondent Ted Frank! A recent visit to Chicago's Pitchfork Festival inspired Ted to revisit the debut album of short-lived British band The Mothmen, recently reissued and expanded on CD and vinyl! You'll want to "Pay Attention!" to this alternative gem. Having recently attended the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago's Union Park, it was a reminder of that expansive, mercurial sound that comes when the calendar hits June's solstice! On June 1
Edsel has gone red – Simply Red, that is – on its recent series of deluxe CD and DVD editions from the British pop-soul band. By the time of Simply Red’s breakup in 2010, founding member and lead vocalist Mick Hucknall was the last man standing, but the legacy left behind by the group - and its songs including “Holding Back the Years” and revivals of “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” and “You Make Me Feel Brand New” - remains strong. Edsel’s new Simply Red series encompasses three 2-CD/1-DVD sets
It's a new year, and with that new year comes the knowledge that Film Score Monthly is getting closer and closer to its final release sometime this spring. But before you get frantic about that, enjoy their latest title, released last week: the soundtrack to Frantic. The 1988 Roman Polanski film featured Harrison Ford as an American doctor in Paris whose wife suddenly disappears from their hotel. His against-all-odds search for her - without the aid of the skeptical French government or U.S.