Category Archives: Music In Film

Sparkly… Like Music To Your Eyes

By: Lee Cahill Song: “Sparkly” Artist: Young Magic Director: Dylan Wiehahn Label: Carpark Records Video looks like: Megan Elizabeth McKee’s adventure through time-lapsed footage shot on the East Coast of Australia. Music sounds like:  Shoegazey electro dream pop Reason to … Continue reading

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DOC NYC Feature: Better Than Something: Jay Reatard dir. Alex Hammond & Ian Markiewicz

By Lee Cahill When I was in college, people like 2-time Grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson would come speak to the students about the music industry. He, as well as every other speaker who ever rolled through campus, would inevitably recall stories about how they … Continue reading

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DOC NYC Feature: I Want My Name Back dir. Roger Paradiso

By Lee Cahill I Want My Name Back tells a story that, unfortunately, has become commonplace in the music industry: artists getting ripped off by their record label. Only, in this case, it went far beyond the usual story of … Continue reading

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I Can Hear The Trains Coming… Like Music To Your Eyes

By: Lee Cahill and Sarah Besnard Song: “I Can Hear The Trains Coming” Artist: Mathieu Santos Director: Albert Birney Label: Barsuk Records Production Co: Jubadaba Video looks like: A hipster alien wearing an extremely colorful suit made of tape attacking … Continue reading

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Legend In My Own Mind… Like Music To Your Eyes

By: Lee Cahill Song: “Legend In My Own Mind” Artist:  The Stepkids Director: Tom Scharpling Label: Stones Throw Video looks like: A sepia-tinted dreamy walk through pop music’s past. Music sounds like: Old-school soul with voices akin to Smokey Robinson … Continue reading

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Rooftops Feature: Sound of Noise dir. Ola Simonsson and Johannes Stjärne Nilsson

By Lee Cahill Sound of Noise  is an action movie for composers and drummers. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?? It’s a film about a group of “musical terrorists” that break into public places simply to create music through use of their … Continue reading

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“Pico De Gallos” Needs You.

Our friend Jonathan Argudo is making a feature documentary. But he needs your help. Along with Geko Jones, the powerhouse NYC DJ behind the weekly Qué Bajo?! parties (for which Jon makes the promo videos), Jonathan traveled to Colombia earlier … Continue reading

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