There Will Be Blood Featuring Live Score By Jonny Greenwood And The Wordless Music Orchestra

Over the weekend I flew out to New York to catch one of two screenings of one of my favorite movies, There Will Be Blood. What made this event special was that Jonny Greenwood, who wrote the score to the film, would be performing it live as the movie played with the Wordless Music Orchestra. It took place at United Palace Theatre, which was a … Continue reading There Will Be Blood Featuring Live Score By Jonny Greenwood And The Wordless Music Orchestra

Canasta-The Fakeout, The Tease, And The Breather

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It feels kinda like 2010 is getting a second life around here lately. Last week I posted my old review of The Congregation’s Not For Sleepin’ and now I’m doing a review of another album that I missed two years ago. Some things are worth revisiting, though, and honestly my excuse for not reviewing it back then is just laziness. Now that I’ve actually heard Canasta’s album, I feel like an idiot.

If it hadn’t been for a record release show by Young Jesus back in January, I probably still would be ignorant to the sounds of Canasta. Luckily they opened that show with a tremendous set, capped off by the greatest version of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” I’ve ever heard. I’ve been listening to The Fakeout, The Tease, And The Breather off and on since then, but decided to wait until now to give it a review.

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