In addition to our new look, the September/October issue also debuts a sextet of new long-form print columns: Off the Page, which explores the art of adaptation; Playing Along, about the use of music in film; Scare Tactics, which celebrates only the finest in horror; Finest Hour, on an actor’s singular performance; Inside Stories, which looks at new media and immersive storytelling works; and Art and Craft, which gives below-the-line talent space to discuss their skills. To accompany Andrew Chan’s superb article on the lost art of movie theme songs, here’s a playlist including the tracks he mentions, plus a few bonus jams. Just try not to cry….
Why so serious? An aural history of the musical counterpoint
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