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1Soundtrack (Film)
Frank: Music and Songs by Stephen Rennicks

I want you to build a soundtrack for an imaginary film for me.. 10 songs altogether.. give me brief context for the film in your submission to lend me clarity and a better listening experience (it will also amp up your chances to win the round, since I'll relate to the soundtrack more..) you can even give me specific scenes to relate to some songs, if you fancy, go nuts..
2Louis Armstrong
The Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings

gill 2-11

Black and Blue
I love this song and it pertains heavily to the plot of Invisible Man, seeing as how the narrator actually mentions listening to it while getting fucked up in the prologue.. it sets the plot up nicely, unabashedly melancholic and streaked in beauty, always lingering in a space between bliss and brutality.. 5/5
3Christian Scott

A roaming piece caked in sadness and mediation.. like receiving a brief history of a prolonged life.. so another perfect piece for the procession of the plot.. 5/5
4Ornette Coleman
The Shape of Jazz to Come

Lonely Woman
gill, you're nailing this round so far.. all beauty, all gold, all pertaining to the point.. 5/5
5Herbie Hancock
The Prisoner

I Have a Dream
A slight turn into the uplift for the brief moment when the character feels glints of hope.. the melancholy is still hanging in the background somewhere, letting you know it won't be alright in the end.. 4/5
6Sonny Rollins
A Night At The Village Vanguard

Oleo (from Our Man in Jazz)
A piece of purified passion, portrait of a man rising through the ranks of his own mind and the outside world in unison.. 4.5/5
7Billie Holiday
Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday

Strange Fruit
A powerful piece with no doubt. Slight point wash for the self-evident choice given the subject of the book.. still stellar, can never deny Holiday, the woman is everything.. 4.5/5
8Syl Johnson
Is It Because I'm Black

Black Balloons
A song that carries working class spirit.. steeped in as much ennui as it is in pathological hopefulness for something.. a bit bland on the music front, like a lot of mid-tempo funk.. 3.5/5
9Christian Scott
Ruler Rebel

Another travelling piece whose unsettled nature gives it a strange feeling of continuous forward momentum.. beautiful.. 5/5
10Nina Simone

The Watts Prophets - Dem Niggers Ain't Playing
A powerful enough piece, but there's something to be said for being too on the nose.. in other words, if you want to set a music piece to a scene involving water for example, it shouldn't be a song that speaks about water directly, but rather one that projects the notion of water.. 2/5
11Nina Simone

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
Beautiful and cinematic and abandoned and shining in all the right ways.. a perfect end that has no tangible end.. 5/5

Total score -- 4.4/5
a nearly flawless collection, gill.. beautiful stuff and parsed the book wonderfully.. i'd love to see an adaptation with that soundtrack and some of these will definitely become music cues when i re-read some of the book's passages.. amazing job!
12Cold Chisel
Cold Chisel

Uni 12-21

One Long Day
A bluesy pub song that sets up the intro to a story about quotidian tribulations with some out of the ordinary events spliced in for good measure.. strong opening.. 4/5
13The Saints
Eternally Yours

This Perfect Day
the best song to come from the Oz punk scene and a flawless punk song as a whole.. perfect for any scene in any movie as far as i'm concerned, and is especially appropriate for a scene that has trouble foaming.. 5/5
Long Weekend

Long Day
A shifting piece that mirrors the persistent mood and bleakness in its scene.. also stellar from an instrumental point of view, some great combinations happening here.. Doesn't matter, let's just go.. 4.5/5
Silent Kill

Way Out
A tad generic, but gets the job done.. 3/5
16Royal Headache
Royal Headache

Psychotic Episode
the band's best song, and sounds perfect for the scene, full of frustration and anger un-manifested beyond that frustration.. I can see him walking out the bank in desperation as the song cranks in the background.. 5/5
17The Diagram Brothers
Some Marvels Of Modern Science

I Didn't Get Where I Am Today By Being A Right Git
There's a feeling of menace hanging in the air of both the tune and the scene it scores.. great stuff! 5/5
Moving Targets

Life's a Gamble
The end of the song gets pretty grandiose, which I feel spoils the atmosphere and anxious build-up that its scene calls for,.. of course, it's not like the entire song would have played out during the scene, but that's the way I'm listening to it, isn't it? 3/5
19Lost Cherrees
All Part of Growing Up

Pleasant Valley Sunday
Some great snotty punk frustration in these choice, which is only appropriate given how the character is spinning in a vicious loop of helplessness and need.. 4.5/5
20Patti Smith

Free Money
Errands and mysterious deliveries call for a driving song that doesn't sound overtly driving.. this tune is it, ideal.. 5/5
21The Skids
Scared To Dance

The Saints are Coming
A perfect credits song for a film about casual misery, youthful shiftlessness and tragedy that seems to loom but never quite strike.. These Scots wrote a spotless punk anthem.. for shame Bono and the Green Day twat.. 5/5

Total score -- 4.4/5
A dusty little punk film with a choice-picked punk soundtrack.. fucking lovely stuff indeed!
22David Sylvian

Fripp 22-31

if dreary contemplation is what kicks open the first act of this film, then this piece is pretty damn close to perfect as that moodscape can get.. I can see stills from past memories and a new shite reality flashing.. 5/5
23John Cage
In a Landscape

In a Landscape
The uplifting slight crescendos in this piece give rise to happier rememberings as the man wanders through the now empty house. the piece's overlying melancholy persists.. 4.5/5
24David Sylvian
Do You Know Me Now?

Wasn't I Joe?
Dreams, nightmares, fears, choices and glum reality bleeding into one.. The version i found was from an Osaka concert and it's skittering synthetic percussion gave the piece a busier mood than what I had in my head, reading the scene description.. could just be me,, i can see a more roiling moment also capturing that push and pull.. 3.5/5
25Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto

Beyond the fact that this piece captures a radical act subdued by a brooding mood, it's also a fucking fantastic piece of music, unsettling and patient and all the grand things.. driving away from a burning house of memories has never been so darkly pretty.. 5/5
Herd of Instinct

The song just crawls with the mood of a haunted drive to rid yourself of thoughts plaguing the skull.. Another absolutely beautiful song as well.. 5/5
27Arnold Schoenberg
Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4

Fate dawning, knives out, ready to kill.. 5/5
28David Sylvian
A Victim of Stars

Where's Your Gravity
Distress is snared here in grand fashion, though the more overtly pretty lounge turns in the music subvert the tension just a bit.. 4/5
29Charles Wuorinen
Time's Encomium

Tertius - from the Glogauer Liederbuch Arrangements
Contemplation with some small sighs of revelation starting to dip its toes in.. beauty 4/5
30Laurel Halo

An oblique end to a fever dream.. The piece works fine for me here.. 3/5
31Tim Buckley
Blue Afternoon

Blue Melody
A masterful choice to roll the credits over some traditionally beautiful psych folk, after nine rounds of mood music to anchor the film.. 5/5

Total score -- 4.4/5
A beautiful conception, Fripp, seriously.. sustained mood and little else and that's enough, a gauzy end in itself.. i'd love to see this movie, decked out with some nice visuals..
32Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
The Assasination of Jesse James

A three-way tie, gents.. and I think that's the perfect conclusion to this round, my absolute favourite of this tourney so far..some beautiful playlists built here.. cheers, guys!
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