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Review: Singles for the week of 2/14

By | Feb 18, 2020

“Honeymoon Fades”
Sabrina Carpenter
Released Feb.

Fulfilling My Desire

By The Ithacan | Feb 4, 2012

I’m celebrating the release of the movie Drive this week by listening to the soundtrack almost daily. Whenever I take a break from my listening, it’s usually to find other artists that would fit the compilation.   One of the tracks on the soundtrack is “Under Your Spell” by a band called Desire. I decided…

Song of the Week: “American Terrorist III”

By | Dec 13, 2011

If you’ve read my blog for a while, you may remember me drooling over Ryan Gosling’s movie “Drive” back in September. I was infatuated with the soundtrack in particular and I included a link to French electro artist Kavinsky’s song “Nightcall.”   Apparently Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco was just as impressed with Kavinsky’s track. On…

Action flick swerves past usual themes

By | Sep 28, 2011

In “Drive,” director Nicolas Refn defies the mainstream formula for action movies by trading witty one-liners and 30-minute explosion sequences for a meaningful character struggle and a love story that doesn’t rely on a one-dimensional hot babe in a fast car.

Out For a “Drive”

By | Sep 24, 2011

Last night I went to go see that new Ryan Gosling movie, “Drive.” I only saw the preview a couple days ago after a few artists I follow on Twitter started promoting it. At first glance, it looked like a typical “car movie:” speed, adrenaline, bad guys and guns. I’ve seen “Fast and the Furious”…