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02.15.2013 | | Posted at 08:41 AM

Twilight Music for Imaginary Movies

By David Luhrssen
  Noir was just a word in a French phrase book before a French critic in the late 1940s coined film noir to describe the nascent Hollywood genre of dark, twisty crime films. The Piranha Records Serie Noir is a series of recordings with perceived sonic allusions, however abstract, to literary and cinematic sources. The 13 tracks culled on the newest release, Latin Noir, relate t...
Monday, Dec. 27, 2010

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A Sicilian expatriate living in Berlin, ­Sonia Brex sings and writes cosmopolitan pop songs at once contemporary and yet filled with fleeting memories of music past. The melancholy title track is vaguely bossa nova and flows easily into the electronic, robotic rhythms of the Kraftwerk-conjuring “Frühling in Berlin...