_ Vol. 9 No. 9, Goblin Buyer's Guide - Reviews of 21 albums on CD by prog-rock band Goblin, spanning their non-film and film score releases: Cherry Five, Profondo Rosso, Roller, Perche si Uccidono, Schock, Suspiria, La via della droga, Solamente Nero, Il Fantastico Viaggio Del 'Bagarozzo' Mark, Zombi, Amo Non Amo, Squada Antigangster, The Fantastic Journey in the Best of Goblin Vol. 1, Patrick, Buio Omega, Contamination, Tenebre, Notturno, Phenomena, La Chiesa, and Non Ho Sonno. [Acrobat .PDF format only]
_Vol. 9 No. 9, Pages 30-31, Elmer Bernstein Tribute Issue - Contributing salute to the late, great composer, with previously unpublished interview segments regarding the film score The Liberation of L.B. JonesRat Race, the 1960 Stanley Young play Laurette, and the recorded 1973 poetry concert, There Are Men Too Gentle To Live Among, with James Kavanaugh.
_Vol. 7 No. 6, "Elmer Bernstein - The Man With The Jazzy Sound: Part 2 The 60s" - 2-part (insanely) detailed retro on the composer's classic works composed for film and television between 1955-1970, with a special focus on rare recordings on good 'ol vinyl. Covers The Rat Race, Walk On The Wild Side, A Man and His Music, The Caretakers, The Carpetbaggers, The Silencers, and The Liberation of L.B. Jones.
_Vol. 7 No. 2, pages 16-19, and 44, "Elmer Bernstein - The Man With The Jazzy Sound: Part 1 The 50s" - 2-part (insanely) detailed retro on the composer's classic works composed for film and television between 1955-1970, with a special focus on rare recordings on good 'ol vinyl. Covers The Man With The Golden Arm, Blues and Brass, The Sweet Smell of Success, Love Scene, Backgrounds for Brando, Staccato, and Paris Swings.
_Vol. 6 No. 8, pages 16-23, "Quincy Jones, The King Of Hip: 1968-2001" - a ludicrously detailed retrospective on the classic film scores of Quincy Jones, written before he switched to producing in the mid-1970s. Part 2 focuses on For Love of Ivy, MacKenna's Gold, The Italian Job, John and Mary, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, They Call me MISTER Tibbs!, The Lost Man, Cactus Flower, $ [Dollars], Man and Boy, The Anderson Tapes, The Hot Rock, The Getaway, Sanford & Son, Save The Children, Roots, The Wiz, Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones, and The Color Purple.
_ Vol. 6 No. 7, pages 20-26, and 48, "Quincy Jones, The King Of Hip: 1957-67" - a ludicrously detailed retrospective on the classic film scores of Quincy Jones, written before he switched to producing in the mid-1970s. Part 1 focuses on The Pawnbroker, Mirage, Walk Don't Run, The Slender Thread, Enter Laughing, The Deadly Affair, In the Heat of the Night, and In Cold Blood.
Issue 27, pages 64-65, "Rare Vinyl" - 3rd & final in series, covering eccentric early stereo & bogus stereo releases, including One-Eyed Jacks, Tunes Of Glory, The Hustler, The Gene Krupa Story, and The Moon Is Blue.
Issue 23, pages 35-37, "Rare Vinyl: A Consumer's Guide" - 2nd in series, covering eccentricities of rare, legit & outlandish LPs, including The Roots Of Heaven, The Caine Mutiny, The Film Music Of Bernard Herrmann: Twisted Nerve/The Bride Wore Black/Hangover Square, Rhapsody Of Steel, On The Beach, and Klute.
Issue 22, pages 29-32, "Vinyl Revival" - forget pricey limited & "boutique" CDs, and celebrate the beauty of sweet-sounding dead tech in this comparative piece on lousy CD releases and superior vinyl issues.
Issue 18, pages 34-36, "For Promotional Purposes Only" - on trendy (and legitimate) composer promo CDs.
Issue 13, pages 34-35, "And Then There Were Bootlegs" - on the sudden burp of bootleg labels during the 1990s.