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10 Questions With Cliff Martinez

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.22.13 Cliff Martinez is humble beyond belief. When asked what it meant to him to be honored with the Richard Kirk Award at the 2013 BMI Film & TV Awards, he said, jokingly, “I think it means that they’re starting to run out of people to give it to…but I’m flattered… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Gothic Tropic

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From News, posted 1.04.12 Los Angeles trio Gothic Tropic introduces some hard edges to the playful world of psych-pop. Gothic Tropic finds inspiration from high energy afro-cuban beats, and exuberant guitars. The brainchild of Cecilia Della Peruti, Gothic Tropic keeps the vibe measured and darkly bizarre with a unique lead guitar/vocal style that recalls… Read more...


Q&A: Cliff Martinez Trades Rock Stage for Soundstage

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.06.11 Known for brooding, ambient film scores filled with emotional tension, you’d never know composer Cliff Martinez started out as a drummer for rock/punk bands like Captain Beefheart, The Dickies, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. But an opportunity to score then-newcomer Stephen Soderbergh’s Sex, Lies and Videotape launched him on… Read more...


Library of Congress Announces 2010 Additions to National Recording Registry

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From News, posted 4.06.11 The Library of Congress has named the 25 new additions to the ninth annual National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress, which will ensure that these cultural, artistic and historical recordings are always available to the American public. Included among them are works that demonstrate the depth and breadth… Read more...