inglourious Bastards Soundtrack

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As far as I know, this this is the first soundtrack without dialogue excerpts from the film. The genre range is exactly what you expect— a great mix of American funk and European pop and folk music from between World War II and present day. To be fair, it's got some great tracks of course, but overall this is definitely not "essential on vinyl" or "a must own on reel-to-reel" for serious QT fans. Perhaps it could have used some film samples and another track or two more. But it's hard to knock a great movie soundtrack for being exactly that, a great movie soundtrack.

The version I bought on iTunes includes a 15-minute video interview with Elvis Mitchell which explains all the musical choices Tarantino made for the film and the thought process behind them. That was a nice bonus.

Reservoir Dogs: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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This movie soundtrack kicked off one of my favorite and most underrated decades (the 1990's). After the corporate rock late 1980's, movie soundtracks were a lost art. Not any more. Suddenly the blending of music and cinema was important and cool again.

Top moments include: "Little Green Bag", "Stuck in the Middle with You", "Coconut", and a generous helping of comedic quotes from legendary Stephen Wright who plays radio DJ host (K-Billy's Super Sounds of the Seventies's Weekend).