David Hollander, Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History of Library Music

David Hollander is an artist, filmmaker and collector of artist-made films and library music. He is a co-founder of CineMarfa, a film festival dedicated to showcasing rare and unseen films in Marfa, Texas. He lives in San Antonio.

About Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History of Library Music:

In the heyday of low-budget television and scrappy genre filmmaking, producers who needed a soundtrack for their commercial entertainments could reach for a selection of library music: LPs of stock recordings whose contents fit any mood required. Unusual Sounds is a deep dive into a musical universe that has, until now, been accessible only to producers and record collectors; a celebration of this strange industry and an examination of its unique place at the nexus of art and commerce. Featuring original art by Robert Beatty and an introduction by George A. Romero--whose use of library music in Night of the Living Dead changed film history-- Unusual Sounds is mandatory reading for anyone interested in this enigmatic field and its hidden but pervasive cultural influence.

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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306 Pearl Parkway
Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78215
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By David Hollander, George Romero (Foreword by)
$55.00
ISBN: 9781944860127
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Published: Anthology Editions - May 29th, 2018

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