Molly Bates Porter

Music

35mm: documenting music

Becoming more and more popular, the music documentary is hard to define. A diverse medium, it can serve as a person’s biography, narrate an artist’s musical life, explore a genre or be a recording of a performance. All to inform or entertain us, the viewership. Amy covers the life of Amy Winehouse, a member of…

Music

The art of the playlist

From mixtapes on cassettes to playlists on Spotify, our lives have always had soundtracks. Here, I intend to update the rules set in the movie High Fidelity for the 21st century. We no longer use cassettes, and creating a playlist has never been easier with apps like Spotify and iTunes. We all know the pain…

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    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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